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South County Fire Damage - Hiring Professionals to Clean-up Fire Damage in South County Properties

4/4/2016 (Permalink)

If your South County home has sustained fire damage, call SERVPRO today!

Hiring Professionals to Clean-up South County Properties After Fire Damage 

It is not surprising for people to lose everything in their home due to a fire that spreads quickly from the bottom floor to the top. In some cases, the fire damage in South County may not be too severe so the family should be able to salvage some of the things that are left behind in the home. Even though some homeowners and their family may start the clean up process themselves as soon as they can enter back into their fire damaged home, they may quickly discover that they need South County fire damage professionals to assist with the recovery process. 

These fire damage South County professionals are not only trained to help the family to deal with these tragedies much easier but can also assist them in getting back to their normal life as quickly as possible. So, for homeowners who want to know what these professionals are responsible for doing, here’s a brief listing of some of their most essential activities. 

 #1 - Remove all of the items from the home that are not salvageable. 

Generally, people need to throw away burnt clothing, paintings, electronics, light fixtures, furniture and a host of other things unable to undergo restoration. Therefore, this is typically done first. 

 #2 - Determines how to deal with items that may be salvageable 

In some cases, there are items left in the home that can be salvaged or restored to a relatively new condition. For instance, some items may only have smoke damage because the flames from the fire did not touch them. With the help of these professionals, the smoke damage can be removed. Many times these professionals use a specific kind of disinfectant on window coverings, clothing, and other items to remove the smoke. 

 #3. Clean Carpets 

If the flames do not damage carpets, they can be cleaned. Therefore, the clean-up crew up often uses various kinds of equipment to get the carpets completely cleaned of the smoke. 

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Fortunately, many different things can be done to restore items that can be salvaged from a fire. To get the best results, the homeowner and their families should contact SERVPRO of Oakville / Mehlville representatives at (314) 846-0600 to assist them with the total fire damage clean up and restoration process. 

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