Fire Damage Restoration – A Brief Preview
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Dealing with a disaster is quite arduous. And the aftermath is even more daunting and challenging. If you are the affected person, then you will already be stressed out mentally to handle such a task as property restoration. Also, restoring a property and reconstructing it post a fire, house fire or wild fire has to be done with extreme caution and care. There are various elements involved which can prove to be quite harmful to your health. You need an expert to lend a hand in such situations.
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Best Clean Up Services
The first step in any restoration service is all about cleaning up the property from the debris and other items. In case of a fire, it is not just the charred remains that need to be cleaned up but there is also the water and chemical agents used for dousing the fire that has to be extracted. These have to be done carefully without harming the building or the person and have to be done in entirety immediately.
As part of our damage restoration services, we offer a complete solution for cleaning up the premises using the best techniques and the right equipments. We do not start cleaning immediately, but we approach it in a phased manner. First we would secure the premises to ensure it is not further harmed and then proceed to check the salvageable items. Our team makes use of the best protective gears to ensure they can inspect without getting in the way of the chemicals.
We will do the damage evaluation and discuss our findings with you. It is only when you approve the strategy and okay it that we will proceed further. Even after your approval, we can directly deal with your insurance provider for the claim processing. Once you hand over the project to us, you can just sit back and let us do the work for you.
You don’t have to wait for days for the restoration service to respond to your call. Catstrong LLC is available to you 24×7 and will respond to your call within an hour. So if you have a damage that happens in the middle of the night, then you don’t have to worry on whom to call. We are here to support you in your recovery process any day. With multiple branches across the state, we have the ability to reach you immediately.
Services We Offer:
As part of our emergency and disaster restoration services, we provide our customers with,
1. Fire Restoration Services
We are among the premier companies in the state to provide best quality restoration services for all kinds of disasters, most specifically the damage incurred from fire. Fire can leave a devastating trail of charred property contents, which need to be segregated, analyzed for possible restoration and accordingly dealt with. We take intense care in evaluating the damage in your property and ensure that the restoration services start immediately.
Contact Catstrong LLC for an accurate assessment of damage at 512-200-7245 or 254-400-2211 .
2. Fire Mitigation Services
When there is a fire, the damage is generally huge. More than the fire itself, the damage is intensified by the chemicals and the water used for extinguishing the fire. It is therefore important to deal with every item carefully and help restore them to normalcy. With our services, we try to mitigate the losses in your property by ensuring proper and careful extraction of the contents and salvaging them to the best of our ability.
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3. Investigation of The Damage & Assessment
During damage restoration, the first step that one has to take is to evaluate the damage and assess it correctly. The step is very crucial as it will decide on the kind of strategy to adopt and how to approach the situation. When it comes to providing accurate estimate on the damages, we can assure you that our team has the best experts in the state. Knowing your damage is the key to repairing and restoring.
4. Extraction/ Removal of Water, Chemicals & Odors
When a fire is doused, it is often water and other chemicals which are used. But the charred remains leave behind a foul odor which if not attended could cause quite a potential harm to your health physically and mentally. At Catstrong LLC, we extract all the elements with extreme care without any damage to you or your property whatsoever.
For a professional extraction of chemicals and water from damaged area, contact Catstrong LLC.
It is not enough that the property is scoured for salvageable contents. It is equally important to have the contents thus found salvageable, cleaned and stored separately for future use. At Catstrong LLC, we take both the cleaning of the property structure and the contents very seriously. We make use of only the best techniques to clean them of the smoke and soot and restore them to their original state. Once done, we have them packed properly and keep them in storage until your structure is properly restored.
More often than not, a fire will cause damage to the entire/ partial building structure, which will require you to rebuild it to make it livable. Sometimes it could be the roof and sometimes it could be part of your wall. Whatever it might be, trust our experts to handle it with precision ensuring that it is rebuilt sooner than you can think of.
For all your fire damage reconstruction and restoration services, avail the best quality service from Catstrong LLC. We are reachable at 512-200-7245 or 254-400-2211 .
Decontamination and Drying
After the evaluation is complete, the process of drying and decontaminating begins at the site. Based on the extent of damage, damage caused due to water can be classified into 4 types. Class 1 Damage- When loss is restricted to a small area and less water has been absorbed by materials. This results in slow evaporation rate. Class 2 Damage – When the damage is to the entire room and carpet area. Class 3 Damage – When the entire area is saturated with water and Class 4 Damage – when there are many deep saturation pockets. Decontamination and drying is a key stage in Water damage restoration and equipments like blowers, dehumidifiers, scrubbers and subfloor drying equipments have to be used. Decontamination has to be done if contamination has been detected in the area. Decontamination may be done for the entire area or in specific pockets where contamination has been detected.
Monitoring and Completion
Monitoring the restoration process of damage caused due to damage is critical to achieve the desired results. One has to be proactive during the monitoring process. Checking if the drying equipment is setup properly, assessing if the personnel involved are qualified for the job and checking if the equipments are in working order are all part of the monitoring process. Necessary steps are to be taken if anything wrong is spotted during the monitoring process. The entire process of water damage restoration would be classified as complete only once the humidity, temperature and the moisture content is as per industry standards. Upon completion of the water damage restoration process, the drying equipment can be removed.
No one wants to experience, let alone suffer from a house fire accident. But let us face it, no matter how much we avoid it, we have to be ready in case we are the unlucky victims of this common household hazard.
According to the US Federal Emergency Management Agency, a house fire accident is listed as one of the most common residential threats in the United States. Apart from the traumatic experience that homeowners may endure, there is also the difficulty of cleaning up the damaged area and restoring items, such as draperies, furniture, clothes, and carpets. Thus, it is really important to know the SOP should our home fall prey from fire and smoke damage.
Fire and Smoke Damage Cleanup and Restoration Preparation
Before doing any cleanup and restoration work, see to it that you wear protective gears, such as long gloves, face mask, safety goggles, and appropriate clothing. Even if the fire is completely extinguished, dust, soot, and hazardous fumes are still present in the room. Inhaling these particles, together with abrasive cleaning chemicals, is harmful to the skin and lungs. Since prevention is better that cure, wearing safety gear is one way of keeping you safe from the risks of these harmful particles.
Before getting started, decide on the type and amount of cleaning supplies that you are going. You may choose between gentle or abrasive cleaners depending on the level of fire and smoke damage.
One effective cleaner for fire and smoke damage is the Trisodium Phosphate (TSP), A chemical commonly used for cleaning exterior surfaces. Since TSP can cause abrasion, skin burn, and eye damage, don't start cleaning unless you wear appropriate clothing and protective gear. Make sure that rags, sponges, buckets, bleach, and warm water are ready. Read and follow the directions indicated on the bottle and mix the chemical with the right amount of bleach or warm water. Take a scouring sponge and scrub areas one at a time. After scrubbing, rinse the small section with a clean rag and water to. Never let the TSP stay on the surface for long because it could damage and discolor the wall or flooring.
Call a Professional
Fire and smoke can get anywhere, and cleaning up the damage can be more challenging than expected. All the areas of the house, from the ceiling and the walls to floors, carpets and furniture, should be cleaned thoroughly even if they don't look dirty or damaged. Ask the help of friends or relatives to help when cleaning up. But if the damage is more extensive and severe, it would be more practical to contact a professional to get the job done.
Restoring your home is possible if the paint is peeling or the wallpaper is bubbled. If the wall and ceiling is beyond repair, they still need to be cleaned to eliminate the dust, soot and harmful fumes. Either way, the smartest route for post-fire damage is to consult a professional who assess the damage and provide you with an cleanup and restoration service that will make your battered house the home that you've always wanted.
Water damage describes a large number of possible losses caused by water intruding where it will enable attack of a material or system by destructive processes such as rotting of wood, growth, rusting of steel, de-laminating of materials such as plywood, and many others.
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