Fire Damage Restoration
The major cause of damage to most homes that suffer from a fire catastrophe is smoke and water. Smoke deposits as soot which seeps into every crack and crevice of your home. Firemen will douse your home with fire retardent water to prevent flames that can start from a tiny unnoticeable flicker. They will knock down walls as a precautionary measure. Many people have complained that it was their neighbor’s home that was on fire, and yet the fire department will do its due diligence to secure surrounding properties. We pay a heavy price for safety and security.
During a fire, an interior structure can reach 1400 degrees. What isn’t melted, is covered in soot. With fire damage, your air quality is compromised. Even in the most ideal conditions, interior air is five times more toxic than exterior air. Imagine the harmful contaminates you and your family are breathing in after you’ve suffered a devastating fire. This is pertinent information for families that decide to reside in one area of their home during restoration. You’re better off renting a motel room or staying with loved ones until the toxins are removed. While you are gone, we will spray and hand wipe every affected area including ducts, attics and basements to remove any and all soot remnants.
As a homeowner, you don’t have to concern yourself with future legal liabilities knowing that Round Rock Water Damage Restoration is licensed, bonded and insured. Our restoration specialists follow best practices to eliminate errors and future health consequences. While they are checking for mold and engaging in any chemical processes, you will see them don a protective suit, goggles and breathing mask. The last thing you need is a sick service provider on your hands. We are very well aware of the health hazards that exist once your home has been impacted by fire. Slapping on a fresh coat of paint will not remedy the situation entirely.
The Drying Process
If the moisture is widespread, you will need to vacate the premises. The drying process can take several days. Keep in mind that we are drying behind walls and underneath flooring. The constant sound of heavy duty blowers, dehumidifiers and air movers is enough to drive anyone crazy. Manufactured wood, like particle board cannot be dried and must be removed. We utilize several different types of dryers to get the job done. Humidifiers are used in conjunction with dryers to pull moisture from the air. In most cases we can salvage the carpet with intense steam cleaning.
You have to make a mental and emotional choice. Are you going to stay stuck in the space of considering what you have lost or will you rise to the occasion and rebuild the life you choose? Maybe you never really liked the way your kitchen was organized. Perhaps you had been thinking about expanding the living room into the kitchen. While viewing the glass half full, now is your time to create the home you truly desire, not the one you can afford. Your insurance will cover the repairs so you have one less thing to worry about. Our contractors have the capacity to gut and rebuild the home of your dreams.