What To Expect During The Fire Damage Restoration Process

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Housefires are probably the most scary and devastating disaster a homeowner can imagine. They are incredibly dangerous and destructive and can turn your whole life upside down. You will need help with the cleanup and fire damage restoration. The best thing to do is to hire a restoration company to help you out. Here is what you can expect to happen following a fire to make sure your home is safe again.

1. Securing Your Home

Fires are destructive, but getting the fire put out can also be destructive. On top of fire damage, you will likely have smoke damage, water damage, and the potential for mold growth. The structural integrity of your home might be compromised, so even if the flames are gone, it is important to make sure that a professional can secure your property and deem it safe so the restoration and repair process can begin.

2. Packing Out Possessions

In truth, smoke can be just as devastating to your beloved possessions as fire. To ensure everything gets clean, a professional fire damage restoration company will begin by packing everything affected out of your home to another location. Once there, things will be cleaned and repaired to get the smell of the smoke out and fix any other damage they have. They will also take a careful inventory of everything that was saved from the fire to make sure you do not lose anything. Your belongings will then be stored safely until your home is also finished being restored, and it can all be brought back to you.

3. Demolition And Cleaning

Unfortunately, with housefires come construction. Parts of your home’s structure or foundation may need to be completely replaced because they are damaged and unsafe. The fire damage restoration process will start with demolishing things like damaged walls and floors so they can be replaced with new ones. Insulation and drywall will also most likely be replaced because even if the flames did not touch them, they are likely still filled with smoke damage that will smell. The water damage that occurs as the fire is put out will also need to be cleaned up as soon as possible to ensure that you do not experience mold growth. Once the demolition is done and everything is cleaned up, construction can begin.

4. Reconstruction And Repairs

Once everything that needs to be replaced is demolished, your home will be reconstructed. Whatever is damaged will be repaired. This will include your insulation, drywall, flooring, walls, ceilings, electric wiring, plumbing, and cabinetry. If your foundation was affected in any way, that would also be repaired for you. Once your home is repaired and safe, your possessions will be brought back into it so you can continue living your life in your reconstructed home.

Fires are devastating, but the best thing you can do to save yourself from stress in your Morgantown home is to call Crossroads Property Rescue for your fire damage restoration needs. They will help you save your home and possessions and make sure you and your family are safe in your home.

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