Fire Damage Restoration: Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Skokie, Niles

Posted on: May 5th, 2014

Fire damage clean-up and restoration should be left to an expert disaster response team

If you suffer fire damage to your property it is vital to start the fire damage restoration process as soon as possible. Fire damage leaves your home exposed and the situation will deteriorate if you do not act quickly. If you are a fire damage victim in Chicago, Niles, Morton Grove, Skokie or Lincolnwood you can call the home restoration experts at A Emergency. They will immediately board up your property and start the fire damage clean-up.

Property board-up is an important first step in securing your home or building and enables the fire damage restoration process to begin. After a fire your property will have open areas that allow the elements to enter and cause further havoc. Safety is of paramount importance. Apart from weakening structures, a fire releases serious gases such as PCBs, toxic chemicals and asbestos. In addition electrical cables can still be live and lethal. The emergergency restoration team will secure your home and make it safe for workers and other parties to enter.

Fire damage clean-up is a complex process that requires specialised equipment and expert know how.  The clean-up process involves water extraction, smoke removal, odor removal, drying, cleaning, salvaging and many related tasks. Smoke does not just result from word burning but from a wide range of materials including plastics, fabrics, building materials and even food. You can imagine the dangers of this type of smoke as well as the mess that will be left behind once the fire is extinguished. Smoke and odor penetrates into nooks and crannies and permeates throughout your home. Smoke and odor removal is a specialised task best left to the people who know what they are doing.

After the fire damage clean-up the actual restoration process can begins. Fire leaves behind some serious damage and many structures and fittings will show serious signs of charring and distortions. However you can be confident that the A Emergency team will restore your home to pre-disaster condition.

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