A fire tragedy often leaves people in a state of worry and depression. Though you and your family has survived the incident, you must be worried about the extent of damage that has been done to your home because of the fire and firefighting efforts. However, if you live in Orange County, Laguna Hills, you should stop stressing yourself out because the Laguna Hills Flood Damage is here to help you out. We understand that tragedy can strike at any moment and this it’s not possible for you to restore your house without professional help.
So instead of going into the house to fix the damage and putting yourself at risk, rely on our expert skills and let us fix the fire and smoke damage, smoke remediation and smell removal process. Though it may be tempting to take care of the damage yourself, you must remember that such extensive damage requires a trained professional who has years of experience in the field. These experts are licensed and know all about the precautionary measures they should take when they start restoring a burnt and damaged house.
Evaluate The Fire Restoration Contractor
But that doesn’t mean you should hire any company with a license. Here are a few important things you need to consider before hiring a fire damage repair company:
➔ Training certificates keep getting updated, make sure you check if they have the latest one
➔ They should have a basic health and safety certificate, this shows they are careful and thorough
➔ They should have a lot of prior experience, you should never hire a fresh company
➔ Ask to see the certificates and licenses yourself because this is the only way you can be sure of their legitimacy.
Laguna Hills Flood Damage has over a decade of experience in the damage restoration industry, it has IICRC-certified technicians and is CSLB certified itself. The company is fully insured and we believe in operating with care and precision.
Safety and Fire Damage Clean Up Tips
As mentioned, it is important to hire professionals for extensive fire damage. However, if you have been lucky enough not to have faced a lot of damage, here are a few IICRC approved health and clean up tips:
➔ Use a dust mask and gloves at all times
➔ Put in place a ventilation system to vent out all the odor and dust
➔ Start your cleaning process from top to bottom. Clean the ceiling, walls and fixtures, things inside rooms and then move on to the floor
➔ Use a powerful vacuum for floors and upholstery
➔ Wash clothes and other fabrics, which aren’t burnt or discolored severely, with alkaline cleaner
➔ Clean the exterior walls with detergent, scrub the soot with a rough brush, apply water through pressure, wash and then rinse.
These tips can be useful for small damage, but if fire has warped or distorted the structure, we advise that you immediately contact one of the damage restoration companies. Make sure your insurance company covers the fire damage restoration services.
What Happens If You Don’t Act Quickly?
Most of the time when people come to us the damages have gone beyond reasonable repair cost. We suggest you get in touch with a fire damage restoration company because with time the situation worsens.
Within minutes the acid soot residue makes all the plastic yellow and the porous material to completely lose its color. Within hours uncoated metals lose their color and furniture loses its shine. Within days the painted walls become yellow, the metal inside the house rapidly corrodes and the furniture requires replacement. And after weeks, the cost reaches through the roof, the artificial carpet’s fiber permanently loses its color, the silver plates are completely corroded and the glass utensils requires replacement.
We believe that by now you should realize the importance of acting quickly. Pick up the phone and dial (949)415-5430. Laguna Hills Flood Damage promises the cheapest rates with the highest standard of fire damage clean up in the entire Orange County.