Fire Damage Restoration Process
SERVPRO of Burbank understands that a fire is always a disaster inside a home or business, no matter what the size. Not only do the flames, smoke and soot damage the structure and contents but the water and chemicals to put out the fire are just as devastating. SERVPRO of Burbank is your fire and smoke damage expert that can walk you through the process of cleaning and restoring your property to its original condition ridding it of smoke, soot and odors associated with fire. SERVPRO of Burbank provides a stress free claims process and will help you manage your insurance paperwork and communicate with your adjuster to ensure that your property is restored to its preloss condition in an efficient and streamlined manner.
Have questions about Fire, Smoke, or Soot Damage in Burbank? Call Today (818) 842-1400
Have Questions About Fire, Smoke, or Soot Damage? Call Today – (818) 842-1400
Every fire damage event is a little different, and requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our process for the “typical” fire damage emergency.
Step 1: Emergency Contact
The restoration process begins when you call us. Our representative will ask questions regarding the fire damage event that will help us respond immediately with the appropriate equipment and resources.
Step 2: Inspection and Fire Damage Assessment
We carefully inspect and test adjoining rooms of your property to determine the extent of the fire, smoke, and soot damage. This step is crucial to developing a plan of action.
Step 3: Immediate Board-Up and Roof-Tarp Service
Fire damage can often compromise windows, walls, and roofs. To maintain security and to protect against further damage, we can board up missing windows and walls and place tarps on damaged roofs.
Step 4: Water Removal and Drying (if water damage is present)
The water removal process begins almost immediately and removes the majority of the water. We then use dehumidifiers and air movers to remove the remaining water and complete the drying process.
Step 5: Removal of Smoke and Soot from All Surfaces
We use specialized equipment and techniques to remove smoke and soot from ceilings, walls, and other surfaces.
Step 6: Cleaning and Sanitizing
We clean, sanitize, and disinfect all of the restorable items and structures that were damaged by the fire. We use a variety of cleaning techniques to restore your belongings to pre-fire condition. We’re also trained to remove odors using industrial air scrubbers and fogging equipment.
Step 7: Restoration
Restoration is the final step—getting your home or business to its pre-fire condition. Restoration may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall, painting, and installing new carpet; or it may entail major repairs such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business.