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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

The First 24 Hours After A Fire

1/12/2018 (Permalink)

A fire can be a devastating event to a home now matter how small.  SERVPRO understands that your home is more than four walls.  It includes your memories and personal belongings.

By responding quickly with our full line of fire cleaning and restoration services, SERVPRO can help to restore your home and personal belongings.

The first 24 hours can make a difference between restoring versus replacing your property and personal belongings.

Things To Do:

  1. Limit movement in the home to prevent soot particles from spreading and additional damage from occurring
  2. Place clean towels or old linens on rugs and high traffic areas and upholstery
  3. Coat chrome faucets, trim and appliances with petroleum jelly or oil.
  4. Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpet.

Things To NOT Do:

  1. Wash any walls or painted surfaces
  2. Shampoo carpet or upholstery
  3. Clean any electrical equipment
  4. Send clothing to dry cleaner since improper cleaning may set smoke odor

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