What Are the Different Types of Restoration Services Available After Fire Damage to Your Lake Zurich
Understanding the Services SERVPRO Offers for Proper Fire Damage Restoration
An incidence of fire damage can be rattling for any homeowner. To see your beloved home ruined by the fire is truly heartbreaking. Thankfully, professional restoration services can help you get your home in order following such damage.
Fire damage restoration to your Lake Zurich home is a multi-step process involving many services to get the damage under control. The restoration services can be classified into the following five categories.
The primary goal of these services is to prevent further damage to your home. SERVPRO Professionals can board up the openings, winterize the plumbing and establish a source of electricity temporarily. Drying the wet structures is also a big part of the mitigation services.
Structural Cleaning Services
Cleaning the structures damaged in the fire such as walls and ceilings falls under these services. SERVPRO technicians can talk to you and the adjuster regarding the cleanability of the structures and extent of damages. Various methods are used to eliminate the smoke and soot residue including wet and dry cleaning and scrubbing.
Contents Cleaning Services
Professional restorers also offer contents cleaning services. Contents such as furniture, upholstery, utensils and other objects are cleaned using the appropriate tools and methods. If the technicians cannot clean the items on the job site, they can be shipped off to an off-site location as well.
Specialty Restoration Services
Cleaning electronic items, artwork, furniture finishing and dry cleaning of clothes fall under the specialty restoration services. These services are often outsourced, and a subcontractor is often used.
If the fire has caused some severe structural damage to your property, you may need reconstruction services. Fire damage restoration experts do not perform reconstruction work. While IICRC certified SERVPRO professionals could clean the damage caused by smoke and soot, licensed general contractors are often needed for reconstruction.
It is essential to understand all the services available to you after the unfortunate incidence of fire damage. Make sure you seek professional help as soon as possible to get your home restored to preloss conditions.
Call SERVPRO of Buffalo Grove / Lake Zurich at (847) 279-1940 today to schedule an appointment.
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