Fire Mitigation can be the start of a long process with your insurance company. Most insurance companies will send their own investigator prior to any work starting to comply with their in-house fraud departments.
It's not just a Fire Loss
Most fires are extinguished using water or liquids. This water instantly becomes contaminated with ash and char. To avoid secondary damage the wet materials, need to be removed as soon as possible. For more information on water loss, check out the Water Damage page.
Ash, Soot, and Smoke Odor
Ash and Soot are typically more harmful to the structure and your personal content then the heat or the flame. Smoke odor attaches itself to dust which requires us to completely clean the environment and any area near the affected area.
For this reason we also have a developed a process for efficient and effective content cleaning.
Our team documents all items affected by the loss.
We require an Asbestos Test of the property for the safety of all parties.
Remove Affected Material
Remove all items that were affected, this goes for drywall all the way to furniture.
Clean & Deodorize
HEPA Vacuum, Wet Clean, and Deodorize all areas affected.
Paint Seal (Shellac)
Utilize a sealant to ensure that we encapsulate everything for safe measures.