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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Fire Damage Cleanup at your Chicago Home, School or Business

5/31/2018 (Permalink)

Fires are devastating, but the fire damage cleanup Chicago does not have to be. Not only do the flames themselves tear through a Chicago home, business or school, but the chaos created in the act of putting them out piles on. Consequently, there is a vast range of damage left in the wake that will probably include extensive smoke and water damage too.

Although each fire and the aftermath it brings may require individualized solutions to repair, the overall process of fire damage repair can be broken down into 7 basic steps:

Making the Call

The fire damage repair process starts when you make the call. The SERVPRO of Ravenswood is staffed around the clock, so you’ll be able to reach a trained professional as soon as the need arises. Each representative knows what questions to ask to dispatch our team to your Chicago home or business to get to work.

Inspection and Assessment

The first thing the SERVPRO of Ravenswood team will do is thoroughly inspect and test each area of the home to determine the range of the fire, smoke, soot and other damage. They will take the time to check every area for the exact damage received, making complete notes as they go. These notes will be the building blocks to create your individual plan of action for your fire damage repair.

Securing the Property Against More Damage

Fires often compromise the walls, roof, and windows of a home, leaving the home, school or business exposed to outside elements. To help maintain security and to protect against additional damage the our SERVPRO of Ravenswood team will tarp the roof and board-up any holes in the exterior walls and windows.

Water Removal as Required

Since fires are typically fought with a deluge of water, you can count on water remediation Chicago being a part of the fire damage repair process. From extraction to dehumidifiers and air movers, our team will remove excess water and help prevent any potential secondary damage.

Preliminary Clean-up for Fire Damage Repair

Smoke and soot removal process requires specialized equipment and techniques to ensure a thorough elimination of the residue from every surface of the home including walls, ceilings, doors and more.

Final Clean-up and Sanitizing

After the smoke and soot are eliminated, our SERVPRO of Ravenswood team will continue the Chicago home, school or business fire damage repair procedure by cleaning all restorable items and structures of the house. A variety of cleaning techniques are used to help restore your contents to a pre-fire state.

These techniques include the use of air scrubbers and fogging machines to eliminate air born odors and other contaminants


Finally, repair may begin with various contractors to replace any drywall, paint, carpet, etc. to your Chicago post-fire damage clean home, school or business.

Trust SERVPRO of Ravenswood to Handle Fire Damage Cleanup

At SERVPRO, our teams are specialists in fire damage repair. Our goal is to get you back to pre-fire conditions quickly and safely so you can go on living your life "Like it never even happened." Call us at 773-878-5200 for your free inspection; www.SERVPROravenswood.com

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