House fire tips
Heating the house, the holiday decoration, winter storms and burning candles all contribute to the increased risk of home fires during the winter months. Fires can be concerning for homeowners and property managers all year-round, but it is the winter months that are especially concerning so right now is a good time to make certain you are properly prepared. The rate of home fires rise during the winter.
A few things you can do now to ensure the safety of your family.
- Have two fire extinguishers in your home. One in the kitchen and one in the garage.
- Establish and practice a fire escape plan with all members of your home.
- Guarantee that your smoke detectors are working.
- Make sure everyone knows how to call 9-1-1.
Our fire technicians here at SERVPRO are highly trained in fire restoration and cleanup. To handle your home, contents, and air quality. Ensuring the cleanup is thorough and your things are fully restored to their pre-fire conditions. Here are some of the cleaning and services we provide:
Structural damage in a fire can affect almost every aspect of a home, including floors, walls and ceilings. By performing initial testing, we can determine the severity of the damage and what equipment we will need to utilize for restoration. We can provide restructuring, cleaning and even paint preparation for most surfaces in the home.
Using wet and dry cleaning equipment, we are able to restore many of your home’s contents during the process as well. This is often more cost-effective than replacing your items and allows you to keep your belongings intact. We can fully clean and deodorize many items, such as kitchen wares, furniture, collectibles, and much more.
The lingering odors from a fire are not just a nuisance they can be dangerous, too. Making it vital that the air is scrubbed and purified properly following a fire. Thankfully, we have the technology and expertise to handle this for you, so you do not have to worry about the health of your family due to poor air quality in the home.
If you’ve been affected by a fire, SERVPRO of Longview/Kelso can help you recover. Give us a call right away to minimize furthering damage (360)703-3884.