The two things you should do after a fire are contact your insurance company and contact ServiceMaster Restore® for fire damage and smoke removal. The quicker the cleaning process starts, the less residual damage will occur and the lower the cleanup cost will be. The best way to find out the cost of the restoration is to have an initial cleaning to see what kind of permanent damage has occurred. From there the process of smoke damage restoration can start.
You should also:
Have dishes and utensils cleaned and then inspected by a professional before using again to make sure they are safe
Dry clean all clothing and upholstery
Dispose of any opened food containers
Deodorize the carpets and curtains before they are cleaned
There are several chemicals that break up the molecules in the smoke to get rid of the odors before dry cleaning them. Our team of professionals knows which chemicals to apply to treat your homes damage.