With fire damage the only certainty is uncertainty. No two scenarios are alike. Size, cause, composition, waste, all of these factors can vary significantly from one fire to the next. This makes fire damage restoration an inherently customized process. Every fire will require different steps from the fire damage restoration contractor of choice. That's why it's vital you work with a contractor with enough experience to easily adjust to changing situations.
Luckily that is just what you are getting with New England Restoration. Started in 1986, we bring decades of experience with disasters of all kinds to every job. We've seen it all and we can help guide you through the fire damage restoration process and make it as easy as possible. Contact us today to have your home inspected and schedule your free estimate in Newtown, Southbury, Brookfield, and the nearby areas.
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Fire damage restoration is a multi-phase process, and it's vitally important that the process begins within hours of the damage.
Mold damage can begin in as little as 24 hours after saturation of building materials. This damage can affect all organic surfaces and can be much more expensive than the fire damage itself. Waiting even a single day to begin can greatly compound the damage, cost, and restoration time needed.
After a fire, the smoke and soot will find its way into every nook and cranny of your home. The worst part of this is that many of these particles will end up in your HVAC system. If this problem is not addressed then your HVAC system might serve to simply distribute these particles throughout your home which can lead to irritation in your lungs and possible scarring of the alveoli.
That's why at New England Restoration we always make sure to thoroughly inspect the home before we begin the fire damage restoration process. While it's always tempting to try to get the process over with as quickly as possible, we want to make your home safe and comfortable, which means we're on the lookout for hidden problems like soot in your HVAC system that can have dangerous consequences over the long term.
Our disaster restoration professionals are fully trained to address the fire damage in your home and create a plan that will eliminate odors and damage, restore your salvageable property, and minimize future disaster restoration damages to your home.
At New England Restoration, our 24-hour emergency fire restoration service is available every day of the year. This ensures that we'll be on-site when you need us, helping you restore your structure quickly and competently.
We service the towns of Newtown, Southbury, Brookfield, as well as nearby areas such as Danbury, Redding, Easton, Monroe, Fairfield, Bridgeport, Tolland, Greenwich, New Haven, Seymour, Wilton, Easton, Milford, Stamford, and nearby. Give us a call at 1-844-917-0337 or contact us online for a free estimate. For 24-hour emergency service contact us today!
The direct damage from any fire is caused by the fire itself, as well as the immediate heat damage from the fire.
Fire will char anything it touches. Noncombustible objects may melt, and paint and wallpaper will peel. Some fires leave corrosive substances behind when they're extinguished that can damage wood, plastic, metal, and other substances.
While fire may damage only a small area, smoke will permeate far and wide in a structure.
High temperatures during a fire can open pores that will bring the smoke deep inside your building materials, property, and inside the HVAC system. This smoke can be corrosive and potentially toxic, and it will lead to long-term smoke odors in the area.
Water damage and fire damage go hand in hand, as fire hoses flood the area at a rate of 95 gallons per minute.
Water damage will spread far beyond the fire-affected area, working downhill to flood lower floors and enter cavities and voids within the building. This will damage electrical components, insulation, drywall, personal possessions, and other property.
Within 24-48 hours of the water saturation that goes along with extinguishing a fire, mold will begin to grow.
Mold will create an extremely unhealthy environment within the home while it destroys personal property and may even create a potential structural issue. By drying the area thoroughly and immediately, this damage can be avoided.