Categories : Fire Damage

 

If your house has smoke damage, you immediately need to address the problem. The sooner you start with the cleaning process, the better your chances will be that you can completely eliminate the damage. There are two options for you: you can either try doing the work yourself or you can hire a team of professionals instead.

Kitchen Fire DamageWhen it comes to dealing with smoke damage after a fire, our professionals have extensive experience. We also have high quality commercial grade equipment that we are trained to use. However, depending on the type of damage, restoration can be very expensive, which is why we bill and file file your insurance claim for you. In most cases, fire damage is going to be an insurance claim.

The first thing you need to do is eliminate the black marks on your walls that smoke damage leaves behind. You can use TSP, which is a powerful cleaning solution. Mix water with the TSP and thoroughly scrub the walls down. Then rinse them off and repeat the process.

Any blistering caused by the smoke is also something you need to eliminate. A putty knife can be used to scrape the blisters away. Next, sand down the area. Use Spackle to fill any gaps in with. Sand the area down again, until it comes flush to the wall.

To get rid of odors, completely air out your house. Open the windows and get the air circulating by using fans. Do this as often as you can. Also use Obodan or another strong odor remover. That can help to permanently eliminate bad smells.

Smoke and fire damage cleanup involves a lot manual of work. You’ll probably spend many days cleaning and scrubbing your house. However, all that hard work is definitely worth it. You will save lots of money, and your house will smell and look brand new once again. So work hard and you will get the results you desire.

Many of our customers have been overwhelmed by the amount of damage that needs repaired and the amount of cleanup that is required after a fire. Our team is here to help you day or night with the restoration process. Check out some of the Action 1 Restoration locations to find one of our local contractors in your area.