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Chemicals that were improperly stored spontaneously combusted

10/15/2022 (Permalink)

A home caught on fire when chemicals stored in the garage spontaneous combusted due to hot weather A home caught on fire when chemicals stored in the garage spontaneous combusted due to hot weather

After the fire trucks leave, your home likely suffers from fire and smoke damage and extensive water damage from firefighting efforts. SERVPRO has the training needed to restore your home to it's pre-fire condition. These steps show you our process for a fire damage emergency..

The restoration process begins when you give us a call. That is STEP ONE. Our specialist will ask a series of questions regarding the fire damage event that will help us arrive quickly with the appropriate equipment and resources. We will carefully inspect and test adjoining rooms of your property to determine the extent of the fire, smoke, and soot damage. This is STEP TWO and is important for developing a plan of action. Fire damage can affect windows, walls, and roofs. To protect against further damage, SERVPRO can board up missing windows and walls and place tarps on damaged roofs. That is STEP THREE. The water removal process is STEP FOUR and begins almost immediately, removing the majority of the water. We will then use dehumidifiers and air movers to remove the remaining water and complete the drying process. SERVPRO uses specialized equipment and techniques to remove smoke and soot from ceilings, walls, and other surfaces which is STEP FIVE. SERVPRO will clean all of the restorable things that were damaged by the fire. This is STEP SIX. Using many cleaning techniques to restore your belongings to pre-fire condition. We’re also trained to remove odors using industrial air scrubbers and fogging equipment. Restoration is STEP SEVEN, getting your home or business to its pre-fire condition. Restoration may involve minor repairs or it may entail major repairs such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business.

Never store chemicals in a garage or an area that can be affected by extremely high heat. In the event that this happens, Call SERVPRO of Lexington/Thomasville.

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