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What Happens During a Fire Damage Restoration Process

7/26/2022 (Permalink)

Blog Summary: Team Shaw, the group of restoration professionals from SERVPRO of Coppell and West Addison, helps property owners to prepare for fire damage restoration by highlighting what to expect during the process. 

Fire Damage Restoration Process

Fire causes devastating damage to structures, landscapes, and soil. For residential and commercial property owners, these losses are just the beginning. After a fire, property restoration takes time, effort, and financial investment. 

Fortunately, property owners don’t need to handle restoration alone. At SERVPRO of Coppell and West Addison, Team Shaw can help property owners to rebuild after severe property damage.

In this blog, Team Shaw discusses the fire restoration process and steps you should take after your property becomes damaged by fire.

Steps to Take After Fire Damage

Prioritize Safety

When your property becomes damaged, make safety your priority. After recent fires, avoid breathing smoke or touching fire-damaged materials. Do not enter buildings or other fire-damaged structures. 

Always allow safety officials to clear your property before approaching or inspecting the damage.

Call Your Insurance Company

In the days after a fire damages your home or business, you must contact your insurance company. The sooner you contact these officials, the more accurately your assigned representative can document the damages. 

Claims adjusters may inspect your property with the aid of a professional restoration service. Going forward, remember that your insurance may only cover a limited amount of your property’s restoration needs. Still, it’s crucial that your provider conducts an investigation to secure what coverage you can get.

Get Restoration Estimates

While an insurance company may choose a restoration service to provide estimates, property owners may still choose which companies they prefer to hire.

Get quotes from two or more professional restoration services before committing. Choose a company you trust that will work with your goals and budget to make the restoration process as stress-free as possible.

Choose a Restoration Company

Once you receive a fair quote, sign your service contract. If needed, contact your insurance representatives with the necessary coverage information.

From this point forward, let fire damage restoration experts take the lead. We’ll follow your direction throughout the project to safely and efficiently return your property to working order.

What Fire Damage Restoration Companies Do

If you’re facing property restoration after fire damage, you probably have concerns about the restoration process. All restoration services aim to return your residential or commercial property to a habitable and safe state. 

Depending on the extent of the fire damage, restoration projects can take anywhere from several weeks to several months. Restoration technicians like Team Shaw work diligently to mitigate hazards and rebuild your property. Services vary by project but may include:

  •       Restoration plan formation
  •       Structural board-ups and facility security
  •       Soot and smoke removal
  •       Demolition and debris removal
  •       Structural repairs
  •       Renovation
  •       And more 

During restoration, the technicians will discuss every aspect of the process with you, ensuring you have complete creative and financial control.

Find Property Restoration Services in Las Colinas, TX

While fire damage results in devastating losses for any property owner, hope lies in rebuilding. By restoring your property, you invest in the future of your home or business. 

SERVPRO can help you realize a future for your property after a fire. Find 24-hour emergency restoration services, including fire damage restoration, mold removal, and more in the Las Colinas, TX, and surrounding areas. Contact Team Shaw of SERVPRO of Coppell at (972) 233-8400 today.

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