This is the time of year when families come together often to enjoy a large meal with one another. The meal preparation may not always go as planned. In fact, this is also the time when there is an increase in accidents in the kitchen, including fires. Taking the necessary safety precautions in the kitchen can minimize the risk of fire, so that everyone can enjoy the holidays together.
Some of the items that are dearest to us can be the most challenging losses after a fire or flood. These may include sentimental items of clothing, blankets, purses or a child’s stuffed animal. Textiles and soft contents like these present a unique challenge during the restoration process. They can hold dirt and grime from the disaster, while also becoming a breeding ground for bacteria. A simple wash of these items will do little to get the item deep-cleaned, eliminating any concerns over lingering bacteria. Instead these soft contents should be specially cleaned and restored by a professional like Soil-Away.
Fires are highly unpredictable. No matter how safe you think you are from a fire, you are never completely immune. Old Orchard Beach residents – take heed. Fires can ignite from the smallest spark. They can cause extensive damage to your home or business. Worst case scenario, fires can cause serious personal harm. After a fire, there are many things you must deal with. Hiring a professional fire damage cleanup company should be a priority in your recovery process.
After a fire at a local restaurant in Concord, NH, soot was left to the dismay of the managers and workers. The owners of the restaurant thought about calling a janitorial company to clean the soot to save money, but they knew that the companies did not have a professional background in soot cleaning. Instead, they looked for professional soot damage cleaning companies that would take care of the soot properly and relieve the restaurant from fire damage.
A fire can develop and spread very quickly in a home. Many homeowners may be putting their home at risk through everyday actions and not even realize it. In some cases the fire and smoke damage could have been prevented if the homeowner was aware of heat sources in the home that could be increasing their risk.
Imagine receiving a call that your home or office has suffered tremendous fire damage and all your important documents and precious items are destroyed. With fire damage repairs in order, who would you call to restore your property? What would the “cleanup” process look like? How could you trust that your property would be in good hands during the restoration process?
A fire can devastate a home or business in a very short time, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. The damage left behind can feel insurmountable, with first the restoration stage taking place and then rebuilding. The restoration team can assess the level of damage done to the home, working with the insurance company to determine what the rebuild will entail. This can be as extensive as gutting areas of the home or business, or the building entirely in the event of a major fire. After making these assessments and determinations, the rebuild process can begin.
Has a fire or flood damaged your property? Do you have a mold infestation or biohazard emergency? Call the emergency disaster cleanup experts at Soil-Away – 603-641-6555. Soil-Away has been serving the greater Hudson, NH area since 1990 and is family owned and operated. Here is a quick story of how we recently helped a Hudson homeowner recover from fire damage.
An avid antique collector in Eliot, ME experienced a devastating fire that wiped out many belongings in her home. The fire crew acted quickly to extinguish the fire and salvage several of the collectibles, though they could not save them all. Devastated, the woman knew that many of the collectibles may never be the same, as several have been affected by the lingering smell of smoke. The homeowner sought a smoke odor removal service to extinguish the smell of smoke in her home, antiques, and furniture.
A Concord, New Hampshire resident came home to find that his house had undergone fire and smoke damage to much of the garage. While he was away on a business trip, his wife and children decided to host a fish- fry party for their friends and family. Little did they know, their day-time fun outing will turn into a disaster. While left unattended, the oil that was used in the fryer had begun to spill over and soon after the initial spark was lighted, the entire garage was burned to a crisp. It was inevitable that fire damage repairs were needed.