SERVPRO - Professional Restoration Services for FIRE AND WATER Damage Clean-Up
Water and fire are the two most common disasters to befall a home. Fire damage is usually easy to see, because fire leaves behind smoke damage even in places the fire never touched. Water damage is also easy to spot if your home or business had been flooded or you have a serious plumbing problem. However, water damage can also be hidden behind walls, in flooring, in the attic or basement, which is just as dangerous.
Dealing with Water Damage
Water damage restoration in Rancho Santa Margarita/Coto De Caza/Trabuco Canyon, CA, is often required after a fire because of the use of water to extinguish the fire. This water may cause even more damage to the property and belongings than the actual fire. Carpets, upholstery, clothing and other absorbent material may have become soaking wet and would need to be removed and replaced. Only a professional water damage restorer, such as SERVPRO of Rancho Santa Margarita/Coto De Caza/Trabuco Canyon, CA, can determine what items can be cleaned to their pre-damaged condition and what items need to be replaced.
It is recommended that action be taken immediately, because the longer the damage is left unattended, the bigger the chances of it eventually becoming a breeding ground for bacteria, mold, fungus and mildew. The excess water needs to be removed and the area completely dried. A SERVPRO professional will also have the expertise and equipment to detect hidden moisture that could develop into mold.
Putting Out Fire Damage
Fire damage in Rancho Santa Margarita/Coto De Caza/Trabuco Canyon, CA, meanwhile may consist of blistering on the walls, soot settling on everything and the odor of smoke on clothing and furniture. This odor is not removable by standard means and requires the special equipment of SERVPRO professional restoration experts who use ozone neutralizers and other means.
When looking for a water or fire restoration company in Rancho Santa Margarita/Coto De Caza/Trabuco Canyon, CA, it’s recommended to approach a company that will give immediate help, like SERVPRO.
You can expect highly trained technicians to use the latest restoration equipment. Whether you have a small kitchen fire or a completely destroyed room, it’s worth calling a professional to examine the area. It’s the same for flooding. Even the most minute exercise of due diligence can help save your house from an even bigger damage. It’s a simple step to make, with little cost attached to it, especially when you look at it from the perspective of saving your home as much as you possibly can.