If you have a fire or water emergency, please call us now at (805) 466-6618

To have the optimal experience while using this site, you will need to update your browser. You may want to try one of the following alternatives:

Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Tips of what to do and what not to do after a fire damage.

9/1/2020 (Permalink)

white cabinets, bookes plastics grey tubs all covered in black soot Fire Damage

Tips of what to do and what not to do after a fire damage

  • Make small movements in the home to prevent soot from being embedded into upholstery and carpets.
  • Make sure your hands are clean so as not to further soil upholstery, walls, and woodwork.
  • Place clean towels or rags that you may not use anymore to cover carpet traffic areas.
  • Empty freezer and refrigerator and prop doors open if the power goes out.
  • Wash plants that are in the house on both sides of leaves.
  • Change the filters for your HVAC units
  • Do not wash any walls or painted surfaces or shampoo carpet or upholstery without contacting us first since it can increase the damage.
  • Do not attempt to clean any electrical appliances that may have been close to fire, heat, or water without consulting an authorized repair service.
  • Any canned or packaged food or beverages that may have been stored near the fire, heat, or water should be disposed if they got damaged.
  • Ceiling fixtures should not get turned on if ceiling is wet. The wiring may be damaged.
  • Garments cannot go to an ordinary dry cleaner. There are licensed businesses that know how to fully restore garments from a fire damage.

Other News

View Recent Posts