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Fire Damage Restoration Definitions

Fires can be devastating for homes, but often there is a possibility that you can restore your home to what it was before. This process, called fire damage restoration, will take time and money, but it is often cheaper than rebuilding an entire house from scratch. If you want to restore your home after fire or smoke damage, you will find the following terms useful.

  • Assessment – Usually the first step in beginning a restoration is to contact the insurance company so that they can assess the damage to the property. Assessments can also help in realizing what property is able to be saved.
  • Remediation – Before restoration can begin, one must first fix the immediate results of fire, water and smoke damage. This process is often termed fire remediation.
  • Water Damage – Often it does not occur to think of water damage in a fire, but water is used to put the fire out. Left untreated, wet objects will grow mold and certain types of mold can be hazardous for your health.
  • Smoke Damage – While smoke damage does not physically destroy items, it leaves a lingering odor often in carpet and furniture that is very difficult to remove. In some instances, the smoke damage is so strong that some homeowners opt to completely rebuild the house instead of trying to repair it. Professionals often use ozone to remove and clean the smell.
  • Soot – Fine black residue left behind in a fire. Soot can cover everything, from ceilings to walls to carpets. It is best to let a professional remove and clean items with soot stains.
  • Seal – To seal is to place a barrier around an item. Any items not damaged in the fire should be sealed and removed from the home while repairs are going on.
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    Restoration Industry Association
    Rockville, MD 20852
    The Restoration Industry Association is a non-profit trade organization that is dedicated to leadership and promoting industry practices through advocacy, standards and professional qualifications.
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    Avedon USA
    14900 Van Wagner Rd, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
    Specializing in fire, water, wind, storm and hail mitigation and restoration for commercial and residential needs. We provide 24 hour emergency service response, temporary shoring, and water cleanup.
    (301) 780-8800
    Mission Viejo Water Damage
    23162 #105 Los Alisos Boulevard, Mission Viejo, CA 23162
    Whether or not you face residential or commercial property damage Mission Viejo Water Damage has what it takes to repair property damage 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
    (949) 415-5055
    Puroclean Restoration Specialist
    Mechanicsville, VA 23116
    We are a full service property restoration company, certified by IICRC for water and fire restoration. Call us so that we may help you, even if it is an emergency situation. We're ready to help restore your home to normal.
    (804) 442-3144
    Ultimate Caulking inc
    64 Circle Ave, Indian Head, MD 20640
    (240) 416-0206
    Byrd Waterproofing of Maryland Inc
    3210 Tucker Rd, Fort Washington, MD 20744
    (301) 292-0721
    Discount Waterproofing
    7911 Vernon Dr, Fort Washington, MD 20744
    (301) 248-7882
    ServiceMaster of Ft. Washington, Maryland
    Fort Washington, MD 20744
    (703) 596-3171
    A.E.Inc. Home Builder
    11696 Robins Nest Ln, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
    (804) 730-8705
    Ace Multi- Cleaning & Restoration Services LLC
    3009 Southern Ave Apt 32, Temple Hills, MD 20748
    (202) 246-1159
    Waterproofing Apex
    14504 Three Dormers Ct, Woodbridge, VA 22193
    (703) 878-3524
    Kjs Complete Cleaning Services
    7635 Fullerton Rd, Springfield, VA 22153
    (703) 440-1011
    Aquaguard Waterproofing Corp
    Alexandria, VA 22312
    (703) 354-0800
    Stat Services Inc
    133 Powhatan Springs Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188
    (757) 220-2660
    ServiceMaster Virginia
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703) 596-3171
    ServiceMaster of Washington DC
    Washington, DC 20001
    (202) 803-6446

    Dealing with the damage left behind by a fire can be almost as stressful as the event itself. Smoke and soot can leave behind strong odors that permeate carpeting. Efforts to stop the fire can lead to basement flooding, mold and other hazardous conditions. Professional cleaning services, equipped to deal with fire remediation and mold abatement can help restore one's home or business to like new condition after a disaster. After the fire has been put out, property owners can set about assessing the damage and cleaning up after it. This entails inspecting the extent of the damage to the building, both in terms of cosmetic and structural damage. In addition to cleaning carpeting, removing odors and smoke residue, fire damage restoration efforts include repairing the problems caused by the water used to stop the flames. Water damage is more than an aesthetic issue. It can also cause mold to grow which can affect the health of the home's inhabitants. This assessment will serve to check the walls, ceiling and floor for dormant signs of mold growth. If it is present, affected areas must be removed, any areas with residual dampness must be allowed to dry, and they must then be sealed to prevent further growth. Property owners who possess residential or business insurance may find recommendations for qualified companies through their carriers. Many of the leading providers offer a full list of clean up services, while others may specialize in the removal of harmful molds or working to restore furnishings and other amenities in one's home. When working with a qualified company, home or business owners can rest assured that the residual damage to their structure and their furnishings will be minimal and that the health of those who live and work in the building will not be jeopardized.
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