Ceilings, Walls & Floors
After a flood
• Extract all water
• Remove all wet furnishings
• Get all of the moisture out.
If there is nice weather opening windows and doors will help get the moisture out and will also help get rid of lingering odors. If it is more humid outdoors then it is indoors close all windows and doors to avoid letting more moisture in. If outdoor humidity levels are at a high and you cannot open up windows and doors a dehumidifier will help pull out indoor moisture. For severe floods hire a professional to come in. Professionals can get your home dry quicker than you can with the use of their high grade equipment.
Ceilings & Walls
Wash off any debris, dirt or mud that has accumulated from the flood. If there is flooding on multiple floors, start on the top flooded floor and work your way down. To prevent health risks if you are unsure if flood water is contaminated or not, play it safe and remove all flooded paneling, dry wall, and plaster. Make sure if you have flooded insulation that you remove it to prevent it from molding and causing severe health risks.
After a Fire
Its usually best to call in the professionals to deal with fire damage. An inspection of your home should be completed before and after fire restoration. Before the restoration process damage can be assessed and after restoration to make sure your home is safe to live in. By having professionals restore your home, you know that you will have a safe environment to live in. Only a professional knows all that needs to be done to make your home safely livable once again.
What Does Fire Restoration Consist Of?
• Inspection and assessment by your insurance company.
• Make sure all smoke is clear
• Clean all soot
• Get rid of odors
• Replace or repair damaged structures
• Clean down all walls, ceilings and floors
• Replace any fixtures, walls, ceilings and floors that need replacing
• Paint walls and ceilings