Fire Damage

It is clearly one thing to know how smoke and soot can damage not only your properties but your general health as well, what is more important is what you need to do next. And no matter how complex the task of smoke damage cleanup...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EaUJGaQspI&ampYou may be anxious to clean your home after a fire, but unless you take the time to get professional advice, you may be wasting your efforts or creating further damage. Contact your insurance agency immediately once the fire is out. He or she can...

Taking care of EMERG+NC business with Fire Damage Restoration. Residents must be aware of their homes safety and security to be ready when unfortunate incidents happen like fire damage. A fire disaster cannot be prevented totally, knowing what to do when the situation is already at hand...

Fire or smoke damage to property, regardless of the "size" of the fire, also requires an immediate response. Soot residue is highly acidic and can cause irreversible property damage if it is not treated as an emergency. Soot residue can cause the metal in doorknobs, plumbing fixtures, light fixtures, etc., to pit or corrode. Glass in windows, mirrors, and cabinets can be etched by soot residue, causing them to look cloudy and soiled. Plastics, appliances, vinyl windows and fabrics can be discolored by soot residue.

It’s trending news that 9-volt batteries are stored and put away never to be seen until a house burns down and the evidence are remnants of a 9-volt battery, which caused the fire. 9-volt batteries have been the main culprit of many house fires in...

By Samuel Ott  There’s nothing worse than coming home to find it looking like this, charred with fire damage.Your life comes to a screeching halt as you watch in horror. It’s a good thing you weren’t inside. Worse yet, what if a family member was?...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZvtfWoIbMc&autoplay=1 Dry Christmas tree vs Watered Christmas tree Watch a Christmas tree fire EMERG+NC Property Rescuers Warns of Increased Residential Fire Danger During the Holidays. Holiday celebrations are often accented with the glow of candles and twinkling holiday lights. “We know that the number of home fires increases as the...

The safety of heating equipment is a growing concern. During winter months, the potential for house fires increases as people seek warmth using electric space heaters. Electric space heaters do not have an open flame, but the heating elements can get hot enough to ignite nearby combustibles.

What are the best ways to secure my property after fire related damage?

Lock and secure your property when not occupied to prevent looting. Keep in mind that alarms may malfunction if the electricity or telephone service has been interrupted.

How can I estimate the extent of the damage?

Start with a closer inspection of the property to assess the damage to the exterior. Only if determined safe, walk around the building and lot to observe and gather information. Now enter the structure. Taking extreme precautions, start from the top and document the damage.