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How Can My Fire-Damaged Home Get Cleaned After a Disaster?

8/24/2022 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Car In front of Fire Station Even Fire Departments Rely on SERVPRO for Cleanup and Odor Removal from Garrison to Mahopac

Not All Mahopac Fires Require Extensive Restoration, but Our SERVPRO Team Can Help with Cleaning and Odor Removal.

Smaller house fires in Mahopac might seem like less work initially, but in many ways can be as time-consuming and demanding to restore as more significant structural disasters. Meeting the needs of the occupants of the house means prioritizing areas that could present health hazards to those exposed or might make comfortable living a challenge when the family does not relocate.

What Does Professional Cleaning Entail?

While there might be many ways to address the fire damage in Mahopac homes after a smaller blaze, a professional cleaning can often address the most pressing and immediate concerns. We have an entire roster of cleaning technicians accredited in Fire and Smoke Restoration (FSRT) and Odor Control (OCT) through the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC.) Some of the mitigation tasks that begin soon after arrival include:

  • Debris Removal
  • Surface Cleaning
  • Dry Vacuuming
  • Soot Removal

Get Rid of Foul Odors

Deodorization is one of the common elements of nearly every single house fire, regardless of its size or severity. Smoke and burning odors can become more intense without mitigation practices like the debris removal and surface cleaning mentioned before. Removing and neutralizing harsh noxious odors can fall to advanced tools of the trade like our:

Thermal Foggers--these units can superheat deodorizing compounds to a gas state, allowing the compound to penetrate porous materials and neutralize trapped odors in structural elements and contents.

Hydroxyl Machines-- using the power of UV cleaning, hydroxyl machines can neutralize odors throughout an open area. An onboard HEPA filtration system can also help to reduce circulating harmful particulates in the air as well.

No matter the size or severity, fire losses in your home can be a devastating force without the appropriate mitigation and cleaning response. Call our SERVPRO of Putnam County team 24/7 at (845) 228-1090.

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