Mahopac, NY Fire Damage Cleanup and Restoration

Fire Damage Inspection and Documentation for Mahopac Homes

Once a fire tears through Mahopac homes or businesses, there are many steps involved to get an insurance company approving a damage claim. Often, this requires an inspection and evaluation of the property by trusted, competent professionals like our project manager for our SERVPRO of Putnam County team. With so many homes around Lake Mahopac, exterior damage assessments for soot and smoke damage are also necessary when a neighboring property experiences these losses.

Fire Mitigation Strategies to Help Mahopac Homes

As a frequent service call that our team receives, preparedness for fire losses is more than just knowing how to restore the property. Mitigation for these emergencies is critical to reducing further losses and managing the current situation. Preventing the spread and severity of post-extinguishment fire damage can ensure that structures like the South Putnam Animal Hospital and the shops and restaurants along Route 6 can continue to serve their customers and clients whenever possible. Professional fire restoration companies like our SERVPRO team focus on several areas when mitigating losses, including:

  • Air quality
  • Present debris
  • Soot/smoke particles
  • Surface residues 

Prompt Fire Damage Repairs After Cleaning

Restoration and mitigation steps happen as quickly as possible to protect a home as much as we can after a loss. Repairs are often necessary to finalize these efforts. This reconstruction is vital for areas like the Mahopac Village Shopping Centre and the Mahopac Library, as these serve hundreds of people every week. 

SERVPRO of Putnam County

Fire, Smoke, or Soot Damage? Call Today (845) 228-1090

24-Hour Emergency Fire Restoration Service

Fire emergencies can happen without warning and don’t wait for regular business hours, so we’re ready 24 hours a day, 7 days a week—including holidays. If your Mahopac home is damaged by fire, we can respond quickly, day or night.

Faster to Any Size Fire Emergency

When fire and water damage strikes, a fast response is critical. We’re dedicated to responding immediately day or night to your Mahopac home or business. A faster response helps to prevent secondary damage and helps to reduce cost.

Locally Owned, with National Resources

We live and work in this community too; we might even be neighbors. As a locally owned and operated business, SERVPRO of Putnam County is close by and ready to respond to your fire damage emergency. We are proud to be an active member of the Mahopac community and want to pitch in and help make our community the best it can be.

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Highly Trained Water and Fire Restoration Specialists

We are fire damage specialists. We get started quickly to get your home or business back to pre-fire condition. We have specific training and certifications to handle your restoration needs. Learn about our fire and water damage training/certificates.

Our Fire Restoration Process

Every fire damage event is a little different and requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our process for the “typical” fire damage emergency.

Step 1: Emergency Contact

The fire restoration process begins when you call us. Our consultant will guide you through the crisis and may ask several questions to help us better understand the type of fire damage you experienced, determining the equipment and resources needed.

Step 2: Inspection and Fire Damage Assessment

We carefully inspect and test adjoining rooms of your property to determine the extent of the fire, smoke, and soot damage. This step is crucial to developing a plan of action.

Step 3: Immediate Board-Up and Roof-Tarp Service (if needed)

Fire damage can often compromise windows, walls, and roofs. To maintain security and to protect against further damage, we can board up missing windows and walls and place tarps on damaged roofs. 

Step 4: Water Removal and Drying (if water damage is present)

The water removal process begins almost immediately and removes the majority of the water. We then use dehumidifiers and air movers to remove the remaining water and complete the drying process. 

Step 5: Removal of Smoke and Soot from All Surfaces

Your property’s ceiling, walls, floors, and other surfaces will likely have smoke and soot residue. We’ll use specialized cleaning products, equipment, and techniques to properly clean your home or business. 

Step 6: Cleaning and Sanitizing

We clean and sanitize the restorable items and structures damaged by the fire. Our professionals use a variety of cleaning techniques to restore your belongings to pre-fire condition. We’re also trained to remove odors using industrial air scrubbers and fogging equipment.

Step 7: Restoration

Restoration is the process or restoring your home or business to its pre-fire condition. Restoration may involve relatively minor repairs, such as replacing drywall and painting, or it could include significant reconstruction of entire rooms.

Trusted Fire Restoration Leaders

If your Mahopac, NY home has been struck by fire and smoke damage, SERVPRO of Putnam County is ready to go to work. We know that the stress caused from a fire can be as devastating as the structural damage itself. Our team is trained to keep you apprised of the progress we are making on your property and strives to get you back inside as soon as possible.

Reach us at (845) 228-1090 so that we can begin the process of making your fire incident a memory.