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Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration

Seeing your property consumed by fire is heartbreaking, and one of the severe losses a homeowner can experience. After such a devastating loss, reassurance comes from having clear guidance and support in salvaging as much as possible from fire and smoke damage.

At ServiceMaster Restoration by Damage Control, we have talented professionals, who care about bringing your life back to normal, with a comprehensive range of fire damage services, including soot smoke and odor removal.

What Goes Beyond Fire Damage in Your House?

  • Ash and smoke can continue to cause damage and corrosion to materials left behind.

  • Odors from smoke will stay in a room or a home long after the fire and continue to cause problems if they are not removed.

  • In a few minutes, walls and other surfaces can become discolored.

  • In a few hours, finishes on kitchen appliances turn yellow.

  • Smoke causes etching in the glass after just a short time, and smoke will tarnish metal quickly.

What is the process for fire damage repair & restoration and what to do when that happens?

  • Inspection & Assessment: Fire technicians have to inspect and confirm the property is safe to enter and there are no signs of hazards and structural damage that compromise the home, by checking the property from outside and inside, then identifying the source to determine the type of fire that occurred.

  • Water Removal and Drying: (only if necessary), if there is any standing water after firefighters have extinguished the fire. Water can soak into the walls and flooring. In this case, technicians will use air removers and dehumidifiers.


  • Remove Damaged Items: any items that are damaged should be removed with caution. This will prevent the items from being contaminated any further.

  • Remove Soot and Debris: after a fire damage, smoke and soot can cause another damage to the surfaces such as soot staining, mold and mildew, rust and corrosion, and the air quality in the house. fire restoration technicians will remove smoke and soot from surfaces.

  • Deodorizing & Deep Cleaning: Professionals may use specific cleaning products to deep clean any priority items such as valuable documents, glasses, furniture, carpet, curtains, and other fabrics. This is followed by eliminating odors caused by fire or smoke damage, using special odor removal equipment.

  • Restoration: Professionals will handle your fire damage repair and return items to the original location, then restore your home to its pre-fire condition.

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