Fire Damage Restoration

Fire Damage Restoration

If you recently had a fire at your home or business and need water and fire damage restoration cleanup services in Lynchburg, Roanoke VA and surrounding areas Kidd’s Restoration and Cleaning Services is your go to local restoration company.

Kidd’s Restoration Services is a local company that responds to fire damage 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Kidd’s Restoration Services can manage the fire damage restoration project from beginning to end. We are a licensed General Contractor and can rebuild your home or business back to new. When we first arrive to the scene of a fire, we can securing the scene and your home by properly boarding up all windows, doors and open parts to the structure. Once the home has been boarded up and secured, we can begin the initial dehumidification and stabilization phase. By stabilizing the structure we prevent the water damage from doing any additional harm to your home or business. This should all be completed immediately, possibly even before your insurance adjuster arrives. This shows the insurance carrier you were proactive and didn’t damage the structure more than it already had been with any negligence.

Do not try to clean fire, smoke or water damage on your own, call a professional fire restoration services company like Kidd’s Restoration Services.

Fire Damage Services

  • Emergency Board Up
  • Debris Removal
  • Smoke Cleaning
  • Odor Deodorization
  • Reconstruction

What To Do After A Fire

  • Secure the property and retain a contractor to board up windows, roofs, and additional damages.
  • If you need emergency housing, food, clothing, basic furniture, counseling for you or your children, you may contact the Red Cross, Salvation Army or your church.
  • Contact your insurance agent.
  • If weather permits, open your windows for ventilation.
  • If electricity is off, empty your refrigerators and freezers.
  • Call a plumber to drain and blow out all water lines if heat is off in the winter (also known as winterizing).
  • Retain receipts for any money you spend. These receipts may be necessary for possible insurance reimbursements.
  • Nothing should be thrown away until the items are listed on an inventory of damaged belongings (for the insurance company to reimburse).

What Not To Do After A Fire

  • Do not enter the structure without the proper Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Do not enter the structure until you meet with the Fire Official in charge.
  • Do not wipe or attempt to wash fire residue from walls, ceilings, contents, or other absorbent surfaces without professional assistance.
  • Do not use carpeting or upholstered furniture impacted by heavy smoke residue or debris.
  • Do not use food items or canned goods exposed to heat.
  • Do not turn on computers, televisions, stereos or electrical appliances until they have been cleaned and checked.
  • Do not touch anything. Oil from your hands can permeate upholstery, walls, and woodwork, causing additional damage.
  • Do not use any electrical fixtures, switches, or outlets.
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