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What Happens After a Home Fire and Tips to Help You Recover?

6/1/2022 (Permalink)

Fires cause damages that are too challenging for homeowners to address on their own safely. With a rapid response from trained professionals like SERVPRO, we can offer effective mitigation solutions that can not only reduce the time restoration takes to complete but also reduces your out-of-pocket expenses. As a full-service company, we can offer effective mitigation, reconstruction, and restoration, ensuring that all phases of fire recovery happen immediately following the last through the completion of the project. Learn what to do after a fire and to recover more quickly.

Challenges after a fire

One of the most challenging aspects of fire damage restoration for many homeowners is the red tape of getting a fire damage claim approved through their insurance provider. Our SERVPRO team can also help in this regard, as we are preferred restoration specialists for many of the insurance companies throughout our area and have worked closely with all local and major insurance companies to help our customers get the restoration and mitigation work their properties require. While we can’t handle the claim on your behalf, working with us could help ease the process a bit. It is often recommended to reach out to our SERVPRO professionals even before you speak to your insurance provider about filing a damage claim. Our can arrive quickly, 24-hours a day, to begin a thorough inspection and assessment of your damaged property so you have strong documentation of all the damage involved, which the insurance company will require. By recording both damages and loss, as well as taking photographs as evidence of the damage caused by the fire, our team can provide you the information you need for your insurance company with the documentation required to approve a damage claim you file.

SERVPRO can start the mitigation process

In addition to helping the claim to get more quickly approved by having thorough documentation provided to you, we can begin mitigation work in your home immediately with our initial arrival. This approach ensures that you and your property don’t have to wait for mitigation that can protect contents and unaffected areas of your home that could become damaged in the time after extinguishment. Initial fire damage is bad enough but left unattended for a long period of time, damage can get worse. Water and chemicals from firefighters can continue to damage the contents of your home, and odors can grow if not addressed. Soot will find its way into every nook and cranny of your home. These are why immediate mitigation is a must!

SERVPRO is here to help when you experience a fire

Many steps are necessary to restore your home after a fire, but with the right help from qualified professionals like our SERVPRO of East Phoenix team, things can happen much more quickly. If you want to make fire damages “Like it never even happened.” give our rapid response team a call 24/7 at (602) 507-6163.

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