Disaster recovery can reverse smoke damage and remove pungent odors
When you property suffers fire damage and smoke damage you face many problems. If your house is still structurally sound a disaster recovery specialist can repair the damage as opposed to replacing everything. Each case is different and you should be sure you contract a reliable and trusted recovery specialist to assess your damage and perform the required disaster recovery work. If you suffer fire damage in Aurora, Chicago, Glenview, Highland Park, Naperville or Skokie you can rely on Laurens Restoration to provide you with fast and effective disaster recovery services.
When you suffer fire damage you will also suffer smoke damage. Smoke from the fire permeates into your rooms and into every nook and cranny of your home, seeping into the pores of walls, furniture and fittings. Hot smoke will migrate to cooler areas and upper levels of your home as well. Smoke can also travel via your plumbing system and flow into your kitchen, bathroom and bedrooms.
Smoke damage comes in different forms including wet smoke residues which are sticky and muddy. These are difficult to clean. Dry smoke residues are more ash like and easier to clean. Fire and smoke also have chemical reactions with certain materials such as paint and varnish which causes discoloration of surfaces. Smoke leaves a pungent and unpleasant odor in your home. In most cases smoke damage is reversible and a skilled recovery specialist will use various methods and techniques to remove the smoke odor. For example wooden furniture can be treated in an ozone chamber in order to remove the smoke odor.
When you suffer fires damage the costs will be large. You also need to act fast to prevent more damage and greater cost. Disaster recovery services can run into hundreds of thousands of dollars. Your recovery specialist will also assist with your insurance claims and related admin work. In order to keep costs as low as possible you need to contact a reliable recovery specialist immediately after the fire is extinguished.