Smoke DamageA fire loss can result in complex damages because of the behavior of smoke. A trained professional should survey the loss site to determine the extent to which fire, smoke, heat, and moisture impacted building materials and contents. The restoration experts at Worry Free know that smoke can penetrate within cavities of the structure, causing hidden damage and odor. Their knowledge of building systems helps them investigate how far smoke damage may have spread.
Some things you may not know about smoke:
- Hot smoke migrates to cooler areas and upper levels of a structure.
- Smoke flows around plumbing systems, using holes around pipes to go from floor to floor.
- The type of smoke may greatly affect the restoration process.
Inspection and Pretesting Worry Free Restoration pretests while inspecting the property to determine the damages and the scope of needed cleaning, restoration, and repairs.
The full extent of the damage. How many materials are affected by smoke or fire? What is the proper method for cleaning? Will your personal belongings need to be relocated while your house is restored? These are just a few of the decisions that must be made.
Pretesting also allows us to focus on saving precious items or keepsakes for you.