Fire & Smoke Damage Repair in Coachella Valley
The fire may be out, but don't wait to mitigate. Letting the soot settle could cause further damage.
The material that burned is trapped in the remaining soot and smoke damage, often causing corrosion, etching and staining. Call our certified and trained professionals to quickly assess your damage and promptly salvage your property.
We can help restore your peace of mind.™
Until our team can get out to your site, please use the following Do's and Don'ts
- Call us immediately to review questions or concerns you may have with any items
- Wear clean/new disposable gloves if you are tempted to touch anything. (Oils from your hands can transpose and set the soot.)
- Wear a clean mask to avoid inhaling loose soot.
- Discard open food near the source of the fire.
- Cover carpeted traffic areas to prevent deepening of and transferral of soot.
- If electrical service is off, clean out refrigerator and freezer.
- Wipe the leaves of house plants with a wet paper towwl to remove smoke residue.
- Wash China, glasses, crystal, etc. in the dishwasher if possible
- Turn off heating & cooling system to prevent further spread of soot.
- Place damp cheesecloth over intake and outtake vents to prevent further spreading of soot.
- Do not try to clean soot-covered surfaces after a fire. There are several types of soot, which affect different surfaces differently and improper cleaning can lead to greater loss.
- Do not touch anything. Oils from your hands can permeate causing further damage. (If you must, then put on clean/new disposable gloves.)
- Do not eat food or use personal hygiene items that have been exposed to smoke.
- Do not attempt to clean or wash smoke or soot off walls, wallpaper, ceiling, surfaces, upholstered furniture, etc.
- Do not use electrical appliances that were close to the fire.
- Do not use ceiling fixtures such as fans and recessed lights if affected by smoke damage and/or water damage.