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Fire Damage Restoration in Plymouth

Professional Fire and Smoke Restoration Services Near You

When it comes to fire damage restoration, there can be many problems in your home or business that could cause further damage to the property if left unattended. In fact, it only takes days after a fire for chemicals and soot to completely destroy the property, making nearly everything unsalvageable.

The aftermath of a house fire in the kitchenAt ServiceMaster South Shore, we understand the urgency required to successfully restore homes and businesses after a fire. Our Plymouth experts have years of experience in cleaning walls, ceilings and floors, and they know how to salvage valuable belongings safely. From smoke odor removal to contents restoration, our professional services help you avoid additional costs when restoring your property after a fire.

If you are in need of fire damage restoration services near Plymouth, please contact us online or call (781) 536-7375 as soon as possible.

Our Fire Restoration Process

We use advanced equipment and technology in our restoration process. When we restore a property, you should expect the following:

  1. Emergency pre-cleaning
  2. Valuables & materials cleaning
  3. Content pack-out (if further restoration is needed)
  4. Wall, surface, floor and ceiling cleaning
  5. Smoke odor removal

Furnace Soot Removal

A malfunctioning furnace can be the cause of soot in your home. There is a normal amount of soot that can occur in the combustion chamber, but it shouldn’t get very far in your home. If you notice soot distribution around your furnace or even near ducts in other rooms, you should call for professional furnace soot removal.

One common reason for the presence of furnace soot is called “puff back”. You might hear a loud noise in this mini-explosion. You should shut off your furnace as soon as possible. A burning smell will sometimes accompany the soot, along with visible smoke in the air and black splatters along your walls. Regular HVAC maintenance will help prevent issues like this from reoccurring.

Steps You Can Take to Prevent Further Damage

Additionally, if you have recently experienced a fire in your home or business, you should take these steps to prevent further damage to your property:

  • Vacuum floors and upholstery to prevent soot damage – DO NOT wipe with a wet rag.
  • Avoid eating any food that may have been contaminated during the fire. Also, turn off your electricity to clean the refrigerator and freezer.
  • Change the air filter in your furnace and tape damp cheesecloth over vents to capture soot in the air.
  • Avoid wiping anything, as this will smear the soot and cause further damage. Instead, let a professional take care of cleaning valuables.
  • Call ServiceMaster South Shore immediately after the damage occurs.
  • If it is warmer than 60 degrees outside, open your windows and doors to air out your property.

Call on the professionals at ServiceMaster South Shore, Inc. for fire damage restoration near you. We are available by phone at (781) 536-7375 or you can contact us online.