Don’t Let Smoke Damage Take Over Your Alexandria Home – Get Repair Help Now!
Nobody likes to imagine the worst, but there’s nothing more disastrous than your home catching fire. Whether out of your negligence or an accident, sudden fire breakout is certainly distressing.
It impacts your emotional, physical, and mental well-being, leaving you and your family in shock.
Alexandria’s Smoke Damage Experts of Old Town understands the unpleasant life event and seeks to offer quality services. We aim to bring peace to your life and restore your beautiful memories through our cleanup aid. Here’s a quick overview of what we offer.
24 hour emergency smoke damage repair
We understand that properties catch fire suddenly and unexpectedly. For this reason, we’ve set up 24/7 emergency services to respond to you rapidly.
As soon as you spot smoke damage signs and feel it’s taking a toll on your health, you can contact us immediately.
No matter the time, our team will be on-site within minutes. On your first phone call, expect a few questions from our staff.
Addressing these questions will help us pick the right staff members and suitable equipment needed for the restoration process.
Our Alexandria smoke damage restoration professionals know the importance of emergency services and how they come in handy during unexpected times.
Our trusted smoke damage repair services of Alexandria
Alexandria Smoke damage inspection
We follow appropriate restoration techniques and safety procedures. Nonetheless, we need to inspect your Alexandria property for this purpose.
Once our staff reaches your home, they inspect your property’s surfaces, walls, and belongings to determine the severity of smoke damage and its type.
This step helps us draft an ideal restoration plan for you. We seek to be transparent about our services and costs and therefore discuss them with you before proceeding.
More intense smoke damage sometimes makes it difficult to assess your Alexandria property. The first step we take is to ventilate and vacuum your home surfaces.
Smoke lingering around your walls and soot-laden surfaces are challenging to tackle. Therefore, we open all your doors and windows and use professional-grade vacuums to clean the surfaces.
Then, we use heavy-duty air purifiers to suck smoke from your indoor atmosphere. We’ve served thousands of customers and have seen different smoke damage cases.
A few smoke damage events are too severe, which makes the cleaning process tricky. For instance, air filled with smoke is difficult to breathe in. Not only this, but the smoke-laden indoor atmosphere makes it difficult to view your property.
Therefore, proper ventilation and air purifying is the first thing we do in our restoration process.
You’ll likely call up a fire extinguisher service when your home catches fire. They use a mixture of chemicals, gases, and water to put out the fire.
So, your property will probably have standing water after experiencing fire damage. This water needs to be cleared up before the cleaning process.
Otherwise, it seeps into your walls and damages your property further. Our team uses robust water extraction tools and advanced methods to suck all the water from your home.
Not only does it prevent unnecessary moisture that may promote mold growth, but it also clears the place, making cleaning easier.
No matter your floor type, we take the headache of cleaning it. Our Alexandria smoke damage restoration team uses advanced cleaning methods to scrub off all the smoke and soot stains from your floor.
We utilize organic liquid cleansers to remove stubborn soot stains. Undoubtedly, soot is greasy and thick, and hard to remove.
Nonetheless, our specialized cleaners eliminate all the hard-to-clean stains as if they never existed.
After pouring the liquid cleaners, our team scrubs the flooring with soft sponges and brushes. Because we want to prevent your property from damage, we use gentle scrubbers that do not damage your floor or cause scratches – especially if you have tiles.
In all honesty, wall cleaning after a fire is not an easy process. The porous drywall breaks, and your walls ruin regardless of their type.
The paint comes off the painted walls, and the paneling rips off in most cases. Nonetheless, at Smoke Damage Experts of Old Town, we take the burden off your shoulders and simplify the wall cleaning process.
Our experts take an appropriate cleaning approach suitable for your walls. We first mend the broken and damaged walls and then clean them.
If the damage is not too intense, we simply wash and clean them with our gentle cleaners.
The soot and smoke stains quickly come off as our team cleans your walls from top to bottom.
Get in Touch With Us
To get in touch with one of our certified smoke damage restoration specialists today, please fill out the form or give us a call! We will be more than happy to discuss your smoke damage restoration project with you.
Repair after smoke damage
The National Fire Protection Association mentions that around 350,000 houses catch fire in the US every year.
Regardless of the intensity of the fire, soot and smoke damage are inevitable. However, getting in touch with a professional smoke damage restoration company can help you resolve the issue.
Our expert team takes over your property soon after your first call. Overlooking smoke damage will undoubtedly cause more harm and destroy your belongings. Therefore, as soon as you reach out to us, we’ll be on-site within minutes.
Here’s how we repair your Alexandria home and belongings after smoke damage.
Once we determine what we can save on your property, we take steps to restore them.
- We inspect your belongings to see if they have some harmful bacteria lingering on them.
- Our team uses protective gear, including lab coats, gloves, eye protection, and more when collecting your belongings.
- We used specialized company boxes to pack and protect your belongings. Because, of course, we do not want to damage them any further.
- After packing, our staff transfers them to our facilities
- We dedicate time to clean, disinfect, and remove dangerous soot and smoke residue.
- Property inspection is a must to see what parts of the building are affected by smoke. While it is easy to notice visible smoke and soot, they could quickly go unnoticeable in spaces like the nooks and crannies of your Alexandria home.
With years of experience in the smoke damage repair field, our team knows the areas that could be affected by smoke and soot. An initial inspection helps us pick an appropriate restoration plan.
This restoration plan includes all the steps we’ll take to repair and restore your home. We also discuss the rates to avoid misconceptions in the long run.
We take pride in matching you with reliable local estimates.
- The fire extinguishers used to put out the fire contain water, gases, and chemicals. This means they leave your house all drenched. Getting rid of water is essential before the repair process.
Standing water seeps into your walls and flooring. Later, this promotes mold and mildew growth ruining your Alexandria property’s aesthetics. Our team extracts all the water and uses dehumidifiers to circulate air and encourage quicker drying.
- Indoor smoke is certainly deleterious to our health, and restoring smoke and soot around your property is difficult. Therefore, our team wears special protective gear and takes an appropriate approach to to ensure the greatest degree of quality services.
- They might ask you to keep out of the building, considering the amount of damage. Breathing in a smoky atmosphere promotes respiratory issues and aggravates the existing ones.
Smoke and soot removal
- You’ll likely find your entire property and belongings covered in smoke and soot after a fire. It can be an overwhelming experience for you as a homeowner, and we understand why.
- There’s nothing more devastating than seeing your valuable possessions in ruins. However, our team understands the severity of the issue and seeks to lighten your burden.
We use air purifiers and vacuum cleaners to suck smoke particles lingering in your home. Our professional-grade purifying equipment also alleviates smoky odor from your property.
Cleaning and sanitization
- We collect your belongings and transfer them to our facility for cleaning and sanitization. Our team uses gentle cleaners to wash your drapes, beddings, clothes, and towels.
Besides, we also take the headache of cleaning your carpets. At Smoke Damage Experts of Old Town, we offer dry and steam cleaning for carpets. You can pick the one per your preferences.
However, we recommend dry cleaning for minor soot and smoke damage and steam cleaning after a severe event. Because the latter offers deep cleaning, it removes the soot and smoke hidden deep within the carpet fibers.
We also sanitize surfaces around your property, including furniture, doors, windows, and flooring. Smoke particles carry bacteria that might not get removed with initial cleaning. Sanitization, however, ensures 99.99% protection against pathogens, bacteria, and other germs.
- Repairing is the final step in the smoke restoration process. We discard all the items that cannot be restored and take steps to repair what can be.
Not only do we restore your furniture, documents, electronics, and carpets, but we also offer structural repairs.
For instance, if your drywall, doors, and windows have been severely damaged, we remove and replace them with new ones.
Our professional team eliminates dust, debris, smoke, and soot and fixes the damaged parts of your Alexandria property.
We also take steps to eliminate smoke odor from your home and belongings. Sometimes, the smoke odor remains long after the cleaning process.
Nonetheless, our smoke damage restoration experts in Alexandria use specialized materials for odor removal from your items. Our team also uses first-grade professional equipment to eliminate the smoky odor from your indoor atmosphere.
Note that the efficacy of the smoke damage restoration process relies heavily on how quickly you get in touch with a restoration company.
The quicker you contact, the less it’ll affect your home and expedite the restoration process.
At Smoke Damage Experts of Old Town, we offer 24/7 quality restoration services to help you in the hour of need.
Reach out to us anytime you need to restore your home from smoke damage!