There is not many things that are worse than a disaster that has a major effect on your home and personal belongings. One if the ways that this can happen is when you have a structure fire. A fire is something that can happen to anyone and has the ability to spread through a house fast. A fire can be caused by faulty wiring or a fire that is set intentionally. This is not something that you are ready for and can be devastating even if it does not take over the entire house. The aftermath needs to be treated properly if you want to be able to rebuild your home. The fire has elements that cause damage that means you need a good restoration company. There are flames that are actually charring the home, smoke that is getting on everything and the water that is used to douse the flames. After the main cleanup is done you want to make sure you know what goes into the actual restoration of the home. American Hometown Services outlines what goes into restoring a home after a fire.
How Do You Get Rid of the Smell of a Smoke After a Fire?
One of the problems that you will have when your home has been through a fire is that everything in your house and the house itself has an odor from the smoke. This is not something that you can cover up with a coat of paint. The odor is something that makes restoring a house quite difficult. The smell is often left anywhere the smoke was able to go and that means no corner is left untouched. You want to be sure that you have a restoration company that can come out and treat the house so that the odors are eliminated when you move back in. Your personal belongings are something that you will need to take care of on your own.
Drywall & Other Fire Damaged Materials Need to Be Replaced
When the house has been through a fire there are going to be lots of areas that are going to be burned. When the fire has taken a part out of the beams they are not sturdy. You want to make sure that any areas of the house that have been attacked by the fire has been removed and replaced. When you have your home restored you do not want to put your family at risk. The risk is that the home will not have the structure that is needed and you can end up having problem when you try to sell the house. The inspector will see that there are beams and other parts of the structure that have been left instead of replaced.
Final Remodeling Details to Rebuild House After a Fire
You want to make sure that you use a company that is able to do the entire project. The project included finishing the house with the final details such as paint, molding, flooring and more. You want to make sure that all the restoration has been completed so that your family can be moved back in.
Fire Damage Restoration Services & More in Quincy, Macomb, Hamilton, Warsaw & East Alton Illinois | Hannibal, Missouri
American Hometown Services can come out to your house after a fire and work on cleaning, drying, sanitizing, restoring and rebuilding your home. Call us to schedule an on-site appointment.