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Make Smart Moves When Fire Hits Your House or Business

Make Smart Moves When Fire Hits Your House or Business | California State Restoration

Dealing with a fire in your home or business can be a very scary and overwhelming experience. In the midst of all the chaos, it may be hard to remember what exactly you should and shouldn’t be doing to stay safe and protect your home or office building. There is a correct way of dealing with fire damage to keep you, your family, and your employees safe. Here are some do’s and don’ts for fire damage in your home or business from brought to you from all of us at California State Restoration Services.

What to Do:

  • Make sure to take photos of all the fire damage that has occurred in your home or business. These photos can be useful when dealing with your insurance claim.
  • Call your insurance company to start processing a claim.
  • Call a local fire restoration company to help clean up any fire damage in your home or business and repair any belongings that have suffered damage as well.
  • Throw away any food or drink that was in your home or building prior to the fire.
  • If you have gotten approval from a professional, open the windows in your home or building to allow for better ventilation.

What Not to Do:

  • Do not try to put out the fire yourself.
  • Do not enter your home or building until a fire professional has told you that it is safe to do so.
  • Do not turn on any water, electricity, or gas inside until a professional has given you the go ahead.
  • Do not attempt to clean the fire damage yourself. You need to wait for your insurance company to access the damage and then hire a professional for the restoration. You also might do more harm than good. Professional restoration companies have proper tools and materials to make sure your belongings and property are cleaned properly.
  • Do not use any belongings that were affected by fire damage or smoke damage.

About California State Restoration Services

Serving Napa, Marin, and Sonoma Counties with 24/7 Emergency Services, California State Restoration Services in Santa Rosa, CA performs every aspect of disaster restoration. For all your water, fire, storm, and mold damage needs, as well as for sewage and biohazard cleanups, California State Restoration Services is a one-stop company that is known for quality work and a professional approach to everything we do. We have grown steadily over the years because we make customer service a #1 priority and are always looking for solutions that are viable and affordable.

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Published on:
09/12/2022

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Professional, helpful, and reassuring

We called California State Restoration about a water leak in our upstairs bathroom and a crew showed up that same night to extract the water and set up drying equipment.

They were professional, helpful, and reassuring. They took the time to explain what needed to be done and why, then walked me through the estimate for the clean up and repairs step by step.

Also worked with my insurance no problem. If anything ever happens again I'm definitely calling these guys.

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