4 Tips for Business Owners After Fire
When fire damage does occur, reach out to SERVPRO® West Coast DRT to assess your fire damage restoration needs. Any delay in seeking professional help could result in damages extending past where they could have been mitigated. Smoke, a byproduct of fire, is acidic. It’s corrosive elements are capable of corroding away nearly any surface. Smoke and soot damage should be addressed immediately by experienced fire restoration professionals.
- Call SERVPRO® West Coast DRT – you need professional services, so before moving to the next step, call the experts.
- Move children and pets to a smoke-free area. Move them to a relative's or friend's home until the fire cleanup or restoration is complete.
- Open all the windows to get air circulating to help alleviate the smoke smell.
- Inventory your belongings. Create a list of your business’s or home’s contents, this will assist when filing a claim with your insurance. Taking pictures of the affected items or damage is also a good idea. You will need these for insurance claims purposes, and for your own records.