Emeryville, CA Fire Damage Cleanup and Restoration
While it might not be one of the largest cities in California, Emeryville is a growing community in Alameda County because of its proximity to Silicon Valley and the University of California. As such, we expect emergencies and disasters to occur regularly that keep our roster active in the area. We work closely with area insurance providers to begin vital mitigation efforts and emergency services as soon as possible once a fire gets extinguished in a residence.
Reducing the Impact of a Fire Loss on Emeryville Homes
Multiple steps can get taken to reduce the total loss experienced after a fire takes place. Often, mitigation and emergency services make up a considerable portion of the restoration process. These actions can often vastly reduce out-of-pocket expenses and the need for tear-out or reconstruction. Mitigation can involve multiple types of actions and approaches depending on the damage to your home, the kind of fire loss effects remaining, and any materials impacted by the lingering presence of soot and smoke residues.
Cleaning Smoke and Soot Residues from the House
These residues can be among the most challenging obstacles for our professionals to face, especially considering there is no universal removal technique. The choice in products or practices used depends on the underlying material and the severity of the soot presence. These options include:
· Media blasting
· Controlled demolition
Learn more about our thorough fire restoration and cleaning services here.
SERVPRO of West Oakland
- 24-Hour Emergency Service
- Faster to Any Size Disaster
- Locally Owned and Operated
- A Trusted Leader in the Restoration Industry
- Highly Trained Fire Restoration Technicians
Fire, Smoke, or Soot Damage? Call Today (510) 599-9300
24-Hour Emergency Fire Restoration Service
Fire emergencies can happen without warning and don’t wait for regular business hours, so we’re ready 24 hours a day, 7 days a week—including holidays. If your Emeryville home is damaged by fire, we can respond quickly, day or night.
Faster to Any Size Fire Emergency
Immediate action is crucial when dealing with water and fire damage. We’re dedicated to responding immediately when you need help. A fast response helps lessen the damage, limits secondary damage, and reduces cost.
Locally Owned, with National Resources
SERVPRO of West Oakland is locally owned and operated so we are part of the Emeryville community too. When you have a flooding or water emergency, we’re already nearby and ready to help. We’re also part of a network of over 2190 Franchises, including special Disaster Recovery Teams placed strategically throughout the country to respond to large-scale fire, water, and storm disasters.
Highly Trained Water and Fire Restoration Specialists
We are fire damage specialists. We get started quickly to get your home or business back to pre-fire condition. We have specific training and certifications to handle your restoration needs. Learn about our fire and water damage training/certificates.
Our Fire Restoration Process
Every fire damage event is a little different and requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our process for the “typical” fire damage emergency.
Step 1: Emergency Contact
The fire restoration process begins when you call us. Our consultant will guide you through the crisis and may ask several questions to help us better understand the type of fire damage you experienced, determining the equipment and resources needed.
Step 2: Inspection and Fire Damage Assessment
We carefully inspect and test adjoining rooms of your property to determine the extent of the fire, smoke, and soot damage. This step is crucial to developing a plan of action.
Step 3: Immediate Board-Up and Roof-Tarp Service (if needed)
In many fire damage cases, it’s necessary to board up missing windows and walls and to place tarps on a damaged roof. This helps to maintain security and to protect against further damage.
Step 4: Water Removal and Drying (if water damage is present)
The water removal process begins almost immediately and removes the majority of the water. We then use dehumidifiers and air movers to remove the remaining water and complete the drying process.
Step 5: Removal of Smoke and Soot from All Surfaces
Your property’s ceiling, walls, floors, and other surfaces will likely have smoke and soot residue. We’ll use specialized cleaning products, equipment, and techniques to properly clean your home or business.
Step 6: Cleaning and Sanitizing
Any restorable items will be cleaned and sanitized. We’ll use a variety of specialized cleaning techniques to restore your belongings to pre-fire condition. Our professionals will also remove smoke and other odors using advanced air scrubbing equipment and fogging devices with deodorizers.
Step 7: Restoration
Restoration is the process or restoring your home or business to its pre-fire condition. Restoration may involve relatively minor repairs, such as replacing drywall and painting, or it could include significant reconstruction of entire rooms.
Trusted Fire Restoration Leaders
If your Emeryville, CA home has been struck by fire and smoke damage, SERVPRO of West Oakland is ready to go to work. We know that the stress caused from a fire can be as devastating as the structural damage itself. Our team is trained to keep you apprised of the progress we are making on your property and strives to get you back inside as soon as possible.
Reach us at (510) 599-9300 so that we can begin the process of making your fire incident a memory.