Fire Restoration

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stock-fireIn the unfortunate event that you experience a fire in your home, you should call M&M for professional restoration service. It is important that the cleanup begins as soon as possible. Smoke residues are acidic in nature and with time they will cause surfaces to corrode and stain permanently. Smoke residues that were pressurized during the fire will permeate cracks and crevices of building materials and deposit odor-causing residues.

M&M construction service professionals will work quickly to stop the damage and restore your home and contents back to pre-fire condition by using cleaning systems and equipment that will help eliminate costly replacement of restorable items.

Smoke odors can be difficult to remove due to its penetration and absorption into building materials. We have the knowledge, products and equipment to permanently remove these stubborn odors. Give us a call for an estimate of damage repair in the event of a fire or smoke damage.

Do

-Call your insurance company and/or agent.

 -Call M&M Construction Specialist at 908-378-5951.

 -Blow off or brush-vacuum loose soot particles from upholstery, drapes, and carpets.

-Place clean towels or old linens on rugs and carpets to prevent more soiling.

-If electricity is off empty freezer & refrigerator completely and block doors open. (For safety reasons, make sure they cannot close).

-Clean & protect chrome on kitchen & bathroom faucets, trim, & appliances with a light coating of Vaseline or light oil.

 -Turn off main water supply. Pour RV Anti-freeze in sinks, toilet bowls, and tubs — if heat is off during freezing season. (Make sure that children and pets do not have access to the anti-freeze).

 -Wash off house plants on both sides of leaves. (Water softener helps.)

 -Change furnace filter.

 -Tape double layers of cheese cloth over air registers.

Don’t

-Do not attempt to wash any walls or painted surfaces without first contacting a professional restoration service.

-Do not attempt to shampoo carpet or upholstered furniture without first contacting a professional restoration service.

-Do not attempt to clean any electrical appliances, TV sets, radios, etc. that may have been close to fire, heat or water without consulting an authorized repair service.

-Do not use any canned or packaged food or beverages that may have been stored close to fire, heat or water. (They may be contaminated).

-Do not turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet. Wiring may be wet or damaged.

-Do not send garments to ordinary dry cleaning. Improper cleaning may set smoke odor.

M&M Construction Specialist

To have your next home improvement project listed on this page, please call M&M Construction Specialist at 908-378-5951 to schedule your free in-home estimate.

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Middlesex, Union, Somerset, Morris, Bergen, Passaic, Essex and Hudson Counties
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