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How To Restore Fire Damaged Wood

Published by Allegra on August 31, 2021 in category: Uncategorized

wood on a burning homeCan we restore fire-damaged wood?

Yes, we can.

Once the fire gets extinguished and you’ve evacuated your home, you can call our fire damage restoration service providers for assistance. We have a team of IICRC-technicians with specialized training in home restoration.  From furnishings, floorboards to other structural elements, we know how to salvage all types of burned wood.

Here’s a closer look at our home reconstruction strategy:

Step 1: Complete Home Inspection

Our home restoration specialists conduct a thorough survey of the fire site and surrounding area within your property. It allows us to identify the potential problem areas and assess the damages sustained after the fire.

We use this information to create a strategic restoration plan tailored for your home.  Having a personalized strategy allows us to accommodate individual needs and requirements. Consequently, helping the team to bring your home to its initial condition.

Step 2: Water Removal

Your home might have endured additional harm after exposure to water and chemicals from fire extinguishers and other fire fighting equipment. Hence, we focus on addressing this issue with water damage restoration services to mitigate the risk of mold growth.

Our trained home restoration specialists use high-grade pumps, dehumidifiers, and dryers to remove all traces of water. Additionally, we ensure that the fire site receives proper ventilation to promote air circulation. This can help wet items dry faster and remove the smoky smell from the room.

Pro Tip:

Mold can develop within 48 hours in damp places. Hence, you should contact 911 Restoration of Downtown Los Angeles for emergency support. We will arrive within 45 minutes of your call to keep the situation under control.

Step 3: Safe Removal of Soot and Smoke Damage

The next step involves the careful removal of grit, grime, and soot from wooden furnishings and structural elements. It facilitates the reconstruction and wood repair process in the next phase.

Our fire damage restoration services can include:

  • Proper removal of soot and smoke residue with specialized equipment
  • Latex soot removal method for peeling off soot from wooden surfaces
  • Clear away ash and soot on dry and fire-damaged wood with a HEPA vacuum and wood cleaners
  • Using effective deodorization treatment to eliminate the smoky smell that often lingers (or gets embedded in porous wood) after a house fire

Lastly, our careful cleaning minimizes the smoke and fire damage from spreading. Otherwise, you might deal with additional repairs for items that weren’t even harmed during the incident.

Step 4: Practicing the Rs of Fire Damage Restoration Services

Should you repair the wood or replace it?

Knowing how to restore fire-damaged wood requires expertise in wood type, texture, and finishing too. It helps us create the right strategy to reverse signs of damage done on the woodwork.  Subsequently, the severity of the harm caused by the accident can influence our decision.

For example:

  • We can reface and repaint cabinets that the fire didn’t damage severely
  • Roof panels and burned floorboards can be repaired and paneled
  • Repairing antique woodwork and using preservation techniques to retain its old worldly a lot longer
  • Handling minor repairs and reconstruction tasks for wooden furnishings and upholstery parts

In short, we know how to save all salvareble items with our effective techniques. We will replace anything that’s gone beyond repair.

Why Should You Choose 911 Restoration of Downtown Los Angeles?

Fires spread quickly and leave significant damage in their wake.  911 Restoration of Downtown Los Angeles offers disaster recovery services for fire emergencies.  Our trained team will arrive at the scene less than an hour after your call.

After that, we’ll do our best to cover all sorts of damages and restore fire-damaged wood.

With us by your side, you’ll receive:

  • Speedy and efficient fire damage restoration services
  • Access to licensed professionals equipped with high-grade tools to clean up soot and repair damaged structures
  • A cooperative team of home restoration specialists
  • Cost-effective reconstruction solutions
  • Customize mitigation strategies

Moreover, we offer insurance support for homeowners interested in getting reimbursed for the property loss after the incident. This typically entails assistance in gathering photographic evidence of the damages sustained. Additionally, we keep a record of the expenses paid for repairs and restoration done in the aftermath.

These efforts and our testimony can help build your cases better. Consequently,  it maximizes the chances of receiving full coverage from your home insurance company.

In other words. We are here to support you from start to finish helping you start anew after a horrible accident.

Parting Words

Overall, dealing with home fires can be a devastating time for you (and your family). We are here to lend a hand. You can count on us to restore fire-damaged wood and mitigate further deterioration. We provide water damage and mold remediation services as well. Subsequently, protecting the structural integrity of your home.

As a result, your home returns to its original condition, and you won’t have to replace your favorite wooden furniture.

Got a home emergency? Call (424) 369-0894 to schedule a home inspection with the best home restoration specialists in the area.

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