Dealing with fire damage single-handedly can be intimidating, but STOP Restoration of Charlotte North is here to lend a helping hand!
Fires are probably a property owner’s worst nightmare. Big or small, the damage that a fire causes can be devastating and has irreversible consequences on the foundation of your property. The longer the damage is left unattended, the more widespread the destruction becomes. Quick action is key to preventing long-term damage and restoring the house to its initial state. As a property owner, reaching out to a reputable fire damage restoration service should be your first call.
Our team at STOP Restoration of Charlotte North understands that fire restoration is a time-sensitive process. We value our customers’ time and money and work tirelessly to preserve the structural integrity of your property. Here are a few of the many reasons why hiring a professional fire damage restoration agency is in your best interest:
Ensures Personal Safety:
No matter how small, fires can shake up the foundation of your property. Even if the flames appear to be temporarily out, they can spark up again. Fires also leave behind various physical hazards and debris, including shattered glass, metal, plastic, and wooden splinters, and could have also exposed electrical wiring. Entering the premises unprepared and with no protective gear can cause you physical harm. It is highly recommended that you not step into the premises until they have been thoroughly examined by professionals and deemed safe.
Saves Time and Money:
You may feel like hiring a professional fire restoration service is an unnecessary expense, but this choice will save you tons of money in the long run. Property owners may be unaware that fire damage isn’t always visible; it causes destruction on a foundational level, which can weaken the entire property if left unattended.
Smoke and soot are obvious consequences of a fire. They are airborne and have extremely fine particles that travel extensively throughout your residence and reach areas the fire hasn’t even touched. Smoke embeds itself deep within wall cracks and crevices, ceilings, porous materials like carpets and rugs, pipes, and the ventilation system. Like carbon and sulfur, the acids from the smoke can eat away at the structural elements, causing decay and decomposition at a rate ten times faster than usual. Eventually, there comes a point when these materials can no longer be repaired and need to be permanently discarded. Replacing them is a costly task.
Fire restoration experts use specialized equipment that can help them identify the damage before it has worsened to a stage of no repair. They initiate restoration without delay to preserve the maximum structural integrity of the property.
Safeguards Your Health:
The water used to put out a fire can be a source of trouble if not removed and dried down properly. Moisture and dampness are breeding grounds for mold infestations, most commonly black mold, a known severe health hazard. Upon inhalation, mold spores cause irritation, itchiness, cough, and flu and trigger asthma attacks. Long-term mold exposure has also been linked with multiple forms of skin cancer, toxic mold syndrome, and permanent lung damage. It is safe to say that mold isn’t something you want lingering on your property.
Fire restoration experts understand the mold growth pattern and know precisely which areas of the property to target. They have specialized equipment like moisture detectors that help them find the growth even if it’s layers deep. Using potent biocides, industrial-grade scrubs, and large-capacity vacuums, they work to eliminate excess mold spores and restore the natural balance.
At STOP Restoration of Charlotte North, our customers are our top priority. Our team of experts works around the clock to ensure timely assistance is provided to those who need it. We have dedicated and hard-working professionals who have years of experience managing fire-damaged houses and restoring them to their initial charm.