Fire Damage Restoration Newton IA

Professional Fire Damage Restoration In Newton IA

After fire, smoke and soot damage, it is natural to want to clean a building and its contents, but incorrect action can jeopardize or seriously impede the restoration process. Before you attempt any repairs yourself, it is very important to call Integrity Cleaning & Restoration for an immediate response. Our experienced professionals are trained with the latest technology to undertake appropriate emergency action to restore walls and furnishings damaged by fire, smoke and soot.

If a fire does occur in your home, knowing what to do can be the difference between life and death.

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Make a plan for yourself and your family

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Make sure every person knows at least two ways to escape from every room
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Establish a meeting spot
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Familiarize yourself and your family with “STOP, DROP, and ROLL”
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Run a practice scenario
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Practice waking up to fire alarms in case a fire occurs in the middle of the night

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Never go back inside for any reason
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Get out of the home and to your meeting place before calling 9-1-1

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Tell the 9-1-1 dispatch officer if someone is still inside
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Tell the firefighters if someone is still inside
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Stay calm and stay back
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Let the firefighters do their job

Complete Water Restoration Services

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Structural Cleaning

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Carpet & Furniture Cleaning

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Duct Cleaning

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Content Cleaning

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Debris Disposal

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Water Mitigation

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Full Service Reconstruction

The Care Your home Deserves

If a fire does occur in your home, knowing what to do can be the difference between life and death.

Make a plan for yourself and your family
Make sure every person knows at least two ways to escape from every room
Establish a meeting spot
Familiarize yourself and your family with “STOP, DROP, and ROLL”
Run a practice scenario
Practice waking up to fire alarms in case a fire occurs in the middle of the night
Never go back inside for any reason
Get out of the home and to your meeting place before calling 9-1-1
Tell the 9-1-1 dispatch officer if someone is still inside
Tell the firefighters if someone is still inside
Stay calm and stay back
Let the firefighters do their job

There are many different types of smoke damage

Fire Damage Restoration Newton IA

Wet Smoke Residue

Results from fires with low heat; the residue is sticky, smears and has a bad odor

Fire Damage Restoration Newton IA

Dry Smoke Residue

Results from a fire that burns fast at a high temperatures; the residue is often dry, powdery, and doesn’t smear

Fire Damage Restoration Newton IA

Protein Residue

Protein residue is not visible, but it causes discoloration to paint; it has an extreme pungent smoke odor

Fire Damage Restoration Newton IA

Fuel Oil Soot

Fuel oil soot is the result of a furnace

Fire Damage Restoration Newton IA

Other Types of Residues

Fire extinguishers leave a residue that needs to be cleaned as well

Fire Recovery Tips

After fire is out, open windows for ventilation (weather permitting).
If power is out, empty refrigerators & freezers and prop open doors.
If heat is off during winter, pour antifreeze into toilet bowls, tanks, sinks & tub drains.
Have your pets stay elsewhere until cleanup is complete.
Have Integrity board up roof, windows & other openings to prevent further damage.
Shut off HVAC to prevent spread of soot.
DO NOT try to wash soot from walls, ceilings or absorbent surfaces.
DO NOT use carpet or furniture affected by heavy smoke.
DO NOT use food or medications exposed to heat.
DO NOT turn on appliances until they are cleaned & inspected.

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