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Fire Damage Restoration
During fire outbreak, Creative Renovations & Building Inc are the fire damage authorities and are equipped with the right knowledge, skills and tools to identify the type of smoke damage. From the gathered information, the required succession procedures will be untaken. click here for more...
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One unparalleled behavior of smoke during fire outbreak is the level of destruction coupled with complexity of damage it induces. Through the permeation of smoke in the hollows of the structure, concealed damages and odors are produced.
With this, the skilled fire restoration professionals in the site must find out the degree of damage to these elements – fire, heat, moisture, and smoke – caused. Their knowledge of building systems will help them determine the extent of damage and how far it had spread.
With a wide base of operations (100 mile radius of St. Louis, Missouri) Creative Renovations & Building Inc. is within one phone call to provide youwith the service you need.
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SMOKE:
Since hot smokes are lighter, they transfer to cooler parts of the building moving to the upper structural areas
By the means of pipe holes, smoke freely travels around plumbing systems and through their chases to propagate smoke damage far beyond the original fire source.
The restoration process necessary to repair damages brought about by fire damage can be remarkably affected by the type of smoke
SMOKE DAMAGE TYPES
During fire outbreak, Creative Renovations & Building Inc are the fire damage authorities and are equipped with the right knowledge, skills and tools to identify the type of smoke damage. From the gathered information, the required succession procedures will be untaken.
TYPES OF SOOT:
Dry Smoke Residues
Characteristics: dry, powdery, non-smeary, small particles
Cause: fires of high temperature; fast-burning
Wet Smoke Residues
Characteristics: sticky, smeary, with strong & sharp odors
Cause: low-heat; smoldering fires
Characteristics: discolors paints and varnishes; difficult to be seen, extremely strong & sharp odors
Fuel Oil Soot
Characteristic: presence of furnace puff
Other types of residues – residues of fire extinguishers, tear gas, etc
INSPECTION & PRETESTING
Upon the inspection of the damaged site, Creative Renovations & Building Inc fire damage authorities run pretests to accurately identify the degree of fire damage as well as to precisely determine the extent of cleaning, rehabilitation and repair to be done. To further specify, the following will be made to ascertain in depth:
The degree and full scope of smoke and fire damage
Areas not affected by smoke and fire damage
Materials to be restored and materials to be replaced
Most effective cleaning systems and procedures
The process of inspection and pretesting gives Creative Renovations & Building Inc., the opportunity to identify and salvage as many of your valuable items as possible, while determining what is beyond repair/restoration. We will keep you updated you with the progress of the restoration and will help you through the entire recovery of your belongings and properties.