Express Emergency Services knows that each Boca Raton fire is different. Even if the homes are identical, the property inside burns differently depending on its composition and no two fires ever burn at the same rate. That means the physical damage is different and both the type and amount of smoke residues left behind can vary widely.
If there is any structural fire damage to the Boca Raton home, our residential services start with boarding it up. Our specialists cover doors and windows with plywood sheets and secure the roof with either plywood or a specially designed, waterproof tarp. Covering them serves to protect the home from the weather, but just as important, it also reduces the risk of intrusion from Florida’s extensive animal and insect populations.
As part of our crew works to prevent more damage, others begin examining and removing property. If there is an undamaged section of the house, they bring property there to get it out of the way. When the entire home is affected, the team can bring property outside if weather allows, or bring it to our facility for cleaning.
With personal property out of the way, the restoration crew begins remediating the damage to the structure. Where the flames burned walls or carpets, they remove and dispose of it immediately. If panels, carpets, and tiles absorbed a large amount of smoke, or become covered with very thick residues, an inspector examines them carefully to determine if it is cheaper to replace the structural material than to spend the labor hours and cleaning agents to restore them.
Behind the drywall and ceiling tiles, smoke often infiltrates the wall and ceiling framing. Our crew can remove and replace it, but we make every effort to clean and remove the residues and odors. Since the framing is sturdier than panels and tiles, technicians can not only spray cleaning agents to remove them but also use hand or power sanders and other tools to remove affected surfaces without compromising structural integrity.
Our goal at Express Emergency Services is to return each Boca Raton home to its original, pre-fire condition. It is not a quick or simple series of processes, but our team of professionals is with you at every step. If you have a question or need to schedule a visit; call us today at 561-513-5977.
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