Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration
Serving Raleigh, Lillington, Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, and the surrounding areas.
If you have smoke damage from a fire, you need an experienced Fire Damage Restoration team to help you get back to normal. Whether you experienced a protein fire, kitchen fire, small grease fire, battery fire, or a large-loss house fire, PHC Restoration can help. Our specially trained Fire Restoration team leaves no fire damage repair overlooked.
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Fire Damage Restoration Work
Our fire damage restoration services begin with boarding up all areas that have been exposed to the elements, such as roofs, ceilings, windows and doors. Based on our experience, this ensures your property and its contents are protected from any further damage. Our contents cleaning team then packs up your personal property, moves your furniture to our deodorization room, and cleans and stores it until our restoration work is complete.
Fire damage cleanup of your home by the PHC Restoration team is a total fire restoration process. Debris removal and soot removal are included. Drawing on our 52 years of experience, we use advanced cleaning methods to remove smoke odors from your home. As a licensed general contractor, we are able to perform the fire and smoke damage reconstruction process from start to finish. By the time we finish, your home will show no signs of having sustained fire or smoke damage.
Smoke Damage Restoration Work
Smoke damage restoration is a complex and thorough process aimed at returning a home or business to its pre-fire condition after it has suffered smoke damage from a fire. Smoke damage can be particularly challenging because smoke particles can penetrate various materials and surfaces, leaving behind odors and residues. PHC Restoration, with our 52 years of smoke damage restoration, are professional restoration specialists who have the experience and equipment to handle the job effectively and safely.
Fire Damage Restoration Company
PHC Restoration will provide you with a comprehensive cost estimate for your fire damage project. When writing the estimate, our experienced team will determine what can be repaired and what needs to be replaced. PHC Restoration has over 50 years of fire damage restoration experience. Our experienced estimators ensure that all repairs are covered in our estimate so that supplements are kept to a minimum.
Local Fire Restoration
The fire damage restoration team at PHC Restoration prides itself on providing an excellent experience from beginning to end. Once you move back into your home, the only reminder of the fire will be your new and improved home. We proudly offer top-quality fire and smoke restoration and repair services in Raleigh, Lillington, Pittsboro, Apex, Fuquay, Cary, Sanford, Dunn, North Carolina, and the surrounding areas. After the restoration is complete, PHC Restoration recommends home owners take steps to prevent future fire and smoke damage by installing smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, and creating a fire escape plan. PHC Restoration is an IICRC certified company.
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Fire damage to a home is traumatic regardless of the size or cause. PHC Restoration takes great pride in restoring homes back to as good as new condition as quickly as possible.
Fire Damage Restoration FAQs
How long will the fire restoration process take?
The length of time to restore a fire damaged property depends on the severity of damage, the amount of square footage affected, and the materials that are impacted. The time to restore damage caused by a grease fire in a 3,000 square foot home will be considerably shorter than the time to restore a 4,500 square foot home with roof and structural damage caused by an electrical fire or lightning strike. Fire damage restoration that mostly involves cleaning and deodorization can be completed in less than a month in some cases. Fire damage reconstruction that requires engineers, building permits, and numerous trades contractors can take anywhere from six months to a year to complete.
Can I stay in my home during the fire damage restoration process?
It depends. For small fires, if you still have power, and if containment can be set to separate you from the affected area, or if emergency cleaning can be done as soon as the loss occurs, you may be able to stay in your home. If you are unable to stay in your home, check with your insurance agent to verify your additional living expenses coverage to confirm if there are provisions for you to find alternative housing while repairs are taking place.
Will my home insurance policy cover the fire damage restoration?
Typically, yes, considering fires are sudden occurences. However, your carrier will make a determination of coverage based on your policy.
What is the first step of the fire restoration process?
An inspection and evaluation are the first steps of fire restoration. During that process, decisions are made regarding what can be restored and repaired.
Is anything salvageable after a fire?
Yes, many items, ranging from building materials to your personal property, are salvageable after a fire. When determining whether personal property should be restored, it all depends on the severity of damage and the cost to restore versus the cost to replace. For building materials, as long as the integrity of the material was not compromised in the fire, many items can be cleaned and restored instead of replaced.
How do you clean up smoke damage from a fire?
The first step of fire damage cleaning is using ventiliation and special equipment to clean the air, remove loose particles, and deodorize the affected areas. Then, cleaning is performed to remove loose residue, and those methods vary based on the type of surface affected. From there, we determine if the affected materials can be returned to a pre-loss condition through various specialized methods, or if replacement is needed.
Josh arranged to come inspect the soot damage from our gas logs promptly. He came a second time to meet with our insurance adjuster. He sent a great team of Jeff, Ryan, Becca, Tina and Valerie. They all worked hard for several days to clean the parts of our home that had been impacted by the soot. I highly recommend PHC.
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