Darien, CT Fire Damage Cleanup and Restoration
Fires can quickly threaten Darien homes, leading to a pressing need for restoration and recovery services. While single-family homes becoming impacted by an unexpected fire is destructive enough, buildings used for community events throughout the year like the Halloween Family Fest at the Darien Arts Center or Holiday Magic at the Grove Street Plaza affect hundreds in an emergency. The fast response of our SERVPRO team can make a difference in the time spent with restoration and the ultimate costs for an insurance company and customer.
Initial Fire Mitigation Steps for Darien Properties
Mitigation is a vital stage of restoration and recovery for fire-damaged properties, especially in the earliest stages where these actions can impact total loss. Our involvement with area insurance providers helps us know what these adjusters need to approve damage claims. We can secure the structure through emergency services and begin our extensive evaluation of the property for damage cataloging and estimation purposes. Some of the initial emergency services that precede job scoping include:
- Roof tarping and board-up
- Fire debris removal
- Air quality and HVAC cleaning
- Controlled demolition
Soot and Smoke Odor Removal for Darien
Cleaning up and deodorizing after a fire loss involves managing and eliminating circulating particulates like soot, ash, and smoke residues. When these particles come to rest on structural elements and contents, several practices like abrasive cleaning, agitative cleaning, and the application of solvents and detergents can help.
You can read more into our fire restoration process here.
SERVPRO of Darien / New Canaan
- 24-Hour Emergency Service
- Faster to Any Size Disaster
- Locally Owned and Operated
- A Trusted Leader in the Restoration Industry
- Highly Trained Fire Restoration Technicians
Fire, Smoke, or Soot Damage? Call Today (203) 966-6264
24-Hour Emergency Fire Restoration Service
Fire emergencies can happen day or night, on weekend or holidays. That’s why we provide 24-hour emergency fire restoration services, 365 days a year. Darien residents can expect an immediate response time, day or night.
Faster to Any Size Fire Emergency
Immediate action is crucial when dealing with water and fire damage. We’re dedicated to responding immediately when you need help. A fast response helps lessen the damage, limits secondary damage, and reduces cost.
Locally Owned, with National Resources
SERVPRO of Darien / New Canaan is locally owned and operated so we are part of the Darien community too. When you have a flooding or water emergency, we’re already nearby and ready to help. We’re also part of a network of over 2060 Franchises, including special Disaster Recovery Teams placed strategically throughout the country to respond to large-scale fire, water, and storm disasters.
Highly Trained Water and Fire Restoration Specialists
We are fire damage specialists. We get started quickly to get your home or business back to pre-fire condition. We have specific training and certifications to handle your restoration needs. Learn about our fire and water damage training/certificates.
Our Fire Restoration Process
Every fire damage event is a little different and requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our process for the “typical” fire damage emergency.
Step 1: Emergency Contact
We are available 24 hours, 7 days a week. When you call, one of our representatives will ask a series of questions about the fire damage to your home or business. This information helps us respond immediately with all the needed equipment and resources.
Step 2: Inspection and Fire Damage Assessment
We determine the scope of the fire and smoke damage by examining the affected areas and by testing the adjoining rooms for smoke and soot damage. An accurate assessment is crucial to the planning process.
Step 3: Immediate Board-Up and Roof-Tarp Service (if needed)
Fire damage can often compromise windows, walls, and roofs. To maintain security and to protect against further damage, we can board up missing windows and walls and place tarps on damaged roofs.
Step 4: Water Removal and Drying (if water damage is present)
The water removal process begins almost immediately and removes the majority of the water. We then use dehumidifiers and air movers to remove the remaining water and complete the drying process.
Step 5: Removal of Smoke and Soot from All Surfaces
We use specialized equipment and techniques to remove smoke and soot from ceilings, walls, and other surfaces.
Step 6: Cleaning and Sanitizing
Any restorable items will be cleaned and sanitized. We’ll use a variety of specialized cleaning techniques to restore your belongings to pre-fire condition. Our professionals will also remove smoke and other odors using advanced air scrubbing equipment and fogging devices with deodorizers.
Step 7: Restoration
Restoration is the process or restoring your home or business to its pre-fire condition. Restoration may involve relatively minor repairs, such as replacing drywall and painting, or it could include significant reconstruction of entire rooms.
Trusted Fire Restoration Leaders
If your Darien, CT home has been struck by fire and smoke damage, SERVPRO of Darien / New Canaan is ready to go to work. We know that the stress caused from a fire can be as devastating as the structural damage itself. Our team is trained to keep you apprised of the progress we are making on your property and strives to get you back inside as soon as possible.
Reach us at (203) 966-6264 so that we can begin the process of making your fire incident a memory.