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Fire damage and Getting things Back together as Quickly as Possible

7/19/2016 (Permalink)

Got fire damage? No worries, SERVPRO of N. Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes & Washington can take care of it!

Getting things Back together as Quickly as Possible After Fire Damage

It’s not uncommon for people to leave their home in a hurry to get to work, school, and other activities when they are running late. In fact, some families do it all the time. While there is nothing wrong with this practice, it may eventually leave the family open to an unwanted surprise. Specifically, in the cases where a family member leaves the iron on and it begins to burn their clothing, or they may leave food on the stove cooking for extended periods of time. Regardless of the situation or the circumstances, these are easy recipes for the family coming back to a fire-damaged home.

Even though no one would like for this scenario to happen to them, there are many reasons for being the victim of a Miramar Beach fire. So, for those of you who are interested in what to do when the ultimate tragedy does occur, here’s some valuable recommendations that can be used to get things back to normal as quickly as possible. 

Contact Your Home Insurance Provider to Report the Incident Immediately 

Most people invest in a home insurance policy that covers the home in case there is a fire. In many cases, mortgage companies require this kind of insurance and it mandatory for home ownership so there is a good chance that the owner has a good policy that they can depend on during these times. So, SERVPRO suggests contacting the insurance company right away to get the ball rolling in some different areas. For instance, if the fire damage is extensive, the home may not be livable for quite some time. Meaning the family will need a place to stay until the damage is repaired. The insurance company’s representative can assist with getting the appropriate alternative housing as soon as they receive the call. 

Check out our Comprehensive fire damage in Miramar Beach Services 

In addition to contacting the insurance provider for assistance with filing a claim, the owner of the home will also be tasked with getting help with cleaning up the fire damage so that the family can occupy the home again. Because we provide a wide variety of different fire damage recovery services, we can help you and your family with the essential things that you will need on the day of the fire as well as after. For example, once the firefighter extinguishes the fire and leaves the scene, the real work will begin, and we can assist you with this part of the process. One of the essential duties and responsibilities is securing the home before the family leaves the property. This is typically done by boarding up windows and doors so that intruders cannot enter in and vandalize the property. 

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 Getting things together after a fire can be a devastating experience for everyone involved. So, it is important to solicit the right help as quickly as possible to begin the restoration process. To get the help you need, call our SERVPRO of N. Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes & Washington representatives at 1-850-267-0746, so that we can customize recovery plans to fit your immediate needs. 

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