Fire and smoke damage, as well as furnace puff backs, can cover your property in soot and leave offensive odors. When your property is struck with an emergency involving fire and smoke, you can always depend on Quick Response Restoration for the fast, convenient, and comprehensive restoration services you need.
We are fully equipped to address immediate structural damage as well as any subsequent reconstruction requirements.
Attempting to clean your property yourself can result in further damage. Rely on our certified technicians for the training and skills needed to properly clean and restore as many of your belongings as possible, while preventing the need for replacements.
If you have experienced a fire at your property, contact Quick Response Restoration
today at 518-899-7090 as soon as possible. We'll respond immediately to assess the damage and provide you with the complete solutions you need. Please note that it is also important to contact your insurance company to inform them that a loss has occurred.
After smoke or fire damage occurs at your property, Quick Response Restoration provides the following solutions:
- Immediate emergency response, assessment of the damage, and scope development
- Containment of the affected area by certified restoration technicians to minimize damage
- Consultation and scope evaluation by project management
- Content restoration and pack-out
- Restoration and reconstruction
- Returning clean contents and a final walkthrough with your project manager
From the moment we arrive to your final walkthrough, your project manager will guide you through every step of the recovery process, getting you back to normal faster than ever before possible.
When a smoke or fire disaster strikes, call Quick Response Restoration at 518-899-7090.
The fire has been extinguished. What now? Contact Quick Response Restoration
and report a claim to your insurance company immediately. You are responsible for starting the loss mitigation process which includes taking steps towards preventing additional damage. Take inventory of damaged goods before discarding anything and save all receipts related to money spent on the loss.
Can I clean my own home following fire or smoke damage or loss?
Attempts to handle the damage yourself can often make things worse. It is highly recommended you leave this process to the certified restoration technicians at Quick Response Restoration. We'll assess your situation and take the best steps towards restoring your belongings and property.
You can help by taking an inventory of any open or contaminated food packages before discarding them. Keep your hands clean as soot that gets on your hands can be transferred to other items and further damage upholstery, walls, and woodwork. you may also open windows for ventilation.
How much does it cost to repair fire or smoke damage, and do I need an estimate before work begins?
Each restoration project is different and it can be difficult to provide an accurate estimate for work to be completed. There are multiple variables that will determine the scope of the work. Quick Response Restoration uses state-of-the-art software that is recognized throughout the industry to generate our billing.
Itemized billing is prepared once your structure has been properly repaired. You or your insurance company will be billed for the completed work.
Do I have a choice in the restoration company that takes care of my property or do I have to use the company that is recommended by my insurance company?
When you report a loss to your insurance company, they'll often recommend a preferred vendor. Under the law, you have the right to determine which company performs the work in your home or business. Quick Response Restoration has your best interests in mind every time.
What should I do if a fire has caused broken windows or roof damage?
Quick Response Restoration can perform emergency service board-ups to secure your property and prevent any further damage. If the fire has caused a power outage in your home, be sure to take an inventory of any items in your refrigerator before disposing of them.
If the fire has occurred in the winter and you anticipate being without power, we can arrange to have a plumber winterize your home, preventing further damage that could be caused by broken water pipes.
I am unable to stay home while repairs are being completed. What will happen to my belongings in the meantime?
Quick Response Restoration can handle the process from start to finish. First, we'll complete a "pack out" of your home where all salvageable items are itemized and removed from the property. They'll be stored at our 30,000-square-foot heated and secured warehouse. Once there they'll be deodorized and cleaned.
Your items will be stored safely until you're ready to move back into your home or another residential location.
How can I reduce fire hazards to prevent damage from happening?
There are several steps you can take at home to reduce the risk of fire and smoke damage. Change your furnace filters and properly maintain your heating system. Furnace malfunctions can cause "puff backs" which can leave soot all over your property.
Always keep an eye out for the warning signs of an electrical problem, such as switches and outlets that are hot, discolored cords, outlets, and switch plates, and repeatedly blown fuses and tripped breakers. Always use caution when cooking, smoking, and using candles.
Most fires started by any of these common causes could have been prevented.