How Much Property Damage Can Fires Cause? Can Fire Damage Restoration Restore It?

Fire is a dangerous element as it can cause damage anywhere it burns out of control, including a campsite in a forest or an electric wiring accident inside a home. What makes fires most dangerous is that they will continue to burn anything in its pathway until only ashes remain.

How much property damage can fires cause? Can fire damage restoration restore property? With Restore Pro on the scene of a house or business fire, not only will we assess the damage, but we can reconstruct homes and restore many pieces of property that would otherwise be lost.

How much damage can a fire do?

Fire damage depends on the extent and intensity of what is burning. It also depends on whether there are accelerants present, which will intensify the burn and cause it to spread quickly. The construction materials of homes and personal effects have also changed drastically over the years. Just three decades ago, an occupant had about seventeen minutes to get out of a burning house. Today, it is under three minutes, which shows how fast fire now burns through a property.‎

What are the effects of fire accidents?

The effects of fire damage can be two-fold to most people who experience fires. Not only is it an unexpected financial loss that is difficult to bear, but the cost to replace a home or pay for new furniture can be staggering. The price can be even greater when a loss of life occurs in a fire.

How do you remediate fire damage?

What steps does Restore Pro engage during fire damage restoration of a home or property? The first step is to assess the scene for safety and security, which is performed by licensed specialists. We then can enter the property and assess the damage. While some property damage may be beyond saving, lots of furniture and personal possessions can be restored to former conditions.

After the initial assessment, our specialists remove the smoke and soot damaged debris and then begin the process of restoring the property. It is also necessary to deep clean each item and sanitize them. Afterward, we will lastly deodorize them to remove any lasting scents from the fire. This is important because many people suffer from smoke intolerance or have allergies.

Is it safe to be in a house after a fire?

We do not advise anyone to remain in a house after a fire because of the after-effects of smoke damage on the skin and respiratory system. Even when a fire has been put out and the smoke has cleared, there will likely be smoke particles in the air and soot on walls, furniture, or bedding. Before returning, property owners should call Restore Pro for a thorough check-up. That is why we make sure our technicians are available 24 hours a day and seven days a week to assist you.

If you experience a fire, call us immediately at 1-800-847-0114 or send us a message on our Facebook page at to learn more about our services.