Some people think that fires only happen to irresponsible people who leave the stove on. In fact, fires can occur virtually anywhere and at any time. Even though a fire may be the end of your home as you know it, it can give you an opportunity to make your property even better than before. Here’s how your home can recover in the wake of fire damage:
Unfortunately, the danger doesn’t end once the fire is extinguished. During a fire, your home will have accumulated large amounts of soot and smoke that can be hazardous to your lungs. By hiring a professional fire restoration company, you can have all harmful elements completely removed from your walls, ceilings, and carpeting.
Unfortunately, most fires do quite a bit more than smoke damage. If large portions of your property are completely unsalvageable, you’ll be glad to know that a remodeling firm can rebuild each room to look exactly as it did before. If you wish, you could even use this opportunity to make a few upgrades.
Since heat rises, your roof will likely suffer a great deal of damage during a fire. Though extensive fire damage will merit a total roof replacement, smaller incidents may only require modest repairs. In order to make your home livable again, you should start by asking a professional roofing company for a free estimate on repairs.
According to the U.S. Fire Administration, faulty electrical wiring accounts for more than 26,000 fires every year. If you’re afraid that your home is a tinder box, you’ll find that rewiring can help reduce the risk of fire in the future. However, electrical wiring is a job best left to the professionals.
If your home has recently suffered fire damage, contact Fentress Builders, Inc. We have more than 40 years of experience with fire restoration, remodeling, roofing, and dozens of other home services. If you call us at (317) 899-9381, we’ll review the damage and give you an accurate repair estimate, free of charge.