Trust SERVPRO of Mentor to Handle Your Fire Damage Restoration Needs
Smoke Alarms Save Lives
It is so important that you check your smoke alarms. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, smoke detectors should be tested at least once a month and batteries should be replaced at least once or twice a year.
Smoke detectors also lose their efficiency after 10 years, so make sure to stay on top of replacing all your smoke detectors as well.
Fire & Smoke Alarm Facts
- Three out of five fire deaths occur in homes with no smoke alarms or when the alarms are not working.
- Smoke alarm failures usually result from missing, disconnected, or dead batteries.
- More than one-third (37 percent) of home fire deaths result from fires in which no smoke alarms are present.
- The risk of dying in a home fire is cut in half in homes with working smoke alarms.
It is vital to practice fire safety by installing and maintaining upkeep when it comes to your smoke alarms. If you do experience a fire, know that SERVPRO of Mentor is here to help restore your home or business!
Understanding the Fire Damage Restoration Process
A house fire in Mentor, OH can abruptly bring your entire life to a screeching halt. Fire Damage is not only devastating, but is can be incredibly dangerous. It is important for all smoke damage to be neutralized and deodorized to keep you and your family safe.
Before fire damage restoration and repairs begin, our crews will effectively board-up your home or business to protect your contents and belongings until the process of cleaning or claiming those begins. If you face a major house fire, our fire restoration crews will help you pack out and move your salvageable contents until the fire damage repairs are complete.
After emergency services are finished, structural cleaning is usually the first step in the restoration process. SERVPRO of Mentor can help reduce costs by cleaning areas that are only lightly affected by soot instead of completely having to replace them. Anything that cannot be cleaned to its original state will be cleaned so that it can properly be repainted. The process of structural cleaning is important because that’s where our professionals will begin the deodorization process. If odor is not handled correctly, it can not only harm your health, but linger for years to come. Our professionals utilize the right equipment specific to your fire loss.
If you find yourself with any type of fire damage, call SERVPRO of Mentor so we can begin the fire restoring process today!