Where to begin after a house fire, Antioch Ca, East Bay area
Where to begin after a house fire
Experiencing a house fire is a scary situation. After the feeling of unbelief, people are wondering what they can do to start the process of getting back into their beloved home. It’s important to take the necessary steps to ensure you and your family are safe.
Get Permission before entering your property, from your local Antioch fire department.
Depending on how extensive the fire damage is, make sure the Fire Marshall tells you that the structure is safe to enter. The fire should be completely extinguished, and precautionary measures taken to make sure the structure is deemed “safe” to enter. You also want to be careful no one in the household uses the electricity without permission from the authorities. Although you are anxious to find out if your favorite things survived the fire, waiting until it is safe prevents you from dealing with an injury that could delay cleaning up the fire damage.
Know who to contact
First call should be to your homeowners insurance. They will be able to help you file a claim and to get a representative out to you to assess the situation. If you are a tenant first call is to your property owner, and then to your rental insurance company.
Call A Professional Fire Damage Restoration Company, in your Antioch area.
Contacting a restoration company is the best way to handle fire damages. Companies such as SERVPRO of Antioch specialize in restoring what has been damaged, and getting it prepped for a contractor to get it put back together. If you need fire restoration services, contact the team at SERVPRO of Antioch 925-706-0106 24/7 We have the tools, expertise and experience handling fire damage.
Document the Damage
Along with providing fire restoration services that you and your family will need. We at SERVPRO of Antioch utilize a program called assured pack out that is recognized by insurance companies. With this program we are able to effectively document all salvageable and non salvageable items from your home. It is easily itemized in a list that can be sent directly to your insurance company so they can easily and quickly get your belongings taken care of .
We at SERVPRO hope you never have to endure a home fire but we are here when and if you do Please contact us at 925-706-0106 24/7 for all your restoration needs