Ford City, IL Fire Damage Cleanup and Restoration

Because the neighborhood is a combination of commercial properties and single-family homes or apartments, the densely populated area can become a potential hazard during fires. Close buildings can experience soot and smoke damage and require thorough cleaning and fire restoration. A single disaster can impact multiple buildings and homes, requiring a fast response by our team to overcome with solvents, detergents, and abrasive cleaning tactics ideal for exterior textiles and veneers. Our professionals have extensive training to help with: 

  • Fire damage restoration
  • Smoke remediation
  • Fire and smoke damage
  • Fire damaged homes

Water & Fire Damage Restoration Mitigation Steps in Ford City 

Mitigation can often be one of the first stages our technicians undertake when arriving to Ford City properties. After fire damage, our professionals must contend with pressing fire and water damage present on the property. The extinguishment process can often leave standing water and areas of the house, which must get addressed as soon as possible. Fire restoration mitigation can also include addressing fire and smoke damage through:

  • Air scrubbing
  • Debris removal
  • Controlled demolition
  • Content relocation 

Content Cleaning for Ford City Smoke Damage

Protecting your personal belongings can often be achieved with relocation, though offsite cleaning is also recommended for highly affected items. Our SERVPRO facility has advanced cleaning tools and equipment to overcome fire and smoke damage, including:

  • ESPORTA Wash System
  • Ultrasonic Cleaning Tank
  • Ozone Chamber

Find more about our water & fire damage restorations on our main service page.  

SERVPRO of Marquette Park / West Lawn / Ford City

Fire, Smoke, or Soot Damage? Call Today (773) 337-3993

24-Hour Emergency Fire Restoration Service

Fire emergencies can happen without warning and don’t wait for regular business hours, so we’re ready 24 hours a day, 7 days a week—including holidays. If your Ford City home is damaged by fire, we can respond quickly, day or night.

Faster to Any Size Fire Emergency

Immediate action is crucial when dealing with water and fire damage. We’re dedicated to responding immediately when you need help. A fast response helps lessen the damage, limits secondary damage, and reduces cost.

Locally Owned, with National Resources

We are proud to be an active member of this community. SERVPRO of Marquette Park / West Lawn / Ford City is locally owned and operated so we’re already nearby and ready to help Ford City residents and business owners with any-sized fire and smoke damage emergencies.

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Highly Trained Water and Fire Restoration Specialists

As water and fire damage specialists, we have the experience, the expertise, and the advanced training that enables us to get your property restored quickly and thoroughly. Learn about our fire damage training/certificates.

Our Fire Restoration Process

Every fire damage event is a little different and requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our process for the “typical” fire damage emergency.

Step 1: Emergency Contact

We are available 24 hours, 7 days a week. When you call, one of our representatives will ask a series of questions about the fire damage to your home or business. This information helps us respond immediately with all the needed equipment and resources.

Step 2: Inspection and Fire Damage Assessment

We determine the scope of the fire and smoke damage by examining the affected areas and by testing the adjoining rooms for smoke and soot damage. An accurate assessment is crucial to the planning process. 

Step 3: Immediate Board-Up and Roof-Tarp Service (if needed)

Fire damage can often compromise windows, walls, and roofs. To maintain security and to protect against further damage, we can board up missing windows and walls and place tarps on damaged roofs. 

Step 4: Water Removal and Drying (if water damage is present)

The water removal process begins almost immediately and removes the majority of the water. We then use dehumidifiers and air movers to remove the remaining water and complete the drying process. 

Step 5: Removal of Smoke and Soot from All Surfaces

We use specialized equipment and techniques to remove smoke and soot from ceilings, walls, and other surfaces. 

Step 6: Cleaning and Sanitizing

Any restorable items will be cleaned and sanitized. We’ll use a variety of specialized cleaning techniques to restore your belongings to pre-fire condition. Our professionals will also remove smoke and other odors using advanced air scrubbing equipment and fogging devices with deodorizers.

Step 7: Restoration

Restoration is the process or restoring your home or business to its pre-fire condition. Restoration may involve relatively minor repairs, such as replacing drywall and painting, or it could include significant reconstruction of entire rooms.

Trusted Fire Restoration Leaders

When fire and smoke damage your Ford City, IL property, you can trust SERVPRO of Marquette Park / West Lawn / Ford City to restore your home or business back to its original state. We understand that fire doesn’t just damage your home, but also causes emotional distress as well. Trained SERVPRO franchise professionals will talk to you through the entire restoration process, and work hard to get you back into your property soon.

Call (773) 337-3993 - We are ready to start restoring your home to pre-fire condition.