Richmond County, GA Fire Damage Cleanup and Restoration

Fire losses are a substantial concern for Richmond County homeowners, especially in larger public structures like the Richmond County Elementary, and Glenn Hills Middle Schools. When fire disasters occur, many homeowners choose to reach out to their insurance provider first for what needs to happen to secure an approved damage claim. Our detailed and thorough damage assessment and job scoping process can catalog loss and document damage for the evidence insurance adjusters require. We have staffed emergency lines running 24/7 to get our project manager and rapid response team to your home quickly. 

Fire Mitigation Services for Richmond County Homes

Mitigation is a critical phase of the fire restoration process, as it is one of the first steps that our professionals take upon arrival. Post-fire cleanup can leave your home facing multiple hazardous threats,including: 

  • Soot
  • Smoke 
  • Ash 
  • Fire Debris 
  • Compromised structural elements 

Addressing many of these concerns can happen with air filtration equipment and cleaning up loose debris in the structure. This can help to identify potential problems with structural integrity as well as more gets exposed. 

Smoke Odor Neutralization in Richmond County 

Combustion can create soot and soiling threats for surfaces that must get cleaned, but also generate harsh, noxious odors that spread throughout the house. Neutralizing and eliminating these smells incorporate several practices, including odor counteractant beads and granules to lessen the intensity or thermal foggers and hydroxyl generators to remove lingering smoke scents permanently. 

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SERVPRO of Augusta South / Burke & Wilkes Counties

Fire, Smoke, or Soot Damage? Call Today (706) 843-1990

24-Hour Emergency Fire Restoration Service

We know that fire damage can happen any time, so we’re ready to respond 24 hours, 7 days a week—including holidays. We provide immediate emergency fire services for Richmond County homes or businesses, 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

SERVPRO of Augusta South / Burke & Wilkes Counties is locally owned and operated so we are part of the Richmond County community too. When you have a flooding or water emergency, we’re already nearby and ready to help. We’re also part of a network of over 1,700 Franchises, including special Disaster Recovery Teams placed strategically throughout the country to respond to large-scale fire, water, and storm disasters.

We are proud to serve our local communities:

Highly Trained Water and Fire Restoration Specialists

We specialize in fire and water restoration. We’ve received advance training in restoration techniques and we have the experience and specialized equipment to quickly restore your property. 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

Your property’s ceiling, walls, floors, and other surfaces will likely have smoke and soot residue. We’ll use specialized cleaning products, equipment, and techniques to properly clean your home or business. 

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

If your Richmond County, GA home has been struck by fire and smoke damage, SERVPRO of Augusta South / Burke & Wilkes Counties is ready to go to work. We know that the stress caused from a fire can be as devastating as the structural damage itself. Our team is trained to keep you apprised of the progress we are making on your property and strives to get you back inside as soon as possible.

Reach us at (706) 843-1990 so that we can begin the process of making your fire incident a memory.