Often, when there is a fire in a home or business in San Bernardino County, the worst effects are from smoke damage after the fire is out.
Damage from smoke becomes worse and worse with every passing hour, and finding expert help right away is imperative for keeping losses to a minimum.
Not all contracting companies are equal when it comes to solving the problem of smoke damage after a San Bernardino County building fire, but Tri Span Environmental is a licensed contracting company dedicated to smoke damage remediation in San Bernardino County and surrounding areas.
How to Minimize Smoke Damage after a Fire
The most important point to keep in mind about smoke damage is that it gets worse the longer you wait to take action after the fire is extinguished. Salvaging furnishings, clothing, electronic equipment – and even parts of the building – is easiest in the first hours after the fire engines have left the scene.
Entering a building after a fire is dangerous, and a fire marshal must first declare the site safe for entry before anyone goes inside to salvage property or survey damage. After that, clothing, drapes, furnishings, and other possessions can be removed for cleaning or disposal.
Understanding which items are salvageable and which must be disposed of takes experience, and this is why working with a contractor who specializes in smoke damage in San Bernardino County is important.
Tri Span Environmental also rebuilds structures after fires, so at the same time they are helping you salvage your possessions, they are examining the building for damage and developing a strategy for saving as much of the structure as possible from smoke damage as well. This reduces the total cost and time needed for complete remediation after a fire.