If you have a fire or water emergency, please call us now at (417) 623-1388

To have the optimal experience while using this site, you will need to update your browser. You may want to try one of the following alternatives:

Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Content Cleaning After Fire Damage

11/19/2021 (Permalink)

Boxes that says Fragile SERVPRO of Carthage-Joplin provides secure storage of your contents after cleaning.

Cleaning Contents After a Fire

When your home has been damaged because of a fire, you may choose to hire a content cleaning company to clean up many of your belongings. The process involved in this cleanup has several steps:

  • Packing up your contents
  • Carrying contents away for dry-cleaning and other processes
  • Storing your belongings until they are returned
  • Unpacking your belongings

Protective Packaging

Many of the furnishings and belongings in your home will suffer smoke damage after a fire. You can't do much on your own for heavy curtains, couches, and mattresses, but don't despair. Cleanup professionals have tools and techniques at their disposal that can bring many of your belongings back to new. Most of your clothing will probably go through dry-cleaning. If you have a lot of non-porous belongings that have suffered damage, it may go through an ultrasonic treatment.

Safe Transportation

As your belongings are prepared for transportation to cleaning facilities, they will be photographed and packaged for safety. Professionals work hard to be sure your items don't suffer any further additional damage during this cleanup process. Bubble-wrap and packing paper will protect your belongings as they are stored and transported in large boxes.

Specialized Cleaning

The cleaning part of the process may take place in more than one facility. Specialists will determine the best process for each type of furnishing, so your possessions aren't damaged by the wrong cleansers and so that contamination is fully contained. For example, electronics require a different type of cleaning process than your carpets. After cleaning, the contents of your home will be packaged in new bubble wrap and packing materials.

Home Delivery

As the furnishings and contents of your home move through the dy-cleaning process and after they have been repackaged, they will be kept in a content storage location until they are returned to your Carl Junction, MO, home and restored to their original positions. It is possible enjoy your home after a fire after a thorough cleaning and restoration process.

Other News

View Recent Posts