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What to do After A House Fire
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What to do After A House Fire

House fires are stressful and disheartening experiences for homeowners. Because of the emotional hardships house fires bring, it can be difficult to know what you should do next. Having a plan in mind will help you bring your home back to a safe and comfortable state as soon as possible. Here are a few steps you can take after suffering a house fire.

Relocate to a Safe Place

After a house fire, it’s likely that you and your family won’t be able to stay in your home for a while. From smoke that can damage your lungs to diminished security, there are a number of ways a fire-damaged home can be dangerous to your safety. Arrange a place where you and your family can stay while professional contractors restore your home. A few options for places you can stay include a hotel or a family member’s house. This will provide you with the safety and space necessary to complete the next steps of restoring your home.

Document the Damage

Take some time to photograph and document any items that were damaged or lost in the fire. You should compile a thorough list of all damage to present to your insurance company. By collecting this information, you’ll be better able to receive the insurance assistance you need to fully restore your home and belongings.

Contact Your Insurance Company

Your insurance will play a key role in restoring your home back to its original state. After establishing your family’s safety and compiling a list of all of the damage, meet with your insurance company to arrange what part of your restoration service your plan will cover.

Because insurance policies can be confusing, consider working with a restoration company that provides insurance assistance. Insurance experts will take the time to understand your specific restoration needs and how your insurance plan should help you take on those upcoming projects.

Protect Your Home With Boards & Tarps

As you wait for your home to be restored, you’ll need to keep it protected from weather conditions, pests, and unwanted passersby. Schedule a professional board up and tarping service to keep your home secure while the restoration team works on bringing it back to life.

Clean Your Valuable Possessions

Not all hope is lost when it comes to your personal belongings! With a professional contents cleaning service, you’ll be able to recover a noteworthy amount of valuable pieces such as furniture, heirlooms, appliances, and electronics. Experienced and certified restoration specialists will work diligently to get your favorite possessions back to a recognizable and operating state. Take the time to schedule a contents cleaning service with a restoration company you can trust.

Contact Restoration Network For Your Fire Damage Solutions

From insurance assistance to rebuilding, Restoration Network knows what it takes to bring a home back to life after a recent house fire. We’ll work with you to ensure every damaged area of your home is addressed and repaired. Our team is available 24/7 so you can always count on us to be ready in case of an emergency.

To work with our five-star restoration contractors, contact Restoration Network today at 612-564-0202. We look forward to working with you!

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