Once the smoke has cleared, and all of the emergency responders have cleared the scene, it is time for yet another vital call to action to properly mitigate further damages and costs associated with prolonged exposure to the elements after a fire.
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What To Do After A Fire
A fire in your home can be a scary time and do some serious damage. Not only do flames, heat, and smoke cause damage, but the water used to put out the fire also causes damage. In addition, there might be items you think are not damaged, but smoked has destroyed them.
The first step is to take care of your family. Make sure everyone is safe and has clothing, a place to stay, food, and medicine. It will be hard but try to get a lot of rest and sleep, it will benefit you through this tough time. In addition, tend to your pets make sure they are comforted and have shelter as well. The second step after the fire should be to contact your insurance agent. Make a claim as soon as possible to get the ball rolling. Also, Phase III Construction will work with your insurance. If you do not have insurance, you may need to pay out of pocket for repairs.
Depending on the damage, you may not want to enter your home. Unless your local fire department says it is safe to be in, stay away from the home. Next, you will need to secure your finances. Make sure to save any receipts you spend on repairs you may need to prove it later on. These are only a few steps in the recovery after a fire.
Let the professionals at Phase III Construction help you restore your home to its former glory. Call us today at 734-237-7322.