Kitchen Fire Research Paper

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Four Reasons to Use a Professional Restoration Service After a Kitchen Fire If you have had a fire break out in your kitchen and it was severe enough that the fire department had to come and put the flames out, then you will want a professional service to begin the work in restoring your kitchen to its original condition. Before you can even contemplate a new floor or new paint, you need to have preparation work done, and this should always be done professionally. The following are four significant reasons for this. Water must be thoroughly removed The water damage from putting out a fire can often be worse than the damage from the fire itself. But regardless of the extent of the water used to put out the flames, all excess water must be removed as a part of the restoration…show more content…
All moisture must be removed to prevent the growth of mold. A professional has large air blowers to dry out all of the moisture on the floors, ceilings and walls. Equally important, they have the skill and experience to do a thorough enough drying to prevent moisture from being trapped inside the walls and floors. A poor quality job done by an amateur homeowner can be expensive in the future if mold removal work needs to be done. Smoke damage Although surfaces such as wood can be sanded and painted, other surfaces need a professional cleaning to remove both the smoke stains and the smoke odor from the kitchen surfaces. Examples include surfaces made from different metals and various plastics. Kitchen floors made from vinyl and linoleum can often been cleaned instead of replaced. Insurance issues A professional restoration service has experience working with insurance companies. They are likely to have worked with your homeowner's insurance company as well. They can often expedite the process because they understand how to communicate with a claim's adjuster, and can explain the extent of the damage better than you
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