Berkeley Heights, NJ Fire Damage Cleanup and Restoration

Fires can be devastating for many Union County homes and businesses, even larger structures like Blue Star Shopping Center. As a home for more than 13,000 people, this threat is more common than it might seem. We can respond fast for effective mitigation.

What Are the Emergency Services for Fire Damaged Berkeley Heights Homes? 

The mitigation process is often among the most critical for improving the efficiency of restoration to come. Several emergency services can begin when our team first arrives, including necessary actions like fire debris removal and air quality improvement. Each of these mitigative actions helps us to manage:

- fire damaged homes

- fire damage restoration

- fire and smoke damage

- smoke remediation

Does Smoke Remediation Remove Malodors?

While it is often one of the final restoration efforts considered, there is a need to consider the appropriate actions for removing smoke odors from the property. Malodors exist from the combustion of many materials, requiring several products and deodorization tools to overcome them in a damaged residence. 

Berkeley Heights House Fire Clean Up After Soot 

Soot can be one of the hardest substances to remove and clean and fire-damaged homes and businesses. Because these thick residues can present a challenge, we have multiple removal techniques and products to help. Wet and dry cleaning efforts get used insert removal for local homes.

See more about house fire clean up and fire mitigation on our main service page. 

SERVPRO of Western Union County

Fire, Smoke, or Soot Damage? Call Today (908) 791-9177

24-Hour Emergency Fire Restoration Service

We know that fire damage can happen any time, so we’re ready to respond 24 hours, 7 days a week—including holidays. We provide immediate emergency fire services for Berkeley Heights homes or businesses, day or night.

Faster to Any Size Fire Emergency

When fire and water damage strikes, a fast response is critical. We’re dedicated to responding immediately day or night to your Berkeley Heights home or business. A faster response helps to prevent secondary damage and helps to reduce cost.

Locally Owned, with National Resources

SERVPRO of Western Union County is locally owned and operated so we are part of the Berkeley Heights community too. When you have a flooding or water emergency, we’re already nearby and ready to help. We’re also part of a network of over 2170 Franchises, including special Disaster Recovery Teams placed strategically throughout the country to respond to large-scale fire, water, and storm disasters.

We are proud to serve our local communities:

Highly Trained Water and Fire Restoration Specialists

We specialize in fire and water restoration. We’ve received advance training in restoration techniques and we have the experience and specialized equipment to quickly restore your property. Learn about our fire damage training/certificates.

Our Fire Restoration Process

Every fire damage event is a little different and requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our process for the “typical” fire damage emergency.

Step 1: Emergency Contact

The fire restoration process begins when you call us. Our consultant will guide you through the crisis and may ask several questions to help us better understand the type of fire damage you experienced, determining the equipment and resources needed.

Step 2: Inspection and Fire Damage Assessment

We carefully inspect and test adjoining rooms of your property to determine the extent of the fire, smoke, and soot damage. This step is crucial to developing a plan of action.

Step 3: Immediate Board-Up and Roof-Tarp Service (if needed)

Fire damage can often compromise windows, walls, and roofs. To maintain security and to protect against further damage, we can board up missing windows and walls and place tarps on damaged roofs. 

Step 4: Water Removal and Drying (if water damage is present)

The water removal process begins almost immediately and removes the majority of the water. We then use dehumidifiers and air movers to remove the remaining water and complete the drying process. 

Step 5: Removal of Smoke and Soot from All Surfaces

Your property’s ceiling, walls, floors, and other surfaces will likely have smoke and soot residue. We’ll use specialized cleaning products, equipment, and techniques to properly clean your home or business. 

Step 6: Cleaning and Sanitizing

We clean and sanitize the restorable items and structures damaged by the fire. Our professionals use a variety of cleaning techniques to restore your belongings to pre-fire condition. We’re also trained to remove odors using industrial air scrubbers and fogging equipment.

Step 7: Restoration

Restoration is the process or restoring your home or business to its pre-fire condition. Restoration may involve relatively minor repairs, such as replacing drywall and painting, or it could include significant reconstruction of entire rooms.

Trusted Fire Restoration Leaders

When fire and smoke damage your Berkeley Heights, NJ property, you can trust SERVPRO of Western Union County to restore your home or business back to its original state. We understand that fire doesn’t just damage your home, but also causes emotional distress as well. Trained SERVPRO franchise professionals will talk to you through the entire restoration process, and work hard to get you back into your property soon.

Call (908) 791-9177 - We are ready to start restoring your home to pre-fire condition.