Scotch Plains, NJ Fire Damage Cleanup and Restoration

Fires can have a devastating impact on homes and large structures in Union County like the Blue Star Shopping Center or the JCC of Central New Jersey. We can help with swift mitigation strategies. 

Needed Fire Mitigation Services for Scotch Plains Homes 

Mitigating the fire damage in your home can often begin with a thorough assessment of the property. While immediate actions can vary considerably, this evaluation is one used to find what materials have become affected, where smoke damage exists, and other strategies to make restoration more efficient like:

  • fire damaged home
  • smoke cleaning 
  • soot removal
  • fire damage restoration
  • fire and smoke damage

Is Soot an Obstacle in Fire Damaged Scotch Plains Homes? 

Arguably, there are few more challenging aspects of fire restoration than eliminating trapped soot and smoke residues on building materials and contents. Dry cleaning is a preferred restoration technique for this damage, though many difficult situations demand various wet cleaning strategies. Emulsification and dissolving stubborn stains and thick residues can make the wipe cleaning process far more efficient.  

Efficient Smoke Remediation Targets Odors in Scotch Plains Properties 

Remediating smoke damage in area homes must also mean addressing the harsh odors combustion can leave behind. This immense presence in a damaged home can result from several materials combusting during an emergency. We have efficient neutralizing and removal approaches. 

See the main service page for more on smoke remediation and fire restoration solutions. 

SERVPRO of Western Union County

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

24-Hour Emergency Fire Restoration Service

Fire emergencies can happen without warning and don’t wait for regular business hours, so we’re ready 24 hours a day, 7 days a week—including holidays. If your Scotch Plains home is damaged by fire, we can respond quickly, day or night.

Faster to Any Size Fire Emergency

SERVPRO of Western Union County is dedicated to responding immediately to your Scotch Plains fire damage emergency. A faster response is the key to help prevent additional damage and to help reduce the restoration cost.

Locally Owned, with National Resources

We are proud to be an active member of this community. SERVPRO of Western Union County is locally owned and operated so we’re already nearby and ready to help Scotch Plains residents and business owners with any-sized fire and smoke damage emergencies.

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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

We are available 24 hours, 7 days a week. When you call, one of our representatives will ask a series of questions about the fire damage to your home or business. This information helps us respond immediately with all the needed equipment and resources.

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)

In many fire damage cases, it’s necessary to board up missing windows and walls and to place tarps on a damaged roof. This helps to maintain security and to protect against further damage. 

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

If needed, we can begin the water removal process with powerful pumps and extraction units. This removes most of the water. We complete the water removal and drying process with industrial-strength dehumidifiers and air movers. 

Step 5: Removal of Smoke and Soot from All Surfaces

We use specialized equipment and techniques to remove smoke and soot from ceilings, walls, and other surfaces. 

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 Scotch Plains, 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.