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 day or night, on weekend or holidays. That’s why we provide 24-hour emergency fire restoration services, 365 days a year. Scotch Plains residents can expect an immediate response time, 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 Scotch Plains home or business. A faster response helps to prevent secondary damage and helps to reduce 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

As water and fire damage specialists, we have the experience, the expertise, and the advanced training that enables us to get your property restored quickly and thoroughly. 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 determine the scope of the fire and smoke damage by examining the affected areas and by testing the adjoining rooms for smoke and soot damage. An accurate assessment is crucial to the planning process. 

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)

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

If your Scotch Plains, NJ home has been struck by fire and smoke damage, SERVPRO of Western Union County is ready to go to work. We know that the stress caused from a fire can be as devastating as the structural damage itself. Our team is trained to keep you apprised of the progress we are making on your property and strives to get you back inside as soon as possible.

Reach us at (908) 791-9177 so that we can begin the process of making your fire incident a memory.