Why Choose PuroClean of Des Plaines for fire damage restoration?

In order to minimize the extent of the damage, fire damage to property needs to be dealt with immediately. PuroClean of Des Plaines will determine the full extent of the damage to your residential or commercial property. We will then provide all the necessary fire damage restoration services, which include structural support and board-ups as needed. Our expert team will take extra care while packing your belongings and will work diligently to clean and deodorize your property.

Fire Damage Restoration

The trained team at PuroClean of Des Plaines will begin by assessing the damage and then will remove items from the property, keeping and cleaning those that are salvageable. We will remove soot and other pollutants from the air and surfaces.

Smoke Odor Removal & Deodorization

Using special equipment, our trained and respectful technicians remove smoke odors, leaving your commercial or residential property clean and fresh.

Temporary Protection

To protect your property from further damage by rain or intruders, we provide board-ups and roof-tarping.

Quick & Responsive

Because damage continues for days after a fire is extinguished, a quick response can make the difference between recovery and permanent damage.

We know how devastating fire damage can be for your family or business. PuroClean of Des Plaines will respond to your fire damage restoration needs quickly and compassionately. We work diligently to be respectful of your personal belongings and use state-of-the-science equipment to ensure that smoky odors are eliminated and that the structural integrity of your property is maintained.

PuroClean Fire Mitigation Services Include

Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration

  1. First, we assess the extent of damage caused by fire, smoke, soot, and the water used to extinguish the fire.
  2. Next, our technicians will remove non-salvageable items, like non-perishable food and burned clothing. Items able to be saved may be restored either on or off-site.
  3. We will then secure your property from intruders by providing board-ups and tarps where needed. 
  4. Next, the team removes excess water, drying the affected areas to avoid further water damage.
  5. Once the property is dry, our technicians remove soot from surfaces and items using specialized equipment. Unseen biological and chemical pollutants will then be removed, followed by smoke odor removal.
  6. Finally, PuroClean of Des Plaines removes any remaining smoke, dust, and debris and completely sanitizes the property.

Smoke Odor Removal & Professional Deodorization

We remove smoke odors with specialized equipment, like foggers, ozone generators, and hydroxyl generators.

Emergency Cleaning & Sanitation

We remove soot, dust, and debris from your property, leaving it clean and fresh.

Pack-Outs and Contents Cleaning

Salvageable items affected by the fire will need to be removed. We will pack out those items and furnishings. Depending on the available space and amount of items removed, cleaning and restoring those items may occur on or off-site.

Temporary Protection/Board-Up

Many times a fire affects the roof, walls, and windows of your home or business. To protect your space, we will board up the windows and provide roof tarping. 

Carpet and Pad Removal

Soot can be very difficult to remove from the carpet. Sometimes the carpet is salvageable. If not, we will remove the carpet and padding underneath. 

Puff-Back Cleaning

A malfunctioning oil furnace may suddenly expel soot and debris. Allow us to professionally clean this oily, sticky mess. 

Do’s and Don’ts After a Fire

Do…

Contact PuroClean of Des Plaines immediately!

Don’t…

Try to wipe or clean the residue yourself

Turn on the TV or other electrical appliances until the risk has been assessed

Use furniture or carpet affected by the fire

Consume food that may have been exposed to heat, smoke, or soot. This even includes non-perishables!

Fire Damage Restoration Services FAQs

Below are questions typically asked by our PuroClean customers:

What happens if I have a fire late at night and need assistance?

PuroClean of Des Plaines is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and will respond to your call for fire damage restoration any time, on any day. We have your best interests at heart, and restoring your property correctly, the first time, is our top priority. Call us now at (224) 319-0100

What do I need to do to get a free estimate or how much does it cost?

Call us now at (224) 319-0100 for a free estimate of our fire damage restoration services.

Is a home fire covered by my insurance?

It depends on your policy. If it is covered, the insurance company will cover invoices up to your policy limit, and you are responsible for the deductible. Contact your agent to find out if this loss is covered.

FAQ

Can I inspect my house after the fire?

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Am I responsible for my deductible?

[VIDEO] Yes, you will be responsible for your deductible. If the loss is a covered claim, your insurance will pay any covered invoices up to your policy limit minus your [...]

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Do I really need professional cleanup if the fire was small?

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How do I secure my property after the fire?

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