Fire Damage Restoration When a fire strikes your property, it can seem as though it will never be the same again. Despite the water damage, soot damage and smoke damage, your property can be restored. It is essential however to choose a company that understands the proper way to restore a property after fire. Kelley Klean is a full-service restoration company with experience restoring properties from fire damage. From handling the water mitigation, to cleaning up the soot damage, we can do it all. Servicing the Columbia, Jefferson City, and Central Missouri areas, we are the proud restoration contractor of choice in the Mid-Missouri area. When you pick up the phone to call Kelley Klean, you are reaching out to over 30 years of cleaning experience. Established in 1986, Kelley Klean has worked on thousands of residential, commercial and industrial properties. If you are interested in learning more about our property cleanup services, or would like a competitive estimate, give us a call at 1-877-604-STOP or 573-214-0990. Forms of Fire Damage Heat Damage: Generally, heat is among the number one opponents of electrical processes, structural integrity, devices and electronic products. Once power cables and/or the panel box in the building heats past a certain threshold, they can degrade at a higher rate. Soot damage: Soot can absorb into almost everything and creates more hazards to the affected area than simply grime. Most people do not realize that over time, soot can cause the affected building materials to weaken. When soot clings to electronic devices or electrical outlets, it can also cause the circuits to short. Smoke damage: Smoke inhalation can be deadly. Also, if smoke odors are not eliminated, it can still lead to illnesses associated with the smoke. At Kelley Klean, we are certified by the IICRC in Smoke and Odor Removal. There is a specific process to follow when it comes to safely removing smoke, and we guarantee we will correctly remediate the affected area. After a Fire Hits Safety First: Make sure you and those around you are in a safe spot, and the fire is completely gone. Do not attempt to remove or clean any items, building materials or electronics. Call the Professionals: In the restoration business, time is key to getting your property restored. When a fire hits your property, you have three forms of damage; water, soot and smoke. With any water damage situation, you only have 24 hours before mold and secondary damage starts to occur. The quicker give us a call, the faster we can start the mitigation process. Air-out the Property: Whenever possible, unlock every windows and doors in the building to air it out. Inventory your Items: As soon as your property is available and deemed safe, inventory your belongings in the affected locations as best as you can as soon. Create copies of that list if necessary, and be sure to submit it to your insurance company. Empty Appliances: If applicable, clear the refrigerator or the freezer and leave it open. It is advisable to disconnect the refrigerator or the freezer, unload it, and leave it open to allow it air out, in case the electrical system in the building was destroyed because of the fire. By doing this, you prevent food from spoiling. Leave the cleaning to the Professionals: Do not attempt cleaning until the situation on your property is considered risk-free. Allow the experts deal with the affected areas of your property first since you could be dispersing more hazardous particulates and thus causing more damage. Steer Clear of electronics: There are possibilities of an unnoticed short circuit in the device and/or appliance involved. Leave it to the professionals to deem the environment safe and hazard-free. Have you Experienced Fire Damage to your Property? If an unexpected fire has occurred on your property, give Kelley Klean a call. Established in 1986, we understand the sense of urgency to arrive quickly, provide a competitive quote and start the mitigation process in a timely manner. The contractor of choice in Mid-Missouri, we service the Columbia, Jefferson City, and Central Missouri areas. If you would like to reach us directly, our office staff is on-hand to answer any questions or to provide you a quick and accurate estimate. Our dispatchers are standing by to take your call. To learn more about how we can restore your property after a fire, give us a call at 573-214-0990 or 1-877-604-STOP!