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What Happens After you extinguish a Fire

4/18/2022 (Permalink)

Did you know that not all fires are created equal? Different types of fires have different classifications. For example, an electrical fire is handled in a vastly different manner than a kitchen grease fire. These fires are fueled differently, thus producing a distinctive kind of odor. Did you also know that different kinds of fires require different kinds of fire extinguishers? There are wet chemical fire extinguishers, ABC dry powder fire extinguishers, dry special powder fire extinguishers, CO2 gas fire extinguishers, water fire extinguishers, and foam fire extinguishers. Mind-boggling, right? So, say a fire has happened, now what? You have water damage, fire extinguisher mess, heavy oily soot, stinky dirty carpets, and drapes and don’t even know where to begin. How will you ever get it all cleaned up and not smelling like a disaster? The best solution is to call SERVPRO of Austin & Albert Lea. We are experts in cleaning up chemicals left from fire extinguishers, drying out water damage, cleaning your ceilings, walls, and floors, and removing soot, smoke, and fire damages and odors. Our expert technicians are trained to use our commercial-grade cleaning products (which have to be handled, applied, and removed with care) to combat the lingering devastation a fire leaves behind. We work diligently both on the scene and at our shop to bring your salvageable items to preloss condition. We even have a fancy ultrasonic machine that uses high-frequency sound waves transmitted through a liquid solvent to scrub clean the surfaces of your precious belongings. Our team works hard and with heart. We handle your items with care and concern. A fire, despite what kind or what extinguisher was used, is an overwhelming, unfortunate catastrophe, but you don’t have to, and shouldn’t, handle it alone. Soot can be caustic and carcinogenic. It leaves lasting damages if not handled promptly, with the right products, and in the right manner. SERVPRO of Austin and Albert Lea has your back and has the power and know-how to get you on track to life as you remember it. If you don’t know where to begin, a good first step is making a call to us so we can come to assess the damages and begin the time-sensitive process of cleaning and restoring your home back to preloss condition. We are HERO READY, and HERE TO HELP.

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