|DO Limit the movement in the home to prevent soot particles from being impregnated into upholstery and carpets. Keep hands clean. Soot on hands can impregnate upholstery, walls and woodwork, causing more damage.DO Blow off or brush-vacuum loose soot particles from upholstery, drapes and carpets.
DO Place clean towels or old linens on rug and carpet traffic areas to prevent more soiling.
DO If electricity is off, empty freezer and refrigerator completely and prop doors open.
DO Clean and protect chrome on kitchen and bathroom faucets, trim and appliances with light coating of light Vaseline or oil.
DO Wash off houseplants on both sides of leaves.
DO Cover upholstery with sheets before use.
|DONT attempt to wash any walls or painted surfaces without first contacting a professional restoration service.DONT attempt to shampoo carpet or upholstered furniture without first consulting a professional restoration service.
DONT attempt to clean any electrical appliances, TV sets, radios, etc. that may have been close to fire, heat or water without consulting an authorized repair service.
DONT use any canned or packaged food or beverages that may have been stored close to fire, heat or water. (They may have been contaminated.)
DONT turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet. Wiring may be wet or damaged.
DONT send garments to ordinary dry cleaner. Improper cleaning may set smoke odor.
Disaster Restoration’s highly trained and certified team goes into action immediately following a disaster, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Emergency services include water extraction, dehumidification, debris removal, contents pack-outs, demolition — everything necessary to contain damage, secure the structure, and reduce the eventual cost of the loss.
We are specialists in Flood & Fire Restoration and are highly trained to deal with any situation that arises, whether it is a small flood from a washing machine leak to major fire damage. This incorporates domestic and industrial sites. We are members of the, IICRC, the Institute of Inspection Cleaning, Restoration & Certification and the ASCR, the Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration in the United States of America.
For Flood & Fire emergencies, we have a quick response team, which aims to be on the scene within hours. Our main concern is to prevent further loss occurring to property, whilst implementing procedures that will make the transition to normality as smooth and stress-free as possible for the client. This involves assessing what damage has been caused and limiting any further damage to property. In the case of a fire after taking readings for the Relative Humidity and the Temperature, we would remove any items of value from smoke affected areas into a drying area, or remove them off site to a storage area for inspection and decontamination. This includes all books, papers, pictures, clothes, as well as furniture.
DETAILED ESTIMATES: A thorough independent and impartial evaluation of all damage will expedite the insurance claim process so restoration work can begin quickly.
INSPECTION AND APPRAISAL OF DAMAGES: Our technicians are experts in building construction, and carpet and fabric properties. Their many years of experience with thorough inspections and appraisals of damaged structures result in a guaranteed price for repairs with no surprises when the work is done.
COMPLETE CLEANING SERVICES: Our personnel have over 15 years of experience in cleaning up after all types of disasters. This wealth of experience helps us to tackle new disaster scenario we encounter.
EMERGENCY SERVICES: Our services include water removal from leaks or flooding, effective odor control, professional deodorization and emergency board up after a fire.
EXPERT RESTORATION: Comfort and peace may well be shaken after a loss but will return after Disaster Restoration finishes the complete restoration of the damaged areas.
PROPERTY & FIXTURES RESTORATION: Followed by the initial preliminary clean up operation, thorough washing down all walls, ceilings and floors, this would also involve fogging the building, which applies a smoke & odour neutralizer to all the areas that the smoke has reached. Also we may place a JetaZone unit in each smoke-affected area which will deodorise the entire premises. This can be done in minutes, or be run overnight on a time controlled basis. The upholstery, carpets and curtains where possible will be cleaned on site or cleaned at our facility and returned to the loss location or put into storage. All electronic equipment are checked for smoke damage and then dry / wet washed to remove all traces of smoke and carbon etc. In other words, all items that are restorable will be returned to site as quickly as possible, thus keeping the restoration time to a minimum and returning things back to normality.
Delay in action can result in permanent damage and costly replacement. So, when disaster strikes callDisaster Restoration at (+65) – 6241 9443 or (+65) – 9321 9321 immediately – without obligation for a FREE consultation to save $$$$$$$$.
Businesses and homes are two biggest assets and it is natural to want to get possessions back in order after water, fire or smoke damage. These tips will assist in taking the proper action until professional assistance arrives and increase the chances for a successful restoration.
Do’s and Don’ts during Water Damage