Can Electronics Be Cleaned After a Fire?
When it comes to a fire in your facility as a business owner you might be concerned about your electronics. Electronics that are not completely ruined by a fire may benefit from being cleaned. Fire cleanup professionals who specialize in electronics rely on several restoration methods.
Restoration experts can remove electronics from the site of a fire and work on them in a controlled location. There, they may be able to address several results of fire damage such as;
- Corrosion of circuits due to acidity of smoke
- Formation of black film of smoke or soot over internal components
- Warped electronics that suffered closer exposure to fire
These experts may be carefully clean corrosion or black film from the inside of computers, mobile devices or other electronics exposed to smoke damage. Corrosion or black film can both lead to short-circuiting and put residents at risk of starting another fire. If a device is no longer functional, it may be possible to retrieve data. In case of devices that are beyond restoration or data retrieval, restoration experts that specialize in electronics can supply owners with proof of loss that make it easier to file a claim and obtain replacements for damage electronics.
We understand that the process can be overwhelming. Our team is here for you every step of the way. If fire occurs in your business, call SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo at (269) 342-2366 and we will make it “Like it never even happened.”