Portage, MI Fire Damage Cleanup and Restoration
After the fire trucks leave, your Portage home will likely suffer from not only fire and smoke damage but also significant water damage from firefighting efforts. SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo has the specialized fire and water damage restoration training, personnel, and equipment to respond immediately and to quickly restore your home to pre-fire condition.
Fire damage can be devastating for you and your family. Feelings of confusion and stress are common, and you need a caring expert to guide you through this crisis. We always treat your family with the greatest empathy and respect, and we’ll treat your property with great care.
Please refer to our Fire Damage Tips - Until Help Arrives Guide and follow these tips to protect yourself and your property.
SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo
- 24-Hour Emergency Service
- Faster to Any Size Disaster
- Locally Owned and Operated
- A Trusted Leader in the Restoration Industry
- Highly Trained Fire Restoration Technicians
Fire, Smoke, or Soot Damage? Call Today (269) 342-2366
24-Hour Emergency Fire Restoration Service
Fire emergencies can happen day or night, on weekend or holidays. That’s why we provide 24-hour emergency fire restoration services, 365 days a year. Portage residents can expect an immediate response time, day or night.
Faster to Any Size Fire Emergency
When fire and water damage strikes, a fast response is critical. We’re dedicated to responding immediately day or night to your Portage home or business. A faster response helps to prevent secondary damage and helps to reduce cost.
Locally Owned, with National Resources
SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo is locally owned and operated so we are part of the Portage community too. When you have a flooding or water emergency, we’re already nearby and ready to help. We’re also part of a network of over 2180 Franchises, including special Disaster Recovery Teams placed strategically throughout the country to respond to large-scale fire, water, and storm disasters.
We are proud to serve our local communities:
- Kalamazoo, MI
- Portage, MI
- Vicksburg, MI
- Galesburg, MI
- Richland, MI
- Comstock, MI
- Parchment, MI
- Climax, MI
- Augusta, MI
- Scotts, MI
Highly Trained Water and Fire Restoration Specialists
We specialize in fire and water restoration. We’ve received advance training in restoration techniques and we have the experience and specialized equipment to quickly restore your property. Learn about our fire damage training/certificates.
Our Fire Restoration Process
Every fire damage event is a little different and requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our process for the “typical” fire damage emergency.
Step 1: Emergency Contact
We are available 24 hours, 7 days a week. When you call, one of our representatives will ask a series of questions about the fire damage to your home or business. This information helps us respond immediately with all the needed equipment and resources.
Step 2: Inspection and Fire Damage Assessment
We carefully inspect and test adjoining rooms of your property to determine the extent of the fire, smoke, and soot damage. This step is crucial to developing a plan of action.
Step 3: Immediate Board-Up and Roof-Tarp Service (if needed)
In many fire damage cases, it’s necessary to board up missing windows and walls and to place tarps on a damaged roof. This helps to maintain security and to protect against further damage.
Step 4: Water Removal and Drying (if water damage is present)
The water removal process begins almost immediately and removes the majority of the water. We then use dehumidifiers and air movers to remove the remaining water and complete the drying process.
Step 5: Removal of Smoke and Soot from All Surfaces
Your property’s ceiling, walls, floors, and other surfaces will likely have smoke and soot residue. We’ll use specialized cleaning products, equipment, and techniques to properly clean your home or business.
Step 6: Cleaning and Sanitizing
Any restorable items will be cleaned and sanitized. We’ll use a variety of specialized cleaning techniques to restore your belongings to pre-fire condition. Our professionals will also remove smoke and other odors using advanced air scrubbing equipment and fogging devices with deodorizers.
Step 7: Restoration
Restoration is the process or restoring your home or business to its pre-fire condition. Restoration may involve relatively minor repairs, such as replacing drywall and painting, or it could include significant reconstruction of entire rooms.
Trusted Fire Restoration Leaders
If your Portage, MI home has been struck by fire and smoke damage, SERVPRO of East Kalamazoo is ready to go to work. We know that the stress caused from a fire can be as devastating as the structural damage itself. Our team is trained to keep you apprised of the progress we are making on your property and strives to get you back inside as soon as possible.
Reach us at (269) 342-2366 so that we can begin the process of making your fire incident a memory.