Tenant Move Out Cleanup >> Fire Damage

When your tenants have been careless and they may have caused a Fire Damage, who do you turn to for help? Expert fire and water damage restoration services are an outstanding resource of Fire Damage and restoration information of your personal possessions. Local fire restoration businesses offering this kind of service can be found in your local phone book. The following article can be used as merely advice and is not really intended to replace any expert services.

  1. When it comes to your clothing, smoke odor control and greasy soot sometimes can be laundered from your clothing. The solution will sometimes work for your Fire Damage clothing that might be bleached:  4-6 teaspoons tri-sodium phosphate, can be found at your local hardware store. 1 cup household chlorine bleach mixed with 1 gallon of warm tap water. Mix thoroughly, add your clothes, and then rinse with clean water, dry well. To remove mold and mildew, wash the fresh mold stain with disinfectant and water. Then rinse well and dry out in the sun. If the mold stain isn't gone, use lemon juice and salt, or a diluted mixture of regular household bleach. 
  2. An applicable way to remove mold and Fire Damage from clothing is to thoroughly wash the fresh mold stain with detergent and warm water, rinse well, and then dry in the sun.  Cooking utensils, like your pots, pans, and flatware must be completely washed with mild detergent and water, rinsed and then polished with a fine-powdered cleanser. You should polish your copper and brass with a special polish, made of salt sprinkled on a slice of lemon, or salt sprinkled on a cloth soaked with white vinegar. Significant personal and business documents can be Fire Damage damaged or even destroyed as an end product of a fire or other fire related disaster.
  3. A fire-proof safe, that has a UL-rating for a minimum of 1 hour at 1700°F, is a very good asset. This safe will typically afford enough time for the firefighters to douse a blaze. You should be able to retrieve your safeguarded documents when it is considered safe. Don’t use any electrical appliances that have been subjected to water or steam until you have a service repairman check them out. Also, steam could remove the grease from some of the moving parts. If the Fire Damage department had to turn off your gas or power at some point of the fire, call the electric or Gas Company to return these utilities, please do not try to do this yourself.
  4. Most of the time a licensed plumber or electrician must make some repairs before your service can be Fire Damage. Wash your canned foods in mild detergent and water and do the same for your food in jars. If the labels should come off, make sure you write the contents on the can or jar items with a grease pencil. Don't use canned goods when cans have bulged or are dented or rusted. If your food freezer has stopped running, you might still be able to save the frozen food.

Roof Leak Diverter

Focus on high value items that were not water impacted and items that have special significance. If an entire item cannot be saved, consider parts that could be saved. For example, if a family heirloom such as an antique chest cannot be saved, consider saving the non-porous handles Structural Drying Roof Leak Diverter or  read more..

Water Damage

After you have a fire, you ask, why does my house have broken windows and doors, and there are holes in the roof? Fire Damage Water Damage can produce temperatures greater than 1200 degrees, along with smoke damage and hot gases. At times, the firefighters must eliminate all of the heat, smoke and hot gases befo  read more..

Finding Water Leaks

Checking for leaks inside your home: Check your toilets - 20% of all toilets leak, often silently or at night. Follow these directions to check your toilet for leaks. Look for drips - faucets, fixtures, hoses and plumbing in kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, Water Damage Finding Water Leaks and appliances.    read more..

Vermiculite

(05/21/03) The federal government today launched a national consumer awareness campaign to provide homeowners with important information on vermiculite attic insulation which may contain Asbestos Abatement Vermiculite asbestos. 

This new campaign, coordinated by EPA and the Agency f  read more..

Do it Yourself Wet Basement Repair

The height of your levee or floodwall will be determined partly by the Flood Protection Elevation (FPE) you have chosen. However (as explained in Chapter 3) height limitations imposed by design complexity, construction cost, and property space requirements, Basement Drying Do it Yourself Wet Basement Repair coupled with the need to provide  read more..

How To Help The Spouse Of A Hoarder

An area that needs more research is how hoarding may prevent individuals from marrying and having families. If a person struggling with hoarding is single, how are they able to date if they are unable to bring the person over to their home? Also, finding a partner who will tolerate the hoarding for   read more..

Tree Damage Cleanup Hints From Wind

The winds that blew throughout the state Wednesday night brought down approximately 300-400 trees in the Mammoth Lakes Basin. Most of the trees were located in the vicinity of the Mammoth Lakes Pack Station. Many of the uprooted trees have not completely fallen to the ground, but rather are leaning   read more..

Water Extraction Floor And Carpet Cleaning After

Water Extraction, Floor and carpet cleaning after Katrina flood damage These recipes for less toxic carpet cleaners and deodorizers, stain removers, floor cleaners and heel mark remover can help you save money and protect your family and the environment. General carpet cleaning. Use a soap-based,&nb  read more..

How To Remove A Fire Smoke Smell From Furniture

Guidance on protecting workers in offices and similar indoor workplaces from wildfire smoke has been developed by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA), in consultation with technical staff from several other California agencies. This document (attached as Appendi  read more..

Removing Lead Pipes

Lead can enter drinking water through corrosion of plumbing materials, especially where the water has high acidity or low mineral content that corrodes pipes and fixtures. Homes built before 1986 are more likely to have lead pipes, fixtures and solder. However, new homes are also at risk: Lead Paint Removal Removing Lead Pipes even   read more..