It’s a funny thing.  House fires and business fires don’t check your schedule or your budget before they burn! There’s never a good time to have a house fire.  If you’ve experienced a house fire in Hanover, you may be wondering, “Can I clean up this mess myself?”

There are a few things you should know before you try.  First and foremost, you might not need to deal with the mess yourself at all.  Many homeowner’s insurance policies and renter’s insurance policies cover some or all of the cost of having a professional Hanover fire damage remediation company come in and restore your home to its original condition.  One of the first things you should do after a house fire is to call your insurance agent and find out, in detail, what types of services they’ll pay for. This is why you’ve been paying those expensive premiums all of these years! It’s time for them to take care of you!

Secondly, not only is fire cleanup a dirty, nasty job, it can be potentially very dangerous to your health.  Many of the chemicals created during a house fire linger in the smoke, soot, and grimy residue that is left behind.  These chemicals are still active, and can still trigger asthma attacks and respiratory distress in vulnerable individuals.  Additionally, many of these chemicals are toxic. Some compounds are thought to cause cancer. It is a smart idea to avoid exposing yourself to such dangerous chemicals.

ServiceMaster South Shore is your professional disaster recovery team. They can safely, quickly, and efficiently remove all traces of smoke damage from your home.  We specialize in recovering upholstered furniture, cleaning carpeting, and restoring walls, ceilings, and the surfaces of your home to their original condition.  Letting us do the dirty work frees you up to focus on getting your life back to normal!