Chapel Hill, NC Fire Damage Cleanup and Restoration
After the fire trucks leave, your Chapel Hill home will likely suffer from not only fire and smoke damage but also significant water damage from firefighting efforts. SERVPRO of South Durham 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 South Durham
- 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 (919) 596-1242
24-Hour Emergency Fire Restoration Service
Fire emergencies can happen without warning and don’t wait for regular business hours, so we’re ready 24 hours a day, 7 days a week—including holidays. If your Chapel Hill home is damaged by fire, we can respond quickly, 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 Chapel Hill home or business. A faster response helps to prevent secondary damage and helps to reduce cost.
Locally Owned, with National Resources
SERVPRO of South Durham is locally owned and operated so we are part of the Chapel Hill 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 2020 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:
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
The fire restoration process begins when you call us. Our consultant will guide you through the crisis and may ask several questions to help us better understand the type of fire damage you experienced, determining the equipment and resources needed.
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)
If needed, we can begin the water removal process with powerful pumps and extraction units. This removes most of the water. We complete the water removal and drying process with industrial-strength dehumidifiers and air movers.
Step 5: Removal of Smoke and Soot from All Surfaces
We use specialized equipment and techniques to remove smoke and soot from ceilings, walls, and other surfaces.
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 final step—getting your home or business to its pre-fire condition. Restoration may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall, painting, and installing new carpet; or it may entail major repairs such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business.
Trusted Fire Restoration Leaders
If your Chapel Hill, NC home has been struck by fire and smoke damage, SERVPRO of South Durham 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 (919) 596-1242 so that we can begin the process of making your fire incident a memory.