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Impacts of Fire Damage on Randolph Commercial Properties

9/26/2023 (Permalink)

Fire damage to ceiling and walls in a building When fire damages your Randolph business, SERVPRO is Here to Help® 24/7.

SERVPRO® Responds Rapidly To Randolph Fire Damage Emergencies

When a fire impacts your Randolph business, the resulting clean-up process can be vast, and you may need help knowing where to begin. Typically, the damage does not stop after the fire is dowsed; lingering odors and corrosion from soot and smoke ensue, all of which pose further property damage. Also, external factors, such as vandalism and contents damage, threaten additional loss if the situation is not managed promptly. It takes a knowledgeable and experienced company like SERVPRO to navigate such situations conveniently.

The most immediate impact of fire damage in Randolph commercial premises is structural damage. The extent of damage varies from minor changes to destruction. Extreme heat can weaken or even collapse structural elements such as ceilings, floors, walls, and support beams. Smoke residues also settle on these elements, resulting in further damage. SERVPRO team is equipped to repair and restore your business to its preloss conditions.

Other significant impacts experienced after a fire

  • Temporary or prolonged closure
  • Inventory and equipment loss
  • Reputational impact
  • Employee displacement
  • Data and document loss

When you suffer fire damage, business operations are generally disrupted. The time needed for restoration can vary depending on the scope of the damage. Business interruption may result in lost revenue, customer disappointment, and potential effects on your business’s reputation. SERVPRO responds promptly and effectively to fire damage to minimize business interruption.

The Process of Restoration

Fire restoration in business premises comprises steps to mitigate damage, clean up, and restore the business to its pre-fire condition.

General steps to help with fire damage restoration

  • Assess the damage to evaluate the building’s structural integrity and identify any safety hazards.
  • Secure the property by boarding windows or installing temporary fencing to prevent unauthorized access and protect against further damage.
  • Determine what is salvageable and what needs replacement.
  • Perform structural repairs. This may involve replacing or repairing damaged walls, ceilings, roofs, or flooring.
  • Remove smoke residues and soot from walls, ceilings, floors, and other surfaces. This may involve specialized cleaning techniques such as soda blasting.
  • Employ air purifiers or ozone generators to eliminate lingering odors caused by smoke.

At SERVPRO of Southwest Morris County, we take care of fire damage with speed and efficiency “Like it never even happened.” Call us at (973) 895-5000.

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