The thought of having a fire inside your home is one that no property owner ever wants to consider. However, it is a sad reality that can happen in life. And when fire damage occurs, there are often more questions in regards to what to do and in what order. Simply put, what priorities need to be handled in the rebuilding process? As such, we’ve put together this list of Scottsdale home fire restoration tips that will help people understand what to do when the tragedy of fire damage occurs.
3 Important Fire Restoration Tips For Your Scottsdale Home
Tip #1 – Consider Safety Above All
It is human nature to want to rush in to your home to inspect damage caused by fire however this could be a dangerous situation. Here are a few things you should always remember before you enter a home:
- Never enter the home until the fire department or fire marshal has completed any necessary investigations and has given you the “all clear”. It also may be necessary to get a structural engineer and the building inspector to verify if there is any safety issues before entering.
- Watch out above for damage to roofs and ceilings – it’s a good idea to wear a safety hat before entering a home with fire damage.
- Be careful where you step, as fire damage could cause floors to be unstable.