The aftermath of a fire can be a trying time. Questions are in the air: what’s your next step? Where do you go from here? What’s the right thing to do?

Let AAA Restoration walk you through some fire damage FAQs:

Can I stay in my house after the fire?

This depends on which areas were affected by the fire and how the smoke traveled through the house. You have the option to stay in your home if the fire was contained in one room. Still, we strongly recommend staying somewhere else for your safety.

Can I check my house and belongings immediately after a fire?

Only licensed fire inspectors can determine if a residential building is safe. You may not see a risk in inspecting your house after a fire, but it could still pose hazards to your health. For your safety, let the inspectors do their job and follow their instructions.

How long does fire damage clean-up take?

The process varies according to the severity of the damage. Technicians can give an accurate estimate after they assess the situation. Restorations are composed of different variables, such as smoke-related problems, reconstruction concerns, and water damage.

What happens to items left in the house during fire damage restoration?

Depending on the condition of your belongings, your insurance agent may recommend the use of storage facilities. Fire damage technicians will then remove these items and store them properly. Damaged items, on the other hand, will be disposed of properly.

If you still have questions, do not hesitate to speak with AAA Restoration’s experts.