Emergency Fire Damage Restoration and Repair for Your ME Home or Commercial Building Must be Handled by Highly Trained Professionals
Ensure your fire damage restoration and repair includes proper and thorough restoration and cleaning of not only the structure of your Maine property, but it’s contents as well
When it comes to fire damage restoration and repair in ME find a trusted local restoration contractor with experience, training, and resources. Fire damage, more so than any other type of damage to your property, can permeate many areas with many types of damage that all need to be considered before, during, and after the restoration process. All fire damage restoration projects require close attention to details and each project typically requires expertise in multiple areas of restoration.
When it Comes to Fire Damage Repair, Cleanup and Restoration Count on Peniel
- Expert, professionally trained, and retrained technicians
- Consistent communication
- Coordination with your insurance carrier
- Prompt service 24 hours per day, 365 days a year
- Project Management
- Structural inspection
- Wall surface cleaning
- Media blasting
- Upholstery cleaning
- Carpet cleaning
- Hard surface cleaning
- Floor cleaning and restoration
- Furniture cleaning, polishing, refinishing, and restoration
- Electronics cleaning, repair and restoration
- HVAC cleaning and repair
- Specialty content restoration including photos, documents, and artwork
- Contents packout, storage and documentation
- Temporary power and climate control as needed
Our fire damage restoration programs include the mitigation of fire and smoke damage, water damage cleanup and remediation, as well as the abatement of any hazardous materials that may be present during the process. In addition to the visible damage, both structural and aesthetic, exposed contents must be evaluated for recovery or replacement based on a number of factors your insurance carrier considers, understanding your policy, its terms, and the nature of your contents and their damage is critical to having your property restored or replaced to get it back to its pre-loss condition
We can help with the following
- Understanding replacement cost and restoration cost and the benefits of each
- Determining the effect of smoke and excessive heat on property contents
- Understanding loss of use and value of your property if applicable
- Understanding how the damage will decrease an items life expectancy
Understanding sentimental value and how that might determine the replacement or restoration decision
When it comes to fire damage restoration and repair of your ME property, trust Peniel and rest easy knowing they can handle your damage repair from start to finish as the only contractor you will need. Unlike other fire damage restoration contractors in ME Peniel can handle the remnants of fire, smoke, water, soot, smoke and extinguishing agents residue, smoke odor and chemical odor, and hazardous materials such as asbestos if present during the cleanup process. In fact Peniel can start the project and finish it with the properties eventual restoration back to its original condition including all of its contents. As a full-service building contractor, Peniel can handle all of the plumbing, electrical and rebuilding of your property. It even get’s better than that! Peniel has staff embers certified as independent insurance adjusters so they can help you navigate the fire damage insurance claims process and obtain the settlement you deserve for the loss you have sustained. Understanding the insurance claims process and what you are entitled to, and how-to people document the loss and it’s replacement is key to being whole financially through the fire damage restoration process. Other fire damage restoration companies just look after themselves and bill up to and past the policy limits, or beyond what’s reasonable for the repair, with Peniel, you have someone fighting for you on your side to ensure you are not alone during the claims process with regards to your damage repair and restoration project.
Your ME Fire Damage Restoration and Repair Project Requires Multiple Services and Having the Right Contractor Means Everything!
When tragedy strikes the first priority is always for the safety of all people and pets involved, once everyone is safe, even our furry little friends, then the enormity of the event starts to sink in. Let the buyer beware, this is when you will be approached by contractors looking to seize the opportunity to engage with you on the restoration of your building, but patience wins the day. It’s true timing is of the essence, but taking a day to fully vet your fire damage restoration and repair contractor will go a long way to avoid costly and stressful times ahead.
First, you need to find a fire damage restoration contractor that has the experience necessary to handle the job from start to finish, the last thing you need is having to act as a sub contractor throughout the process, you will have enough to do maintaining normalcy for you and your family or employees during this stressful time. What does that mean? Fire damage consists of many types of damages. There is the obvious fire damage consisting of charring and smoke damage, and that includes soot, odors and discoloration. If that wasn’t enough, the fire department may have extinguished the fire with water and fire retardants. But it doesn’t end there either, sprinkler systems are typically installed in commercial and public buildings and either use water of chemical retardants. So now you have the need for water damage repair specialist with experience in chemical removal. Moving on from there, there may be hazardous materials present that require certifications for removal such as asbestos. You may also be thinking that with all of that water there must be other issues, and you would be correct. Mold can set in within 24 to 48 hours. What about internal systems like plumbing and electrical and structural integrity, you guessed it, they are all affected, so having a company that can handle the assessment and repair management of those items is also critical to the eventual successful outcome of your restoration process. At the end of the day the most successful projects consist of fire damage restoration contractors that have all of the necessary licensure and certifications and experience in Maine to handle the nor only the fire damage mitigation and restoration, but also the water damage repair, smoke damage repair, contents manipulation and storage, hazardous material removal and disposal, mold testing and removal, electrical, plumbing and building services. At Peniel you can count on having a partner that will perform and/or guide you through every step of the process.
The Fire Damage Restoration Process with Peniel
This protects the property from further issues such as vandalism and secures the property during the cleanup, repair and restoration process.
Contents Handling, Manipulation (Pack Out) and Storage
When it comes to your contents lots of decisions have to be made. Should they be cleaned or replaced, which items should be cleaned? Which should be replaced, these are all considerations that need to be undertaken and a strong understanding of your insurance policy wins the day. Once those decisions are made necessary work is undertaken to clean, pack, inventory and store your contents so the restoration process can start.
Demolition and Dry Out
Now it’s time to get our hands dirty, you fire damage repair and restoration process begins, we will demolish, remove and dispose of all affected building materials. We will also extract and dry areas of the home or building that need to be addressed due to water damage.
Mold and Hazardous Material Inspection
During the demolition process we will inspect areas for the presence of materials such as asbestos or any mold growth do they can be addressed.
Smoke, Soot and Odor Removal
Enough said, we remove it all!
Fire Damage Restoration
Once the property has been demolished, dried and mitigated with regards to water, smoke, mold, hazmat, and odor we will get donw to managing the restoration process so we can get your home or building back to it’s pre-loss condition
Certificate of Occupancy
In the event you have been out of your property because it was unsafe during the restoration and repair process, we will help you through the process of obtaining your occupancy permit so you can get safely back in your home!
This has been a stressful and trying time, but at the end of the day with the right restoration contractor at your side, you can finally put the tragedy behind you. Don’t go it alone, call Peniel and put the odds of a successful outcome on your side!
When it comes to engaging your fire damage restoration and repair contractor for your ME commercial or residential property call Peniel and let us handle the project from start to finish so you can focus on putting your life or business back together!