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San Diego Fire Restoration
The hot, dry summers of San Diego and autumn Santa Anas are ideal conditions for fires. San Diego even has an official "fire season"--a time of the year when fires are particularly prevalant. Because of San Diego's typically dry conditions, something as innoculous as flicking a cigarette out the window could cause a huge fire disaster. And, with fires come fire damage and soot damage, requiring fire damage restoration San Diego and soot damage restoration San Diego. Because fires are typically put out with water (as well as a variety of chemicals), there's also water damage, which requires water damage restoration San Diego services provided by the certified and experienced technicians at the Global Carpet & Air Duct Cleaning.
If you are a fire victim, you need The Global Carpet. We are certified San Diego fire damage restoration experts and San Diego water damage restoration experts. We know that there are several varieties of smoke, which is why one of the first things we do is to test the soot to determine what kind of fire it was that caused the damage. Then, we find out what was used to put out the fire, so we can properly assess the damage and start the San Diego fire damage restoration process.
There are different types of smoke damage that can occur, which determine what kind of San Diego soot damage restoration will be needed in each case. Here are a few examples:
- Wet smoke residues result from smoldering fires with low heat. These residues are sticky, smeary and have pungent odors. Smoke webs from wet smoke can be difficult to clean.
- Dry smoke residues result from fast burning fires at high temperatures. These residues are often dry, powdery and small with nonsmeary smoke particles.
- Protein residues are virtually invisible and have an extremely pungent odor. These residues discolor paints and varnishes.
- Fuel oil soot result from furnace puff backs that distribute fuel oil soot.
Other types of residues include tear gas, fingerprint powder, and fire extinguisher residues. Smoke can penetrate within cavities of the structure, causing hidden damage and odor. Not to mention the damage done by the fire and heat as well as the moisture and chemicals from what was used to put out the fire. Because there are so many different types of fires and so many different ways they must be put out, each San Diego fire damage restoration/San Diego soot damage restortion case is unique and requires a trained professional like The Global Carpet & Air Duct Cleaning to survey the extent of damage done to your building and its contents. Being a fire victim is devastating. Global Carpet is here to help. We will work with your insurance company to get your property restored to the best possible condition at the lowest possible cost to you.
Time is of essence in fire damage cases. The longer you wait, the worse the damage can get. If you're a fire victim, call The Global Carpet & Air Duct Cleaning ASAP at (619) 366-6218.