Decatur, IL Fire Damage Cleanup and Restoration
After the fire trucks leave, your Decatur home will likely suffer from not only fire and smoke damage but also significant water damage from firefighting efforts. SERVPRO of Decatur / Forsyth has the specialized fire and water damage restoration training, personnel, and equipment to respond immediately and to quickly restore your home to pre-fire condition.
Fire damage can be devastating for you and your family. Feelings of confusion and stress are common, and you need a caring expert to guide you through this crisis. We always treat your family with the greatest empathy and respect, and we’ll treat your property with great care.
Please refer to our Fire Damage Tips - Until Help Arrives Guide and follow these tips to protect yourself and your property.
SERVPRO of Decatur / Forsyth
- 24-Hour Emergency Service
- Faster to Any Size Disaster
- Locally Owned and Operated
- A Trusted Leader in the Restoration Industry
- Highly Trained Fire Restoration Technicians
Fire, Smoke, or Soot Damage? Call Today (217) 428-2371
24-Hour Emergency Fire Restoration Service
Fire emergencies can happen without warning and don’t wait for regular business hours, so we’re ready 24 hours a day, 7 days a week—including holidays. If your Decatur home is damaged by fire, we can respond quickly, day or night.
Faster to Any Size Fire Emergency
SERVPRO of Decatur / Forsyth is dedicated to responding immediately to your Decatur fire damage emergency. A faster response is the key to help prevent additional damage and to help reduce the restoration cost.
Locally Owned, with National Resources
We are proud to be an active member of this community. SERVPRO of Decatur / Forsyth is locally owned and operated so we’re already nearby and ready to help Decatur residents and business owners with any-sized fire and smoke damage emergencies.
Highly Trained Water and Fire Restoration Specialists
As water and fire damage specialists, we have the experience, the expertise, and the advanced training that enables us to get your property restored quickly and thoroughly. Learn about our fire damage training/certificates.
Our Fire Restoration Process
Every fire damage event is a little different and requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our process for the “typical” fire damage emergency.
Step 1: Emergency Contact
We are available 24 hours, 7 days a week. When you call, one of our representatives will ask a series of questions about the fire damage to your home or business. This information helps us respond immediately with all the needed equipment and resources.
Step 2: Inspection and Fire Damage Assessment
We determine the scope of the fire and smoke damage by examining the affected areas and by testing the adjoining rooms for smoke and soot damage. An accurate assessment is crucial to the planning process.
Step 3: Immediate Board-Up and Roof-Tarp Service (if needed)
Fire damage can often compromise windows, walls, and roofs. To maintain security and to protect against further damage, we can board up missing windows and walls and place tarps on damaged roofs.
Step 4: Water Removal and Drying (if water damage is present)
If needed, we can begin the water removal process with powerful pumps and extraction units. This removes most of the water. We complete the water removal and drying process with industrial-strength dehumidifiers and air movers.
Step 5: Removal of Smoke and Soot from All Surfaces
We use specialized equipment and techniques to remove smoke and soot from ceilings, walls, and other surfaces.
Step 6: Cleaning and Sanitizing
We clean and sanitize the restorable items and structures damaged by the fire. Our professionals use a variety of cleaning techniques to restore your belongings to pre-fire condition. We’re also trained to remove odors using industrial air scrubbers and fogging equipment.
Step 7: Restoration
Restoration is the final step—getting your home or business to its pre-fire condition. Restoration may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall, painting, and installing new carpet; or it may entail major repairs such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business.
Trusted Fire Restoration Leaders
SERVPRO of Decatur / Forsyth is prepared to go into action when a fire strikes in Decatur, IL. If your home or business has been damaged by fire and smoke, we know how shocking the event can be. SERVPRO is sensitive to the emotional stress property owners feel during this time. Our trained crew will work diligently to return your home to pre-fire condition as quickly as possible, keeping you informed all along the way.
Let us help – Call (217) 428-2371 and we will get started on your home restoration right away.