Smoke Damage

Smoke Damage & Belongings: What To Toss & What To Keep

In the wake of a fire, the damage doesn’t stop at the door. Smoke, soot, and water all reach your belongings even if the flames are put out quickly. Fire restoration can help clean and salvage items that are savable, but not everything can or should be saved.

Read on to learn more about what you should toss and what you should save following a house fire.

What Should Be Tossed After A Fire?

When you’ve already lost so much in a house fire, it can be so hard to let more go. You may have possessions with sentimental value, irreplaceable items, and expensive property that was once worth a lot. Throwing things away can also feel wasteful.

It’s important to remember that some things need to be tossed for your safety. When in doubt, toss it out.

  • Perishable & Non-Perishable Foods
  • Medication, Cosmetics & Toiletries
  • Water-Logged Electronics

What Can Be Saved After A Fire?

Fortunately, the news isn’t all bad. While some things need to be discarded after a fire, some items can be safely cleaned and restored by a professional disaster response company.

We know how to safely clean, dry, and restore everything from paper documents to carpets to curtains and smokey furniture. We can even pack it all up for you, inventory it, and store it while your home is repaired.

  • Unburnt Textiles – Clothes, Curtains & Upholstery
  • Hardwood Furniture & Floors
  • Undamaged Appliances
  • Glass & Metal Items

Contents Cleaning & Property Restoration

At Disaster Kleenup Specialists, we can help with fire cleanup, repair, and restoration services. This includes removing water, soot, and toxic chemicals from your home. We can help you get rid of the things that cannot be salvaged and clean up things that can be.

Fire Restoration In & Around Monterey

Leave the cleanup and restoration to the professionals at Disaster Kleenup Specialists. We look forward to helping you after a house fire in the greater Monterey and Santa Cruz, CA. areas. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

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