One of the greatest and most common fears of mankind is fire damage. Fire is one of the fastest moving occurrences in history, and it can traumatize people far earlier than ever before, which is why it is important to understand fire damage as a basic matter.
What is Fire Damage?
Black soot or complete destruction of a house can be the result of fire damage to people, animals, and houses.
The Complexity of Fire Damage
The damage caused by fire can be underestimated by many people in severe or most cases. As soon as we put out the fire, we feel relieved. However, when we do so, we begin to cause property damage. A fire also produces extensive smoke/soot damage that remains after the fire has been extinguished, weakening the building structures and burning property. After extinguishing the fire, flames emit a suffocating smell. In addition, soot, a lingering and expansive chemical, can be found in appliances, pipelines, and electronic devices.
Discoloration and stains, corrosion of flooring, brittleness of structures and other visible damage caused by fire can also be seen. Even structures not entirely destroyed by fire exhibit visible damage, such as corrosion and rust.
It is often overlooked that fire damage welcomes water damage when it is used to extinguish the fire. Leaving water on your house structure for an extended period of time, particularly on internal cracks, increases your chances of mold growth. Water damages house structures, electric appliances, and furniture.
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How Lincoln Water Damage Restoration Offers Effective Management of Fire Damage?
Depending on the fire source and extent of damage, we determine the best way to proceed. We have experts who have expertise in dealing with different levels of fire damage. They inspect the damage, find out how the fire started, and devise a plan for restoration and damage management.
Using our equipment and resources, we can manage fire damage caused by water seepage on electric lines. Besides fires caused by faulty gadgets and accidents caused by open flames, Lincoln Water Damage Restoration also provides fire management services.
Additionally, we follow safety guidelines when dealing with fire-damaged homes and our methods are compliant with industry standards. We address and solve fire damage using industry-certified policies.
Our number one priority is to meet the needs of our customers. We provide round-the-clock emergency fire restoration service.
Causes and Impacts of Fire Damage
Fires can be caused by various factors, including faulty electrical lines and reckless behavior.
The mixing of water and electricity is a hazardous combination. When water infiltrates through cracks in walls, it can come into contact with electrical wires and circuits. This interaction leads to wire corrosion and damage to electrical pathways, ultimately increasing the risk of fires.
Annually, the economic impact of fires is staggering, with property damages surpassing $25.5 billion. This widespread destruction caused by fires has become a significant concern, particularly for individuals who are financially disadvantaged.
The following damages can also be caused by fire:
- Excessive debris that needs to be removed
- Building structures falling and causing accidents and injuries
- Physical injury or burns
- Death can occur in serious cases