The IICRC, Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) and Healthy House Institute (HHI) Offer Restoration Tips After a Fire

Boise, ID (PRWEB) November 05, 2013

When the firefighters leave, it may seem like the danger has passed and the home is safe from further destruction, but without professionals to help clean the smoke damage, the building will never return to normal. While the principles behind fire restoration are fairly simple, professional restoration requires experience and resources to perform properly, and this means it shouldnt be attempted by a homeowner on his or her own.

While fire is always the immediate danger, once it is gone, what it leaves behind will continue to affect the house. Ash and smoke, if left unhindered, may cause extensive corrosion, etching and discoloration, and lingering powerful odors. Professionals that clean fire and smoke damage can stop this before it becomes a major problem, assuming they are contacted soon enough. There are many companies that advertise their ability to restore areas affected by fire, but only those with proper training and certification should be considered.

According to IICRC trainer Bill Weigand – an instructor with the Restoration Sciences Academy (RSA) and President of The Tri-State Restorers and Specialty Cleaners Association (TRSCA) there are -

Five Important Things Homeowners Can Do to Respond to the Aftermath of a Fire:


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