It is a devastating experience to arrive home and see your home is ablaze, all family members safe and sound, but your possessions, memories and heirlooms being destroyed. Once the firefighters have exhausted the fire, packed up their trucks and driven away, all you are left with is a hole where your family home used to be.
Many people feel the need to be proactive after a stressful experience, and a house fire definitely counts in this category. After fire damage it is natural for many homeowner to want to jump right in and clean the building and contents, where possible. Acting quickly can be a great help, but not if you are applying the wrong processes, which can jeopardize or impede the restoration process. [Read more…]