Westwood, NJ Fire Damage Cleanup and Restoration

Fires can be a devastating force for the homes of our more than 11,000 residents but can be equally destructive for large commercial properties like the Hackensack University Medical Center complex. When these disasters strike, hundreds of people could be affected simultaneously. We have a fast response to offer mitigation assistance when every minute counts. 

Emergency Services Mitigate Fire Loss in Westwood Homes 

Mitigating fire disasters involves slowing the spread of damaging post-fire effects and preventing permanent damage to exposed building materials and contents. Our experienced SERVPRO team's first steps can often make the difference in how long restoration takes and how costly it becomes. Some of the mitigation tactics our team employs include:

  • Debris removal
  • Air filtration
  • Soot removal
  • Water removal
  • Content relocation

Clearing Soot and Smoke Residues from Westwood Residences 

Soot and smoke residues are a common discovery after partial combustion concerns. Emulsification and dissolving with solvents and alkaline cleaners allows wet cleaning solutions to work on many surfaces. Dry cleaning can also occur on certain materials with chemical sponges. 

How Do Smoke Odors Get Removed from Westwood Properties?

 Removing fire debris and cleaning surfaces can help reduce the presence of harsh odors after a fire. When the time comes to eliminate these smells permanently, SERVPRO professionals lean on deodorization tools like our thermal foggers, ozone machines, and hydroxyl generators. 

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SERVPRO of Paramus

Fire, Smoke, or Soot Damage? Call Today (201) 445-5588

24-Hour Emergency Fire Restoration Service

Fire emergencies can happen day or night, on weekend or holidays. That’s why we provide 24-hour emergency fire restoration services, 365 days a year. Westwood residents can expect an immediate response time, day or night.

Faster to Any Size Fire Emergency

When fire and water damage strikes, a fast response is critical. We’re dedicated to responding immediately day or night to your Westwood home or business. A faster response helps to prevent secondary damage and helps to reduce cost.

Locally Owned, with National Resources

SERVPRO of Paramus is locally owned and operated so we are part of the Westwood community too. When you have a flooding or water emergency, we’re already nearby and ready to help. We’re also part of a network of over 2180 Franchises, including special Disaster Recovery Teams placed strategically throughout the country to respond to large-scale fire, water, and storm disasters.

We are proud to serve our local communities:

Highly Trained Water and Fire Restoration Specialists

We specialize in fire and water restoration. We’ve received advance training in restoration techniques and we have the experience and specialized equipment to quickly restore your property. 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

The fire restoration process begins when you call us. Our consultant will guide you through the crisis and may ask several questions to help us better understand the type of fire damage you experienced, determining the equipment and resources needed.

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

Your property’s ceiling, walls, floors, and other surfaces will likely have smoke and soot residue. We’ll use specialized cleaning products, equipment, and techniques to properly clean your home or business. 

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 process or restoring your home or business to its pre-fire condition. Restoration may involve relatively minor repairs, such as replacing drywall and painting, or it could include significant reconstruction of entire rooms.

Trusted Fire Restoration Leaders

When fire and smoke damage your Westwood, NJ property, you can trust SERVPRO of Paramus to restore your home or business back to its original state. We understand that fire doesn’t just damage your home, but also causes emotional distress as well. Trained SERVPRO franchise professionals will talk to you through the entire restoration process, and work hard to get you back into your property soon.

Call (201) 445-5588 - We are ready to start restoring your home to pre-fire condition.