Fire and Smoke Damage

We Help Santa Barbara and Ventura Recover from Fire

Santa Barbara Ventura Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration2

Fires can be devastating, and QwikResponse understands that lives, cherished belongings and memories are beyond priceless. Getting your home or business back to pre-loss condition as quickly as possible is our number one priority.

No matter the size of the blaze a fire will leave you mentally, physically and financially overwhelmed. Once the fire is out, smoke, soot and water will continue to cause damage until the right steps are taken if insurance is to going to cover any secondary harm. Our technicians at QwikResponse will respond within 1-hour and ensure the proper steps are taken in order to file a successful claim with your insurance company. Fire damage and fire restoration and repairs. Call now or refer to our Fire Damage Tips to protect yourself and your property until help arrives.

Tip: If you are going to try and start cleaning yourself be VERY careful. Wear gloves and a face mask. Smoke, soot and ash may contain hazardous materials. These particles can also be forced deeper into surfaces by walking on carpets, moving or sitting on furniture or even wiping off surfaces. Whether you use us or not please contact a professional to help clean after a fire and avoid any damage to your health.

Smoke and Odor Removal

When the smoke clears the smell usually sticks around. Even if you are far from the blaze smoke can travel long distances and into every nook and cranny of your house. It can settle on everything, ceiling to floor and places you might never expect. A warehouse full of plastic will create a different type of smoke compared to a residential home. Extensive knowledge is required for proper removal of the odor. Most importantly, once odor molecules have penetrated surfaces so deeply removal may not even be possible.

Tip: Some household cleaning supplies will clean smoke odor from walls. White vinegar, ammonia, or trisodium phosphate may work. All can be found at your local home improvement store. The length of time that smoke has been lingering in the house will determine what kind of cleaning method is required. Call 805-962-6626 for a free odor removal estimate.

Fire Damage and Smoke Odor Services

Steve and Cheyne

All of our services start with a face to face inspection where we determine the extent of the damage and discuss what restoration is necessary. For fire damage it starts with boarding up the windows and doors, and cleaning metal surfaces that will corrode. Believe it or not smoke is acidic. Timing is everything to make sure metal surfaces, pipes etc don’t corrode causing further damage.

Other services include:

  • 1-hour Emergency Fire Damage Response
  • Pack out services to remove building contents and complete a detailed inventory.  We never throw away any of your personal belongings!
  • Clear out and clean up affected areas to mitigate against smoke and water damage repair
  • Wet carpet water extraction due to firefighting water
  • Complete smoke and odor removal
  • Mold remediation may be required due to firefighting water
  • Complete reconstruction from fire damage to your home or business
  • Sanitizing, cleaning and removal of rubble