Fire & Smoke Restoration

fireandsmokeresJHCA is certified in Fire and Smoke Restoration through the Institute of Inspection Cleaning & Restoration Certificate (IICRC).

The complexity of property loss or destruction due to fire damage is due to the unique behavior of smoke. JHCA knows that areas seemingly unaffected by fire damage are still a danger to homeowners. Smoke can penetrate within cavities of the structure, causing hidden damage and odor. We are experienced and fully insured to safely and properly remediate fire and smoke damage in your home or office.

 

Steps to Remediation:

  1. Damage Assessment
  2. Removal of damaged building materials
  3. Soda Blasting of all structural materials
  4. Air Scrubbers & Ozone Generators – to eliminate odor
  5. Sealant applied to wood framing – additional odor control if necessary
  6. Reconstruction

 

1. Damage Assessment

JHCA will survey the loss site to determine the extent to which fire, smoke, heat, and moisture impacted building materials and contents.  We will determine the scope of needed cleaning, restoration, and repairs.

2. Removal of damaged building materials

Before any cleaning or restoration can begin JHCA will remove all the building materials  and contents that have been effected by the fire, smoke, heat and moisture.

3. Soda Blasting of all structural materials

Smoke not only can damage the structure but depending on the severity, smoke odor can linger and be difficult to remove.  We use a Baking Soda Blasting process to mitigate fire and smoke damage.  Soda Blasting is restorative by nature and is fantastic at restoring wood, stone, concrete, metal and other materials back to their natural state.  Clients are amazed at this thorough restorative process.

4. Air Scrubbers & Ozone Generators – to eliminate odor

In order to mitigate odor damage, JHCA utilizes ozone generators and air scrubber machines, helping to restore a home or office back to normal air quality.

5.  Sealant applied to wood framing – additional odor control if necessary

In some cases, a sealant may be applied to wood (to help contain smoke odor).

6. Reconstruction

Once mitigation is complete, JHCA will continue the full remediation process through reconstruction.  No need for any more contractors on one project.  JHCA is a fully licensed Residential Contractor and has over 20 years of building and structural knowledge.  We will rebuild, remodel (if desired) and leave your home or business in better condition than before.

When JHCA is involved, the home or business owner need not worry about their space being negatively impacted.  JHCA takes great pride in ensuring the least impactful, most caring and protective environment for your home, business, belongings and treasures, no matter the size or nature of job.