Recent Fire Damage Posts

Fire damage in Bakersfield, CA

2/17/2020 (Permalink)

Overview of damages Photo upon arrival of the damages caused by the fire.

This was a fire damage in Bakersfield CA. Our cleaning crew cleaned air ducts and setup an air scrubber in order to clean up the air. Then set up a vapor shark to deodorize and make the smell go away. Will give an example of what our cleaning crew can do for you. We will start by taking inventory of any non-salvageable items that way your insurance company can pay you for your contents, or valuables. Then start with the cleaning.

In the Garage they Hepa vacuumed walls, ceilings and flooring, chem sponge as well, cleaned garage sectional 16’ door, (2) door slabs, 34 lf. Door trim, (3) openings, garage door opener. Cleaned contents. In the Laundry room; Hepa vacuum ceiling and walls, wet wiped as well, cleaned 2 door slabs, 34 lf. Of door trim, light fixture, exhaust fan, upper cabinets, register, baseboard, vinyl floor. CONTENTS; detached and reset washer and dryer, cleaned washer and dryer.


Hallway: hepa vacuum ceiling, walls and carpet. chem sponged as well, cleaned and deodorize carpet, door slabs, door trim, baseboards, light fixtures, wall hangings. All rooms that were affected were also detail cleaned and vacuumed. SERVPRO Of NW Bakersfield will clean your home from top to bottom, starting from the biggest item to the smallest. If you want to look "Like it never even happened," call us and we can make that happen!

Fire loss in town

2/12/2020 (Permalink)

Fire damage Photo of the cause of loss after.

There was a fire loss in town and SERVPRO Of NW Bakersfield was called out to help clean up and haul off all debris. Cause of loss was a pot that was left on the kitchen stove. Our technicians had to extract water & perform remediation services due to the water that was thrown directly to the fire in order to put the fire out. Our cleaning crew had to clean the cook top and the glass that had broken as a result of the loss. Affected cleaning of the soft goods were performed by a professional dry cleaning restoration company. Our packing crew had to inventory, pack, and box affected items, which after are taken to our warehouse to get properly deep and detailed cleaned, then place in a contained area set up with a ozone machine in order to remove the smell for good. Proper equipment was set up as well. Keep in mind there will be some items that won't be able to get restored and will have to be replaced. 

Fire loss in Bakersfield, CA

11/18/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Of NW Bakersfield was called out to this residential fire damage which was caused by a infrared sauna that was left on. The entire home had soot and fire damaged starting with the ceilings, walls and flooring. Technicians had to remove drywall or affected material along with tile flooring. All items that are non salvageable were inventoried for the insurance company to pay for. All items that were salvageable were properly cleaned with our SERVPRO step by step methods to make the smell go away. We finalize the cleaning process by having all items, contents and furniture ozoned in order for the soot smell to entirely go away. We can also do the repairs for you and make it "Like it never even happened". Look for our customers feed backs and reviews on yelp. 

Fire damage in Taft, CA

5/6/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Of NW Bakersfield was called out to perform a board up for this home. Although the homeowner was out of the state at the moment we are still able to work with her regarding this emergency. All we need is her to sign Authorization of Direction of payment to SERVPRO and other documentation that can either be emailed or faxed to the insured and get it back signed before we go out. We will work with you, and are here for you 24 hours a day 7 days a week including all holidays. The structure and roof had collapsed and almost everything inside the house was burned. Technicians set up a gate latch and lock box on door, which that door can be used to have access to the house. Techs boarded up 6 windows and made sure the house was secure before they left. Should you have a fire loss and have questions in what to do after the fire department has gone out, feel free to call us and we will gladly explain every step that has to be taken.
 

Fire/Board up in Taft, CA

5/3/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Of NW Bakersfield was called out to perform a board up for this home. Although the homeowner was out of the state at the moment we are still able to work with her regarding this emergency. All we need is her to sign Authorization of Direction of payment to SERVPRO and other documentation that can either be emailed or faxed to the insured and get it back signed before we go out. We will work with you, and are here for you 24 hours a day 7 days a week including all holidays. The structure and roof had collapsed and everything inside the house was burned. Technicians set up a gate latch and lock box on door, which that door can be used to have access to the house. Techs boarded up 6 windows and made sure the house was secure before they left. Should you have a fire loss and have questions in what to do after the fire department has gone out, feel free to call us and we will gladly explain every step that has to be taken.  

Fire damage in Bakersfield, CA

5/1/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of NW Bakersfield was called out to this job which was originally a board up due to a fire loss. The insured was so happy with our technicians and the fact that they went late at night to board it up. Also made her feel like the house was secure so people won't be able to break in so easily since there was a lot of valuables in the home that she hadn't have access to yet. She told her insurance company she would be using us for the fire damage emergency services and repairs because she was so impressed with our work and the fact that we were there for her before her insurance company contacted her or went out to look at the damages the fire had caused.  We understand the stress, and agony it can cause to lose the most  valuable items even the ones that can't ever be replaced. We are here for you when you need us as a 24 hour response team, but also as a friend. Our customer is happy with the emergency services we provided along with the repairs and the inventory program we used for her replaced items. Contact SERVPRO of NW Bakersfield for any emergency services you may have at 661-588-3975.

Fire damage in Bakersfield, CA

10/2/2018 (Permalink)

This was a fire damage inside the homeowners garage. Our customer was happy with SERVPRO Of NW Bakersfield that he made a yelp review for us and a video to share on facebook, instagram, linkedIn and youtube of how happy he was with our work. His review on yelp. "We had lots of smoke damage in garage. They were hired by my insurance company, and they were out with in 15 minutes of the call. They arrived the next day and removed and cleaned everything in detail. Reconstructed the garage in the next few months left it better than when it was new. Very nice work. Isabel and her crew are very nice people and easy to work with. All I had to do is sit back and watch, they handled everything with the insurance company, couldn't be more pleased!" Call us at 661-588-3975 any emergency services you may need or questions you may have.

Fire/Soot Cleaning in Santa Rosa, CA

2/7/2018 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of NW Bakersfield was called out to go to Santa Rosa, CA to assist with the soot that went into insured's home. This was a two story home and we were able to finish the whole entire house from exterior to interior top to bottom all in one day! The insured was very happy with us and stated "Exceptional customer service was had by all, a job well done!" She loved the way we left her home and was thrilled to know we finished it in such a short time. SERVPRO was glad to help our customer and many more out in Santa Rosa CA, clean their homes and help them feel "Like it never even happened." Call us at our office 661-588-3975 for any questions or quotes you may have.  

Fire damage in Bakersfield, CA

1/2/2018 (Permalink)

This fire was an electrical malfunction. There was a couple of items that were non-replaceable, therefore they were set aside to take pictures and to take inventory of them as well. All non-damaged items were cleaned and put into a pod. Our crew hepa vacummed all ceilings, walls and contents inside of the home.  Crew detailed cleaned from the ceilings to the flooring.  Both our customers were very impressed with our hard work, that they even gave us homemade chocolates as a appreciation gift. One of the insureds was willing to do a video for our company on YouTube, and to also share on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn just to show others how glad they were to use SERVPRO of NW Bakersfield to clean up the after math. We are happy to say we made it “Like it never even happened.” for this family and all our customers.

Fires in Santa Rosa, CA

12/6/2017 (Permalink)

Wild fires in Santa Rosa

The news called Santa Rosa the most destructive wildfire in California history. The city lost 3,000 homes and the rest were affected by the fires. Our customer was one of the fortunate ones to still have her house standing even though some around her weren't. SERVPRO of NW Bakersfield was called out to help clean up the aftermath. Our crew hepa vacuumed the whole entire house from top to bottom and wet wiped it all, not only that we also detailed cleaned the entire house. After the interior of the home was cleaned our technicians pressured washed the exterior of the home. Our customer was beyond thrilled with our completed work that she even let us do a live video of her expressing how happy she was with us and said, "my house has never been this clean before". The video was even shared on YouTube Santa Rosa Fires.      

Fire Damage in Bakersfield CA

9/4/2017 (Permalink)

Overview of the fire damage.

The cause of loss for this fire damage was the damper that was not working properly and caused the loss. There was direct damage to the entry and kitchen ceiling as the fire department removed some ceiling drywall. Most of the home is open and the odor/soot affected all rooms in the home. This photo shows the after damage when the fire department put out the fire. SERVPRO of NW Bakersfield was called in to clean up the after math! Technicians monitored and checked the structure for moisture. Then started inventorying all salvageable and non-salvageable items, cleaned and boxed items that were salvageable. All blown in insulation and batts were removed from the attic area. Once everything was completely done our customer was glad with the end results.     

Fire Prevention

12/1/2016 (Permalink)

A fire can be devastating to a home and family but there are some prevention tips to always remember. 

- Be prepared: Make sure you have the right number of smoke alarms in your house and test them monthly. 

-Teach your children: It is very important that your children know what a smoke alarm sounds like and its purpose.

-Escape plan: Sit down and go over an evacuation plan with all those in the home

-Practice: Have a fire drill twice a year

-STOP, DROP and ROLL: Teach your family how to use this method if their clothes were to be on fire.

-911: Make sure everyone in the house knows how to call 911

 

For more on Fire Safety visit

http://www.redcross.org/get-help/prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/fire

 

You never know when a disaster might strike, but you can be prepared for it!