Procedure to follow if you have a fire or flood at your property

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EMERGENCY PROCEDURES AFTER FIRE & SMOKE DAMAGE

Follow these tips if your property has been effected by fire & smoke damage. Get in touch with us today to find out more about how we can help with fire & smoke damage to commercial and private property.

  • Assessing the damaged areas
  • Carrying out safety checks, if required, to affected electricity/gas supplies
  • Ventilating the property to remove stale odours
  • Removing materials and/or contents items beyond restoration (subject to policy)
  • Removing materials and/or contents items for restoration (subject to policy)
  • Carrying out odour elimination procedures (there are several different processes, which can do this)
  • Cleaning down walls, ceilings and woodwork of smoke/soot deposits
  • Cleaning contents and fixtures to remove soot/smoke and odour

 

EMERGENCY PROCEDURES AFTER FLOOD & WATER DAMAGE

Flood & water damage can cause major issues to your property. At Cleaning Industrial Solutions we understand that this can be a stressful experience so we aim to make the recovery and restoration process as quick and as stress free as possible. Take a look at our tips below:

  • Assessing the damaged areas
  • Removing standing water by extraction with pumps
  • Removing materials and/or contents items beyond restoration (subject to policy)
  • Removing materials and/or contents items for restoration (subject to policy)
  • Carrying out moisture content readings/ surveys of the structure of the building and floor coverings
  • Cleaning and applying solutions to inhibit mould and bacteria growth
  • Electrical check if required (subject to policy)
  • Installing drying equipment suitable to the drying requirements of the building

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ITEMS TO TAKE WITH YOU IF MOVING INTO ALTERNATIVE ACCOMMODATION

In times of disaster, quite understandably it is easy to forget some basic things that you need. If the situation you are in means that you have to leave your home for a period, we suggest that you gather together the following items:

VALUABLE ITEMS

  • Jewellery
  • Items of financial value
  • Items of sentimental value
  • Any information in both digital or hard copy you will need in the next 12 months
  • Don’t forget to check your ‘safe’ places

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

  • Passport
  • Cheque book
  • Credit cards
  • Bank account details
  • Utility bills
  • Insurance documents
  • Cash

LAUNDRY

  • At least 2 days’ worth of clothing

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