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A fire is a very traumatic experience and we at Disaster Blaster recognize that. It is our goal to help you through the process of any necessary emergency boardup and drying to detailed cleaning and final repairs. When disaster strikes, we’re here to make things right™.

Your experienced local Disaster Blaster office can assist with all phases of your fire or smoke damage cleanup. As a full service firm, we are able to assist with the emergency boardup and mitigation services, content inventory and cleaning, move out services should they be necessary, structural cleaning, odor removal, and repairs.

But at Disaster Blaster we also recognize the emotional impact fire and smoke damage can have. That’s why we are also here to guide you through the process and provide any support you may need from us. We can take photos of the damage for your insurance company, meet with or arrange specialty trades or inspectors, and review your claim with your insurance company so that they can quickly approve the work necessary.

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Why you should call Disaster Blaster After a Fire

Disaster Blaster is there when you need us


Fire can happen at any time, and may require emergency boardup or tarping services. Your local Disaster Blaster team is here 24/7 for emergency needs

Highly trained Fire Damage Specialists


Disaster Blaster technicians, estimators, and managers are specially trained to address the needs of your fire and smoke damage.

We work with your Insurance Company


We understand that a home fire is a stressful thing and we are here to help. Our skilled team works with your insurance company to address emergency response needs and review needed repairs!

Easier Insurance Claims


Disaster Blaster understands insurance claims and will be able to document damages and prepare the necessary paperwork for your insurance company so that you don't have to.

Disaster Blaster Does More


It can be frustrating managing multiple contractors. Disaster Blaster performs more services than other companies in our industry so you don't need as many contractors. And if something is necessary that we don't do, we'll manage that process too so you don't have to!

What does Disaster Blaster do after fire and smoke damage?

At Disaster Blaster, our job is to restore your home following a disaster. In the case of fire and smoke damage, we can help in many different ways, including:

- Emergency boardup

- Drying and Mitigation services

- Structure cleaning

- Content cleaning

- Pack out / in services and content storage

- Deodorization

- Construction / Repairs

What is a Furnace Puffback?

A Furnace Puffback is the result of a faulty ignition in your furnace, resulting in a discharge of smoke and soot throughout your home. This soot travels through ductwork and cavities, allowing it to spread to distant parts of the home. This soot then accumulates on ceilings, walls, floors, and on content items, making cleaning after a Puffback a time intensive process.

We had a Furnace Puffback, can we clean this up ourselves?

For the most part, No. The soot residue on ceilings and walls require specialized products and procedures to clean in order to reduce the necessity for painting. Additionally, smoke and soot is able to penetrate hard to reach areas of the home such as basement and attic rafters, ductwork, and cavities, making effective removal of the soot and the associated odor difficult.

What you should do after a Home Fire

Do Contact your local Disaster Blaster


Disaster Blaster knows how to clean up fire & smoke damage and is also knowledgable in the insurance claims process.

Do Protect Plumbing


If your fire occurred in the winter, you may need to have a plumber winterize the property to prevent frozen pipes

Do Document Damage


Take pictures of all the damage to your home, contents, and yard, and keep a list of anything that has to be disposed of.

Do Save Receipts


Save everything. Contractor bills, hotel and dinner receipts, material receipts... Your Insurance company wil need these.

Do Prevent Further Damage


You may need to have your roof tarped or windows boarded up, or drying services started, to prevent additional moisture damage.

What you should NOT do after a Home Fire

Don't Enter the Home


Until your home is deemed safe, it's important to stay outside. A Fire Marshal should conduct an inspection and let you know when you can go in.

Don't Take Your Laundry to a Normal Dry Cleaner


Not all dry cleaners can handle smoke-damaged items. Your local Disaster Blaster will have someone they work with that they can refer.

Don't Use Water, Electric, or Gas


Fires can damage supply lines and electrical wiring. It's best to avoid using these utilities until you know they're not damaged.

Don't Save or Use Contaminated Food or Medicine


If food or medicine was contaminated with smoke, it has to be thrown away. Don't forget to make a list of these items for your insurance company

Don't Start Cleaning Yourself


Smoke cleaning is very specialized. If you try to clean it yourself, you could make it worse!

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