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Furniture Damage After a Fire and Salvaging Items With Professional Fire Damage Restoration in Dyersville, IA

July 12th, 2017 · No Comments

Whether it’s a small kitchen incident or a devastating electrical failure, fires from sources big and small leave damage behind in your home or business. This damage can take the form of burned materials, soot stains, and smoke damage. We witness similar damage simply when a building interior is continually exposed to cigarette smoke, but with a fire that effect is increased tenfold. If you’ve experienced a fire in your home or business, it can be difficult to imagine recovering completely from the damage. ServiceMaster by Knipper is here to help you return your building to pre-loss conditions with our comprehensive fire damage restoration in Dyersville, IA.

The damage a fire can inflict on the interior of your home or business affects more than just the building itself. A fire will also have negative effects on your belongings, and the biggest hit those who endure a building fire take is against their furniture.

Fire and Furniture

While all furniture will take on damage in varying levels when exposed to fire, certain types of furniture are more susceptible to fire damage than others. Wood and wicker furniture, for example, quickly become kindling in the face of a fire. Fabrics and upholstery also have little to no defense against flames, especially unsealed cottons, polyesters, wools, and velvets. Plastics have a nearly equal resistance to fire as woods, and your plastic furniture will often not remain intact after exposure to a fire.

Metal furniture has the greatest chance of surviving a fire. With the highest heat resistance, most furniture made from copper, steel, bronze, aluminum, and other common metals can escape a fire with as little damage as surface charring or minor warping.

Saving Fire Damaged Furniture

Although it’s rare that your furniture will escape without any fire damage, our expert fire damage restoration technicians are trained and experienced in salvaging your furniture as well as your building and other items that can be saved. Our teams are ready for any job, big or small, with the latest products and state-of-the-art equipment. When it comes to saving your fire-damaged furniture, look no further than ServiceMaster by Knipper.

For more information about our services in fire damage restoration in Dyersville, IA, contact us at (866) 999-1980 today.

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