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Air Fryer Causes Damage In Portland Area Home

If your home suffers from a fire, soot, or smoke damage from a cooking mishap, trust SERVPRO of North Portland / West Hawthorne to help you make it "Like it never even happened." We have crews on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to respond to your emergency damage. 

To learn more, read our recent blog here

SERVPRO tech bringing contents out of moving truck

Smoke Damage In North Portland Area Home

SERVPRO of North Portland/West Hawthorne is Here to Help you when fire damage strikes. We have crews who are trained who will respond, and take action. Our crews will clean the structure on-site, and pack out your contents to come back to our warehouse to be cleaned. To learn more, read our recent blog here

Christmas tree with lights

12 Days of Safety, Day 8, Decoration Safety

To keep your home and family as safe as possible remember to turn off all tree lights and decorations when not in use.

No matter what happens in your home from water damage from a broken pipe or a toilet overflow or a fire from faulty wiring or a kitchen fire, our teams are ready to respond. We have crews who are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To learn more, read our latest blog here.

Christmas lights

12 Days of Safety, Day 7, Light Safety

To keep your home and family as safe as possible remember to check holiday lights for fraying, bare spots, gaps in the insulation, or excessive kinking in the wire.

No matter what happens in your home from water damage from a broken pipe or a toilet overflow or a fire from faulty wiring or a kitchen fire, our teams are ready to respond. We have crews who are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To learn more, read our latest blog here. 

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12 Days of Safety, Day 5, Fire Safety

To keep your home and family as safe as possible remember to choose an artificial tree that is labeled fire-resistant.

No matter what happens in your home from water damage from a broken pipe or a toilet overflow or a fire from faulty wiring or a kitchen fire, our teams are ready to respond. We have crews who are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To learn more, read our latest blog here. 

cartoon fireplace

12 Days of Safety, Day 3, Fireplace Safety

To keep your home and family as safe as possible remember to keep trees away from fireplaces, radiators, and other heat sources.

No matter what happens in your home from water damage from a broken pipe or a toilet overflow or a fire from faulty wiring or a kitchen fire, our teams are ready to respond. We have crews who are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To learn more, read our latest blog here. 

cartoon candle

12 Days of Safety, Day 1, Candle Safety

To keep your home and family as safe as possible remember never to use lighted candles near trees or boughs.

No matter what happens in your home from water damage from a broken pipe or a toilet overflow or a fire from faulty wiring or a kitchen fire, our teams are ready to respond. We have crews who are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To learn more, read our latest blog here. 

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Fire Damage in Portland Area Homes

In fire damage restoration, there are many ways to loosen smoke residues. Blast cleaning is a heavy agitator that uses compressed air to blast sand, baking soda, CO2, dry ice, or even ground corn cobs against a solid surface like charred wood. To learn more, read a recent blog here. 

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Fire damage cleanup in the Portland area.

We have had a lot more experience with fires this month than in many recent years. Many homes and properties have been affected by soot and smoke damage or odor from nearby fires. 

Fire damage can be costly, that's why we restore all property and contents that we can. Here is how we at SERVPRO of North Portland / West Hawthorne clean interior walls to be free from soot and smelly residue caused by fire.

Clean: Apply the cleaning solution to rag and work from bottom to top in 3-4-inch circles.

Rinse: Apply the rinsing solution to the rag and work from bottom to top.

Dry: Fold the towel in quarters. Dry the cleaned area. Rotate the towel as each side becomes damp.

fire fighter putting out kitchen fire

If fire or soot damage strikes, SERVPRO of North Portland / West Hawthorne is Here To Help.

So, how do we clean after fires? Cleaning in fire damage restoration means removing smoke residues and removing smoke odors. We clean both in different ways to help eliminate lingering odor and permanent damage 

Smoke Odors: Odor causing residues are removed, then restorers use a range of methods to remove odors, including Ozone treatments.

Smoke residues: Residues must be captured before they can be removed. Restorers use air and fluids to release and carry soils away.

SERVPRO technician speaking to customer

Experts in Fire Damage in Portland

As experts in fire damage restoration, we use the same thorough process for every job. The first step is locating all smoke residues by inspecting and testing to evaluate what cleaning services are needed for restoration. 

Every fire damage situation is a little different and requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same. When various materials burn, the soot they create differs greatly and requires a specific cleaning procedure. The steps listed below illustrate our process for the “typical” fire damage restoration. Learn more about our fire damage restoration process.

wildfire

When Fire Strikes, Call SERVPRO of North Portland / West Hawthorne

We know that in these dry summer months the risk of fire can be incredibly high in wooded and natural areas. Not only is there a threat to the natural areas but also to homes and businesses. We know that in the Portland area we see fewer wildfires and property damage as a result of fire damage than many other areas, but that does not mean there is not a very real risk in our area. 

bbq with fire with food on it

Fire Damage from BBQs & Grills In Portland

Make sure that when you are using your BBQ & grill this summer that you keep it away from your home or any structure, never leave it unattended, and always have a fire extinguisher on hand. 

boy holding sparkler in front of sunset.

Stay Safe, Have Fun

This time of year, as celebrations begin the danger from fireworks becomes clear. Every year there are both injuries to persons from fireworks and property damage. When your family and friends plan how to celebrate Independence Day make sure that you practice caution and stay safe.  

Fire Damage on roof of the house

Fire Damage Can Strike Any Home or Property In The Portland Area

Homes can have issues from fire or smoke damage for various reasons. In the Holiday season home fires often occur from unattended candles and cooking accidents. In winter months they often occur due to fireplaces and wood stoves or from space heaters. In the spring and summer months, fires often occur from issues related to barbecues and grills.

mess from fire extinguisher

When A Fire Damage Strikes, We Are The Team TO Trust.

The powder from fire extinguishers is incredibly fine and spreads, just as it is designed to do it spreads out and coats and covers everything. This is great as far as fire safety and putting out fires goes, but when it comes to clean up it makes it a bit of a challenge. SERVPRO of North Portland / West Hawthorne has the skills and experience to clean up the nastiest of messes including that from a fire extinguisher.

fire in commercial building

When Fire Damage Strikes, Call SERVPRO of North Portland / West Hawthorne

Property damage can happen to anyone anywhere. Fires can occur in both residential homes, commercial properties, and multi-unit dwellings like hotels, apartments, dorms, and condos. SERVPRO of North Portland / West Hawthorne has nearly 30 years of experience helping property owners and renters just like you when a disaster occurs. Whether it is smoke damage from an unattended candle or a grease fire from a cooking attempt gone wrong.

home on fire

Fire Damage in North Portland

If fire or smoke damage take their toll on your home or building make sure to call the team with nearly 30 years of experience helping customers to make it “Like it never even happened.”