Are you doing the minimum to ensure that your home in Sandwich, Illinois, is protected from a fire disaster? You may be surprised to learn just how effective smoke alarms can be with alerting residents so they can either put out the fire or evacuate to safety and call the fire department. If your home has sprinklers, you’re even safer from fire and smoke damage. If your house doesn’t have a sprinkler system, consider installing one. It’s also good to know that if your home suffers a fire and smoke disaster you can call ServiceMaster Restoration and Cleaning Services by Skip. We’ve served the Sandwich area for years and are experts at fire damage restoration.
Of course, we’d rather you not have a fire in the first place. That’s why we’re the first to suggest that a fire extinguisher be easily accessible from every room in the house and on every level, including attics, basements, and in the garage. They should be checked regularly and tested every year. What kind is best? Well, it depends on the room.
You’ve no doubt heard about the A, B, C system, with A extinguishers using water and foam on paper da or wood fires, and class B extinguishers using carbon dioxide on fuel and electrical fires (they don’t work very well on class A fires). Then there are class C extinguishers, which use dry chemicals and work well on almost any kind of fire. If you don’t have a special situation, the class C is your best bet, according to the
If you do have a fire disaster, call us after you call your insurance company. We can board up and tarp any holes in the structure, pack out your belongings for safe storage while fire damage restoration is underway, and provide full smoke and fire damage repair services. We can also remove any water left from the fire hoses and deodorize your home and belongings. We also offer restoration of furniture, art, antiques, electronic equipment, appliances, and valuable documents and photographs. For the best value in fire damage restoration in Sandwich, it’s ServiceMaster Restoration and Cleaning Services by Skip. Give us a call at (815) 498-9696 and we will begin restoration on your home or business immediately.