Fire Damage Restoration: Aftermath Danger

fire damage restoration savannah ga, fire damage repair savannah ga, fire damage cleanup savannah gaIt’s devastating for any individual that encounters fire, smoke, or soot damage. Despite the intensity of the damage it’s devastating. The aftermath of a fire can be just as dangerous as the fire itself. Smoke odor and particles can settle in carpets, furniture, etc. Soot can settle onto walls, ceilings, furniture, etc. Because smoke and soot can settle and hide after the actual fire, a proper cleanup and restoration service needs to occur immediately. The longer you wait for restoring fire damage the more dangerous it gets. Here’s why you need to call a professional, like those at Harper Special Services as soon as possible. 

Air Quality

Any busy city, including Savannah, Georgia, has pollution in the air that can prove to be dangerous. On the other hand, if you’ve been out in the country and smaller cities you know the difference between polluted and clean air. After a fire, leftover burned particles and chemicals are still in the air and will eventually locate in places around your house. This can be a huge danger to your health. Smoke and soot can cause respiratory illnesses and irritate your lungs. The longer you wait to restore damage the worse it will get. 

So how do experts properly handle the air quality after a fire? Proper ventilation restoration has to occur to properly treat the fire. This means all affected air vents, fans, heaters, chimneys, etc. will be cleaned and disinfected to get rid of all the harmful chemicals. Getting rid of the smoke and soot, after a fire, in a timely manner will ensure your health and ensure the damage doesn’t get worse.


The larger the fire the greater the damage. Depending on the intensity of the structural damage and recommendation of professionals, you may need to vacate your home. As most of us know, fires can compromise the structure of a home. The larger fires ar