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Electrical Fires in a Business

12/1/2017 (Permalink)

Electrical Fires in a Business

There are many causes of fire in business, but the most common are the electrical fire. The damage left behind by the utility room fire can be quite tremendous. Furthermore, it will be costly to do all the repairs alone. Once the fire truck leaves, the business premise will have to deal with smoke damage and soot damage. Business owners stand to lose a lot of money due to the fire damage. Additionally, fire sprinkler system and fire hose can lead to water damage thus leaving the business premise in a mess. The fire restoration process takes time. A commercial fire damage company will save the business owner a lot of money in the long run. One needs to seek the help of qualified restoration company.

Emergency contact

The fire restoration process begins by calling a commercial fire damage company which is available 24 hours. Therefore, the business owner can get help anytime, day or night. The restoration company has the equipment the will assist in the fire restoration process. Some of the material they will come with includes a commercial desiccant dehumidifier, air movers, and a lot of crew members.

Fire damage assessment

The second stage in the fire damage process is the assessment. The stage involves inspection on the business premise to identify if the integrity of the building. A remediation specialist will give the business owner a quote to assess the soot damage or smoke damage resulting from the electrical fire. Through the inspection process, the extent of the damage will be determined. A fire restoration company can quickly identify the value since they are experienced in commercial fire damage.

Property security

All the business property needs to be protected from the utility room fire. The fire recovery company must ensure the belongings are safe. It is easy for one to be confused during a utility room fire and thieves may steal some of the items.

Water removal

Fire sprinkler system will leave the room filled up with water. If not removed quickly, then the water can also cause damage. The water removal process will begin immediately after putting out the electrical fire. The company will use the necessary equipment like a dehumidifier to remove all the water and dry out the area.

Smoke and soot removal

The business premise will have smoke damage and soot damage that will affect the appearance of the building. In this stage, the fire restoration company will remove smoke damage, soot damage, and any other items that have been affected by the fire damage.


The commercial fire damage company will clean the items that have been damaged by the electrical fire. The company uses specialized equipment to bring back the items to their previous state.

Property restoration

The fire damage is incomplete without doing the reconstruction of the entire place. The restoration process involves doing repairs on the wall, or replacing it, installing a new carpet and doing repairs on the premise to bring back the business premise in a working condition.

Therefore, by hiring a fire restoration company, they will bring the equipment needed to control the utility room fire.

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