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Don't Let a Frayed Cord Cause a Fire in Your Jacksonville Home!

5/13/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Don't Let a Frayed Cord Cause a Fire in Your Jacksonville Home! Our SERVPRO team can clean soot, deodorize any smoke, and restore fire damage "Like it never even happened."

Cleaning Up Fire Damage in a Jacksonville Bedroom

When you have the same lamps for a long time, it can be easy to forget to check on the cords every so often. A worn or frayed cord on any appliance can put your home at risk for fire, so it is vital to be aware, especially if you have pets or small children. A compromised electrical cord on your trusty bedroom lamp can cause fire damage that leaves soot on your wall, headboard, sheets, and curtains, and an unpleasant smell and residue from melted plastics or rubbers that is impossible to get out with standard household cleaning products.

If a damaged or frayed cord on your lamp causes fire damage in your Jacksonville residence, the team at SERVPRO is ready to come to your home and address the damage, restoring your bedroom to its pre-fire condition. We can handle everything from cleaning soot off of surfaces and fabrics to deodorizing your bedroom to eliminate smoke odors.

After you make your call, we can have a team at your home within hours to mitigate damage. Our SERVPRO restoration technicians can examine the area to pinpoint soot on walls and wood, which can be manually scrubbed clean with EPA-registered disinfectants, and vacuumed to eliminate carbon residues from floors and surfaces. For fabrics that have been affected by smoke, such as drapery, we can gently clean the surface with a portable vacuum before cleaning.

After clearing up soot and residues, the next step is to mitigate odors with deodorization. Our odor control technician can use a thermal fogger, which emits solvent-based smoke, much like how smoke penetrates porous surfaces in a fire. This emission allows the fogger to bind with odor-causing particles to eliminate foul smells from your fabrics, carpet, upholstery, and other porous surfaces in your home.


SERVPRO of Jacksonville South can come to your home at any time of the day or night and leave your home looking "Like it never even happened." To request our help cleaning up after disaster strikes in your home, give us a call today at (904) 762-8066.

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