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Easy Tips on What to Do After Fire Damages in Atlanta, Georgia

Fire is a scary thing if it happens to you.

Here is some advice from ServiceMaster by LoveJoy about what to do if your house is damaged by fire, and what to do to make it habitable again, including contacting insurers, arranging alternative accommodation and the typical repair work that is needed after fire damages your home in Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Decatur, Stockbridge, Conyers, McDonough, Stone Mountain, Covington, Social Circle and Dekalb County. There are simple steps to take in order to minimize the risk to you and your family, of fire ever breaking out, but things can happen beyond your control, and when fate deals you a bad hand, you have to take steps to deal with it.

What you need to do:

Make sure your home is structurally safe. After the fire has been extinguished, the fire officers will thoroughly examine the building and will advise you of any structural or other defects that they can see. If the building is considered unsafe by the emergency services.

Fire officers will contact the local building control officer,  access may be fenced off.  They may shore up or demolish the property to avoid danger to the public.

When the emergency services leave, you are responsible for the security of your property. Your insurers will expect you to make sure your home is secure. Remove all valuables from the property if it is safe to do so, and close all doors and windows. You should contact a 24-hour fire damage restoration company like ServiceMaster by LoveJoy. Tell the police if you leave the property before it is secure, explaining any arrangements you have made with contractors.

ServiceMaster by LoveJoy fire damage restoration team will act fast to help recover your belongings and make either your business or home safe again. Using state-of-the-art equipment and the latest fire damage cleaning products, our technicians will salvage as many of your items as possible and discard of hazardous materials or items that beyond recovery. ServiceMaster by LoveJoy are experienced as a fire damage cleaning company and will ensure every job is completed to the industries highest standard.

To speak to us in more detail about our fire damage repair and cleaning service call us today on 678-293-0297. Our team will be more than happy to go through your requirements and discuss our processes with you so you can get back on track after a fire. Visit for more details and services.