You can smell it in the air in Pennsylvania; the pleasing aroma of burning wood.
While most of us feel a touch of nostalgia about this pleasant odor, we really don’t give it much further thought.
At ServiceMaster Fire & Water Clean Up we’re hoping you’re taking some simple precautions to avoid the potential need for fire damage restoration.
Chimney Fire Damage Tips
While making a connection between something as simple as burning some wood and fire damage may seem a little extreme, there’s no question that taking some simple steps now can help you avoid safety issues and far more serious headaches as the winter heating season begins in earnest.
It’s a good idea to give your home’s system an annual chimney check.
An inspection and cleaning by a qualified professional will spot potential problems which could lead to carbon monoxide poisoning or possibly something worse and the need for fire damage restoration.
Among the best preventative steps to take is to avoid creosote build-up in your chimney by carefully watching what you burn in your fireplace or wood stove.
Experts recommend using seasoned firewood that was split at least 6 months to a year before. Also, avoid burning Christmas trees or treated wood.
There are plenty of other dangers to be wary of when it comes to heating or merely enjoying a fire during the colder months of the year, but even if the worst should happen, your ServiceMaster pros are ready to help with fire damage restoration.
We know how to bring order to the chaos that follows an unexpected fire.
We don’t put the flames out, but we’ve got the recovery plan to get things back in order fast after a fire leaves you with a soggy, charred mess and wondering just how you’ll ever get rid of that awful smell.
It’s all a part of our fire damage restoration process, and we promise to bring the latest and best techniques to your home or business should disaster strike.
Professional Fire Restoration
Please be safe when using your fireplace or wood stove this winter, and if you need fire damage restoration services in Pennsylvania it won’t take long for you to realize why we’re the best at what we do in the Lancaster and York county areas.
Simply contact us at (717) 299-2261. No matter what time it is, ServiceMaster Fire & Water Clean Up is ready to offer you peace of mind 24/7/365.