If your home or business has been damaged by fire or flood, the emotional and physical strain of going through such an occurrence can be devastating. To have to stand back helpless and watch flames lick through your property, or watch the flood waters lap through it, ruining and damaging everything in their path, is a trauma that stays with many people for life. Once the fire department has done whatever they were capable of to contain and minimize the damage then you are left to pick up the pieces and try to rescue what you can.
The first step you should make is to call Baltimore Carpet Cleaners to assess the damage. Until they arrive here are a few tips of what to do and what not to do to prevent further spread of damage after water and fire damage. The residues of water, chemicals and smoke that will be lingering on site can cause personal injury and considerable damage and have to be treated carefully.
Fire and smoke restoration is a job for professionals. Nevertheless you can help them by carrying out these few important tasks as early as possible. Remember not to put yourself at risk. Things can always be replaced, people can't.