United Water Restoration Group of Tampa, FL

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Fire & Smoke Damage in Tampa, FL

Fire remediation can assist in helping return your property back to its pre-loss conditions.

Fire & Smoke Damage
Soot Cleanup

What Is Fire Damage?

Fire damage occurs when flames consume or scorch materials within a structure or property. It can result in structural damage, including charred walls, ceilings, floors, and furniture. Fire damage may also extend to personal belongings, electronics, and other items within the affected area. In severe cases, fires can lead to complete destruction of property, leaving it uninhabitable and requiring extensive restoration efforts.

What Is Smoke Damage?

Smoke damage refers to the residue left behind by smoke from fires. Smoke particles can infiltrate surfaces, materials, and air ducts throughout a property, causing discoloration, staining, and lingering odors. Even in areas untouched by flames, smoke damage can be pervasive and challenging to remove. It can affect walls, ceilings, carpets, furniture, clothing, and personal belongings, requiring specialized cleaning and restoration techniques to mitigate its effects.

Fire and smoke damage

Types of Fire & Smoke Damage

Fire Damage

1. Heat and Flame Damage

Soot is a black, powdery residue consisting of carbon particles that result from incomplete combustion of organic materials. Ash is the powdery residue left behind by the complete combustion of materials. Both soot and ash can coat surfaces, fabrics, and belongings, causing discoloration and staining.

2. Soot and Ash Damage

Persistent smoke odors are addressed using air scrubbers, ozone generators, thermal fogging, and other odor-neutralizing methods to purify the air and eliminate odors from surfaces and belongings.

3. Water Damage

Water damage often accompanies firefighting efforts as firefighters use water to extinguish flames. Water can saturate building materials, furnishings, and belongings, leading to mold growth, structural damage, and deterioration if not promptly addressed.

Smoke Damage

1. Wet Smoke

Dense, sticky smoke is produced by low-heat, smoldering fires with a high moisture content. Wet smoke leaves behind thick, oily residues that are challenging to clean.

2. Dry Smoke

Lighter, powdery smoke produced by fast-burning, high-temperature fires. Dry smoke residues are easier to clean but can still adhere strongly to surfaces.

3. Protein Smoke

Odorless smoke is produced by the burning of protein-rich materials such as meat or poultry. Protein smoke leaves behind a thin, invisible residue that can discolor surfaces and produce strong odors.

 

Client Testimonials

Annie Schmitz
Annie Schmitz
2024-03-17
Phil and Kane were great. They even moved my furniture out of the way to get to what they needed to. They got it all hooked up and drying around my schedule. The landlord, Shannon, and I are very happy.
William H
William H
2024-03-14
Corey and Phil were prompt and professional
Khaleel Watson
Khaleel Watson
2024-03-11
Doug is the man! Knowledgeable and down to Earth!
Wen Sepulveda
Wen Sepulveda
2024-03-08
Phil and Kasandra are the best! Fast and knowledgeable!
Dean Tanzer
Dean Tanzer
2024-03-07
Doug and Elijah were fantastic very personable easy to talk to answered all questions.
Tia Holloway
Tia Holloway
2024-03-07
United Water Restoration Group of Tampa assigned Elijah to assess my water damage situation. Elijah arrived on schedule, and was courteous and professional. He answered my many questions and left me feeling confident about the overall process. Thank you Elijah for making a stressful situation so much easier!
Traci Rinoldo
Traci Rinoldo
2024-03-05
When faced with a situation as serious as an unknown water leak it can be daunting but Doug and Eli were fantastic. They talked me through the process, explained why each step was necessary and what the expected outcomes and timelines were. I highly recommend!!
Stacie Falvey
Stacie Falvey
2024-03-04
Elijah and Doug were awesome! They took excellent care of us during our water remediation process.
Barbara Lindsay
Barbara Lindsay
2024-03-03
Elijah and Doug are great! They both were professional and explained what they were doing each step of the way.
cathleen pacheco
cathleen pacheco
2024-03-02
Kane & Elijah did a great job and explained everything they were doing thoroughly.

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