What Should I Do If My Roof Is Damage In a Fire?
What Do I Do If a Fire Damages My Roof?
A fire can be devastating to a home or business. It can cause damage to your property and belongings, as well as create a danger for people in the area. If you've had a fire at your home or business, here's what you should do:
Contacting the Professionals
- Contact SERVPRO of Englewood/East Littleton to assess your fire damage. Call (303) 777-6498.
- If you don’t have insurance, contact the Colorado Division of Insurance for assistance in finding a professional contractor to repair your damaged roof. You can reach them at (303) 777-6498.
- Take care not to damage any electrical wiring or other systems during repairs – consult an electrician before attempting any work on these systems yourself!
1) Contact the Fire Department
If your house catches fire, the first thing you should do is call the fire department. The fire department will assess the damage and determine if evacuation is necessary. If so, the fire department will help with evacuation and cleanup.
2) Contact Your Insurance Company
After you’re sure that your family and home are safe, the next step is to contact your insurance company. Call your agent or the claims department of the insurance company. Your insurance provider should have a 24/7 emergency hotline number available in case of emergencies like this one.
3) Contact SERVPRO of Englewood/East Littleton
SERVPRO of Englewood/East Littleton is a full-service restoration company that can provide 24/7 emergency water removal and fire cleanup services. If you have questions about your property, please don't hesitate to give us a call at (303) 777-6498 or fill out our online contact form.
4) Start Removal of Debris
Once you've determined that your roof is damaged from a fire, it's time to start removing debris. This can be done in several ways, depending on the severity of the damage.
- Remove any fallen and dangling portions of the roof that may pose an immediate threat to people or property.
- Remove any smoldering wood, which is still hot enough to catch fire again if ignited by embers or sparks from other sources.
- If there is evidence of water damage due to sprinkler systems or hoses used during extinguishment efforts, check for mold growth with a moisture meter before proceeding further with repairs.
Placing a tarp on a roof after a fire can keep out the elements and prevent further damage to your home or business.
A tarp can be used to help protect your home or business from further damage. After a fire, it's important to have roof repair done as soon as possible. A tarp can prevent further water damage and keep out the elements while you're waiting for repairs.
We hope this article has given you an idea of what to do after a fire. If you have any questions, or if you would like to speak to one of our restoration specialists about your own situation, please contact us at (303) 777-6498.