Dos & Don'ts
Fires can be one of the most emotional experiences that comes with an overwhelming amount of questions. Due to this, it makes it tough to know what the next step is.
Who do you call? Where do you begin? Is it safe to go back in the house? Unfortunately, the questions are endless during the tough time. This is the time to reach out for help, you are NOT in this alone. SERVPRO of Elk River, Becker and Big Lake is here to make the process hassle-free.
Below are some Dos & Don’ts-
What to DO after a fire:
Receive permission from the Fire Department officials before re-entering
Check on family and pets – assuring that everyone is okay
Document all damages
Get belongings from the building when cleared
Work on replacing important documents and items if damaged
Call all utility providers to inform them of the fire
Call homeowners insurance company to begin the claim process
Call SERVPRO of Elk River, Becker and Big Lake at (612) 444 - 3336!
What NOT to do after a fire:
Do not enter the home until you are given permission
Do not turn on gas, water, or electric utilities until you are told it is safe
Do not start or move your vehicle if it has been damaged
Do not try to clean any of the smoke or soot damage yourself
Let SERVPRO of Elk River, Becker and Big Lake help you during this difficult. We will respond in a timely manner to get the clean-up and repairs moving. Our goal is to get you back to normal as quick as we can.
If you ever experience any fire, water, or mold damage call SERVPRO of Elk River, Becker and Big Lake at (612) 444 - 3336!