Wildfire and Fire Damage Cleanup, Demolition, Debris Removal and Restoration in Tahoe City California
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Fire and Wildfire Damage Cleanup and Demolition in Tahoe City California | Don’t Let Fire Damage Cleanup and Demolition Add to Your Stress, Just Call Zebra the Tahoe City Fire Damage Cleanup, Demolition, and Restoration Professionals
Zebra Restoration is providing fire damage cleanup and restoration services including demolition, smoke damage, and ash damage repair and cleanup for Fires and Wildfires in Tahoe City, from damage due to the Caldor, Dixie and River Wildfires
Is your property affected by wildfire in Tahoe City CA and are you or someone you know in need of fire damage cleanup and demolition services in or around Tahoe City California for fire and smoke damage incurred from the River Fire, and you need a fire and smoke damage restoration company that’s head above all other fire damage repair and restoration companies in the Tahoe City area, that’s where Zebra Restoration comes in, with over 35 years of providing fire and smoke damage repair services in Tahoe City and surrounding areas, Zebra has the experience, training, professionalism, and the relationships necessary in the insurance industry to make quick work of your cleanup and demolition phase of your project so the rebuilding can begin ASAP, and not only that, we can help triage the claim with your insurance adjuster to ensure all of the fire and smoke damage is covered under the entitlements of your insurance policy. In addition to the 6 areas noted above, we are also providing smoke and ash damage cleanup as well as smoke odor removal in the following counties and towns throughout the Lake Tahoe Basin;
El Dorado County
Camino, Coloma, Cool, Diamond Springs, Echo Lake, El Dorado, El Dorado Hills, Garden Valley, Georgetown, Greenwood, Grizzly Flats, Kyburz, Lotus, Mount Aukum, Pilot Hill, Placerville, Pollock Pines, Rescue, Shingle Springs, Somerset, South Lake Tahoe, Tahoma, Twin Bridges
Alta, Applegate, Auburn, Carnelian Bay, Colfax, Dutch Flat, Emigrant Gap, Foresthill, Gold Run, Granite Bay, Homewood, Kings Beach, Lincoln, Loomis, Meadow Vista, Newcastle, Olympic Valley, Penryn, Rocklin, Roseville, Sheridan, Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista, Weimar
Antelope, Carmichael, Citrus Heights, Courtland, Elk Grove, Elverta, Fair Oaks, Folsom, Galt, Herald, Hood, Isleton, Mather, Mcclellan, North Highlands, Orangevale, Rancho Cordova, Rio Linda, Ryde, Sacramento, Sloughhouse, Walnut Grove, Wilton
Bangor, Berry Creek, Biggs, Chico, Clipper Mills, Durham, Feather Falls, Forbestown, Forest Ranch, Gridley, Magalia, Nelson, Oroville, Palermo, Paradise, Richvale, Stirling City
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The Dixie, Caldor, and River Wildfires obviously pose grave conditions for both people and property. Once everyone is safe, the focus often goes right to the property damage incurred and the reality that life has to be reconstructed, which means the damage has to be mitigated as soon as possible, the debris has to be removed, any demolition has to take place, and the rebuilding of your home, memories and dreams must get underway, ASAP. That’s where Zebra Restoration comes in! With decades of experience in the restoration and construction industries throughout California, we can help you get back on your feet fast.
What you Need to Know About Wildfire Damage, Fire, Smoke and Ash, and its Cleanup, and Your Property in, or Around, Tahoe City California
When it comes to fire damage repair and restoration, including any heat damage, smoke, soot and ash damage, you need to hire a professional company with the experience necessary to ensure that not only does each of the repair disciplines get handled properly, but that the decisions to restore or repair also get handled with efficacy in order to protect your rights and entitlements under your insurance policy. The last thing you need in the aftermath of a tragic wildfire event, is a problem with your insurance claim due to the mishandling of your property and contents by companies that rush to procure your services, and rush to maximize their own gains without mitigating your risk. This is something your insurance company simply won’t tolerate. At the end of the day, you need a fire damage restoration company that will look after your best interests when providing for, and justifying the myriad of services you may need your insurance company to cover
Zebra Restoration Fire and Smoke Damage Services
Disasters strike at the most inopportune times, and can have long-lasting consequences for everyone, and everything involved. Fire events can be some of the most traumatic experiences anyone can experience, and the last thing you need during these trying and stressful times is to manage the lengthy list of tasks required for the cleanup, cataloging, packing, and storage of your contents and structure, as well as dealing with the intricate process of debris removal, demolition if required, and rebuilding your home or business in the aftermath.
When it comes to putting the pieces back together, let Zebra Restoration and its years of experience work for you, as we have for countless other fire and natural disaster victims during extremely stressful times.
We have the experience needed to quickly get your life, or business, back on track with our trained and retrained technicians, state of the art equipment, methods and processes, as well as deep building restoration tenure.
From large multi-complex fires, to residential home fires, commercial and industrial fires, to smaller kitchen, electrical, and even outdoor fires that damage contiguous structures or create traveling smoke and soot damage to other buildings and property, Zebra Restoration can set you straight and remove the stress from the cleanup and restoration of your property and contents.
Understanding The Fire and Smoke Damage Process as it Pertains to Your Tahoe City Property
When it comes to fire and smoke damage and the eventual restoration of your contents and property in Tahoe City, there is a lot to consider including understanding that fire damage is destructive, but the damage smoke can levy on your property, even in places far from the area directly affected by the fire itself, can be equally, if not more, catastrophic.
As smoke settles to property surfaces, even in far off unseen places, the process of pitting, etching, burning, and corrosion starts to unfurl. Making matters worse is any humidity and moisture present in the environment. When the humidity and smoke particles react with one another, further, more permanent damage occurs.
When it comes to ash, the elements present in wood ash are quite inert and on their own in powder form don’t present any serious danger to material surfaces, however, when mixed with water, chemical changes create a toxic matter that can be extremely harmful to surfaces of all types. Chemical etching poses serious risk to material surfaces, and even simple morning dew and minimal condensation on ash is enough to start the chemical process down the road to damage.
Timing is of the essence when it comes to fire and smoke damage restoration as the damage continues to increase as the hours and days pass after the event.
When you partner with Zebra Restoration, you can rest easy knowing you have chosen one of the region’s most experienced and accredited fire and smoke damage restoration experts. We can help you make critical decisions when it comes to replace or restore evaluations, communicate with your loss adjuster, navigate the insurance claims process, and understand how decisions you make now as it pertains to the cleanup and recovery process may influence future rebuild choices, and more.
TO RESTORE OR REPLACE, THAT IS THE QUESTION
One of the biggest challenges in the aftermath of any fire or smoke damage event is the decision to either restore an item to it’s pre-loss condition if possible, or replace it if not. Zebra Restoration can help you understand what the limits of restoration are for each item, whether it’s useful life has been degraded, and whether just replacing the item is the best course of action based on an analysis of the replacement value and the cost to restore. Some items are irreplaceable, in those cases Zebra Restoration can advise on the best way to restore and salvage the item to bring it as close as possible to its pre-loss condition. We can also help you communicate these options and choices to your insurance company representative.
Smoke Odor Removal and Soot Damage Cleanup at Your Tahoe City Home or Business
Often overlooked is the damage done by smoke and soot. Smoke doesn’t only discolor and impact surfaces in the form of soot but can also permeate in the form of smoke odor throughout even the most remote areas of your building structures, even those areas you simply can’t physically get to or see. Specialized equipment is necessary to deodorize your property to ensure that pesky smoke odor doesn’t persist. We use ozone and Hydroxyl machines to deodorize and remove the smoke particles and odors from your property. These machines also remove many other harmful viruses, bacteria and other particles from the environment that may be there from any humidity, water application during the event, and plain old lack of hygiene in the aftermath of vacancy.
Did you Know That Your Insurance Company Will Cover Smoke Odor and Soot Removal at Your Tahoe City Property if You have Been Impacted by the Wildfire?
In most cases smoke, smoke odor, and soot removal from your property is a coverable event within the entitlements of your insurance policy. If you are curious if that odor you smell is from one of the two wildfires in the area, call us for a free consultation and we can come and test the surfaces and determine if in fact you have a problem originating from either the Dixie or River Wildfires so you can file a claim.
Zebra Restoration Fire, Wildfire, and Smoke Damage Restoration Services in and Around Tahoe City CA
Emergency Fire and Smoke Damage Services in Tahoe City
- Board up and tarping
- Inspect HVAC equipment and replace filters as necessary as well as close off-air supply and return vents to prevent further cross contamination. Clean and deodorize all HVAC ducts.
- Disconnect electrical services and check for safety
- Restore electrical services for use in cleanup and restoration
- Remove debris
- Initiate laundry and dry-cleaning services for necessary emergency clothing and linens
WATER DAMAGE MITIGATION
Extract water and check all flooring materials, subflooring and structural components for any residual moisture retention. Set up drying and dehumidification equipment and monitor until moisture readings become normalized.
ODOR CONTROL SERVICES
Air scrubbers use High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filtration to remove these particles from the air, enhancing the efficiency of cleaning and clearing the air for safe breathing. Please do not move or turn off this equipment.
Thermal Fogging Deodorizing
Neutralizing any odor is of primary importance and thermal fogging provides for a strong deodorization process that penetrates everywhere the smoke and residue settled, even those far off, hidden areas.
Produced by an ozone generator, Ozone is a key component in the deodorization process for most fire and smoke damage events. Ozone is also effective in treating any bacterial growth that may be present in the environment due to humid or poor environmental conditions in the aftermath.
Advanced Air Scrubbing and Odor Removal
Environmentally friendly, and efficient to deploy, our advanced air scrubber filters remove even more odors and particulates to ultra-scrub the environment.
STRUCTURAL, HARD, AND SOFT GOODS RESTORATION
Comprehensive cleaning and deodorizing of ceilings, walls, structural members and timbers, as well as all millwork, including any necessary polishing to restore to pre-loss condition
Cleaning and deodorizing of all enclosed areas, cupboards and drawers
Closets, crawl spaces, attics, drawers, cupboards, and other enclosed areas need to be deodorized and cleaned for the proper treatment of soot and smoke
Floor cleaning and restoration
Inspection and cleaning of all flooring materials including subfloors if necessary. Marble, natural, and faux stone, ceramic and other tile, wood and wood laminates, manufactured laminate and other types of flooring all need to be professionally cleaned to return the material back to its pre-loss condition.
Laundry & dry-cleaning services
Fire and smoke damage require specific dry-cleaning processes, Zebra Restoration will contract out all laundry services to dry-cleaners who specialize in the restoration of heat and smoke damaged textiles. Unlike many other companies we offer full inventory control and documentation of all clothing, textiles, and appropriate soft goods.
Carpet and furniture cleaning and restoration
Zebra Restoration will inspect and test for restoration appropriateness, provide professional cleaning, and deodorization, and apply stain protection and polish on necessary items to restore back to their pre-loss condition
Manual washing and drying
Items are carefully and individually cleaned by hand utilizing methods appropriate for each and every material type
Ultrasonic tanks are used to clean certain items that may not be appropriate for hand cleaning such as blinds, collectables, heirlooms, jewelry, smaller more intricate items and more.
Furniture and upholstery cleaning
This requires specialty equipment, products and technicians trained and certified in furniture restoration.
Miscellaneous contents restoration
Restoration provided by qualified staff members who take extreme care in the handling, cleaning, and restoration of your content’s restoration.
Call Zebra Restoration today for your free consultation. We look forward to assisting you during these stressful times and are committed to helping you get back on your home, business, and life back on track post fire or wildfire event in Tahoe City. Call 916-345-1386
Commercial Damage Restoration Services
Commercial water damage repair, restoration, remediation, cleanup and dryout for hotels, restaurants, resorts, schools, office buildings, retail stores, nursing homes, municipal buildings, apartment complexes, condominiums, industrial manufacturing, churches, and more!
“Zebra Restoration is a very professional and efficient company. Their communication and knowledge of their trade are two of the many things that seal the deal when it comes to them being my first choice in a crisis.”
Why Zebra Restoration
- Fully Insured
- IICRC Certified
- Workmanship Guarantee
- Staff Background Checks
- Train and Retain Programs
- Personalized Service
Let Zebra Restoration Help Guide You Through The Complex Process Of Your Insurance Claim Submittal.
“Zebra Restoration was one of the BEST restoration companies I have ever dealt with. They were professional, kind, caring & took care of me like I was family. I would definitely use them again if I had to. I would rate them a “10”!!”
Understanding Water Damage Restoration Services
When it comes to commercial water damage, residential water damage, including damage from storms and flooding, Zebra Restoration has you covered. With each event, man made or natural, there are specific skillsets needed and concerns to be considered, everything from coverage entitlements, to business downtime, to the health of everyone involved, you need a company with experience by your side to ensure a favorable outcome, after all it’s not just about fixing the damage, it’s about putting all of the pieces of your business or life back together as quickly as possible.