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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration


Fireplace Puffback

This family’s Johnston, RI home suffered a “puffback” from a chimney fire caused by a closed flute. It’s always devastating when a family experiences a house fire, but SERVPRO of Cranston worked hard to recover the structure and contents. We were able to remove the soot and even the smell of the smoke from the home. The family returned to a safe, clean space. Our goal is always to make your loss “Like it never even happened.” 

What To Expect: 

When we visit your home after a fire loss, we will scope the affected areas to determine the extent of the loss. We will always pretest affected surfaces to determine the type of smoke and  determine which products will help us recover the area most effectively. We have the equipment, expertise, and experience to restore your fire and smoke damage. If a fire has damaged your home, call us right away at 401-941-5500. SERVPRO of Cranston will treat you and your family with empathy and respect, and your property with care. 

Smoke and soot facts:

  • Hot smoke migrates to cooler areas and upper levels of a structure. 
  • Smoke flows around plumbing systems, seeping through the holes used by pipes to go from floor to floor. 
  • The type of smoke may greatly affect the restoration process.

Different Types of Smoke

There are two different types of smoke–wet and dry. As a result, there are different types of soot residue after a fire. Before restoration begins, SERVPRO of Cranston will test the soot to determine which type of smoke damage occurred. The cleaning procedures will then be based on the information identified during pretesting. 

Call SERVPRO of Cranston at 401-941-5500. We’ll make it “Like it never even happened.”

Highly Trained Restoration Specialists