Health Risks Associated With Fire Damage

Fire damage is not something to toy around with. There are a great number of health issues that come with fire damage that should be considered when working out your remediation plan. The first and foremost health hazard is from smoke damage and it is to your breathing.

Your body is not designed to breath in smoke and other harsh particulates that will be left in the air after the fire has subsided. If you continue to live in a home that has been damaged by smoke you are likely to come in contact with smoke and therefore are likely to experience things like shortness of breath, gasping, and other issues that are associated with poor air quality.

Another health risk is the formation of mold and the infestation of mold spores having to do with the use of water to fight the fire. Though you can get some of the water out yourself, you may not be able to really get it all out and mold is likely to form. Mold can end up causing breathing issues as well as things like skin and eye irritation.

No matter what type of fire your home has been through, it is always helpful to have a professional remediation company come in and work with you to get your home back to a livable state. Your home is your castle and if it is filled with smoke, fire damage, and fire debris it can be less than healthy for you to live there. Taking the time to have your home professionally cleaned after a fire is often something that is going to be covered by your homeowners insurance and that may be little or no cost to you.

Fire damage does not have to be the end of the line. With the right company you can get a clean home that is safe and healthy for you and your family even after fire damage. For professional property restoration services, contact BROADCO today. If you need an odor control contractor or storm restoration services, we can handle it all. Contact us today! 

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