One of the scariest things about house fires is that there are still a lot of dangers even after the flames have been put out. When a fire damages your home in Hamilton, there are 2 major risk factors you need to be aware of.
Because smoke can linger for several weeks following a fire if not properly handled, the health risks can be a threat for extended amounts of time. Breathing in smoke is bad for your lungs, heart, and brain. When inhaled, the byproducts of smoke and soot can cause many different health symptoms including, but not limited to;
Exposure to these byproducts can also cause irritation to the eyes and skin. When attempting to wipe soot off of surfaces, you risk exposing yourself to these irritants. Lingering soot and ash can also hold heat for a long amount of time so they can pose risk of burns. Eyes are extremely sensitive to smoke and soot, and redness, watering, and itchiness are common side effects of exposure. To sum it all up, there are so many health threats that follow a fire, and without the proper training, protective equipment, and techniques, you can risk exposing yourself to unnecessary threats when attempting fire damage restoration.
In summary, you need to let the professionals at Five Valleys Restoration handle all the fire damage restoration on your home. There are just too many things that can cause physical harm to you, and our family, when you attempt to do it in your home. The best way to ensure optimal results for your home is to trust it to those who are trained and experienced in fire damage restoration. We know the dangers, stress, and devastation that come with house fires, and we are here to help keep you safe and restore your home.