What to Consider When Buying a New Home with Previous Fire Damage

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Buying a home with previous fire damage may not be uncommon. Home fires are prevalent and, depending on the extent of the fires, lead to varying levels of fire damage. Here’s what to consider when buying a home that had been previously damaged by fire. How common are home fires? According to data from the US Fire Administration, the number … Read More

Can I Handle Fire Damage Cleanup Myself?

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When a fire breaks out in your home or building, it can result in extensive damage. Not only will the flames themselves burn through any personal belongings and building materials that are in their way, but smoke, soot, and other corrosive byproducts will cause secondary damage. The secondary damage can be even worse than the initial harm and will become … Read More