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Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration & Cleaning Process

Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration & Cleaning

Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration & Cleaning Process – ServiceMaster Restoration By Simons – IICRC Certified Master Fire & Smoke Restorer


Not All Fire Damage Is The Same. Our IICRC Certified Master Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration & Cleaning Process Is Thorough And Proven. It Includes:

  • Identifying the source to determine the type of fire that occurred and the type of Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration & Cleaning your property may require.
  • Evaluating the areas that are wet as a result of firefighting that may need treatment
  • Remediating water damage (if any)
  • Evaluating sensitive materials that may be damaged as a result of smoke and soot particles
  • Removing contents from the home, including:
– Collecting immediate items you may need for the next seven days such as clothing, prescriptions, toys, school books, business needs, etc
– Packing out the remaining contents for cleaning and storage
  • Performing structural restoration, including:
– Removing any charred contents that may seal in smoke such as insulation and burned wood
– Evaluating carpets and floor coverings that may need to be removed
– Inspecting the framing of the house and subfloors for safety
– Treating affected surfaces for smoke odors and sealing to keep any leftover odors from leaking back into the house
  • Cleaning, eliminating odors and deodorizing surfaces to pre-loss condition
  • Returning items to the original location and helping to restore your normal life


  • Emergency pre-cleaning
  • Contents salvage and cleaning
  • Pack-out​ of contents
  • Ceiling and wall cleaning
  • Deodorization
  • Full Reconstruction Services

Possessions aren’t the only thing you lose when fire destroys your home or business. You also lose something else that is valuable: peace of mind. ServiceMaster Restoration By Simons specializes in Restoring Peace of Mind®. This is why thousands of Chicago area families and businesses have trusted us for fire & smoke damage cleanup services. We help them get their property—and their lives—back on track. Devastated, confused, overwhelmed—we understand how you feel. We’ll help you get your life back on track too.

When you call…we respond—FAST. Because, even after the smoke and flames are gone, it is possible for structural and property damage to continue.  Most materials found in flooring and furniture are synthetic, which means that when they are subject to extreme temperatures, complex chemical reactions occur. Within days, your valuables go from cleanable to unsalvageable.

ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons’ professionals understand the complicated chemistry combinations required to clean and salvage your belongings after fire damage. We remove soot from vulnerable items such as marble, porcelain, tile, aluminum, brass, and stainless steel. We also remove soot, stains, and odors from household fabrics like upholstery, carpets, mattresses, curtains and more. This will alleviate the additional cost of replacing all of these items.

We handle fire damage cleanup jobs and structures of every size including:

  • Manufacturing facilities
  • High rise buildings
  • Industrial complexes
  • Retail locations
  • Residential houses
  • Apartments
  • Townhouses, and more

In Chicago & Suburbs, as an IICRC Certified Master Fire & Smoke Restorer and as proud members of the Restoration Industry Association (RIA), we are the trusted experts in Fire Damage Cleanup, restoration, smoke remediation, soot cleanup, water removal, water repair, and water restoration. Call ServiceMaster Restoration By Simons at 773-376-1110! We’ll respond quickly and take care of the rest.