the dangers of soot & smoke

Soot and smoke damage aren’t always as evident as fire, but it’s effects on your property and your health are very real. Soot, a fine, powdery substance, contains harmful chemicals that can lead to bronchitis, cancer, and heart disease. Even worse, it’s presence isn’t always visible to the naked eye, and is often missed by your insurance company. Using our powerful technology, we detect this damage and help you get the compensation that you deserve.

you've detected smoke or soot damage, what now?

Smoke and soot leave a nasty smell, leave your walls, ceilings, or chimney a burnt-grey color, and can present various health risks to you and your family. Regardless of the severity of the damage to your property, is it important that the issues are addressed immediately. Luckily, our support center can help tackle these problems right away. At the time of the fire, we have the ability to send out emergency disaster restoration services to prevent further damages. Once the emergency has been mitigated, our staff can come on-site anytime to assess the damages to your property. From there, we’ll deal with every aspect of the post-damage process. We assist with temporary relocation, property reconstruction and more, so that you don’t have to.

Next, we handle the entire insurance claims process for you. All financial, legal, and logistical processes are managed by our team of trained experts that look to get you the highest possible settlement from your insurance provider. The Performance Adjusting team will use it’s proven techniques and technology to provide a detailed estimate of the damages, then communicate these damages to your insurance provider. Once we’ve earned you the settlement that you deserve, we take our 10% adjusters fee.

Since we only win when you win, you know we’ll be on top of our game.

Here’s How We Handle the Process

  • 1.) Insurance Policy Review
    First, our team performs a thorough analysis of your insurance policy to determine how we can help you financially recover as quickly (and economically) as possible.
  • 2.) On-Site Analysis
    Using our advanced technology and techniques, we visit the site to prepare a detailed estimate of the reparation costs and physical losses.
  • 3.)Photographic Inventory
    While on site, we document everything to prove to the insurance companies that our estimates are fair and accurate.
  • 4.) Communication
    We handle all of the communication with the insurance company. Seriously. You won’t get a phone call, text, or email (Unless we need to reach you).
  • 5.) Temporary Housing
    If you need a place to stay, we will find one. In the event that your home is deemed “unsafe to inhabit”, we’ll connect you with a cozy temporary home.
  • 6.) We Keep Fighting.
    Insurance companies can get pesky, but we won’t back down. We will fight for every aspect of your claim, including dwelling (the physical structure of your home), other structures on your property (fences, sheds, garages), damaged contents, and loss of use (additional living expenses, business interruption, etc.)

You can reach us any day, any time. Request a free consultation, and we’ll get right to it.

What’s a Public Adjuster, and why do I need one?

That’s a great question. We are a team of specialists who deal with insurance claim policies related to property damage. When your home, business, or other property is damaged, we come in and take the claims process off of your hands to ensure that you get the most money possible. Many people don’t understand how much they are eligible for in damages, and end up losing hundreds to thousands of dollars in the process. We offer free in-home consultations to assess the damages, then handle the entire communications process to take the stress off of your shoulders. Once the claim is approved, we receive a small share of the settlement, and you get your home back.

FAQ
All affected porous building materials must be removed. Any salvageable building components must be cleaned thoroughly, and framing must be encapsulated. Air scrubbers are also essential in filtering the contaminated air.
Smoke is acidic and can damage electronics and electrical wiring throughout a property. It may take several days, weeks, or months for signs of damage to show. Soot is corrosive and can damaged internal wiring within electronics.
Smoke is unburned carbon that is the byproduct of fire and is flammable in intense heat. Soot is the small particulate left over from combustion, fire, and or furnace delayed ignition.
Smoke is made up of a mixture of gases and fine particles. These tiny particles can penetrate deep into your lungs causing various health problems. Eye, lung, and nasal irritation can occur. If exposed to smoke/soot for an extended period, chronic heart and lung diseases can result. Today’s homes and buildings are made with synthetic materials and give off toxins when burned, limited exposure and face mask is recommended. It is critical to address even the smallest bit of smoke/soot damage in order to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Smoke is acidic and can damage electronics and electrical wiring throughout a property. It may take several days, weeks, or months for signs of damage to show. Soot is corrosive and can damaged internal wiring within electronics.
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