Restoration Services

Fabric restoration is the process of refurbishing fabric items after they have been affected by fire, smoke, water, or mold. Restoration specialists use technologies and procedures to restore fabric-related items to their pre-loss condition. These processes are specifically designed and tailored to address the challenges posed by particular types of damage. In addition to concerns with an item’s appearance, considerations such as smell and structural integrity are taken into account. The smells associated with fire and water related disasters are often dealt with by subjecting the item(s) to ozone treatments that break down the foreign particles that cause the odor.

Items commonly encountered by restoration cleaners:

  • Cushions/pillows
  • Leather and Suede Garments
  • Shoes/Boots
  • Fur Garments
  • Belts/Suspenders
  • Stuffed Animals
  • Purses/Bags
  • Dolls
  • Flags
  • Blinds/Shades
  • Wedding Gowns
  • Decorative Valances
  • Rugs
  • Tapestries
  • Linens
  • Bedding
  • Drapes
  • Curtain Cleaning

In addition to the damage caused by the actual flames of a fire and the immense heat that can reach portions of the structure not directly affected by the flames themselves, household fires usually contain hundreds of noxious chemicals which can saturate the items within the structure – as well as the structure itself. This smell is unpleasant for anyone, but is especially unbearable for anyone who has recently experienced a fire because it will often immediately trigger a powerful recollection of the tragedy.

That is why it is important to remove all of the odor-causing particles from clothing and other fabric items retrieved from a smoke and fire damaged building. An important way in which fabric restoration specialists differ from retail cleaners is that while the latter will charge for any attempts at cleaning – whether successful or not – certain restoration specialists will only charge for their services if they are successful in restoring the items to their pre-loss condition or better.

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