The most important thing in a fire insurance claim is to make sure that everyone is safe and sound. Fires are extremely dangerous and destructive. In addition to the actual damage from the fire’s flames, smoke damage is very dangerous and damaging. The resulting fire damage must be professionally evaluated by an experienced public adjuster.
Did you know that in South Florida and other parts of the country most of the damages in insurance claims comes as a result of a fire are smoke damages? Smoke travels and penetrates throughout the A/C system and your air ducts travel throughout your entire property. Even though a fire may be contained to one small room, the smoke from that fire can damage an entire house. Smoke goes into the cavity of the drywall and is absorbed inside all wooden materials in your property as well as your clothing fabrics and personal item. Even after thorough cleaning and painting to your property, this still doesn’t get rid of the smoke damages.