Salvage Hints

A professional fire and water damage restoration business may be your best choice for cleaning and restoring your personal belongings. The following items may require special treatment:
  • Clothing
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Electrical Appliances
    • Note: If the fire department turned off your gas or power during the fire, call the electric or gas company to restore these services.
  • Food
  • Leather and Books
  • Locks and Hinges
  • Rugs and Carpets
  • Walls, Floors and Furniture
  • Wood Furniture
Visit USFA.gov to obtain a more comprehensive list of cleaning options.