Fire Restoration Terms Defined
The aftermath of a fire in your home can leave you overwhelmed and confused. Communication is a critical part of the recovery process and we are “Here to help”® you every step of the way. To ensure the communication process runs smoothly, we want to make sure you are familiar with terms commonly used in the fire restoration industry.
- Packout – boxing contents to transport to an off-site facility for cleaning
- Contents – the possessions within your home including furniture, textiles, electronics, jewelry, appliances, sporting equipment, toys, etc.
- Structure – the physical makeup of the building including walls and roof
- In-place Cleaning – cleaning contents on-site
- iCat – inventory system to document contents being packed for transport and off-site cleaning
- Textiles – clothing, bedding, linens, etc.
If you experience a fire in your home, you can rest assured that SERVPRO of Southwest Mobile will be here to answer your questions an make the process as easy as possible for you.