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How To Clean Electronics Damaged From a Fire

12/29/2019 (Permalink)

Fire flame on a computer keyboard. On the middle of the picture it says DO NOT USE Computer damaged by an electrical fire

How To Clean Electronics Damaged From a Fire

A fire in your place of business results in a long list of things to do. These tasks include contacting the insurance company, watching out for the future of the company and the large job of cleanup. Soot and smoke damage can be pervasive and the water used to combat the fire also leaves a mark. In an electrical fire the job of cleaning and restoring sensitive electrical components is a job best left to a professional fire remediation company. The following are among the most important things experts can do to safeguard critical equipment:

  • Prevent further damage by using best practices
  • Salvage items that might seem beyond recovery
  • Go to work faster to get the business up and running again

Computer Cleanup

Your computer system is likely the brain center of your business. A fire inspection and assessment by professionals gives you a good idea of where you stand right after an electrical fire. Smoke and water damage can harm appliances, computers and electrical systems in a variety of ways. Black film seeps into components and produces a coating that has a deleterious effect on expensive items. A magnetic charge caused by smoke increases the chance of equipment shorting out. Acidity from a fire shortens the lifespan of computers.
Cleanup consists of powering off all electrical equipment and calling in an expert from Kettle Corner, RI. The team will use sophisticated equipment and advanced training to remove the black film and other residue produced from the fire. Not all equipment can be salvaged, but with the right process you stand a better chance of saving computer files and other valuable information.

Electrical Protection

An electrical fire presents a big challenge to a business. By calling in a company that is Faster to any size disaster, you stand a better chance to save important equipment and to get the company back on its feet again.

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