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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

At SERVPRO of Brainerd and Park Rapids, we understand the Trauma of Fire Disasters.

5/27/2022 (Permalink)

Documents damaged by water used to put out a house fire.

Your home contains many of your most valuable possessions. SERVPRO of Brainerd and Park Rapids understands the trauma you experience after a home fire.

According to the Minnesota State Fire Marshall's office, in the last five years there have been approximately 5000 house fires per year! 

Only one will matter to you! Not only do you have to clean up from the fire itself, but also the water used to extinguish the fire.

You may be asking questions like:

  • Have I lost all of my family photos?
  • Can the quilt my Grandmother made me be cleaned?
  • Is the picture my friend painted for me as a wedding present able to be saved?

SERVPRO of Brainerd and Park Rapids will follow the following steps for the cleanup and restoration process of your personal belongings referred to as contents.


One of the first priorities in fire restoration is to complete an accurate inventory to ensure you properly account for all of your belongings. SERVPRO of Brainerd and Park Rapids can provide comprehensive room-by-room inventories and digital photographs suitable for filing insurance claims.

Move Outs:

If your home has suffered significant damage to the structure, the cleanup and restoration process may need to moved to another facility for cleaning, deodorization, and storage while your home is being repaired. The professionals at SERVPRO of Brainerd and Park Rapids will carefully pack and move your home's contents.

Contents Cleaning:

All the restorable contents in your home affected by the fire will be professionally cleaned and deodorized. This includes such items as area rugs, furniture, draperies and upholstery. The SERVPRO of Brainerd and Park Rapids professionals will carefully inspect and test all fabrics in the structure to determine which cleaning methods are the most appropriate. All other restorable contents will be cleaned and deodorized to as close to preloss condition as possible. This includes such items as clothing, bedding, kitchen items, wood furniture bric-a-brac and art.

Specialty Cleaning:

Documents & paper goods can be carefully packed out and sent to SERVPRO's document restoration facility. SERVPRO's document restoration team has training and experience in specialties, including photo restoration services, document freeze-drying and old document restoration. They use state-of-the-art technology to help restore your paper goods to as close to their pre-damaged condition as possible.

For electronic items, SERVPRO of Brainerd and Park Rapids will help assess which items are restorable and assist you with finding a repair specialist in the area.

When fire damage takes control of your life, nobody helps you take it back like the professionals at SERVPRO of Brainerd and Park Rapids. Call us at 218-568-6923.

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