Assessing the Value of Your Fire-Damaged House

  If your house has been damaged by fire one of the first things you likely want to find out is the value of what is remaining. The good news is you don’t have to be a licensed inspector to effectively evaluate a property’s value. Here are some things to consider when attempting to assess […]

How to Replace a Fire-Damaged Deck

A frequent site of home fires is the patio or deck. If your outside space has been damaged by fire, here are some tips to keep in mind when replacing it.  Basic steps for patio construction There are six basic areas that you will want to address to ensure to maximize the beauty and effectiveness […]

Getting the Right Wood for Your Fire-Damaged House Rebuild

Whether your house has sustained serious damage or minor damage one of the key choices you’ll need to make when repairing or rebuilding a fire-damaged house is the type of wood that is used. The truth is there are hundreds of kinds of woods available for a fire-damaged house rebuild and each tree has its […]

Should You Replace a Fire-Damaged House With a ‘Prefab’ House?

Owners of fire-damaged houses must make a lot of difficult decisions. For example, one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make is whether you should you repair your house’s fire damage … or try to sell the house and move on? If the house is severely damaged you may have to decide between trying […]

Consider Hiring a Female Contractor for Your Burned House

Find Out Why a Woman Might Be the Right “Man” for That Burned House Repair Job … If you have suffered a significant house fire, you are going to need to hire a contractor to come in and make needed repairs. Now, more than ever before, there is a good chance the contractors you consider […]

6 Tips for Hiring the Best Fire Damage Contractor

Repairing a fire damaged house can go smoothly or it can be a process filled with difficulties, delays and cost overruns. The biggest determining factor for the success of your project is the fire damage restoration contractor you select. The truth is there is no shortage of horror stories out there about incompetent contractors trying […]

What To Know About Fire Damage Home Appraisals

If your home has been damaged in a fire, you’ll need to get an appraisal of the property value for insurance / tax purposes or if you’d like to sell your fire damaged property. In this particular instance, appraisers typically do an “after repaired value” appraisal (ARV) instead of doing a basic “as is” value […]

Repair a Fire-Damaged House … or Turn it into Cash

If you are the owner of a fire-damaged house there are a lot of things you have to decide. You have to decide how to secure the site of the damage and how to remove debris. You have to contact and work with an insurance agent to get your settlement. One of the biggest things […]

Three Steps for Interviewing Contractors for Fire-Damage Repair

Here’s How to Make Sure You Hire the Right One to Repair Your Fire Damage! When it comes to getting fire damage repaired one of the most important, and one of the most difficult, decisions a homeowner has to make is which contractor to hire. Many homeowners make the mistake of just going with the […]