The church I work at was recently struck by a fire that started in the basement where a large amount of items are stored for yard sales that the church hosts twice a year in order to raise money for various projects at the church. I am not sure exactly how it started, but I guess it is kind of irrelevant because the damage is done and now I am trying to find a commercial restoration company to hire to help us clean up the mess that was left behind in the wake of the fire.
There is a lot of smoke damage, and fire damage, obviously. But there is also a good bit of water damage from the fire department putting out the blaze. I think that we should be able to get the church back to the way it was before, for the most part, but is going to take quite a bit of work. Continue reading