A 23,000ft Home Suffered Severe Fire Damage in Telluride
When the owners of a Telluride house left their home to go to work, they did not expect to get a call about fire damage to their property shortly after. As they rushed back to their home, they discovered that their property had been severely damaged by the fire inside. Acting fast, they contacted their local SERVPRO franchise in an effort to save some of the priceless art inside.
Tom Miller, the owner of the SERVPRO franchise that addressed the fire damage inside of the house, commented that they "had been notified that there was a lot of art and artifacts..." Knowing that fire damage is time sensitive, he immediately instructed his team of IICRC-certified technicians to focus on them. " [There was] ...art on the walls, artifacts displayed in these cases and other various places throughout the house."
Once SERVPRO was given clearance to begin remediation knowing that "...the authorities had completed their investigation," SERVPRO assessed the art and knew that they needed further assistance with it. Miller recalled that his team " immediately realized we had some fine art in the home. And so we called upon some experts in that field to come out and evaluate the museum-quality art..."
In order to ensure that the fine-art inside of the home was not damaged when attempting to clean it, SERVPRO asked for the assistance of these experts. "[They] ...helped us stabilize it and take care of it for the customer. To make sure the value of that property was not lost." SERVPRO understands how important and valuable property like fine art is and always takes the measures to make sure it is handled with care and expertise.
After dealing with the art inside of the home, SERVPRO turned its attention to the extensive damage inside the kitchen. "You can see just how devastating the fire was. There's really not anything here that was worth saving." To remediate the kitchen, SERVPRO can gut it and remove all of the damaged material from inside, only keeping with is salvageable of the structure before the rebuilding process happens.
If a severe fire happens inside of your home and threatens your belongings, never wait to call for help. Phone SERVPRO of Montrose / Telluride by dialing (970) 240-6970. Day or night, our technicians are ready to assist you.