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Find the Best Fire & Water Damage Contractors in Riverside County CA

Fire and water damage restoration contractors in Riverside County CA bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are the fire/water damage repair services that have met a higher standard than the minimum California regulatory standard. They are the disaster recovery services proven by our independent research to have passed the TOP 10 requirements for value and ability, carry liability insurance for your protection, who use only employees verified legal to work in the U.S., and for whom our staff has called previous customers to verify high satisfaction with them for fire and water damage repair or clean up in Riverside County CA, including smoke odor removal, flood damage clean up, trauma clean up services, and more.

Updated April 12, 2018

 The TOP 10 Fire Damage Repair & Water Damage Contractors in Riverside County CA

Pulido Cleaning & Restoration
(951) 296-9090
26063 Jefferson Ave
Murrieta, CA 92562

Areas Served: Riverside CA, Moreno Valley CA, Corona CA, Murrieta CA, Temecula CA, Palm Springs CA

Flood Response LLC
(760) 776-4700
72064 Adelaid St # A
Thousand Palms, CA 92276

Areas Served: Murrieta CA, Riverside CA, Temecula CA, Palm Springs CA, La Quinta CA, Corona CA

Freeman & Son Fire Restoration
(951) 443-1211
21275 River Rd
Perris, CA 92570

Areas Served: Riverside CA, Corona CA, Palm Springs CA, Murrieta CA, Temecula CA, La Quinta CA

RCI Restoration Water Cleanup
(951) 847-4189
2621 Green River Rd
Corona, CA 92882

Areas Served: Moreno Valley CA, Riverside CA, Palm Springs CA, Temecula CA, Corona CA, Murrieta CA

Absorb Water Damage Restoration
(951) 698-3200
23477 Brigin Pl
Murrieta, CA 92562

Areas Served: Menifee CA, Riverside CA, Corona CA, Palm Springs CA, Temecula CA, Moreno Valley CA

Daniel's Disaster Restoration
(760) 320-2128
73950 Dinah Shore Dr # 302
Palm Desert, CA 92211

Areas Served: Palm Springs CA, Riverside CA, Corona CA, Moreno Valley CA, Murrieta CA, La Quinta CA

Servpro of Buena Park & Corona
(951) 278-2595
339 American Cir
Corona, CA 92880

Areas Served: Temecula CA, Riverside CA, Palm Springs CA, Corona CA, Temecula CA, Murrieta CA

Find the Best Fire & Water Damage Contractors in Riverside County CA 

In most areas, there is no single license classification specifically for contractors that perform fire and water damage clean up and repair, but a licensed contractor is necessary to do the job right, and this is all the more reason to choose only a contractor proven experienced in this specialty.

So even the state contractors license is no guarantee that any company for particular fire water damage restoration in Riverside County CA is competent in this particular specialty, doing business ethically, delivering value, or satisfying customers.

This makes it all the more significant that all companies for fire water damage in Riverside County CA who bear The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have been cleared by our research staff as passing all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 status such as survey phone calls to previous customers to verify high satisfaction, good complaint record, verified state license, verified liablity and workers comp insurance for your protection, only employees legal to work in the U.S., and more.

 After a fire or flood, it might seem like your home has suffered irreparable damage, but there are professionals who devote themselves to these kinds of clean-up tasks. Fire / water damage cleanup services in Riverside County perform disaster loss management services exclusively and some of them provide immediate response for emergency fire & water damage cleanup in Corona, Moreno Valley, Palm Springs, Riverside and Temecula. 

Fire Damage / Water Damage Contractors in Riverside County CA To the Rescue
Fire and water damage restoration in Riverside County is a highly specialized process for which regular contractors are not equipped. Some fire & water damage restoration contractors in Riverside County perform content restoration, biohazard remediation, or structure restoration in both residential and commercial buildings. Many of these fire & water damage repair services in Riverside County are available for emergencies, which means they can begin work within 24 hours of the damaging event. They can initially assess the damage with leak detection, thermal investigations, or allergen and indoor air testing.

As far as damage control capabilities, fire damage / water damage contractors in Riverside County can do smoke damage repair, soot removal, carpet drying, deodorizing, and stain removal. As part of this they might also do upholstery cleaning, wood floor drying, disinfecting, water extraction, rapid structural drying, and odor removal.  

Some might perform related services such as trauma crime scene cleanup or sewage spill clean up services, with the disinfecting required in both instances.

Some of the services for fire and water damage clean up in Riverside County are IICRC or WLI certified in comprehensive fire and water damage cleanup including cleaning drapery, black water, flood damage, or damage from vandalization. In addition to the standard cleaning procedures, some fire and water damage contractors offer services to ease your transition in the aftermath of the disaster recovery, such as insurance claim processing, moving and storage, fine art restoration, document drying, book drying, electronics drying, carpet re-stretching and repair, burn repair, and repainting. 

Fire and Water Damage Contractors in Riverside County Use State-of-the-Art Technology to Fix Problems

Fire and water damage contractors can efficiently repair damage caused by a flood or fire with specially high powered specialty equipment. They assess the situation with thermal detectors or infrared technology, they can use dehumidifiers to dry out flooded areas, flood pumpers, dry foggers, disinfectants, antimicrobials, or ozone generators. Certain fire and water damage clean-up companies go beyond simple cleaning procedures to protect damaged areas from future deterioration by applying DuPont, Teflon, or Scotchguard products.

Some Fire and Water Damage Contractors in Riverside County Are Better Than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these fire and water damage contractors in Riverside County: Pulido Cleaning & Restoration, Daniel's Disaster Restoration, Servpro of Buena Park & Corona, Flood Response LLC, Freeman & Son Fire Restoration, RCI Restoration Water Cleanup, Absorb Water Damage Restoration. Other companies for fire & water damage repair and clean up in Corona, Moreno Valley, Palm Springs, Riverside and Temecula CA that might still be in business include: Triskell Restorations Temecula CA . Didn't find what you wanted with the TOP 10 Fire Damage Repair & Water Damage Contractors in Riverside County? Then click here to see additional companies in this category.

 

 

How to Choose a Fire and Water Damage Contractors in Riverside County 

Step 1: Describe the Fire or Water Damage
With each local water and fire damage repair company, explain the details of the damage that occurred. Be consistent in the way that you describe the situation so that each fire and water damage contractor will have an opportunity to bid on the same job specifications. Know ahead of time if you seek only fire & water damage clean up services or if you require construction services like for complete fire & water damage structural restoration, often referred to in this industry as build-back.

Step 2: Answer Questions & Take Notes of the Fire & Water Damage Clean Up Companies

Allow the local fire and water damage contractors in Riverside County CA the opportunity to ask about the features of your job and pay attention to the points that they may have. How detailed are their questions? Does the contractor seem adequately knowledgeable about the issues that need attention?

Step 3: Ask Questions & Take Notes of all Fire & Water Damage Restoration Contractors
Pose any questions you may have for the potential fire & water damage contractors. Take notes on the answers to questions as well as your impression of the interview. Remember, you will see better results if you can comfortably and honestly talk with the contractors and company representatives. Afterward, look at all the notes that you took before and during the question and answer session and use them to update information you already had for each fire and water damage contractor. The following list of questions will help guide your evaluation:

• How long have the fire & water damage contractors been in business in Riverside County?

• Do the disaster repair contractors offer only fire & water damage clean up (like water removal), or are they also a construction company prepared to do fire & water damage repair and structural restoration, often referred to in this industry as build back?

• How many jobs have those fire and water damage contractors completed in Riverside County?

• Do the fire & water damage contractors specialize in the type of damage repair services you've described to them?

• What additional services might they provide? Examples include coordinating with your insurance company, contaminated surface cleaning, insurance claim processing, fine art repair, book drying, etc.

• Do the Riverside County fire or water damage repair services have references you can contact? (All fire & water damage restoration companies bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had their customers references called by our research staff.)

• What will the timing be on bidding and completing the fire & water damage repair?

• Will the water damage and fire damage clean-up companies show you proof of their liability insurance and workers' compensation insurance? (All disaster recovery services in Riverside County CA bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had proof of insurance verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)

• Will the fire damage / water damage repair contractors provide a detailed estimate in writing?

• Do the fire or water damage construction companies have any industry certifications? If so, what did they do to obtain them?

• Can the fire and wate damage cleaning services prove to you that all their employees are legally allowed to work in the U.S.? (All damage restoration companies in Riverside County bearing The Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already signed an agreement to hire only documented workers.)

• Will you be required to relocate while the fire & water damage repair contractor is working on your site?

• Will permits be needed? If so, will the fire & water damage repair company get them, or do they expect you to do so?

• Does the fire & water damage repair company actually do all the work itself, or do they hire out to subcontractors?

• If they do use subcontractors, will they collect and give you a lien release from each subcontractor as assurance for you that those subcontractors will not file a lien on your property for any claims against the fire & water damage restoration company, such as if they are not paid on time?

• What kind of warranty do each of the Riverside County water & fire damage contractors offer?

• Will the fire/water damage repair services provide you with a written contract?

• What methods or equipment do the fire and water damage repair companies use for moisture detection and drying? Do they use other technology specific to fire & water damage clean up?

When you've chosen the best fire water damage repair contractors in Riverside County CA for your specific needs make sure they are licensed by the state of California. (All damage restoration contractors in Riverside County bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had their license verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)

 

 

Tips on Fire or Water Damage Repair in Riverside County 

Choosing a Proven Professional For Fire & Water Damage Clean-up or Repair.
Proper restoration of your home takes skill and diligence, so don't rush into agreements with just any of the local fire and water damage contractors in Riverside County or your area. Choose a company regarded as one of the best for fire & water damage repair services and you're more likely to be satisfied with the results and get the best value for your money.

Do You Need Immediate Emergency Fire & Water Damage Clean Up?

Some fire & water damage repair companies in Riverside County CA offer 24/7 emergency response for immediate fire & water damage clean up needs.

Write a Detailed Description of the Damage.
The more detailed your report of the damage, the more information you'll get from an initial evaluation. Walk around the affected area and make careful notes about what you see. It's this summary that you'll show to each contractor. And since each candidate will see the same description, you can be sure that the responses to your project are based on the same information. Then you can better judge which fire and water damage contractor gives you the best response to your proposed work.

Collect Several Estimates.
You should get estimates from several different fire and water damage contractors in Riverside County. This will help you get an idea of price range, but a sampling of estimates can also help you better judge each contractor's industry knowledge, integrity, and customer service skills. Try to get three to five good, detailed bids for the work so you can fairly compare the services and cost. Remember, though, to look for good value instead of cheap cost. You often get what you pay for when it comes to Riverside County water and fire damage repair services; the cheapest companies may cut corners or provide less thorough services than the companies that charge a fair price for their work.

Get Everything in Writing.
As with any contractor agreements, document everything thoroughly. Make sure that the contractor you hire provides you with a written description of the work, a pricing breakdown, and an expected timeframe for completion.

Do Your Homework Before You Sign An Agreement.
Before you hire a professional, ensure that all licensing, workers' compensation and liability insurances are valid and current. Confirm any other relevant credentials as well.

Maintain Great Communication.
You'll want to ensure that your fire and water damage cleanup project is going as smoothly as possible. In order to do this, you have to keep the lines of communication open. This requires effort from both parties, so do your part. Call with any questions you may have.

Agree in Advance to Evaluate the Completed Work.
After restoration or cleaning is finished, check your contractor's work. Reference the agreement you signed prior to commencement of the project. Closely compare the finished product to the expectations that were agreed upon and mention any inconsistencies.

Protect Yourself.
Consumers have some special rights depending on where they live. You're dealing with fire and water damage contractors in Riverside County, so the consumer affairs website for your state can give you all of the applicable details.

 

 

Resources About Fire & Water Damage Repair in Riverside County 

Associations & Licensing for Fire & Water Damage Clean-Up, Repair, Restoration

AIHA American Industrial Hygiene Association www.aiha.org
ASCR Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration www.ascr.org
BBB Better Business Bureau www.bbb.com
CDC Centers for Disease Control www.cdc.gov
CSLB Contractors State Licensing Board www.cslb.ca.gov
CUCI Carpet And Upholstery Cleaning Institute www.ascr.org/institutes/cuci
DCA California Department of Consumer Affairs www.dca.ca.gov
DRI Disaster Recovery Institute www.drii.org
DRCA Disaster Recovery Contractors Association www.drca.dphen3.com
IAQA Indoor Air Quality Association www.iaqa.org
IDRA International Disaster Recovery Association www.idra.com
IICRC Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification www.iicrc.org
NAFA National Air Filtration Association www.nafahq.org
NIDR National Institute of Disaster Restoration www.ascr.org/institutes/nidr
RIA Restoration Industry Association www.restorationindustry.org
WLI Water Loss Institute www.ascr.org/institutes/wli


Media & Web Resources For Fire and Water Damage Contractors
Claims Magazine
Cleaning and Restoration Magazine
Industrial Fire World Magazine
Insurance Journal: The Property Casualty Magazine
International Fire Protection Magazine
Waste Age Magazine

The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Fire/Water Damage Contractors in Riverside County within the following zip codes:

92261, 92570, 92263, 92202, 92530, 92260, 92593, 92553, 92554, 92513, 92508, 92536, 92226, 92599, 91752, 92521, 92882, 92592, 92543, 92203, 92255, 92235, 92247, 92211, 92539, 92220, 92239, 92585, 92546, 92223, 92881, 92516, 92519, 92572, 92879, 92230, 92548, 92589, 92225, 92595, 92586, 92587, 92582, 92596, 92509, 92590, 92201, 92240, 92531, 92880, 92253, 92549, 92567, 92270, 92505, 92552, 92282, 92241, 92518, 92236, 92557, 92860, 92883, 92248, 92581, 92234, 92210, 92555, 92545, 92258, 92506, 92571, 92583, 92515, 92501, 92517, 92877, 92316, 92564, 92502, 92591, 92556, 92522, 92544, 92584, 92503, 92292, 92274, 92532, 92514, 92561, 92320, 92562, 92262, 92254, 92551, 92264, 92563, 92276, 92507, 92504 and 92878



The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Water and Fire Damage Restoration Services in Riverside County within the following cities:

Coachella, Beaumont, Corona, Murrieta, Lake Elsinore, La Quinta, Rubidoux, Cathedral City, Banning, Desert Hot Springs, Palm Springs, Temecula, Norco, Menifee, Mecca, Indio, Mira Loma, Pedley, Sun City, Wildomar, Rancho Mirage, Calimesa, San Jacinto, Perris, Woodcrest, East Hemet, Palm Desert, Riverside, Glen Avon, Indian Wells, Blythe, Canyon Lake, Sky Valley, Moreno Valley, Jurupa Valley and Hemet

 

 

 

 

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Fire Damage Repair & Water Damage Contractors in Riverside County serving Coachella, Beaumont, Corona, Murrieta, Lake Elsinore, La Quinta, Rubidoux, Cathedral City, Banning, Desert Hot Springs, Palm Springs, Temecula, Norco, Menifee, Mecca, Indio, Mira Loma, Pedley, Sun City, Wildomar, Rancho Mirage, Calimesa, San Jacinto, Perris, Woodcrest, East Hemet, Palm Desert, Riverside, Glen Avon, Indian Wells, Blythe, Canyon Lake, Sky Valley, Moreno Valley, Jurupa Valley and Hemet

 

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