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The Best Fire & Water Damage Contractors in Houston TX Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire


Fire and water damage repair contractors in Houston TX bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are the fire/water damage restoration companies proven by our independent research to have passed the TOP 10 requirements for competency and value, carry liability insurance as protection for you the customer, who use only employees 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 clean up in Houston TX, including flood damage, storm damage, weather damage, hurricane damage, smoke odor removal and more.

   

Updated December 29, 2016

 The TOP 10 Fire Damage Repair & Water Damage Contractors in Houston TX

Fire Reconstruction Inc
(281) 859-3999
18035 W Little York Rd # L
Katy, TX 77449

Areas Served: Atascocita TX,Harris County,Baytown TX,Pasadena TX,Cypress TX,Houston TX,Spring TX
Services: flood damage, fire damage, water damage restoration, disaster clean up

Restoration Cleaners
(713) 468-8287
1500 Brittmoore Rd # 501
Houston, TX 77043

Areas Served: Houston TX,Harris County,Atascocita TX,Baytown TX,Cypress TX,Alief TX,Pasadena Texas
Services: water damage clean up, fire damage repair, smoke damage restoration & cleaning

Property Damage Restoration
(281) 213-3362
17525 Huffmeister Rd
Cypress, TX 77429

Areas Served: Houston TX,Harris County TX,Bridgeland Community TX,Pasadena Texas,Cypress TX,Alief
Services: emergency clean up services, disaster clean up & repair incl. water damage

Certified Restoration
(281) 890-0699
9314 Meadow Vista Blvd
Houston, TX 77064

Areas Served: Houston Texas,Harris County,La Porte TX,Houston TX,Channelview TX,Spring TX,Baytown
Services: disaster loss management incl. smoke damage, water damage, fire damage recovery

Mooring Recovery Service
(281) 999-5400
789 Bradfield Rd
Houston, TX 77060

Areas Served: Houston TX,Pasadena Texas,Harris County TX,Baytown TX,Spring TX,Bridgeland Community
Services: disaster recovery, fire damage repair, flood damage clean up, smoke damage repair

Water Damage Restoration
(936) 321-8550
523 E Oak Hill Dr
Spring, TX 77386

Areas Served: Houston Texas,Pasadena TX,Harris County,Cypress TX,Atascocita TX,Alief,Baytown TX
Services: fire damage, water damage, smoke damage repair services, disaster recovery

Southpro Restoration Service
(713) 460-0070
4750 Windfern Rd
Houston, TX 77041

Areas Served: Harris County Texas,Houston Texas,Pasadena TX,Alief TX,Cypress TX,Baytown TX,Spring
Services: fire & water damage contractors for disaster recovery, disaster cleaning

Houston 24 Hour Emergency Cleaning
(832) 626-1588
11100 Louetta Rd # 216
Houston, TX 77070

Areas Served: Baytown TX,Harris County,Channelview TX,Pasadena TX,La Porte TX,Deer Park,Houston TX
Services: disaster repair services, fire damage, water damage, smoke damage, flood damage

Emergency Service Twenty Four
(713) 609-9278
6139 Corporate Dr
Houston, TX 77036

Areas Served: Baytown Texas,Harris County,Bridgeland Community,Houston TX,Cypress TX,Alief TX
Services: disaster damage repair contractors for flood & water damage, smoke & fire damage

The Best Fire & Water Damage Contractors in Houston TX Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire 


The state of Texas doesn't require any state license of fire and water damage repair in Houston TX, so there is no state standard for competency and reliability in fire water damage clean up or fire water damage repair including storm damage repair.

So there's no guarantee that any particular fire water damage clean up service in Houston TX is even competent, is doing business ethically, delivering value, or satisfying customers.

This makes it all the more significant that all companies for weather and storm damage, fire and flood damage repair in Houston TX 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 worker's comp and liability insurance, only employees legal to work in the U.S., best business practices, and more.




Fire Damage / Water Damage Contractors in Houston TX Perform Numerous Services

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 tasks. Fire / water damage cleanup services in Houston TX perform disaster loss management services exclusively and some of them provide immediate response for 24 hour emergency fire & water damage cleanup in Houston TX.

Fire and water damage restoration in Houston TX is a highly specialized process for which regular contractors are not equipped. Some fire & water damage restoration contractors in Houston TX perform content restoration, biohazard remediation, or structure restoration in both residential and commercial buildings. Many of these fire & water damage repair services in Houston TX 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 pinpointing, thermal investigations, or allergen and indoor air testing.

As far as damage control capabilities, fire damage / water damage contractors in Houston TX 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 Houston TX 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 Houston TX Use State-of-the-Art Technology to Rectify 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 contractors 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 Houston TX Are Better Than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these fire and water damage contractors in Houston TX: Emergency Service Twenty Four, Southpro Restoration Service, Restoration Cleaners, Mooring Recovery Service, Houston 24 Hour Emergency Cleaning, Certified Restoration, Water Damage Restoration, Property Damage Restoration, Fire Reconstruction Inc, AAA Damage Recovery. Other companies for fire & water damage repair and clean up in Houston TX that might still be in business include: .


 

 

 

Questions To Ask Fire Water Damage Clean Up Services in Houston TX 


Step 1: Describe the Fire or Water Damage

With each contractor, 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 actual 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 fire and water damage contractors the opportunity to ask about the features of your job and pay attention to the points that he may have. How detailed are his questions? Does he 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 openly deal with the contractors. 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 Houston TX?


• Do they 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 Houston TX specifically?

•  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, insurance claim processing, fine art repair, book drying, etc.

• Do the 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 so you don't have to.)

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

• Will they show you copies of their liability insurance and workers' compensation insurance? (All disaster recovery services in Houston TX 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 and if so, what did they do to obtain them?

• Can they prove to you that all their employees are legally allowed to work in the U.S.? (All damage restoration companies in Houston TX bearing The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already signed an agreement to only hire 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 water & fire damage contractors offer?

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

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


When you've chosen the best fire water damage repair contractors in Houston TX for your specific needs make sure they have a good complaint record. (All fire water damage restoration contractors in Houston TX  bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had a good complaint record verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)


  

 

 

Resources About Fire & Water Damage Repair in Houston TX 


Associations & Licensing Relevant to Fire & Water Damage Clean-up, Repair, Restoration in Houston TX

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
CUCI Carpet And Upholstery Cleaning Institute www.ascr.org/institutes/cuci
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
Texas Attorney General Consumer Protection Division /www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/cpd/consumer-protection
Texas Division of Emergency Management www.dps.texas.gov/dem
Texas Emergency Management www.preparingtexas.org
Texas Health and Human Services Disaster Assistance https://hhs.texas.gov/services/financial/disaster-assistance
RIA Restoration Industry Association www.restorationindustry.org
WLI Water Loss Institute www.ascr.org/institutes/wli

Media & Web Resources Relevant to Fire and Water Damage Contractors in Houston TX

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 Houston TX within the following zip codes:

77064, 77271, 77229, 77071, 77411, 77033, 77087, 77380, 77273, 77031, 77257, 77044, 77041, 77093, 77263, 77020, 77383, 77089, 77253, 77389, 77076, 77074, 77083, 77256, 77282, 77062, 77098, 77277, 77067, 77054, 77287, 77571, 77023, 77494, 77231, 77222, 77079, 77060, 77237, 77505, 77450, 77503, 77562, 77373, 77066, 77036, 77081, 77006, 77039, 77043, 77401, 77090, 77522, 77061, 77502, 77035, 77207, 77029, 77262, 77245, 77254, 77002, 77325, 77345, 77080, 77504, 77238, 77072, 77015, 77413, 77501, 77095, 77070, 77268, 77272, 77050, 77078, 77048, 77069, 77065, 77012, 77075, 77493, 77096, 77049, 77056, 77258, 77042, 77053, 77233, 77215, 77375, 77016, 77028, 77236, 77003, 77492, 77088, 77243, 77218, 77288, 77252, 77205, 77030, 77085, 77220, 77523, 77259, 77051, 77219, 77213, 77255, 77598, 77508, 77269, 77013, 77536, 77004, 77388, 77491, 77449, 77005, 77063, 77019, 77393, 77377, 77249, 77084, 77058, 77007, 77266, 77021, 77290, 77022, 77068, 77082, 77336, 77234, 77402, 77059, 77386, 77346, 77040, 77520, 77025, 77227, 77270, 77010, 77338, 77017, 77433, 77293, 77379, 77045, 77026, 77027, 77242, 77410, 77244, 77387, 77347, 77235, 77221, 77206, 77265, 77530, 77055, 77289, 77034, 77099, 77024, 77073, 77094, 77447, 77532, 77018, 77280, 77284, 77210, 77381, 77339, 77038, 77275, 77009, 77204, 77046, 77546, 77521, 77014, 77587, 77572, 77047, 77382, 77001, 77057, 77391, 77092, 77279, 77506, 77292, 77008, 77251, 77547, 77091, 77586, 77086, 77224, 77429, 77507, 77077, 77032, 77396, 77274, 77241, 77267, 77011 and 77037



The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Fire / Water Damage Restoration in Houston TX within the following areas:

Galena Park, Hallsville, Mission Bend, Houston, Aldine, South Houston, Channelview, Cloverleaf, Bellaire, West University Place, Alief, Cypress, Jacinto City, Tomball, Pasadena, Seabrook, Waskom, Humble, Spring, Webster, Deer Park, Baytown, Marshall, Atascocita, La Porte, Katy and Bridgeland Community



 

 

 

 

 

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Fire Damage Repair & Water Damage Contractors in Houston serving Galena Park, Hallsville, Mission Bend, Houston, Aldine, South Houston, Channelview, Cloverleaf, Bellaire, West University Place, Alief, Cypress, Jacinto City, Tomball, Pasadena, Seabrook, Waskom, Humble, Spring, Webster, Deer Park, Baytown, Marshall, Atascocita, La Porte, Katy and Bridgeland Community

 

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Questions To Ask Fire Water Damage Clean Up Services in Houston TX


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