How do I Undertake a Housefire Cleanout?

How do I Undertake a Housefire Cleanout?

How do I Undertake a Housefire Cleanout?

Housefires are one of the most tragic and difficult events that property owners may have to deal with. The aftermath of such a crisis can be overwhelming, particularly when you are trying to pick up the pieces and get your home back to normal. AT DFW Rolloff, we provide premium rolloff dumpster rentals for home and business owners in Dallas, Fort Worth and surrounding North Texas area communities. Dumpster rentals are one of the fastest, most affordable ways to clear out the clutter and debris following a housefire, so you and your loved ones can restore the beauty and safety of your property. Here are some tips on to handle a housefire cleanout.

Discuss the Details of the Fire Damage with the Fire Inspector and Insurance Company

Before you begin to clean and restore your home after a fire, make sure that the fire inspector and insurance company have already thoroughly inspected the property. It is important that they have a chance to examine the contents of the house in its current state, without interference. Never attempt to restore your property until it has been declared safe to do so by the proper authorities in your area. Doing so could be very dangerous, especially if structural or electrical damage has occured.

Determine Your Time Frame and Schedule an Appointment for Your Dumpster Delivery 

Once your home has been cleared for cleanup, then the next step is to call DFW Rolloff to schedule a dumpster delivery for the appropriate dates. Our experienced drivers will bring the dumpster to you and set it up on site for your convenience. When the container has been filled, simply give us a call and we will pick it up and dispose of the materials for you.

Choosing the Right Dumpster Size 

Our dumpsters come in a wide variety of sizes to fit many different purposes including 10, 15, 20, 30 and 40 cubic yards. The best size for your needs will depend on the square footage of your property as well as the extent of the fire damage. If only one room was affected, then a smaller size may be adequate. However, large homes with a lot of furniture and construction waste materials may need a larger container. Our specialists will help you determine the right choice for your unique needs.

Put Safety First 

Before you begin the cleanout process, always put your safety first. If you feel uncomfortable performing the task yourself, consider hiring a restoration company. However, if you do choose to complete the cleanout yourself, then be sure to wear eye protection, gloves and a mask if necessary, to protect yourself from debris.

Remove the Largest Items First

Since large items like broken furniture or a damaged kitchen island may block pathways and hinder safe and effective movement throughout the property, consider removing these items first. It will make handling the smaller items much easier.

Know What Items are Prohibited 

It is also important to know which items are prohibited from disposal inside the rolloff container. These may include:

  • Paint and Lacquers
  • Oils
  • Asbestos
  • Inks and Resins
  • Tires
  • Batteries
  • Tree Stumps
  • Biological Waste
  • Hazardous Chemicals
  • Computers and TVs

Do You Need Help with Your Housefire Cleanout? Call DFW Rolloff Today

Are you interested in renting a dumpster for your housefire cleanout? Then call the experts at DFW Rolloff. Our team of specialists can help you determine the perfect size to suit your needs. Contact our office for more information about our services or to schedule a convenient time for your next rolloff dumpster dropoff.

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