Fire, Flood & Storm Damage Repair

 
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Delivering Property Care since 1935
PCA Property Care Contractor of the year 2016

Fire, Flood & Storm Damage Repair

The first thing which separates flood, fire and storm damage from other property repair problems is how suddenly it appears; you might suspect a dry rot problem for a while but the kind of cataclysmic damage we’re talking about here comes along very unexpectedly. To make matters worse, it is usually the kind of damage which is severe.
 What you need is someone who can deal with your flood damage repair, storm damage repair or fire damage repair quickly and proficiently. These types of damage can not only cause you stress, but it is expensive and time consuming to carry out damage restoration on these problems. If your business is forced to close due to these types of repairs, then this can cause you financial problems whilst the damage restoration is taking place. Richardson & Starling are experienced in these types of repairs and can work with you to ensure that your property/premises are repaired as quickly as possible with the least amount of damage to your finances. 

Our main aim is to understand the problem as quickly as possible, complete our survey safely and identify the best course of action. We understand that your main concern will be returning to your home/business as soon as possible and we always take this into consideration.
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Water Damage Restoration

Although water damage may not be the most dramatic in terms of damage repairs, that doesn’t make it any less serious. No matter how small a leak starts out – it can quickly get out of hand. Richardson & Starling can carry out a thorough water damage repair to limit the effects of water damage on your property. The issue with water damage restoration is that it is not simply clearing up any water – water can cause further damage such as rot and it also allows the breeding of bacteria and mould. Here at Richardson & Starling we are experts in different mould and rot problems. 
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When water damage leads to bacteria and mould this can cause a big problem for you and can even be detrimental to your health. Richardson & Starling have vast knowledge of water damage repair and mould removal. Don’t leave it too late. The sooner you deal with your water damage or mould problem, the lower the chance there is of it spreading and growing.

Flood damage repair needs to be carried out quickly – as the longer the water touches the fabric of your building the worse the damage will become. Effective flood damage repair services require expert knowledge, this is where Richardson & Starling come in, we have been in business for over 80 years and in doing so we have become experts in our field. We can carry out our flood damage repair quickly and efficiently to avoid the build-up of bacteria and mould in your property. 
Water damage doesn’t simply occur from flooding, although flood damage is a common cause. It can also occur as a result of water used in putting out fires. Water/flood damage can have severe consequences on the overall structure of your building. Therefore, if you do not use professionals to clear up the problem you could be left with a much bigger issue. Trust Richardson & Starling, with our 80 years’ experience we have learned every aspect of our business from the ground up, this experience has been passed down to our skilled surveyors and other employees. 

Fire Damage Restoration

A fire can be one of the most drastic and devastating thing that can happen to your home. Within minutes your belongings and memories can be destroyed. Given the terrible consequences of fire damage it is one of the most complex when it comes to restoration. At Richardson & Starling we are aware of the various dangers associated with fire damage restoration and in doing so know the safest and most time effective ways to carry out a fire damage repair job. Fire damage repair is one of the most complex because quite often there is water damage restoration also needed due to the water that was used to put out the fire. 

When it comes to fire damage repair there is some damage which could be easily missed. This could be due to heat damage which has occurred or quite often smoke particles can make their way into the structure of the building. Richardson & Starling will initially carry out a full survey to identify the scope of the fire damage and will seek out the best and most cost-effective methods for the fire damage restoration. 
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Storm Damage Restoration

Storm damage is quickly becoming one of the most common forms of home destruction in the UK. Due to our location being next to the Atlantic Ocean our storm damage repair services are becoming more and more needed. For a long time, storm damage was not a big problem in the UK and so, people felt that there wasn’t a need to take precautions like putting in place a storm defence system in their property. Now that the weather problem is at it’s worse, there are more and more properties requiring storm damage restoration – particularly in the harsh winter months. We all hope to avoid storm damage restoration but if your property becomes susceptible to storm damage and you require storm damage repair services then contact Richardson & Starling

Experts in Fire, Flood and Storm Restoration

The grave danger of water damage repair, fire damage repair or storm damage repair is being too hasty. Our experienced technicians are very aware of the dangers which surround these repairs and are careful to thoroughly survey, dry and decontaminate areas as necessary. It is important to carry out the survey and repairs that follow extremely carefully, whilst also being as quick as we possibly can for you. We are also mindful that having faced this level of damage you will be keen to get back to normal. That is why we do our best to get residents back into their home as soon as possible. Our service is programmed to be a quick flood damage repair service but it is a process which is never rushed. 

Why Choose Richardson & Starling?

Richardson & Starling have been operating for over eight decades. This has made us experts in property repair and preservation. Flood damage repair, fire damage repair and storm damage repair services are only part of what we do but it is an area we are confident in. 
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We are extremely confident in our abilities and confident in the quality of service that we offer our customers. Our biggest asset is our people who you can trust to take your properties problem and deliver a value for money solution.

Richardson & Starling’s experience and customer service is what sets us apart from our competitors. When it comes to how we do business, our clients are the most important thing to us. This means we constantly strive to provide a solution which not only will last you a long time, but is also cost effective. 
If you have suffered flood damage, fire damage or storm damage then we understand this is an especially difficult time. This is why we aim to move as quickly as possible for you. We will always try to carry out our survey and the damage restoration to follow as quickly as possible to ensure that your life returns to normal as quickly as possible. 

What You Should Do if Your Property has been Damaged by Fire, Flood or Storm

If you find yourself in the unfortunate position of having suffered a fire, flood or storm then you should contact us straight away. We will move as quickly as we can to ensure that we fully understand the situation before making an evaluation on the type of flood damage repair, fire damage repair or storm damage repair you require. Don’t hesitate to contact us as soon as you face one of these issues. 

If you have experienced fire damage, storm damage or flood damage then you need to ensure you are contracting the right people. Richardson & Starling have a wealth of knowledge in all kinds of property repair – having been in business for over eight decades. Our experience, combined with our staff make a winning combination and our customers are at the heart of everything we do. 

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Richardson & Starling are part of the Veitchi Group and have local knowledge in Scotland and Northern England with offices in the following locations:
In having an extensive branch network, we have become the largest building preservation company in Scotland. After over eight decades of experience we have seen almost every problem when it comes to flood damage, fire damage and storm damage. From these experiences, we have learned exactly how to deal with each case individually. One important lesson we have learned is to consistently be methodical and take our time when carrying out our initial survey as this is what we base our damage restoration on. This is something that we have passed onto our skilled surveyors in Scotland. Our surveyors will always take their time to complete an accurate survey on your property before we go any further. 

Property preservation and repair is our passion. And that means we’ve become experts in numerous different aspects in this field. The service we offer covers all the property repair work you’re going to need ranging from initial surveys through to treatment and repair for the property problems.

No matter what type of property repair service you need, Richardson & Starling will have you covered. We are the Property Care Association property preservation specialist of the year for 2016 and 2017 and have vast knowledge and expertise on various problems including; wet rot, dry rot, condensation, mould, woodworm, damp proofing, rising damp, penetrating damp and waterproofing. We also specialise in all kinds of property refurbishment including fire, flood and storm damage repair. This means that throughout your buildings life, if you encounter any of these problems Richardson & Starling have got the experience to help.

Your surveyor was extremely helpful and gave great advice.

Mr Shaw
Edinburgh
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