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Georgia In Home Services
November 11, 2023

REBUILDING FROM ASHES – Remodeling After Fire

Remodeling after a fire is challenging, but with careful planning, hiring a licensed general contractor, and a positive outlook, it is possible to turn a devastating event into an opportunity for improvement. The family of four was devastated when their house in Buford, Georgia burned to the ground, leaving behind charred ruins and heartache.

But they were determined to rebuild their lives and their home. In this blog, we will guide you through the importance of hiring a licensed and bonded general contractor to remodel a house after it has been damaged by fire.

After hiring Georgia In Home Services, we put the family in touch with a skilled architect to draw up the plans that would not only replicate what was lost but surpass it in functionality. This is the homeowner's opportunity to make structural and cosmetic changes, but still ensuring the new design meets County building codes and regulations.

Your general contractor is essential, in that he will manage the project for you from start to finish, coordinate with all subcontractors, and ensure that the remodel is executed properly and safely. Look for a contractor with experience in fire damage restoration.

As you plan the rebuild, consider incorporating fire prevention and safety measures. Install smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, and fire-resistant materials to mitigate future risks.

The rebuild process will involve framing, electrical and plumbing work, drywall installation, and roofing. Remember that this is your chance to make energy-efficient and modern upgrades.

Once the structural work is complete, focus on the interior. Choose updated, current finishes, fixtures, and materials that suit your design preferences and budget. Make your house feel like a home again by personalizing it with all the ideas you have gathered while scrolling design sites.

After months of remodeling work and effort, the house that was once a symbol of despair is now on track as a new beginning for the Buford family.

In the face of devastation, this house and its owners overcame adversity, rebuilt their lives, and preserved the essence of their cherished home.

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