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If your home or business has been damaged by a fire, there are a lot of questions that need answers. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of common questions that people ask when they’re faced with a fire.

If you have any additional questions about what to do after your property has been damaged by a fire or need help from Rapid Restoration, don’t hesitate to give us a call!

Will you be able to board up my home?


We offer emergency board-up services. We understand the urgency of the situation, so we’ll arrive on your site quickly to begin the damage mitigation and recovery process. We will minimize the damage to your property by boarding it up and beginning recovery right away.

Will I be able to stay in my home while you recover it?


Whether or not you can stay depends on how extensive the damage is and whether our highly trained professional damage assessor deems it safe to stay in the house. Though you may have to move out for a few days for your own safety, we will work quickly to completely clean and deodorize the area so it can be safe once more.

Can anything be done about that terrible smoke smell?


Call us today and we’ll be able to completely eliminate the odors from your home. We have a variety of highly effective solutions to odor problems, including Odorox deodorization. No matter how strong or extensive the smell, our trained professionals will get it out of your home for good.

How long does it take to repair damage from a fire?

It depends.

The source of the fire and the extent of the damage all can determine how long it takes to restore your property. Know that when you call Rapid Restoration, we will work as quickly and efficiently as possible to get your home back to normal.

Can I clean up the damage myself?

We don’t recommend it.

While it may seem easier to clean up the damage from a fire yourself, it is best to hire a restoration company to clean up the damage for you. A restoration company can find the hidden sources of the smell of smoke and soot and make sure there aren’t any hidden damages from fire or smoke.

Water damaged my home when the fire was put out. What should I do?

Call a professional.

It’s not uncommon for your home to get damaged by water because of how the fire was put out. Rapid Restoration is a full-service restoration company and can restore your home after water damage! With Rapid Restoration, you don’t have to worry about working with more than one company to restore your home.

Is fire damage covered by my insurance?

It depends.

While it depends on the insurance, most homeowners’ insurance policies do cover fire damage. It’s important to read your insurance policy to find out what is covered and what isn’t covered after a fire.

Does Rapid Restoration work with my insurance company?


We want to make the insurance process as painless as possible for you. Once you submit your claim, we will work with your insurance provider to make sure all payments go through. If there is something that we had to restore that isn’t covered by your insurance, we will work with you to let you know what your options are.

What should I do after a house fire?

Stay safe and act fast.

Don’t start cleaning up the damage right away. Once the fire is put out, you should:

  1. Contact your insurance company and a restoration company.
  2. Document as much of the damage as you can.
  3. Let a restoration company take care of the rest.

Do I need to hire a separate contractor to reconstruct my home or business?


At Rapid Restoration, we do any necessary reconstruction after your home has been damaged by a fire, from emergency board-up to rebuilding your property so it looks good as new!


Rapid Restoration was excellent to work with on a water damage issue I had discovered. They worked with me on cleaning an affected surface as well as air quality testing so we could have exact information for the best health of the home. They were able to get started the same day and were professional and wonderful to work with from the first phone call through the completion of the job…I appreciated that this team had the skill and abilities to provide information and work up possible plans from “best case to worst case scenario” then take the most fitting action. We found a perfect result for the home at much lower cost than could have been the case without such an honest exam.

Jenna D.

I have used Rapid Restoration multiple times on our home we live in as well as rental properties. They are the BEST! They are quick to respond, they handle all the insurance headaches, and do top notch work at a fair price. They check in regularly to make sure we are happy with the work and their crew is so friendly! I would highly recommend them!

Vicki S.

I’ve used Rapid Restoration DKI numerous times on my residence and a rental property that I own. I’ve always had courteous, professional treatment. They were very responsive to my requests and provided accurate, timely estimates. I was most impressed at how quickly they were able to respond to issue that required immediate attention so that damage did not reach other areas of the home. By definition, this company is responding to homeowners who are in dire straits, and yet I always felt like I was treated fairly and they provided a value service.

Greg W.

A few days after Christmas, when it rained here in MN. Water started to leak into our basement! After trying to keep up with the water, it was clear we were losing and needed help. When i called Rapid Restoration it was well into the after hours side of things. Chad sent two gentlemen Josh and John who were absolutely fantastic and quick acting! They were able to Isolate the water, and also took over the process of removing the water. Their follow up in the days following this mess was also on point. I highly recommend this company, they certainly saved the day!

Sara L.

We Have used DKI many times and they have always been professional and prompt with great service and quality workmanship!

Kelly N.

General Manager, Chad, fully delivers for Rapid Restoration DKI customers! Employees are also top-notch, meticulous, respectful and knowledgeable. Our family has unfortunately had to utilize the services they provide twice now and both times we were extremely satisfied at the end of a negative situation for any homeowner. Highly recommended.

Andrew S.

Rapid helped me with a water damage repair in the basement of a home that we were buying last summer. They responded quickly, got the job done, and sent all the information to my mortgage company for me. I would highly recommend Rapid Restoration if you are in need of help in your home or place of business. The technicians and office staff are very friendly and have great communication throughout the process.

Ashley Langiewicz

Rapid Restoration DKI

1900 County Rd C West
Roseville, MN 55113

(612) 239-7411

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