After a fire, your first priority needs to be to take care of any smoke or other damage caused by that fire. The longer that you allow the damage to linger, the more likely it is that surfaces in the home could rot or be permanently damaged. Additionally, smoke or ash lingering in the home could cause health or breathing issues.
Therefore, it may be worthwhile to call a fire damage Hollywood or a fire damage West Palm Beach company that can come in and make your house look and feel as good as new. They will be able to wash your walls, clean soot from the floors and take care of any other damage that may have occurred. Depending on the terms of your homeowners insurance policy, you may be able to have some or all of the cost of the cleanup paid for by the insurance provider.
While a fire can be a destructive event, the things that were inside of your home can always be replaced. Once the damage has been repaired, you can move on past the event and start putting new things in your home and developing new memories with your family. As long as everyone escaped the fire safe, nothing important was truly lost.