EMERGENCY TIPS

Water Damage
  • Remove moisture with proper equipment and trained professionals to prevent microbial growth or mildew.

  • Wipe water from all wood furniture.

  • Summer - turn on air-conditioning to maximize drying potential.

  • Winter - alternate open windows and heating for maximum drying potential.

  • Do not utilize any electronic appliances.

  • Do not attempt to wash surfaces.

  • Do not consume food items exposed to water.

  • Remove water with the proper equipment and trained personnel.

  • Have a professional locate the source of the loss.

  • Have a professional provide proper drying technology and techniques to prevent further damage.

  • Have a professional repair any structural damage that may be necessary.

  • Make sure you have a safe and clean environment after the structural drying process.

Fire / Smoke Damage
  • Open windows to ventilate if possible.

  • Do not use any electrical appliances or devices until they have been cleaned and checked.

  • Empty your refrigerator or freezer completely if the electricity is down.

  • Do not attempt to wash surfaces.

  • Close doors in affected areas to localize smoke odors.

  • Do not consume food items exposed to fire or smoke.

  • In the winter, pour anti-freeze in toilet bowls, sinks and tubs to prevent freezing if heat is down.

  • Stay out of all rooms with sagging ceilings from retained water and wait for a professional.

Structual Drying
Wind Damage
  • Make sure all debris is removed by a professional.

  • Any damage to the roof must be properly covered or protected so that rain or snow cannot penetrate the structure

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

Catastrophic Storms
  • Deal with a professional and certified restoration contractor.

  • Exercise patience as there are many others just like you in the same situation.

  • Make sure all your insurance policies and papers are in order.

  • Have a professional assess and repair any damage that may be necessary.

  • Make sure you have a safe and clean environment to live in or look an alternative place to stay.

Vehicle Impact and Vandalism
  • Make sure all debris is removed by a professional.

  • If there is damage to a structure, have a professional ensure that it is safe and secure.

  • Provides Shoring and Boarding to secure the area.

  • All areas that require boarding-up should be done by a professional.

Welcome to First General Services (Edm)

Serving Edmonton and area for over 20 years.

First General Services (Edmonton) Inc. is a full service restoration company specializing in mitigation and restoration of properties that have experienced any type of property loss such as: flood, fire, wind damage, hail damage, vandalism, vehicle impact and snow load damages.  We will always be your best choice for any restoration, with trained professionals, equipped with our own fleet and Emergency Service vehicles ready to manage any size of loss.

SERVICES

Fire and Smoke Damage

When a fire renders your home or business smoked and damaged, First General Edmonton is your  best choice for total restoration needs. Our Fire damage services include: Board ups,Air Quality Control,Demolition and Debris Removal, Fire Damage Reconstruction, Deodorization, Protien Fire Cleaning,Ozone Treatment, Soot Removal, Esporta Soft Contents Cleaning, Fire Line Hard Contents Cleaning, Ice and Media Blasting, 

Water Damage

Experiencing a flood in your home, office or commercial facility can be a true nightmare. At First General our professionally trained technitions have the experience,equipment,and leading edge technology necessary to handle the most challenging situations. At First General we are equipped to provide a rapid response to all water damage calls. Prompt action by experienced restorers makes a difference when assessing the structural damage to property. Our certified technicians concentrate on safely drying, deodorizing and disinfecting the areas flooded or damaged by water. Our "first-in" technology advantage combines our professional know-how with state-of-the-art equipment and products.

Wind Damage Restoration

In most cases, wind damage leaves your home open to the elements allowing water or snow to enter the structure. Broken windows, shingles blown off, or trees that fall on structures ,are a few examples.Our Trained Staff have responded to the most challenging situations and have the ability to deal with any type of wind damage. Fast action by our experienced restorers will make a difference when assessing the structural damage to your property.

 

 

Catastrophic Storms Response

Catastrophic storms such as thunderstorms, lightning strikes, hurricanes, tornados , hail, and ice storms, cause extensive and severe damage. The scene after a catastrophic storm can be very tramatic . In these types of unfortunate events quick response is necessary. With our specialized training, we are able to respond to catastrophes immediately. Property damage caused by severe weather can not only be devastating to you and your family, repairing it can be a complex undertaking that requires a company who specializes in this area to successfully bring your home or business back to its pre-loss condition.

Structural Drying

Structural Drying is one of the most important prccedures of mitigating water damage. At First General we use the science of Phycometrics to properly dry down all water damaged structures. Our staff are certified to through the IICRC (Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration) to properly and proffesionally bring your home or business back to its original pre-loss condition. With our state of the art equipment we are able to mitigate any type or magnitude of water loss. Prompt action by experienced restorers like First General Services makes a difference when assessing structural damage to a property.

Vehicle Impact and Vandalism Restoration

Property Damage as a result of vehicle impacts ocurr in many shapes and sizes. Regardless of the extent of damage, First General Services has the staff and experience to bring your property back to its original condition.  

Mould Remediation

Mould is one of the most common and serious health concerns we deal with. Mould thrives in moist conditions and is often associated with recent floods, plumbing leaks, or neglect. Left unchecked, mould will spread and lead to air contamination and even structural degradation. It is imperative that you deal with mould as soon as you see it. First General Services is certified in mold remediation, and can manage all of your remediation requirements.

Content Claims Inventory Service

First General Services is your best choice for Contents Cleaning and restoration, regardless of the type of loss you have. Our fully equipped Contents handling facility is home to to such specialized equipment as the Esporta wash system, the Fireline hard contents cleaning system, as well as the Odell Electronics Cleaning System , not to mention a large commercial laundering facility to manage all of your content requirements.When it comes to contents we clean up! 

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Employment

For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call: (780) 463-4040 or fill out the following form

Office
Inquiries

7311 77th Ave
Edmonton AB  T6B 0B7

 

edmonton@firstgeneral.ca

Tel: (780) 463-4040
Fax: (780) 469-4039

To apply for a job, please send a cover letter to: edmonton@firstgeneral.ca

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