Gifford and Central Illinois Relief Effort for Tornado Damage

Gifford/Flatville TornadoMany families have been impacted and it has become national news about the destructive weather
that has swept through central Illinois.  We here at Rainbow are doing all that we can and we want
to provide anyone checking this site to have the information necessary if they would like to help in
the relief effort.

The main social media site that has been updated most often with the correct information is – https://www.facebook.com/giffordiltornadorecovery

The American Red Cross is taking donations at 217-351-5861 or The United Way https://www.facebook.com/UWChampaignCounty are the best places to start but churches and businesses are popping up all over the place so it couldn’t be easier to donate to the relief effort.

Here is a video of the severe damage done to Gifford.
WARNING this may be shocking for some.
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzmz2oCtkLw&feature=youtu.be)

 

Fire Damage in Danville, IL.

trucks outside

Here is some good info to know and the pics below are from a completed job from 2013 in Danville, Illinois.

In the unfortunate event that you experience a fire in your home, you should call Rainbow International® of East Central Illinois for professional restoration service. It is important that the cleanup begins as soon as possible. Smoke residues are acidic in nature and with time they will cause surfaces to corrode and stain permanently. Smoke residues that were pressurized during the fire will permeate cracks and crevices of building materials and deposit odor-causing residues.

phil in fire room

Rainbow International® of East Central Illinois service professionals will work quickly to stop the damage and restore your home and contents back to pre-fire condition by using cleaning systems and equipment that will help eliminate costly replacement of restorable items.

Smoke odors can be difficult to remove due to its penetration and absorption into building materials. Rainbow’s service providers have the knowledge, products and equipment to permanently remove these stubborn odors. Place your Rainbow International phone number next to your emergency numbers and call us for an estimate of damage repair in the event of a fire or smoke damage.

Rainbow International of East Central Illinois will:

  • Professionally clean upholstery, drapes, carpets, walls, and all other contents.
  • Clean and protect trim and hardware on kitchen and bathroom fixtures and appliances.
  • Clean and protect bathroom fixtures from smoke damage.
  • Deodorize to permanently remove any smoke odor.

Do not attempt the following:during restoration

  • Attempt to wipe or wash the walls, ceilings, or other absorbent surfaces.
  • Use upholstered furniture if it can be avoided.
  • Use exposed food goods or canned goods that have been subject to excessive heat.
  • Use TVs, stereos, or any other electrical appliances until cleaned and checked.
  • Send smoked garments to an ordinary dry cleaner, because improper cleaning may set the smoke/odor.
  • Turn on your heating and air conditioning system if it is not currently on.

 

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To see a complete slide show of all of our documented pictures click here (http://www.panoramictours.org/tours/fire/flash_detected.html)

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