Fire and Smoke

Kelmann is your partner in fire damage recovery.

A fire at your home or place of business can be devastating. So much is at stake – your safety, your security, the things that matter most to you. Kelmann cares about your family, your valuables, your cherished possessions and your property. Kelmann’s fire recovery team can be on site within minutes of your phone call. Our restoration professionals are committed to preserving the architectural value of your property, and understand the intangible elements that make a house a home.

To prevent fire damage be on the lookout for:

  • Grease buildup
  • Old or rotting wood
  • Dangerous electrical sockets
  • Tall trees that can be struck by lightning
  • Forgotten lit candles
  • Leaving the oven on

Regular maintenance and home inspections can help you prepare for and prevent fires. If you think you are due for an inspection you can call Kelmann Restoration at 414-774-3799, or contact us here. The team members at our New Berlin and Wauwatosa locations are happy to help you to feel safe in your own home!

So, what happens now?

After a fire, your phone call to Kelmann means we’ll arrive on site to help you with any of the following services:

  • Property board-up
  • Winterization
  • Fire damage cleanup
  • Water damage cleanup
  • Deodorization
  • Contents restoration
  • Repairs and reconstruction

When Kelmann arrives on the scene, here’s what happens:

  • Immediate Response
    • We get to work right away, surveying the property, evaluating the integrity and safety of the structure and noting the scope of the damage to both your property and your personal belongings.
    • With your permission, we will immediately secure the property through emergency board-up and/or tarping.
  • Emergency Mitigation
    • The Kelmann crew will begin initial mitigation to prevent further damage. This may include steps like water extraction, removing smoke damaged contents and charred debris.
    • We will set up our professional-grade equipment to purify the air and remove airborne toxins.
  • Reconstruction Services
    • As soon as emergency mitigation is completed for your safety, we will write a complete estimate and scope of work to get the structure back to pre-loss conditions.
    • Kelmann will work with you to determine the best next steps, how to communicate with your insurance company and anything else you may need to feel safe and secure.

CALL 414.774.3799

Our Process

When disaster strikes, you can count on Kelmann. Learn more about how we work together.


Team Kelmann

Join our priority program; we’ll create an emergency response plan for your property.



We’ll walk with you through the insurance process, acting as your advocate and partner.


Very satisfied. Very impressed. Kelmann was truly responsive and professional. A rarity these days.

Steve S.

Service extraordinaire! Everyone I met from Kelmann was nice, professional and good at what they did. Very responsive and did a wonderful job of getting everything back in shape! I would definitely recommend Kelmann Restoration.

Team Kelmann Client

Great company to work with. Bill Hutchinson was our contact. Great guy. Answered emails and his phone promptly. Followed up with us to make sure everything was done to our satisfaction. Great experience.

Warren H.

A sewer backup in my house happened just before Christmas. Though the timing couldn’t have been more inopportune, working with Kelmann lifted so much stress away.

Kerstin H.

Thank goodness for Kelmann Restoration! When we had a terrible fire at our house a few years ago Kelmann worked with us, from start to finish, to restore our house to a better-than-ever condition!

Cathy H.