Commercial Fire & Water Damage

When you have a commercial building that has water damage, fire damage, or mold damage, time is of the essence. Being a property manager dealing with a disaster, you have to not only consider the best steps to clean up and repair the structure but also the health and safety of the occupants.

Trust First Response to properly manage your commercial restoration project.

For national and state work, health and safety (WHS) legislation require commercial property owners and managers to take all reasonable steps to ensure their buildings are safe for tenants, the public, customers, and contractors.

First Response is an IICRC certified firm with certified technicians on staff to properly handle any type of commercial facility.


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Commercial Restoration Services

  • 24/7 Emergency Response
  • Large Scale Drying
  • Commercial Drying Equipment
  • Professional Appearance
  • Experience w/ Tenants in Buildings
  • Water Damage Restoration
  • Fire Damage Restoration
  • Mold Removal
  • Air Quality Containment
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Coalition of Disaster Responders

The Coalition of Disaster Responders is a group of the best disaster restoration companies. This group of restoration companies has been vetted for the capability of handling large-scale property losses & recovery efforts after major natural disaster events.

First Response is one of the small group of restoration companies selected to be part of the CDR. We adhere to adhere to the standards put in place by the CDR regarding response times, capabilities, mitigation strategies, recovery processes, process validation, project controls, safety, pricing, and HR.

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Commercial Clients


Commercial Markets We Serve

  • Restuarants
  • Office Buildings
  • Hospitality
  • Government Buildings
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Retail
  • Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Churches
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Restaurant fire and water damage is more common than any restauranteur would like. Ovens, stoves, dishwashing machines, and sinks all offer potential for disaster. When accidents happen, we are here to help. Our restoration and cleaning experts can get your kitchen and front of house looking as good as new in no time.

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Office Buildings

Offices see regular traffic and can be hotspots for food and drink stains. Regular cleaning can freshen up your workplace, making it cleaner, nicer to work in, and ultimately saving you money. We are also ready to help with office restoration needs after fires, floods, or plumbing breaks.


The hospitality industry has unique challenges in restoration and cleaning. Hotels and motels are almost never closed, which means you need fast-moving, professional services to keep your property clean. Our restoration and cleaning experts are ready to get your hospitality property visitor-ready in record time.

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Government Buildings

Government buildings are busy places and are essential to the productivity of entire cities, states, and countries. Our cleaning services offer a number of minimally-intrusive options, allowing the business of governing to go on as usual. When restoration is needed, we take care in handling sensitive materials and working in a timely, considerate manner.


Whether it is a massive restoration during the summer months, emergency mold mitigation, or water damage restoration after a plumbing break, educational facilities need the job done quickly and correctly. Our team works quickly so your students and teachers can focus on learning, not leaky pipes and discolored ceilings.

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Healthcare facilities pose a number of challenges. There are a number of dangerous elements such as used syringes and biological contaminants like blood. This is without even mentioning sensitive patient records that can be damaged by water and fire. Safety and confidentiality are our two highest priorities, making our experts the first ones to call when disaster strikes.


Time is money. Every second your store is closed for restoration after a water or fire incident is time when you aren’t making sales. We understand speed is just as much of a priority as quality for retail business restoration services. Our commercial restoration and cleaning team can get you up and running as fast as possible so you can get customers back in the door.

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Industrial & Manufacturing

Industrial accidents like chemical spills, fires, water damage, and structural damage shut down the production lines. Industrial restoration requires cleaning expensive machinery and warehouses. First Response should be the first number on your list to restore your business and get you back on track to meet production deadlines.


Fire and flood damage to a sacred institution doesn’t just have a monetary price: it takes an emotional toll on the entire congregation. Priceless artwork and artifacts are the last things you want to see damaged by soot or water. Fortunately, our contents restoration team is used to working with delicate objects. While disasters can be heartbreaking, we can help you recover what matters most.

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