Fire and Smoke

The experience of a fire can be a devastating for any homeowner or business owner. After fearing for your family’s or employee’s safety, and suffering the loss of your possessions, you need to call a team who will not only clean up the damage, but who will also be sensitive to what you’re going through. R. Johnston & Sons, Inc. has a fire restoration team available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We will assess the fire damage and begin the cleanup, restoration, and rebuild process immediately.

Smoke, soot, and water damage are likely to be an issue after a fire disaster. R. Johnston & Sons, Inc. provides complete and comprehensive services to handle any type of damage your property may have incurred. When you call us, you have a very experienced partner who can restore and repair your home from floor to ceiling.

Our Fire and Smoke Damage Services Include:

  • Fire Damage Restoration and Reconstruction
  • Tear-Outs & Demolition
  • Board-Ups
  • Smoke & Odor removal
  • Structural Cleaning & Deodorization
  • Soot Cleanup
  • Pack-outs and Contents Restoration

After the fire has been put out, numerous challenges can still arise. The destruction caused by a fire not only affects the surface of your home or belongings – potentially costing you thousands of dollars, but it can also cause structural and soot damage. We are understanding of your situation, and will do everything we can to make the experience as swift and easy as possible.

Call R. Johnston & Sons Day or Night! (610) 586-1122

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Smoke & Soot Cleaning and Removal

By nature, smoke seeps into everything after a fire – it permeates every surface and its odor cannot easily be removed. If the odor of smoke is not properly removed, a home or business can retain the smell of smoke forever. On top of the smoke odor, soot is another after-effect of a fire. Soot leaves behind an oily residue on everything it comes into contact with. Special cleaning solutions and methods are necessary to get rid of soot properly and completely.

A professional fire & smoke restoration company is needed to handle both smoke and soot. Our trained and certified experts at R. Johnston & Sons, Inc. are the ones for that job. We have all of the necessary equipment, cleaning solutions, and certifications to cleanup, restore and repair the damage caused by fire, smoke and soot.

Master Fire Restorers

R. Johnston & Sons, Inc. owner Chris Johnston has earned the highly regarded certification of Master Fire & Smoke Restorer through the IICRC Board of Directors. This is the highest level of certification that can be achieved by the IICRC, and requires specific additional certifications, continuing education for several years, and the achievement of certain requirements as well.

The IICRC is the nation’s most trusted independent company for the certification of cleaning and restoration companies.

Customer Testimonials

See what our happy clients have to say


People need to know they need a contractor that specializes in fires. I think that is very important. I had no idea such a person existed. My experience with R. Johnston & sons has been a good one.

Patricia S. - Aston PA

I have been using Bobby for over 20 years. I have referred a lot of my friends to him. Michele has been great to deal with. I will continue to use R. Johnston & Sons for all my construction needs.

Marilyn M. - Springfield PA

Cannot say enough good! Best contractor I have worked with, flexible with changes, employees very friendly and great to work with. Job is done very well and timely!

Judy Q. - Ridley Park PA

Really an amazing experience. R. Johnston & Sons  provided ideas we wouldn’t have thought of and carried out the plans carefully. We have a great space now.

Fred R. - Ridley PA

This is the second time using R. Johnston & Sons. Both times were due to an insurance claim, fire and water. Bob and his crew were awesome!

Dorothy C. - Upper Darby PA

We were considering bifolds in the two bedrooms. Bob had suggested double doors instead. Then have worked beautifully. What a difference the new doors have made.

Glen B. - Ridley PA

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