Serving South Bend, IN and Surrounding Areas.
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Disaster Restoration Services: Fire & Water Damage Repair, Mold Remediation, Biohazard Cleanup & More in South Bend, IN


First Response is a full-service contractor, specializing in insurance restoration.

We are your disaster restoration specialists. We have the right equipment, the right people, and the right experience to help you overcome your residential, commercial, or industrial dilemma.


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First Response Disaster Restoration Specialists are South Bend’s premier full-service contractor that have years of experience in providing property owners restoration services that are unsurpassed and unmatched throughout the South Bend area. First Response is a nationally recognized restoration company whose mission is to provide our clients with the highest-quality mitigation services. Regardless if your South Bend property is residential, commercial or industrial, our expert technicians can restore your home or business back to pre-loss condition.

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South Bend’s Premier Restoration Service


At First Response, we are well-rounded when it comes to performing restoration services on South Bend properties. Whether you own a home or business, you can count on us to complete efficient water damage restoration, fire damage restoration, and mold removal services. Not only do we perform rapid emergency restoration services on your South Bend property, but we’ll also complete the project with longevity in mind.

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Professional Water & Fire Restoration Services in South Bend


Our Better Business Bureau accredited restoration company houses professionals that are experts in a wide range of emergency restoration services — from storm, fire, and water damage restoration to odor control, carpet cleaning and upholstery and fabric recovery. Our work has been previously recognized as the Regional Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year, proving that our performance is key to the reputable business we’ve become.

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South Bend’s Leading Mold Removal Service

In addition to our restoration services, we also provide exceptional mold removal services in the South Bend area and can quickly get rid of your unbidden mold, reinstating you and your occupants back to home or work life as normal. Our professionals have the proper training, experience, and technology to effectively remove mold from your South Bend home or business, ensuring that our job is done right the first time around.

Why Choose First Response DRS?


Our Certifications

IAQ - Certified Microbial Remediation

IICRC - Institute of Inspection, Cleaning & Restoration

National Incident Management System Incident Command Training

ASCR - Association of Specialists in Cleaning & Restoration


What Our Customers Are Saying

  • Alison - Niles, MI

    "Excellent service and easy to work with. Their rapid response time and expertly advice helped put my family at ease. They had my best interest in mind from start to finish."

  • Julie - South Bend, IN

    "First Response did a great job cleaning up water in the basement. Perry was very professional and did a great and thorough job. I was satisfied when they were done and the basement was clean and 100% dry"

  • Greg and Joann - Elkhart, IN

    "It has been a pleasure working with you and your great team of people. Kudos to all – including the workers behind the scenes – Denise and Matt for his stellar work ethic. We went from horror at our discovery to beyond thankful."

  • Lyle - Elkhart, IN

    "I don’t know what I would have done if First Response wouldn’t have shown up that day. I am glad we hired First Response, you did a great job and everything you said you were going to do, you did."

  • James - Granger, IN

    "Great work! I would recommend to a friend."

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    Contact First Response Today for Superior Restoration Services

    First Response Disaster Restoration Specialists is a family owned company with an expert team that has the experience needed to provide South Bend with quality restoration services. Whether your property is residential, commercial or industrial, we’d love to show you why we are one of the area’s leading choices for restoring places back to suitable conditions. Contact us today for services in South Bend, and you'll receive professional assistance for all your restoration needs.

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