Archive for the ‘Smoke Damage’ Category

How to Safely Extinguish Small Fires

May 27, 2017 | posted in: Disaster Restoration
When a fire first catches, it may be small enough that you can put it out with a fire blanket or fire extinguisher. However, if the fire is spreading quickly, then it is important to leave the scene immediately and call 911. If you have an electrical fire, the first step that is important to take is to cut the power to the system. Cut it off at the breaker rather than turning off the wall switch. Don't try to pull the plug out of an Read More

Dealing With Smoke Damage

October 10, 2016 | posted in: Smoke Damage
If a home can be still lived in after a fire, then the people living there have to deal with the smells and stains left behind by the smoke. There are a lot of ways to take care of the smoke damage, depending on how bad it is. The focus needs to be getting rid of the odor, taking care of the walls, and washing clothes and deodorizing furniture. To get rid of the smell of smoke, clean with an orange or other citrus-scented disinfectant. Wipe Read More

How to Handle The Strain of Smoke Damage

September 10, 2016 | posted in: Smoke Damage
Cleaning up smoke damage can be a very difficult job. Without professional trying to clean up smoke damage all by yourself can truly be a nightmare. To control the level of smoke damage, air should be circulated throughout the home with the use of air conditioners, fans, and open windows if possible. If additional water damage is found during the cleanup, a dehumidifier should be also used. Any items made of brass and copper during the smoke damage restoration because they can be damaged by Read More

How to Take The Heat of Fire Damage

May 10, 2016 | posted in: Smoke Damage
The majority of people whose homes catch on fire want to re enter their home and clean it up as quickly as possible. However, they do not need to do that until the fire department says it is okay to do so. The initial step of cleaning a home up after a fire that needs to be done is to get rid of all debris and items that cannot be saved. All furniture should be outside of the house so it can dry off as Read More

Dealing With The Devastation of Fire Damage

April 10, 2016 | posted in: Smoke Damage
After a fire in a home, it is important to start restoring the home as soon as possible in order to prevent more damage.Since a professional fire restoration expert knows how to handle the damage that is left behind after a fire, it is a good idea to have them evaluate the damage. While the people that live in the home are waiting for them to come, there are certain things that they can do. After a fire takes place in a home, the first thing Read More

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Smoke Damage: Why You Need a Professional Clean Up Service

August 15, 2014 | posted in: Smoke Damage
When a house fire breaks out, it’s easy to think everything is over once the firefighters put out the flames. Unfortunately, there is a tremendous amount of work left to be done in order to restore the home to its former state. Smoke damage leaves homes with stains, soot, and other residue which is difficult to clean, and often hazardous to your health.

What is Smoke Damage?

When fires are extinguished, the resulting smoke permeates walls, carpeting, clothing, furniture, and wood structures in the home. The chemicals it releases Read More

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