smoke damage Tag

It is clearly one thing to know how smoke and soot can damage not only your properties but your general health as well, what is more important is what you need to do next. And no matter how complex the task of smoke damage cleanup...

Fire or smoke damage to property, regardless of the "size" of the fire, also requires an immediate response. Soot residue is highly acidic and can cause irreversible property damage if it is not treated as an emergency. Soot residue can cause the metal in doorknobs, plumbing fixtures, light fixtures, etc., to pit or corrode. Glass in windows, mirrors, and cabinets can be etched by soot residue, causing them to look cloudy and soiled. Plastics, appliances, vinyl windows and fabrics can be discolored by soot residue.

We all remember this. This was introduced to us in early in our childhood and still remains the main procedure today. Each year, hundreds of people are killed or seriously injured from burns received when their clothing catches fire. Many of these fatalities and serious...