Fire / Smoke Damage

DID YOU KNOW SMOKE & FIRE COMES IN MANY TYPES?


Types of Fire


Protein Fire
These include stove-top grease fires, burned or charred meat, fish or fowl and an obnoxious odor.

Wood & Paper Fire
These include attic fires, fireplace puff-backs, most trash can fires and general home fires where mostly the wood structure is involved.

Synthetic Fire
These include fires that involve mainly carpet and upholstered furniture, electrical fires and fires involving plastic materials.

Types of Smoke


Wet Smoke
Low heat, smoldering fires with a pungent odor; often tacky and sticky.

Dry Smoke
Fast burning at high temperatures, residue are loose, non-smeary particles.

Candle Smoke
Soot from carbon causes irreparable damage, greasy substance.

Protein
Virtually invisible, discolors paints and varnishes, extreme pungent odor.



In the event of smoke or soot damage


Soot is a residue which remains after the smoke clears.  Do not attempt to clean the soot damage with household cleaning agents as this will  result in creating additional damage, smearing and costs.  A professional restoration contractor utilizes certified environmental-friendly cleaning products that will effectively remove the soot residue.

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