Home Decor

Importance of soot and smoke cleaning

After fire, it is not possible to deal with the water and fire damage on your own. You will not be able to deal with damage, on professional basis. The fire restoration service providers are experienced and skilled to restore your home, to pre-fire condition. The fire cleanup professional uses protective masks, gloves, safety gear and shoes to avoid any harm done to them.

A lot of effort and professional equipment is needed, such as, cleaning up, drying, humidification and restoring objects and the structure of your home. The technicians and experts from restoration companies, use certain processes and machineries for rebuilding and repairing after fire damage. They also specialize in removing and deep cleaning smoke odor and soot from the household things, such as carpets, upholstery, curtains and clothes and the inner structure, like walls, ceilings and floors.

After fire extinguished, fire may have damaged the structure of your home, make it unsafe to enter without the inspection. Do not try to touch and use electrical appliances in your home unless checked by technicians.

They know how to treat and restore everything according to its nature and condition after fire and smoke damage. They remove everything from inside the house and divide them in various categories, to dry and wet cleaning. Some things only need spray and wiping. While some things can only foam cleaned. Some things are dipped in cleaning solution, whereas hard surface need abrasive cleaning.

After moving out everything outside, open all windows and doors. Open the drawers, cabinets and closets to dry them. Clean the area of debris to speed up the restoration process. After fire, smoke and soot should be removed thoroughly and properly to clean the atmosphere and reduce airborne odors, as soon as possible. The soot can cause more damage to the surface of walls and ceilings if remain untreated. The soot stains adhere to the surface and cause discoloration as time passed. The professionals treat wood, metal, cloth, plastic, tiles, grout and carpets, to clean and restore them individually.

They deodorized things after deep clean cleaning, to suppress the smoke odor.

It is important to remove smoke odor and improve the air quality after fire. The experts from cleanup services use air scrubbers and air movers to clean and purify the air. They use smoke damage cleaners to use on objects that has absorbed smoke. Things damaged by fire are inspected to see if they can be restored by using smoke damage cleaning products.

Water from fire hoses and water sprinkler also cause mold and mildew, rust and corrosion. The metal containing electrical appliances, decorative objects and other metallic things can get rusty after interaction. If the electrical appliances become rusty and corrode, the things become irreparable and danger of electric shock increased.

During the whole process of cleaning and restoration, the professionals inform and update you about the condition of everything and objects, to decide what is salvageable.

Check your insurance policy and see how much it covers your restoration cost. Inform the agent to visit the affected area to make the assessment of damage, before the restoration starts.