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Be Prepared for Smoke and Soot in Your Home
Having a fire in your home is one of the most disturbing, unsettling things that can happen to a homeowner. After double checking to be sure everyone is safe and sound, there is the daunting task of dealing with the aftereffects of the fire—the destruction, smell, smoke, and general mess. The smoke and soot must be removed before cleaning and deodorizing can begin. It will usually save time and money to consult an expert in fire restoration and remediation after it’s safe to reenter. New technology allows professionals to reclaim items you may have felt were lost, and there is a smaller chance that additional damage will be done by failed attempts at cleanup. Certainly, everyone wants to save as many important keepsakes and possessions as possible and to have everything return to normal as quickly as possible.
Smoke permeates many of the surfaces in the home during a fire, and soot leaves an oily residue behind. It’s difficult to remove these permanently, and if it’s not done properly the odors and stains may return. If you decide to help with the restoration, ask a restoration expert to give you information about the best ... more
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