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Fire Damage Experts Reduce Odors and More in Clyde Hill

9/2/2022 (Permalink)

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Make Your Home Cleaner-Feeling after Fire Damage

Smoke residues left inside your home can leave it dusty, dry, and with a persistent foul odor. SERVPRO is always available to help homeowners confronted with fire damage in Clyde Hill with soot removal services. We do not need to get into areas holding trapped soot particles to control the situation for you and your family.

Our certified technicians can perform soot removal tasks as part of our services for fire damage in your Clyde Hill residence by clearing the air. We know soot’s characteristics and how to remove this substance. When removing it is impossible, we know methods that still render it incapable of future disintegration (which had allowed it to become light enough that air currents could whisk it into the air you and your family breathed).

Cleaning soot-covered surfaces involve several factors that can affect how easily we can clean certain items. Here are two main factors that affect cleaning after fire damage occurs:

  • The type of soot, with dry soot being the easiest to clean away from even porous surfaces, and
  • The kind of surface affected by soot.

Dry soot occurs with fires that burn fast and at high temperatures. We find wet soot after a fire with little available oxygen smoldered and burned slowly. Because wet soot soaks into porous surfaces, more care is required to remove it than what we need to do with dry soot. Cooking fires often produce soot with little to no visible color while producing an alarming level of unwanted odor.

Absorbent surfaces include textiles which often require solvents to dissolve the soot, allowing us to flush the surface with clean water. We can clean small items with an ultrasound unit, often with extraordinary results. Shiny surfaces throughout your residence can become dull if exposed to soot for too long. We can often buff the fine etching off the surface. Walls and countertops often come clean with special soot-erasing sponges.

Call SERVPRO of Bellevue West at (425) 454-3900 for this and other specialized services.

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