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What Happens During the Fire Cleanup Process

2/4/2019 (Permalink)

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Fire Cleanup Process

If your Robinson Township, PA, home has been damaged by a fire, contacting a remediation service is a good idea. They can professionally remove fire and smoke damage from your home and help get everything back to the way it was before the incident. One crucial part of restoring your house is cleaning up your home and any damaged belongings.

1. Removing Soot From Your Home
The first part of the cleanup process will be removing any soot from your home. Soot consists of carbon particles that are created during a fire and will likely cover walls, floors, and items near where the fire occurred. A fire restoration service will be able to clean and remove the soot damage from the structure of your home.

2. Cleaning Your Belongings
Some of your belongings may have fire damage that makes it difficult to save or restore them, but others might only have smoke damage that can be removed. Any items that can be salvaged will be cleaned during the restoration process to return them to the condition they were in before the fire.

3. Removing Smoke Odor From Your Home
Once all of the soot has been removed from the home and your belongings have been restored, smoke cleaning will be performed to remove any remaining odors. Smoke has a strong smell that can linger in your home after a fire, but fogging equipment and industrial air scrubbers can be used to get your home smelling clean again.

After a fire, it is important that you call a professional service to perform the cleanup process for you. Depending on the size of the fire, there can be quite a bit of smoke damage that can be difficult for you to remove on your own. A fire restoration company will have the proper training and equipment to return your home to its prior condition.

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