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Health Hazards Caused by Smoke Damage

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Finding smoke damage on your property from a recent fire is stressful. In most cases, homeowners are not financially prepared to take on the expenses of fire damage restoration, especially if they don’t have insurance to cover it. So many people decide to handle the cleanup work themselves. But just as you get to work, you notice that not only …

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How Smoke Damage Affects Your Home and Belongings

Steve VanDenBerg Blog

Even minor home fires can result in the destruction of your property structure and a number of belongings. But as the smoke and soot particles accumulate on your personal items and building materials, it is important to take action immediately. This is because the smoke from the fire is acidic and will affect each surface in the home differently, quickly …

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Smoke and Soot Removal: DIY or Hire a Pro?

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Smoke and soot not only serve as reminders of the fire until they’re removed, but they continue to damage structural elements and everything inside. You may be tempted to try to clean the fire aftermath yourself, but there’s more to smoke and soot removal than going in with rags and a bucket and mop.

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How to Get Rid of Fire Smoke Smell

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Fires cause very serious structural damage, and the byproducts of a fire like smoke and soot can burn and tarnish various surfaces and materials. After waiting through an extensive fire damage restoration process and getting your home back, the last thing you need is to return to a home with strong smoke odors. In most cases, it is best to have a professional provide deodorization services to eliminate smoke odor. However, there are some steps you can take to help get rid of the smoke smell in your home.