When a fire occurs, the flames cause the initial damage and quickly spread to burn through any items or materials in its path. The damage does not stop there as the remaining smoke and soot linger and cause further damage, possibly more than the fire itself. Smoke, soot, and other corrosive byproducts are created by fires when materials are partially burned. These byproducts tend to last after the fire is put out and can potentially cause tarnishing and etching to affected materials. Any porous materials like wood, furnishings and other at-risk items that are not restored right away can be left with serious permanent damage.
At RestorationMaster, we provide homes and businesses in Macungie, PA with smoke and soot damage cleaning and restoration. Our technicians use advanced chemical cleaners, processes, and chem sponges to effectively treat damaged belongings and furnishings to restore them to their original condition.
Damage Caused by Smoke and Soot in Macungie, PA
Even after the fire is put out, there is still ongoing damage. This is caused by the smoke, soot, and other corrosive products that stay around after the fire is out, oftentimes causing more damage than the actual fire. These corrosive byproducts will continue to spread and settle throughout the property, even in areas the fire did not touch. It is crucial that after the fire is put out you start the cleaning and restoration process immediately. Starting as soon as possible will limit the damage incurred from smoke and soot.
Soot and oily residues are created when burnt materials are partially combusted. The tiny soot particles cause discoloration and etching as they settle on surfaces and objects. Many materials that are damaged by soot are vulnerable to permanent damage unless they are treated with a professional cleaning process. Soot damaged surfaces should not be cleaned without proper cleaning methods to prevent worsening the damage.
The smoke that is left over after the fire can also cause damage when it leaves behind strong odors and oily residue. Strong odors are hard to get rid of because their odor particles get trapped in carpets, porous building materials, furnishings, and air spaces. The only way to completely get rid of smoke odors is to extract the odor particles from the affected areas and materials. Professional deodorization methods and equipment are needed to accomplish this.
Smoke and Soot Cleaning in Macungie, PA
With the proper equipment and powerful cleaning products, our technicians can effectively clean and restore materials and items damaged by smoke and soot. They can even clean and restore damage from grease and cooking fires which create thick and toxic smoke. We will begin the pre-cleaning process to help prevent permanent damage and odors using our advanced deodorization methods and equipment. Most of the damaged items can be cleaned and restored on-site, within the property. We can also provide pack-out services to transport and clean your items at our secure facility. We will store them until your property is fully cleaned and ready to have them returned.
Our smoke and soot removal services in Macungie, PA include the following:
- Pre-cleaning of soot damaged surfaces and materials
- Stabilization and tarping if necessary
- Demolition and removal of damaged items and materials
- Cleaning and restoring affected fabrics and upholstery
- Content cleaning and pack-outs
- Odor removal
Contact RestorationMaster 24/7 for Smoke and Soot Damage Restoration in Macungie, PA
If your property has experienced a fire, there is a likely chance it has been affected by smoke and soot. It is crucial to contact our technicians immediately to clean up the soot and prevent further permanent damage. We are available 24/7 at (215) 774-3120 for smoke and soot removal cleaning services in Macungie, PA, and the surrounding areas.
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