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Can Factors Make Smoke Cleanup Challenging for Teaneck Homes?

8/23/2022 (Permalink)

Smoke Cloud For fast and efficient service call SERVPRO of Teaneck / Englewood at (201) 266-0482.

Knowing the behavior of smoke and environmental conditions can help clean Teaneck homes after a fire. 

With the pace of spreading fire damage, immediate mitigation and recovery services can only benefit a home. Our team can respond fast to post-fire cleanup help. 

Factors that Impact Cleaning Smoke Damage 

With a pressing need for fire and smoke restoration in Teaneck homes and businesses after a disaster, our SERVPRO team can get to work fast. Several variables can determine the ease of cleaning up after a fire loss incident. Knowing how the situation can change with these factors means always providing the most efficient and cost-effective restoration solution. Some variables to smoke and fire damage cleanup include:

  • Amount of Heat – The heat of the fire can impact the type of smoke residue left behind, namely dry and wet smoke. 
  • Air Pressure – With hot air expansion during a fire, soot, and smoke can be forced into crevices and more challenging areas. 
  • Affected Surfaces – The type of affected material can affect how easy the cleanup goes. Painted surfaces can often be treated with wet cleaning approaches. At the same time, unfinished wood could be heavily damaged and require more cleaning time and supplies. 
  • Moisture – The presence of moisture in a fire-damaged home (during the blaze and afterward) can impact the soils and residues. Wet smoke damage can stain surfaces and be a considerable challenge to remove without compromising the underlying substrate. 

With many obstacles and hurdles to successful cleaning and restoration after a fire, it is a process that is best left to professionals. Our SERVPRO of Teaneck / Englewood team has the experience and training to thoroughly clean and restore homes and businesses after a fire. You can reach our team 24/7 by calling (201) 266-0482.

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