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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

How Challenging is Smoke Remediation for Slidell Homes?

3/15/2021 (Permalink)

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Odor removal is an involved aspect of fire damage restoration for area homes.

There are many levels of fire damage restoration in Slidell homes and businesses. Lingering odors and other facets of smoke remediation can often be among the most challenging for house fire clean up. With a fast response to these emergencies, our SERVPRO team can help with:

  • Fire damage restoration
  • Fire damaged homes
  • Smoke remediation
  • Fire and smoke damage

What Does Smoke Remediation Entail?

Fire damage restoration in Slidell often revolves around smoke remediation measures taken to clean and recover the property. Soot and soiling residues can be considerable obstacles for fire damaged homes. Smoke damage usually affects the ceiling and upper portions of wall systems most heavily with the convection movement of warm and cold air in your home. These deposits require specific cleaning practices and products to remove and repair. Depending on the widespread nature of these effects, they can impact the severity of smoke odors that must get addressed during fire damage restoration.

Air filtration can often impact the presence of post-fire damage effects. Fire and smoke damage can leave circulating particles of soot, carcinogens, and ash. With HEPA filtration products and instruments like air scrubbers and hydroxyl generators, filters can trap contaminants on a microscopic level.

How Can Odors Get Removed After Fire and Smoke Damage?

Odors are a common obstacle to overcome after fire and smoke damage. Smoke remediation focuses on removing these harsh odors and smells after extinguishment. House fire clean up can often reduce some of these strong scents that persist in open areas and become trapped in high-porosity materials like drywall, flooring, and ceiling elements. Entirely removing burning smells involves fire damage restoration strategies like odor counteractants placed in airflow points.

These granules and beads absorb smoke smells and lessen the severity of these conditions in the property. Fire damage restoration in this phase also relies on leading cleaning and deodorization equipment such as thermal fogging, HEPA filtration, and hydroxyl generators.

Are Repairs Needed in Fire Damaged Homes to Remove Odors?

Water & fire damage restorations often fixate on cleaning surfaces and removing damaged elements and contents from the property. In addition to these critical tasks to recover the fire and smoke damage, homes must also often overcome structural weaknesses and vulnerabilities after combustion and overexposure to spreading post-fire effects. Fire damage restoration cannot complete without repairs and reconstruction. Our contractor license ensures that we can seamlessly transition to build-back services your property might need after mitigation in fire damaged homes. We can help with:

  • Controlled demolition
  • Debris removal 
  • Content relocation

Because fire damage restoration can vary so considerably between one incident and another, our experienced technicians must be prepared to face a broad spectrum of possible damage. Our efficient training and coursework combined with our leading equipment make our SERVPRO of Slidell team a preferred fire restoration choice. Give us a call today at (985) 649-1516.

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