Smoke Damage

After a Commercial Fire: Smoke, Soot and Water Issues Unite

When shocked owners and employees survey the sodden mess after a fire guts their workplace, it’s tempting to immediately don paper masks, sturdy shoes and coveralls to rescue important items. Tempting, but ill-advised: the soot, water and char that have spread throughout the fire scene and across[...]

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Why Hire IICRC Certified Specialists?

Whether you’re tackling a large home improvement project or repairing damage to your property following a disaster, hiring a certified restoration professional is an important consideration in ensuring efficient, knowledgeable assessment and remediation. The following covers key information[...]

Why Form a Working Relationship with A Disaster Recovery Firm?

Natural and man-made disasters are truly a matter of “when.” Luckily, good business continuity plans keep your company up and running despite unexpected interruptions. Whether your place of business experiences damage due to severe storms or flooding, a fire, or even mould, the best strategy is[...]

For Smoke-Damaged Electronics, Be Smart and Hire a Pro

Few of us can manage our daily lives without mobile phones, tablets, laptop and desktop computers, along with routers, printers, and so much more. After a fire with even a slight degree of smoke, sensitive electronics like these can become contaminated. In post-fire situations, these devices may[...]

How Smoke Permeates a Home

There’s no question that fires are deadly. Seldom does a day pass without our hearing the urgent sound of fire sirens. And although we all fear fire’s flames, smoke from a fire is also a deadly hazard—and it’s one many people don’t talk about. In addition to causing respiratory distress[...]