Following a fire, whatever the size or extent, cleanup is necessary to rid the
home of smoke residue and damage. The smell itself is enough to make
the home uninhabitable. If your smoke damage South Florida home has
suffered from a smoke problem, call ARS for your cleanup and restoration
needs. Through our 24 years of experience, we have established protocols
and processes to deal with all kinds of smoke damage in homes, and we
will beat any competitor’s estimates to secure your business.
Believe it or not, there are different kinds of smoke damage. Each involves
a different method of cleaning. This is one of the many reasons ARS needs
to be called in to assist in the cleanup efforts. Our specialized cleaning
solutions are effective against smoke damage, and will make restoration of
the home an easier process for everyone involved.
Types of Smoke
· Wet smoke: Fires with low heat and smoldering are associated with
this type of damage. Residue smears easily and is very sticky. The
smell is especially pungent.
· Dry smoke: Often associated with very hot, fast-burning fires, dry
smoke residue is not sticky or smeary. The particles left behind are
small and powdery. Structural damage may be present.
· Protein-based smoke: This hard-to-see smoke is extremely
pungent in odor. Indicators of its presence, besides the smell, are
discolored varnishes and paint.
· Fuel-oil soot: Often expelled from home furnaces, this billowy, sooty
smoke is difficult and dangerous to work with.
What to do Until ARS Arrives
· Turn off HVAC system.
· Open doors and windows.
· Throw away all food not sealed in airtight containers.
· Wash all clothes and drapes.
· If unsure of what to do with an item or area, just leave it until ARS
arrives to advise you.
Call ARS for a free estimate of your property’s smoke damage. We will
meet any other restoration company’s price in an apples-to-apples price
comparison. If this is an emergency, you may contact us at any time, 24
hours a day and we will respond within 1 hour of your request. Our certified
and trained technicians are qualified to assess and restore any smoke
Feel confident that ARS can take care of all of your smoke problems. We
also offer services for water damage South Florida if you ever have a flood;
fire damage South Florida if you should ever have a fire or need mold
removal South Florida , we cover it all.
Call ARS today at 954-654-7764 or 305-742-0787.