The Behavior of Smoke
A fire loss can result in complex damages because of the unique behavior of smoke. A trained professional should survey the loss site to determine the extent to which fire, smoke, heat and moisture impacted building materials and contents.
SERVPRO of South Worcester knows smoke can penetrate various cavities within the structure, causing hidden damage and odor. Our knowledge of building systems helps us investigate how far smoke damage may have spread. Here are some facts that you may not know about smoke:
There are two different types of smoke - wet and dry. As a result, there are different types of soot residue after a fire. Before restoration begins, a SERVPRO of South Worcester professional will test the soot to determine which type of smoke damage occurred. The cleaning procedures will then be based on the information identified during pretesting.