Fire Damage Cleanability
Factors Affecting Cleanability in a Fire Damage
Fire damages create many different cleaning challenges. A burning building is actually many complicated reactions between various elements, including the following:
- the type of material burning
- the amount of heat, oxygen and moisture content
- air flow patterns in the building
- types of smoke residues present
- the types of surfaces impacted by smoke and heat
Depending on how these elements interact as a fire progresses, fire damages can present extremely different cleaning and restoration situations depending on how these elements interact as the fire progresses. Here are factors you should consider to determine how difficult it will be to remove smoke residues.
- Type of surface
- Age of surface
- Amount of heat
- Amount of moisture
- Type of material burned
- Air pressure
- Temperature change
This information is important to SERVPRO of Pewaukee and Sussex in order to determine appropriate cleaning methods in a variety of situations and helps us to improve their inspection, scoping, pretesting, and restorability evaluation on fire projects.
If your property has a fire damage, call SERVPRO of Pewaukee and Sussex. 262.696.6336.