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Soot Damage Cleaning

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Soot & Smoke Damage Clean-Up by MRC Restoration

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Lingering Soot Can Pose Health Problems

Post-fire soot significantly impacts occupant health, posing respiratory risks and potential long-term health issues. The fine particles in soot can infiltrate the air, causing respiratory distress, aggravating existing conditions, and leading to coughing and shortness of breath. Soot often contains harmful substances, including carcinogens, which, when inhaled, may contribute to serious health concerns. Immediate and thorough removal of soot is crucial to prevent these health hazards. Professional cleaning not only addresses visible soot but also ensures the elimination of airborne particles, creating a safer and healthier indoor environment for the occupants to return to after a fire.

The following steps are included in our soot damage cleaning process:

  • Assessment: A thorough evaluation of the extent and type of soot damage to determine appropriate cleaning methods.

  • Safety Measures: Implementation of safety precautions to protect occupants and workers, including the use of personal protective equipment.

  • Containment: Isolation of affected areas to prevent the spread of soot particles to unaffected spaces during the cleaning process.

  • Dry Cleaning: Utilization of dry cleaning methods such as dry sponges and chemical-based cleaners to remove loose soot from surfaces.

  • Wet Cleaning: Application of wet cleaning techniques using specialized solutions to break down and remove embedded soot from various surfaces.

  • HEPA Vacuuming: High-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) vacuuming to capture and eliminate fine soot particles from the air and surfaces.

  • Deodorization: Implementation of deodorization methods to neutralize lingering odors associated with soot.

  • Verification: Post-cleaning verification to ensure thorough removal of soot and restoration of a clean, safe environment.


Why Choose MRC Restoration

Soot Cleanup: Restoring Cleanliness After Fire Incidents

After a fire incident, the aftermath often includes not only visible damage but also hidden threats like soot and smoke residue. Our comprehensive soot cleanup services go beyond surface cleaning, addressing the pervasive effects of soot on indoor air quality and overall safety. Our experts utilize specialized techniques and equipment to effectively remove soot particles from various surfaces, ensuring a thorough restoration process that prioritizes your health and comfort.

In our commitment to delivering the highest quality soot cleanup, we follow the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommendations. This allows us to stay up-to-date with industry standards and best practices, ensuring that our cleanup processes align with the latest advancements in fire safety and restoration. NFPA’s valuable resources and guidelines empower us to provide you with a meticulously cleaned and hazard-free environment.

For in-depth insights into fire safety and prevention, you can explore NFPA’s official website. As we handle the intricate task of soot cleanup, we bring together expertise, experience, and a dedication to excellence that results in spaces restored to their pre-fire condition. Trust us to not only remove the visible effects of soot but also to create a safe and pristine space for you to inhabit once again.

Fire Damage Restoration FAQ's

Does smoke damage your home?

Smoke, regardless of how big or small the fire is, can affect your entire home. Smoke odor can penetrate walls, vents, and other hard-to-reach places in your home and affect your personal belongings. Smoke soot left behind by a fire can also cause damage to your home.

Can you get soot off of drywall?

The removal of soot is a messy task. You can remove a small amount of damaged material yourself if it’s a small area. However, if you are dealing with severe damage from a house fire or if the stains won’t come out, why not call the professionals? MRC Restoration specializes in soot removal and fire damage restoration. You can rest easy knowing that we will handle the cleanup. Schedule an estimate with MRC Restoration by calling 573-315-6143, or by visiting us online.

How much does it cost to remove soot and smoke?

It is imperative to clean up soot damage as soon as possible. Property owners will face higher cleanup costs if they wait too long to remove soot. Smoke and soot removal services can cost anywhere from $1,800 to $6,400, depending on the extent of fire damage.

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MRC Restoration has specialized restoration training and experience to quickly clean up and restore your home to pre-loss condition. From the estimate process through water extraction and cleanup to the restoration phase, we will handle all of your water damage clean up and repairs in a prompt and professional manner and help give you peace of mind. Additionally, we will work directly with your insurance company to help insure that the process goes smoothly.

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Each Crew is IICRC Trained & Certified


Each Crew is IICRC Trained & Certified


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When disaster strikes, you need to make sure your home or business is restored back to its original state. Our team of professionals will get to work quickly and efficiently to fix any issues caused by water damage. Rest easy knowing the job is in the right hands with MRC Restoration. Our skilled professionals are here to help you every step of the way. Making your life better is our priority.
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