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What effects can smoke damage have on a home?

2/3/2021 (Permalink)

Furnace Soot Spreads through Air Ducts

Furnace soot occurs from a malfunctioning gas-fired and oil furnaces. The ventilation system sends soot sediment everywhere, covering bedding, drapes, walls, cabinets, rugs, and furniture. The soot bonds to its targets, making cleaning difficult.

Be sure to maintain your furnace to avoid soot and smoke damages. If you detect the following, or if you already have furnace soot damage, call a professional maintenance company.

  • a lot of soot
    Excessive sound
    Cycling, whether short or frequent
    The blower is always on.
    The flame is irregular.
    The furnace does not turn on or stay on due to a lack of heat.
    Soot from Candles

    Candle soot, sometimes known as "dirty house syndrome," is a visual condition induced by decorative scented candles. The particles are so fine that they cling to items, requiring you to deconstruct them in order to restore them.

    Water damage is very likely if there is any fire or smoke damage. Whatever the type of smoke damage, it is unpleasant at best and will almost certainly necessitate professional cleaning and remediation. You may require damage removal, odor removal, fire damage restoration, smoke damage removal, newly painted walls, and so on.


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