When you think of what happens during a fire, you imagine the majority of the damage being caused by the flames. Although the flames certainly cause damage, the smoke created during the fire has an equally negative impact. Inhaling it during a fire can cause serious health issues, and after the fire subsides, the smoke damage left behind becomes an entirely new problem.
The smoke damage removal experts at ServiceMaster by ARTec are proud to serve the New Castle, DE area, and will respond quickly when called upon.
If your New Castle, DE home suffers from a fire and needs smoke damage removal services, here are some important things to know:
- Smoke damage gets worse over time – You’d think after a fire subsides the house remains in a stable state. You’d rather have fire damage cleanup and smoke damage removal performed sooner than later, but you don’t necessarily believe that hours and minutes count. The reality is that the chemical elements in smoke aren’t stable. They change over short periods of time and can cause even more damage to the surfaces and areas of your home. Don’t hesitate when you’re faced with this unfortunate situation.
- Smoke damage gets everywhere – If you’re thinking about attempting to perform smoke damage removal on your own, we strongly advise against it. It takes a trained eye to spot all of the various areas smoke damage is found in a home. It can and will get into the ventilation system, and permeates deeply into the tiniest cracks and crevasses, making smoke damage cleanup a difficult task. Fortunately, it’s a task we’re up to.
- Smoke damage can be fixed – Although smoke damage is quite harmful and can become widespread quickly, it’s still manageable when dealt with right away by working with a professional. In the moments after a fire, you can look at your home and wonder if it’ll ever be the same again. With fire damage restoration and smoke damage removal, your home can and will be brought to its pre-loss state. What was once a painful present will become a distant memory.
If you’re in need of smoke damage removal for your New Castle, DE home, call us immediately at (610) 626-9002.