SerivceMaster by ARTec Explains the Soot Removal Process and More for New Castle, DE Homeowners

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Soot removal requires the total elimination of soot from the various surfaces of your home. Some areas are easier to attend to, while others require a high attention to detail to ensure all soot is thoroughly removed and your home is once again safe to inhabit.

Today, we’re going to discuss the areas of your home affected by soot, how we restore these areas, and the additional measures we take to bring your home back to its pre-loss state.


The most glaring need for fire damage restoration and soot removal presents itself on the various surfaces of your home. This can include countertops, floors, walls, windows, and more.

Our team of trained fire damage restoration experts use top-of-the-line industry equipment to not only remove soot from these surfaces, but protect them from any lingering damage caused by the chemical elements left by soot.

The removal comes first, but afterward we use a variety of sanitizing techniques to repair the surfaces themselves and prevent the dispersal of harmful materials into the air. Our sanitizing techniques also mitigate the odor left by soot damage.

From cherished family photos to appliances, each individual item must be treated and restored. Upon arrival we’ll categorize affected items while also removing unaffected items and placing them in one of our safe, climate controlled storage facilities.

Ventilation systems

Protecting your ventilation system by performing thorough soot removal is a high priority because the air quality of your New Castle, DE home affects the health of all its inhabitants.

This can be a cumbersome problem to handle given the intricacy of ventilation systems, which is why we use a three-step process of pre-inspection, cleaning, and post-inspection to ensure all soot particulates are safely removed from the system.

Other services

Depending on the extent of the damage, your New Castle, DE, home may need additional services like reconstruction, plumbing repair, electrical work, and more. Our project management team oversees the entire restoration process and utilizes our partner construction services team to keep all facets of restoration in-house, so you can make one call and have all your needs taken care of.

No one wants to need the services of a fire damage restoration company, but when they do, it’s important to rely on a trusted professional in the community. ServiceMaster by ARTec is that trusted professional company.

If you’re in need of our services, please do not hesitate, and call (610) 626-9002 immediately.

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