Nix’s Cleanup specializes in total content clean up and removal of odor and smoke from a variety of types of fire and smoke damage. Smoke can continue to damage your home or business, even long after the smoke has seemed to clear. Our team will eliminate the ongoing damage caused by acid soot residues. Left untreated, smoke can penetrate deep into just about every surface of your property, leaving a lingering smell and stains which begin at the time of the disaster and continue to cause further damage for weeks. Acid soot can cause further damage to aluminum and other surfaces when soot combines with water. If your property is covered with soot residue and smoke odors, don’t try to clean it up yourself. When you contact us you will have the peace of mind that comes with a team of experts who will walk you through the entire restoration process so that your property is returned to its pre-disaster state.
What You Should Know About
Continuing Effects of Smoke Contamination
Acid soot residues cause plastics to yellow: small appliances located close to the source of combustion discolor: highly porous materials (marble, alabaster) discolor permanently.
Acid residues stain grout in bathrooms; fiberglass bath fixtures yellow; metals tarnish, counter tops may yellow; finishes on appliances, particularly refrigerators that extend into the heat line, will yellow; furniture finishes may discolor.
In time, acid residues cause painted walls to yellow permanently; metal corrodes, pits and rusts; wood furniture requires refinishing; linoleum requires refinishing or replacement; clothing becomes soot stained; upholstery stains permanently.
Carpet fibers may yellow or discolor permanently; silver plate is corroded permanently; glass, crystal, china may require replacement due to severe etching and pitting caused by prolonged exposure to acid soot residues. Restoration costs escalate tremendously!
After the smoke clears…
the ongoing damage just begins!
Nix’s Professional Restoration
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