The damage a fire causes to a property remains even long after it is put out. Smoke and soot have acidic compositions that could result to long-lasting harm to your home, belongings and family. Smoke can corrode metal and damage marble and glass, as well as discolor porous materials such as clothing, drywall, floors and fabric. Additionally, odors from smoke damage smell unpleasant and are dangerous to human health.
The experts at ServiceMaster discuss the different types of smoke damage and how they can be harmful.
Health Hazards of Smoke Damage
Smoke has an acidic composition which causes discoloration and damage on surfaces. The same acidic content can result to severe skin irritation in humans.
Three Different Types of Smoke
Each type of smoke presents a different hassle, but all three result in long-term property damage if immediate and proper solutions aren’t applied.