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Need professional smoke damage restoration services or smoke odor removal? Call Pure Restore for the most reliable and knowledgeable restoration team in Colorado.

Smoke damage and smoke odor can cause major headaches. Don’t let the hazardous elements from recent fire or smoke damage get bound into your home’s building materials. Pure Restore can help remove smoke odor quickly and in a cost-effective way.

At Pure Restore, our priority is providing the highest quality smoke damage restoration and repair in the Denver Metropolitan Area, Boulder, and the Front Range 24/7. Our highly trained team is licensed, certified, bonded, and they are happy to answer any questions about your smoke damage restoration and odor removal.

People choose Pure Restore for smoke damage restoration and odor removal in the Denver metro area because our team is available for a prompt response and dispatch anytime, including weekends and holidays.

Smoke Damage Restoration Services

What’s in smoke from a structural fire?

A structural fire is any fire that occurs to a home or business. A typical fire will have burned hazardous chemicals from plastics, synthetic fabrics, paint, household cleaning items, vehicles, electronics/batteries. In some homes or structures, especially older builds, fires will expose asbestos and other toxic elements that are harmful to human health.

Need professional smoke damage restoration service in Denver or the surrounding communities? Call Pure Restore at 303-955-7072 to schedule service with our team of top-rated smoke restoration technicians!

Why is smoke damage serious?

Even parts of your property that weren’t charred or directly burned by fire will still have smoke and heat damage. It’s highly recommended to get a professional assessment after a fire to ensure it is a healthy environment for occupants. Soot that is present in the air after a fire can get into your lungs, eyes, and it will absorb through the skin. Immunocompromised individuals could face health issues or hospitalization.

What is the difference between a wildfire and structural fire?

Even though wildfires don’t typically involve as many toxic elements as structural fires, they still present major health risks. It’s still recommended to perform smoke damage restoration for wildfire odors.  You can learn more on the EPA’s official website: www.epa.gov/wildfire-smoke-course/health-effects-attributed-wildfire-smoke

How can smoke odor be removed?

Removing smoke odor will require a full suite of tools and processes. In severe fires, it will start with clearance by a structural engineer. Then an inspection to see which parts of the structure are affected by fire, and how badly they were burned or dealing with heat damage. Once any visible fire damage is safely removed and engineered controls are set in the structure, the process of removing odor can begin.

Removing smoke odor will require contents cleaning, so all salvageable items in the home will need to be documented, packed out, cleaned, and then packed for return. A professional fogging solution will be applied to neutralize harmful contaminants and toxins present in the air and surfaces of a structure. After that, professional air filtering equipment will start cleaning the air quality to a safe standard for occupants.

Why hire a restoration company to remove smoke odor?

The cost associated with renting out equipment, purchasing professional grade cleaning solutions and then properly sanitizing the environment (as well as the HVAC system, crawlspaces, and basement if present) will quickly add up. Let a professional team like Pure Restore quickly and safely return your home or business to pre-loss conditions in a cost-effective way.

Smoke damage and odor restoration available 24/7

A Pure Restore trained project manager can provide more details on estimated completion dates once they arrive on-site. Our team is ready to be dispatched anytime, 24/7 – including weekends and holidays.

Contact our professional smoke restoration team today! We are available 24/7 for your emergency smoke and odor needs. Call Pure Restore at 303-955-7072 to schedule your service!

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SMOKE DAMAGE RESTORATION FAQ

Answers to common questions about smoke damage restoration

Can you clean up smoke damage?

Soot is a black or brown carbon residue made when hydrocarbons are burned too slowly. Soot can be removed from most surfaces with a combination of detergent and water. The surface should be wetted down with the detergent and allowed to sit for 10-15 minutes before being rinsed off. You may also use rubbing alcohol or vinegar. Large scale fires will require more planning and specialty chemicals to properly clean.

How long does it take to clean up smoke damage from a house?

Smoke damage can vary depending on the type of smoke and the materials it comes into contact with. Generally speaking, it will take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks to clean up smoke damage, and in some cases, it may be necessary to replace parts of the home that have been damaged. If you’re dealing with smoke damage, taking action as soon as possible is important. The longer you wait, the more difficult and expensive it will be to clean up the mess.

Can smoke damage be fixed?

It is possible to fix damage caused by smoke, but it depends on the extent of the damage and how willing you are to put in the work. If the damage is superficial, such as yellowing of paint or walls, then it can often be cleaned relatively easily with trisodium phosphate-based cleaners. Odors can be fixed with vinegar or baking soda. For example, cracks in walls or ceilings may require more intensive cleaning or repairs. Always wear safety coverings and masks when dealing with chemicals.

How much does it cost to clean up after a fire?

Fire damage restoration can be a costly process. Depending on the fire’s size and damage, clean-up costs can range from a few thousand dollars to tens of thousands.

How much does it cost to clean smoke off walls?

The different ways to remove smoke residue from walls and the costs associated with each method will vary depending on the severity of the residue. For example, if the residue is only on the surface and hasn’t gone deep into the wall’s pores, it can often be cleaned with a simple household cleaner. But if the residue is worse or has soaked into the wall, you may need a professional cleaner. The average cost of professional fire damage cleaning services will range from $2000 to $4000 per room or more. Most of the time, this means cleaning all surfaces thoroughly and spraying them with a deodorizer to eliminate any lingering smoke smell.

What can be cleaned after smoke damage?

It is possible to clean some things after smoke damage, but it depends on the severity of the damage. If the damage is minor, you might be able to clean soot off surfaces with a damp rag and detergent or diluted chlorine bleach. More severe smoke damage might require special cleaners or professional cleaning services. If smoke has damaged porous things like carpets or upholstered furniture, they might need to be thrown away. Smoke damage can also cause problems with electrical wiring and appliances, so it is important to have these inspected by a professional before using them again.

How do professionals clean smoke damage?

Most of the time, cleaning up smoke damage involves various methods, like vacuuming, dry cleaning, and scrubbing with detergent. In some cases, they may also need to use special chemicals or solvents to remove tough stains. Some items need to be spot cleaned.

Can smoke damage be removed?

While some commercial products are available for purchase, there are also a number of home remedies that can work just as well. Soaking a rag in rubbing alcohol, vinegar, or paint thinner can be quite effective. Professionals can do this safely and thoroughly.

How do you clean a kitchen after smoking damage?

The first step is to clean any surfaces that may have come into contact with the smoke. Wipe them down with a damp cloth and some detergent. If the smoke has stained any kitchen surfaces, you can use a bleach solution to help remove the stain. Next, clean the inside of your oven. The best way to do this is to fill it with water and add a cup of baking soda. Let it sit overnight, then wipe it clean the next day.

Is it safe to stay in a house with smoke damage?

If the damage is minor, staying in the house should pose no major risks. However, if the damage is more severe, it is possible that harmful toxins and chemicals could be present in the air, which could lead to health problems if you’re exposed to them for too long. Most of the time, it’s probably best to be safe and find somewhere else to stay until a professional can look at the situation.

How do you mitigate smoke damage?

Some simple things you can do to lessen or stop the damage caused by smoke are:

1. Using a dry cloth or vacuum cleaner, remove soot and other debris from surfaces.

2. using soap and water or household cleaners to clean surfaces

3. Opening windows and ventilating the building

4. Using fans to circulate air.

5. Sealing the walls, floors, and ceilings.

How do you clean smoke off walls?

There are a few different ways to clean smoke off of walls, depending on the severity of the smoke damage. If the smoke is light, you can use a damp cloth to wipe it away. For heavier smoke damage, you may need a stronger cleaner, like vinegar or lemon juice diluted in water. You can also try using a weak solution of bleach and water. If the smoke has penetrated the paint or wallpaper, you may need to repaint or re-wallpaper the affected area.

How do you remove the smell of smoke from a house?

You can do a few things to remove the smoke smell from your house. The first is to open up all windows and doors to allow fresh air to circulate. You can also try using a fan to blow air out of the house. Another option is to wipe down surfaces with vinegar and fill bowls with baking soda or lavender oil.

What does smoke damage look like?

One of the most common indications of smoke damage is the discoloration of surfaces. This could be anything from a yellow or brown stain on walls and ceilings to soot residue on fabrics. Smoke damage can also make surfaces brittle or cause them to crack. It can also leave behind a smoky smell.

How do you check for smoke damage?

The best way to check for smoke damage is to look for signs of fire or soot. Smoke damage can be difficult to detect, but it often leaves a residue that can be seen and smelled. If you see any evidence of a fire or if your home smells like smoke, it’s important to call a professional. Smoke can cause extensive damage and can be very expensive to repair.

How do you clean soot off of surfaces?

One option is to use a vacuum cleaner with a brush attachment. You can also use a damp sponge or cloth soaked in watered-down white vinegar or a microfiber cloth for sensitive areas. Be sure to ventilate the area well before starting to clean.

How do you clean fire-damaged bricks?

First, assess the damage to your bricks. If the damage is extensive, it may be best to replace them entirely. But if the damage is minor or superficial, you may be able to clean and restore them yourself. Start by using a soft brush to remove any loose soot or debris. You can also use a power washer. Use a cleanser specifically designed for brick (available at most hardware stores) or even baking soda paste.

How do you seal smoke-damaged wood?

The best way to seal smoke-damaged wood is to use a sealer specifically designed for that purpose. There are some different products on the market that can be used for this, so you should be able to find one that suits your needs. Sealers work by providing a barrier between the wood and the smoke, which prevents the smoke from being able to escape.

How do I know if my house is safe after a fire?

You can learn more about fire or smoke damage and indoor air quality at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s official website.

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Step 1: Inspection

We'll evaluate your property in person to assess all damage.

Our certified technicians use state of the art equipment and tools to find all affected areas in your property. Educating and guiding our customers through the process is our passion.

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Step 2: Start Work

Sign a work authorization form so work can start right away.

After developing a scope our team gets to work. We are NOT a demolition company. Our goal is to get you back to pre-loss condition in the shortest amount of time with the least amount of demo possible. We use specialized equipment and techniques to accomplish this.

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Step 3: Certificate of Satisfaction

We are not done until you sign off on the job.

After completing the work, we walk the entire project with the property owner to ensure the quality of work and scope was completed to satisfaction. We stand by our work and our customers throughout the entire project. We are available to answer any question 24/7/365.

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