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Some Smoke Facts

12/27/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Some Smoke Facts Carbon Chains

Smoke and Soot Facts

Smoke and soot can be very invasive and infiltrate cavities within your home or business, causing odors and hidden damages. Did you know there are different types of smoke? There are two different types of smoke – wet and dry. Different types of soot residue are left behind as a result of the different smoke.

Dry Smoke – Paper and Wood. These types of fires are fast burning, at high temperatures causing some to rise because heat naturally rises.

Wet Smoke – Plastic and Rubber. These types of fires usually are slower burning, tend to smolder, pungent odors, sticky and smeary, carbon chains likely to form

Protein Fire Residue- Evaporation of a material. The smoke is practically invisible, varnishes and discolors paints, odors are pungent

SERVPRO of Brandywine / Wilmington can decipher with our expertise to develop a comprehensive plan of action.

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