When fire damage occurs on your property, the smoke can permeate into every porous material present. Time is of the essence to remove the smoke, soot and odors in order to avoid irreversible damage happen to your property. For example, if you wait too long, soot can cause plastics to stain yellow in a short period of time. In addition, marble or other porous building materials can discolor permanently, and acidic compounds from soot can discolor appliances as well.
It can be as little as a few hours before irreversible damage is done. That is why you need to call a trained professional immediately to begin the restoration process on your property. Rainbow International is a full service restoration company with locations all over the nation and world. We have over 30 years of experience and have faced all types of smoke and odor damage situations.
Certified by the IICRC in Smoke Damage Restoration, we place a high priority in making sure our technicians and staff are trained. Servicing the Harford, Baltimore and Cecil counties, we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year.
If you have experienced smoke damage on your property, there is no time to waste. Call us at 877-853-2445 to speak with a trained professional about your situation.
After a fire, clients typically will call for “smoke removal” when in fact they are seeking soot removal. Soot is the solid form of smoke and is usually what is left behind after a fire.
There are two types of soot- Oily and dry. Each type requires a different technique to clean. That is why you want to choose companies who are certified with the proper credentials, since they will understand the proper techniques of cleaning.
Removing Oily Soot: The first step in removing oil soot is to select a product that can serve as a degreaser. Since there is an oil base from the soot, if one tries to clean it without a decreasing agent, it could make matters worse.
Removing Dry Soot: The best tool to use in attacking dry soot are specialized dry sponges. Our technicians are well versed in the proper ways to clean the soot without causing additional damage to the affected areas.
Rainbow International understands that not all Smoke removal projects are the same. The level of success in returning properties to pre-loss conditions depending upon the amount of time it takes to begin the restoration process.
Do not make the mistake of waiting to give Rainbow International a call. We will arrive to your property quickly with the expertise required to get the job done right.
The next issue to address in fire restoration situations is odor. Luckily, Rainbow International is fully equipped with the tools and technicians needed to remove odors permanently.
Our odor removal equipment will vary on the type of odor present. Typically, we will use a system that utilizes ion technology to break apart the molecular structure of the odor present. This way, it allows the odor to completely dissipate, eliminating the odor at its source.
Many inexperienced restoration companies will utilize equipment that simply masks the odor, or they will use tools that could cause hazardous conditions in the home for a short duration.
Rainbow International focuses on staying well versed with the tools and technologies in the marketplace that are the safest, and will ensure that the equipment used will be safe for any occupant.
Even though most of our odor removal requests are geared towards smoke odors, we can tackle any type of odor present on your property. We have addressed odors from animal hoarding, bio-hazardous conditions, smoke and other hazardous conditions. With over 30 years of experience across national and international locations, we have the confidence to take on any type of odor your property is facing.
If you have experienced damage to your property, and need an expert to help remove present smoke and odors, give Rainbow International a call. Servicing the Harford, Baltimore and Cecil counties, we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year. You do not have time to waste.
Since time is of the essence when dealing with a smoke or odor removal situation, we can get a technician out to your property promptly to evaluate the situation.