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Fire Damage Made Worse by Smoke Damage


We provide fire damage restoration and smoke damage clean up throughout the Chicago area, so we know that when fire damages businesses or homes the damage can extend beyond the reach of the flames. Smoke and soot produced by fire often cause additional damage that can reach into adjoining rooms and affect both structure and contents.

Smoke damage isn’t just about a bad smell, small carbon particles can adhere to floors, walls, furniture, appliances and draperies damaging surfaces. This damage often gets worse the longer the residue stays in place. That’s why quick remediation of soot and smoke damage is so important to restoration efforts.

Carbon particles can cause etching on porcelain and marble surfaces like sinks, tubs and counter tops. Appliances, chrome and stainless steel surfaces can suffer permanent tarnishing if not properly and promptly cleaned. Fabrics in carpets, furniture and draperies are vulnerable to oily soot residue. Improper cleaning attempts can cause more damage by inadvertently pushing gritty carbon residue and oily soot deeper into fabrics.

Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration

ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons can provide prompt and effective smoke damage clean up and fire damage restoration services for homes and businesses throughout the Chicago area including; Old Town, Gold Coast, Streeterville, Mag Mile, River North, West Town, Printers Row, Grant Park, the Loop, West Loop, South Loop, Near North Side, Oak Park, Park Ridge, Niles, Morton Grove, Skokie, Des Plaines, Wilmette, Winnetka, Glencoe, and Evanston.

Please contact us to learn about our fire and smoke damage restoration services.