Recent Fire Damage Posts

Wildfires in California

6/21/2016 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Wildfires in California Common Areas In California For Wildfires

Though the humidity in San Diego is fairly welcoming, sometimes we forget about our sister counties in California. The topic this season is all about wildfires. Why do we have wild fires? How can we prevent a wildfire from starting? We all know that SERVPRO is there for you after the damage, but what should you do if you encounter a wildfire? Click here for the best practices and safety tips, and click here for a map of common areas for a wildfire in San Diego. 

How To Determine The Type of Soot You Have

4/26/2016 (Permalink)

There are usually 2 types of soot

1. Oily
2. Dry


To determine which type of soot you have, simply run your finger across a soot covered surface. If it smears , the soot is oily. If it doesn't, the soot is dry.


Oily soot is generally cleaned with a de-greasing agent, such as 409 or scrubbing bubbles. Dry soot can be cleaned with dry cleaning sponges .