Experiencing a fire is not a welcomed experience, especially if it’s a big fire that destroys your valuables. Sometimes people experience smaller fires that can be controlled without calling the fire department, in this case, clean up is easier and can be done by the home owner.
Here are 4 tips to clean smoked damaged walls in your home:
- Protect your self: Wear gloves, a mask, goggles and protective clothing.
- Prepare the walls Wipe down the walls with a gentle cleaning solution. This will prepare the wall for a thorough cleaning.
- Cleaning Solution: Buy a good quality cleaning solution. Make sure to follow the directions on the bottle and with a scrubby sponge begin to gently wipe the walls.
- Use water: With a clean wet cloth, completely remove all the cleaning solution from the wall. If solution is left for too long it might create discoloration on the walls.
These tips are only useful if there is a very minimal smoke damage to the walls, for example; a small kitchen fire or a small candle fire. Other wise please contact Super Restoration to professionally clean and restore your damages. Some fires are too big and spread too fast, the most important thing in your home is you and your family. Please keep safety first and leave the mess to the professionals.