Soot and smoke can cause significant damage to household surfaces, furnishings, and other objects in your home. There doesn’t even have to be a fire for soot damage to occur as furnace puffbacks can release soot and residue through the vents of your HVAC system. When a puffback occurs, soot and smoke from within the heating system come out of the vents and settle in nearby areas. This can lead to significant damage to drywall and wood surfaces, drapes, furniture and other nearby objects. The soot will continue to spread through your home after a furnace puffback and the affected objects and materials risk permanent damage. This is why you need to call a professional immediately.
At ServiceMaster Restoration by Complete, we provide puffback cleaning services to cleanup damage caused by soot and smoke in Franklin Township, NJ and the surrounding areas in Middlesex and Somerset counties. Our technicians know how to effectively remove soot from various household surfaces and furnishings to restore the affected materials to their original condition.
Furnace Puffback Damage
Most homes in Middlesex and Somerset counties in New Jersey are heated by oil furnace systems. These heating systems may experience a puffback if the ignition malfunctions, causing a small explosion within the furnace that releases soot, residue, and smoke. These materials will travel into your HVAC system and come out of the vents and into your home. The soot and residue will settle on the surfaces and objects near the vents, including drywall, woodwork, drapes, and furniture. Each of these materials is porous and may experience serious damage from the soot and residue. It is possible for the damage to become permanent if the affected materials are not cleaned right away.
Finite soot is very difficult to clean with over the counter cleaning products which is why we recommend calling our professionals. Using improper cleaning products will likely make the soot damage worse and make it more difficult to restore the affected materials. Our technicians will always have the proper cleaning equipment to safely remove damage caused by soot and residue and give the affected materials the best chance of being saved.
Professional Furnace Puffback Cleaning
At ServiceMaster Restoration by Complete, we have the proper cleaning products and equipment to effectively clean up and restore the effects of smoke and soot. We understand how to clean wood and drywall as well as furniture upholstery, drapes, and flooring to safely restore them to their original condition. When you call us, our technicians will arrive quickly to limit the spread of the damage and begin the restoration. We are also prepared to remove smoke odors and provide repairs if necessary.
The following is included in our furnace puffback cleaning services:
- Wall and ceiling cleaning
- Content cleaning and restoration
- Odor removal
- Debris removal
- HVAC/ air duct cleaning
- Furniture and upholstery cleaning
- Floor and carpet cleaning
- Area rug cleaning
- Air scrubbing
- Demolition services
- Restoration dry cleaning
Furnace puffbacks are a common occurrence in Somerset and Middlesex counties in New Jersey and they can result in significant property damage. Make sure you call ServiceMaster Restoration by Complete immediately after experiencing a puffback in your home in Franklin Township, NJ and the surrounding areas. We will work quickly to remove the soot damage and ensure that the affected areas are fully restored. Give us a call at (732) 840-3570 for soot puffback cleaning.