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When it comes to a fire loss, there are three general categories of fire
related soot residues.
Protein residues: Typically result from kitchen fires involving burned meats or poultry,
spoiled food, etc. The texture is greasy and sticks to most surfaces and also has an intense
odor. The residue color is typically between yellow
There are many situations in which restoration professionals may think that use of bleach as a cleaner/sanitizer is effective. Indeed, there are certain restoration projects, such as sewage backflows, floods, and even mold remediation, where individuals have been taught to use bleach as part of their restoration protocol. This history is supported by
As an instructor for mold remediation and indoor air quality investigation classes I am frequently asked about the effectiveness and appropriateness of using ozone generators during mold remediation. Many students are coming from the fire restoration industry where ozone generators are often used to remove smoke orders from contents.
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