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How Can Sarasota Home Fire Restoration Salvage Kitchen Cabinets?

10/25/2021 (Permalink)

Fire damaged kitchen; charred, smoke, and soot damaged cabinets Although this fire was contained to the kitchen, much damage occurred. Our SERVPRO fire restoration team made it “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO Professional Fire Restoration Removes Soot Odors, Stains, and Soils

Home fire damage, particularly in the kitchen, can heavily impact the structural integrity and indoor air quality of any Sarasota home. Additionally, soot can render fixtures like cabinetry and countertops challenging to clean and refinish and can become corrosive on metals when exposed to moisture.

SERVPRO fire restoration technicians in Sarasota render 24/7 cleanup services for homeowners in need. The company’s professional cleaning products, tools, and techniques target soot and soils on various surfaces to maximize the restoration potential of structures and belongings where possible.

Removing Char and Soot from Kitchen Cabinetry

In a fire damage situation where cabinet doors and interiors have been affected by fire, SERVPRO professionals have various tools at their disposal for addressing the damage. If moisture is present from fire suppression, restoration professionals dry this first to stop potential corrosion of HVAC systems, cabinet hinges, kitchenware, and other metal surfaces in or near the affected kitchen. Food items exposed to heat and soot, including canned and packaged goods, are likely contaminated and require disposal.

  • Technicians may use dry cleaning sponges or Crumbly Cleaner to address light soils with manual cleaning, which can be especially helpful for salvaging sooty cabinet interiors
  • Heavier soot and soils may require wet cleaning with EPA-registered antimicrobials or alkaline cleaning solutions to eliminate stains
  • For hard-to-remove char on restorable wood fixtures, SERVPRO professionals may use soda blasting and other blast media, like corn cobs or dry ice, to precisely eliminate odor-causing soils

SERVPRO of South Sarasota provides emergency-response cleanup that makes properties look “Like it never even happened.” Call (941) 552-6319 to begin mitigation

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