Posts in the Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration Category

What to Do After a House Fire: 6 Important Steps to Follow

What to Do After a House Fire: 6 Important Steps to Follow You bought this house thinking you would spend decades there. The last thing you anticipated was losing everything in a house fire.  But that’s what happened–in what felt like the blink of an eye, all of your worldly possessions and precious memories went up […]

7 Important Ways Smoke and Soot From a Fire Can Affect Your Home

7 Important Ways Smoke and Soot From a Fire Can Affect Your Home Smoke and soot from a fire can affect your home – and it isn’t just by the smell. Here are 7 important ways your home can be impacted and how to make repairs. In 2016 there were more than 350,000 home structure fires reported […]

Why commercial fire damage restoration is your saving grace in the face of a fire

Why commercial fire damage restoration is your saving grace in the face of a fire Although fire safety and education has become more widely accessible and practiced, fires remain frighteningly common. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), a blaze needing fire department services occurs once every 24 seconds. While many of these fires […]

Even Kitchen Fires Can Damage Your HVAC System

What Smoke From Kitchen Fires Can Do to Your Heating and Cooling System Even the smoke from a small kitchen fire can carry particles into your vents. Here’s why you should get your HVAC system decontaminated after a fire. Between 2011 and 2013, commercial kitchen fires caused an estimated $116 million of property damage. Though most […]

Recovering from Tragedy: How to Get Rid of the Smoke Smell After a Fire

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) there are over 358,000 home structure fires each year. For homeowners who are allowed to return to and live in their home, there’s good news and bad news. Their home is salvageable, but it reeks of smoke and fire damage. Completely removing the smell of smoke after […]

The Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration Process

The Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration Process Blackmon Mooring & BMS CAT offer comprehensive fire and smoke damage restoration services tailored to your unique needs. Not only do you deserve a fast response, delays could prove to be costly. For example, the longer your furnishings and building materials remain waterlogged or covered in ash, the […]

Odor Removal with Hydroxyl Generators

Odor Removal and Restoration Odor removal is a critical part of almost any restoration project. Fully eliminating odors has always been difficult since each project has unique challenges. Fire and soot restoration jobs, for example, can be particularly tricky. Fires damages more than just the burned and charred areas you can see. Soot and smoke […]

Fire Damage Restoration Tips

We recently partnered with RIMKUS for a “live burn” – which basically meant we were going to burn down a box, which replicated the living room in a home. We worked closely with the kind folks from the Pasadena Fire Department to hold this controlled burn in the parking lot of the Pasadena Convention Center […]

Contain the Damage – Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration

Summary Fires are unpredictable and devastating. The safety of a facility’s occupants is the first priority, but the damage can cost an organization significantly. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, over $11 billion is lost each year to fires. Can you recover? Is anything salvageable? Why Does It Matter? Fire can damage and destroy a […]

Where There Is Smoke, There is Damage

‘Tis the Season for…fires. According to the National Fire Protection Agency, “Winter is the peak season for U.S. home fires; cooking and heating are the leading causes.” In addition, candle, decoration and Christmas tree fires peak in December.” That does not mean your business is safe either, how many of your employees use space heaters […]