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Wet Smoke vs. Dry Smoke

12/26/2018 (Permalink)

Fire Damage Wet Smoke vs. Dry Smoke Minor Carbon Chains from a Wet Smoke Damage

Smoke and soot can be very invasive and penetrate cavities within your home or business, causing odors and hidden damage. Did you know there are different types of smoke? There are two different types of smoke – wet and dry. Different types of soot residue are left behind as a result of the different smoke. SERVPRO of Newark has the experience to inspect and accurately assess the damage to come up with a plan of action.

Wet Smoke – Plastic and Rubber. These types of fires usually are slower burning, tend to smolder, pungent odors, sticky and smeary, carbon chains likely to form

Dry Smoke – Paper and Wood. These types of fires are fast burning, at high temperatures causing some to rise because heat naturally rises.

Protein Fire Residue- Evaporation of a material. The smoke is practically invisible, varnishes and discolors paints, odors are pungent

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