Experts in Fire Damage Restoration Serving CA & AZ, including Riverside, Corona & Moreno Valley.

Soot Damage Cleanup & Repair Company Serving Imperial & Riverside County and Throughout CA & AZ

What is Puff Back?

Puff back is more common with oil-burning equipment, such as a furnace, but can also occur with gas-fired heaters. Puff back occurs when an ignition switch malfunction causes a furnace or boiler to discharge a massive amount of soot. Because the soot is black and sticky, it creates a major cleaning and deodorizing challenge. Interior surfaces, furniture, clothes, bedding and most other building contents must be treated to remove soot stains and odor. Sometimes ductwork must also be cleaned.

Soot damage can be especially discouraging. In addition to coating surfaces with an oily residue, soot can permeate into just about any material, leaving behind a bad smell that can’t be removed by conventional cleaning methods.

Fortunately, there’s no need to feel overwhelmed by the extensive cleanup work you’re facing. You can take advantage of soot cleanup technology and expertise at ServiceMaster A Plus Restoration, your local disaster restoration contractor.

Leave the dirty work to us

ServiceMaster A Plus Restoration has helped Imperial & Riverside County home and business owners return their buildings back to normal following soot damage, fires, floods and other disasters in Corona, Moreno Valley, Norco, Temecula, Riverside and nearby. Our extensive experience in disaster restoration enables us to provide the customized response we believe our customers deserve.

Quick action is important when it comes to soot damage repair

Soot’s chemical composition can corrode certain metals and harm other materials. That's why quick action is necessary to minimize property damage after a fire or a furnace puff back. Smoke and soot can be absorbed by almost all your furniture and contents, especially porous materials or surfaces, and may continue to absorb odors until the soot is removed.

We begin our restoration process with a thorough inspection of the home, assessing the damage and determining which cleaners or solvents are appropriate. Our services and expertise are well known to property insurance professionals, so we do everything possible to expedite all insurance claims. Then we use only the most effective techniques for cleaning, stain removal, odor removal and deodorizing the home for soot and smoke cleanup.

We fix puff back as part of our complete fire damage restoration services

Our technicians are specially trained to take on the whole-house cleaning and deodorizing process required in response to a puff back occurrence. If soot damage is associated with fire damage and water damage that occurred when the fire was put out, don’t worry. ServiceMaster A Plus Restoration can protect your property while providing comprehensive restoration services. We can quickly provide temporary board-up repairs if necessary. We can also clean and store your portable possessions while building repair and restoration takes place.

We provide our soot repair and cleanup services to residents throughout Imperial & Riverside County, including: Riverside, Corona, Moreno Valley, Norco, Temecula, Murrieta, Indian Wells, Rancho Mirage, Perris, Indio, Palm Desert, Hemet and cities nearby. Just contact us today and we’ll fix your soot damaged property.

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Serving CA & AZ including the Greater Riverside area
Our California & Arizona Service Area
Cities in La Paz County, AZ
Bouse
Parker
Quartzsite

Cities in Mohave County, AZ
Lake Havasu City

Cities in Imperial County, CA
Bard
Brawley
Calexico
Calipatria
El Centro
Heber
Holtville
Imperial
Niland
Ocotillo
Palo Verde
Salton City
Seeley
Westmorland
Winterhaven

Cities in Orange County, CA
Aliso Viejo
Anaheim
Atwood
Brea
Buena Park
Capistrano Beach
Corona Del Mar
Costa Mesa
Cypress
Dana Point
East Irvine
El Toro
Foothill Ranch
Fountain Valley
Fullerton
Garden Grove
Huntington Beach
Irvine
La Habra
La Palma
Ladera Ranch
Laguna Beach
Laguna Hills
Laguna Niguel
Laguna Woods
Lake Forest
Los Alamitos
Midway City
Mission Viejo
Newport Beach
Newport Coast
Orange
Placentia
Rancho Santa Margarita
San Clemente
San Juan Capistrano
Santa Ana
Seal Beach
Silverado
Stanton
Sunset Beach
Surfside
Trabuco Canyon
Tustin
Villa Park
Westminster
Yorba Linda

Cities in Riverside County, CA
Aguanga
Anza
Banning
Beaumont
Blythe
Cabazon
Calimesa
Cathedral City
Coachella
Corona
Desert Center
Desert Hot Springs
Hemet
Homeland
Idyllwild
Indian Wells
Indio
La Quinta
Lake Elsinore
March Air Reserve Base
Mecca
Menifee
Mira Loma
Moreno Valley
Mountain Center
Murrieta
Norco
North Palm Springs
Nuevo
Palm Desert
Palm Springs
Perris
Quail Valley
Rancho Mirage
Riverside
San Jacinto
Sun City
Temecula
Thermal
Thousand Palms
Whitewater
Wildomar
Winchester

Cities in San Bernardino County, CA
Earp

Our Locations:

ServiceMaster A Plus Restoration
9960 Indiana Ave
Suite 11
Riverside, CA 92503
1-760-460-4222
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