Cleaning up after a house fire or outside fire can be difficult. Heavy smoke, ash, and bitter stench can fill every crevice.
Fine fire particulate goes into HVAC systems via windows and doors, causing odor problems until cleansed.
Not just the smell, but also airborne fire particles can cause sore throats, coughing, itchy eyes, nosebleeds, and sinus difficulties. It is best to avoid this, yet you can quickly see how your rugs have been affected.
Here you can find how Prescott Valley rug cleaners can help as much as possible. In addition, here are some additional tips on cleaning up.
Clean Quickly To Avoid Further Damage
The longer rugs are exposed to smoke, soot, and other odors, the dirtier and smellier they become. Soot/acidity ash affects most surfaces and fibers, so be prepared to rewash it in a month or two unless we have some rain to prevent it from becoming airborne again.
Rugs need soot and smoke wiped out. A rug with a moderate smoke odor will benefit from a regular wash. This will remove the fine particulates carrying the odor. After that, regular vacuuming can maintain your rugs. However, fire damage needs different treatment. In these cases, the rug must be washed and deodorized with methods that remove odors from natural fibers (wool, silk, or cotton).
Wool’s high moisture content usually causes it to self-extinguish flames. Therefore, airlines and hotels use wool carpets and clothes. Rugs with minor damage burns may often be re-knotted, so it’s always worth saving a rug in a fire.
A skilled rug cleaner such as Arizona Oriental can remove most heavy soot and ash. However, acidic ash and residue degrade rug fibers and colors the longer they remain, so you will need to contact us quickly rather than risk losing your rug.
Get Help To Fix Fire Damaged Rugs With Prescott Valley Rug Cleaner
Suppose you need professional rug cleaning, no matter the material. In that case, you can contact Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott or fill in the compact form here for a direct reply.
Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care serves Prescott, Prescott Valley, Sedona, Flagstaff, and much of Northern Arizona. We meet the highest standards in professional cleaning of area rugs, with rug wash specialists having earned the highest training, including certification as WOOLSAFE FIBRE CARE SPECIALISTS through the WOOLSAFE ORGANIZATION. Such extraordinary certification ensures our client’s area rugs receive the highest quality care.
Call us for more information on area rug cleaning at 928-445-1718, visit our website at www.ArizonaOriental.com, or stop by Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at our rug washing facility at 565 EZ Street, Prescott, AZ 86301 (pickup and delivery also available). 07-14-2020