Fire and smoke testing is essential in the quality control and aftermath of a fire event. Fire and smoke damage leaves complex particulates and chemical residues that can have a significant effect on health and often leave a lingering smoky odor. Our clients call us because they are currently experiencing adverse health effects or are concerned that they will in the future based on the fire and smoke damage.
Smoky odors can degrade your air quality for months or even years after the fire and smoke event. Understanding the effect of the VOCs from fire and smoke can provide a comprehensive evaluation of the level of remaining fire and smoke contamination, especially in situations where all visible traces of the fire and smoke are gone but the odors remain.
The IndoorDoctor Fire and Smoke Check includes the testing of toxic chemicals generated by fire and smoke damage, lung damaging soot, fiberglass and other ultrafine particulates. We also use a laser particle scanner to instantly measure the lung damaging debris real time (see graph below). We can measure the effectiveness of your fire damage remediation strategy by providing initial, interim and final testing.
Results & Interpretation:
IndoorDoctor will will analyze the laboratory data and onsite diagnostics to provide you with actionable evidence to improve the healthiness of your home after fire and smoke damage.
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