Fire Damage and Smoke Damage Double Whammy

When a fire damages a home or business the damage often extends well beyond the reach of the actual flames. Smoke and soot caused by a fire can cause extensive additional damage as they spread throughout a structure and adhere to furniture, floors, walls, draperies, appliances, art and more. Smoke embeds soot and other small carbon particles that can damage surfaces, and often this damage is made worse the longer the carbon residue remains in place, making quick remediation of smoke and soot damage extremely important to restoring your property.

Porcelain and marble surfaces can be etched by carbon particles, while stainless steel, appliances and chrome can be permanently tarnished if not quickly and properly cleaned following a fire event. Draperies, furniture, carpets and other fabrics are especially vulnerable to oily soot residue that must be cleaned properly. If you don’t know how to clean soot correctly you can inadvertently push gritty soil and oily soot deeper into fabrics and carpets causing even more damage.

Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration

ServiceMaster of Mankato and Waseca can safely and effectively provide clean up and restoration services following fire and smoke damage for homes and businesses throughout our service area; Mankato, North Mankato, Waseca and surrounding communities in Waseca and Blue Earth Counties. Our services include complete cleaning for structures and for the property within the damaged home or business.

Please contact us to learn more about our restoration services and to learn how to beat the fire and smoke damage double whammy.


For emergency service, call 1-800-596-0063 or submit a service request.



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