How To Remove Smoke Damage?

You can use commercial soot / smoke remover (follow the manufacturer’s directions), rubbing alcohol, white vinegar or paint thinner.

Soak the rag in your preferred cleaner, and wipe the walls throughout the damaged room.

What’s the best way to clean smoke damage?

To clean smoke damage, start by removing loose soot from the walls with the hose attachment of a vacuum cleaner or by wiping it with a dry chemical sponge. Next, use a rag soaked in diluted TSP solution to wash the soot stains from the wall one section at a time. Then, rinse the area with a wet rag.

How do you remove smoke damage from painted walls?

Dip a regular sponge or soft cloth into a painting thinner or rubbing alcohol and then rub it gently over the walls until you make sure that all the stubborn soot stains are gone. After removing all the soot stains from the fire-damaged walls, it is also very important for you to get rid of the unpleasant smoke odour.

How do you get black smoke off walls?

Wipe the plaster wall with a dry-chemical sponge to remove the soot. Fill a bucket with equal parts of white vinegar and warm water. Dip a sponge into the solution and scrub any remaining soot from the walls. Rinse the sponge in the bucket, as needed.

What is considered smoke damage?

That includes water damage. Smoke damage is usually a large part, if not the major portion, of fire damage so let’s consider exactly what it is before considering smoke cleaning and restoration. That’s not smoke damage. Out of its thousands of compounds, hundreds are toxic, acidic, or odor-causing.