How to Clean Smoke Damaged Clothes

December 15, 2018

How to Clean Smoke Damaged Clothes The smell of smoke has a way of embedding itself into the very fibers of your clothing. Have you ever smelled your clothes after an evening campfire or after spending the evening in a cigarette smoke-filled room? Worse, if you’ve endured a house fire, you know what it’s like to discover that all your textiles and clothing now smell like smoke. It seems like nothing will get the odor out. And you’re right. Regular laundering in a washing machine won’t get the odor completely out; especially if it’s from a house fire. Here’s the best way to clean smoke damaged clothes and textiles from a house fire.   Remove the Soot House fires cause soot deposits on clothing. Soot has an oily base, which can stain your clothing. These soot deposits also hold odor, so if you launder the clothes without first removing the … Continued

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What’s The Best Smoke Detector for Your Home?

August 1, 2018

How to Choose the Best Smoke Detector for Your Home The right smoke detector can not only save your home, but it can also save your life. For homeowners that have already dealt with a fire emergency, the awareness of the need for a smoke detector that is going to keep their family safe is all too real. But it can be hard to decide which is the best smoke detector for your needs. How do you decide whether the smoke detector you already have is good enough? If it’s not, how do you decide which one is best for you? This short post will lay out the differences between the different types of smoke detectors and help you make an informed decision.   How Does a Smoke Detector Work? It is helpful to learn what a smoke detector does before you start to look for the right detector for … Continued

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