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Recovery Resources: Smoke Damage

burned car in a garageHow toxic are my clothes after a house fire? Are smoke damaged clothes safe to wear?  These are important questions to ask and critical to get the right answers.  In addition to our Free Toolbox resources, check out the following articles.

Cleaning up after a Fire
Helpful tips from the American Red Cross on removing smoke odor and other cleaning tips

Fire and Smoke Damage
This helpful article from Chicora, a South Carolina public, non-profit heritage preservation organization explains how fire causes smoke damage, tips on salvaging efforts and recommendations for finding an appropriate restoration service.

Disaster Cleanup and Repair for your Home
This Red Cross information is helpful for anyone tackling the cleaning up damage after a home flood or fire.