Tag: best way to clean up soot

Grease Fire

If there is one event to avoid at all costs, it is a grease fire in your kitchen as you prepare delicious meals for your family. But it can happen. You are working feverishly around the kitchen and you have something cooking on the stovetop. The temperature reaches a critical limit, a flame pops up, […]

Soot Cleaning from Surfaces

Soot is a smoke residue that can be on any surface in your home. It can come from sources such as your furnace system, a fireplace, candles you burn, and other combustible sources that don’t burn clean. Some soot is dangerous, such as from a fire or furnace puff-back. Skin contact with these types  should […]

The Dangers of Soot

The Dangers of Soot corner of a room covered in soot from a house fire

Soot doesn’t seem that dangerous. It’s just the byproduct of a fire… maybe from a chimney, a furnace puff-back, even an over-zealous gas grill. When the fire is out, you should be able to clean up the soot residue easily, right? Not so fast! Soot has some characteristics that everyone should consider before attempting to […]