Restoration After a Wildfire

Conduct an initial assessment to gauge the time commitment and resources needed to sort and clean affected materials. This initial assessment will help determine if professional services are needed. Consider that corrosive residues from fires will continue to damage susceptible materials, and items impacted by water will need to be dried. 
 
Professional cleaning services or professional fire or smoke remediation contractors can assist with heavy residues, non-washable fabrics, upholstery, furniture, area rugs, wall-to-wall carpeting, and other items that may be difficult to clean at home due to their size or because they require specialized cleaning equipment.   

Several guidelines are available on cleaning and restoration after a fire as follows:

Technical guidance for the industrial hygienist includes: