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Boiler Puffback Cleaning – Amherst, NH 03031

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Is your boiler ready to heat your home? Everyone wants to be comfortable during the cold winter months, including Amherst, NH residents. So in the warmer months, you prepare to turn on your ACs. In the colder months, you must ready yourselves to turn on your furnace and central heating. Proper boiler maintenance is crucial. Not only to maximize heating efficiency, but to also avoid soot damage and the need for boiler puffback cleaning.

Soot damage from a puffback

Imagine that the first cool day comes along, so you get ready to turn on your heating systems. Suddenly you hear a bang, followed by smoke and soot releasing itself into your nice, but somewhat nippy home; you have experienced a puffback. Puffbacks occur when an oil burner refuses to ignite right away and oil fumes build up. This causes a small explosion. At times this can happen when the mechanism has a build-up of debris.

Now you are faced with the problem of soot and debris traveling through your home via the furnace or boiler’s exhaust system. Just as warm air travels to every room of your home, soot and debris will travel when you have a puffback. This will result in some serious boiler puffback cleaning needs. Don’t try to do it yourself. Cleaning soot is tricky. Call a professional. To avoid boiler puffback, there some precautions to take.

Puffback prevention and precautions

It is important to take precautions to prevent puffbacks.

  • Look for any oil leaks or signs of external damage. Take note of any odd smells; if you detect any, alert a heating service company right away
  • Most importantly – have a professional check your furnace or hot water heater once a year to make sure they are running properly.

If you do experience a puffback take these precautions:

  • Shut off the furnace or boiler
  • Call your insurance agent as soon as possible to submit a claim
  • Call a furnace repairman to eliminate this happening again
  • Get hold of a professional boiler puffback cleaning and restoration company

Professional boiler puffback cleaning services

If this unfortunate incident has befallen you – act quickly. Soot can cause serious damage to your home; not to mention the smoky smell it leaves behind. Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration is an excellent choice. They are an IICRC certified company with over 25 years of experience in this area. They have the equipment and the know-how to deal with soot cleaning and deodorizing caused by puffbacks. They can detect where soot has traveled and treat walls, upholstery, ceilings – anywhere soot and odor has traveled – even clothing and linens, restoring your soot-damaged home into the beautiful fresh-smelling home you remember before the puffback nightmare began. They are fast, friendly and efficient. Pretty soon you’ll home will be restored to its beautiful pre-puffback condition. No one will ever know what happened and their will be no tell-tale odor to give anything away. For serious boiler puffback cleaning in Amherst, NH, call Soil-Away at (603) 641-6555. You’ll be so glad you did. 

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00:51 04 Aug 22
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