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Soot Damage from an Oil Furnace – Merrimack, NH

A homeowner in Merrimack, NH experienced soot damage from an oil furnace puff back. The homeowner is devastated that soot has been dispersed throughout his home, leaving smoke and black stains that will linger for months and ruin his belongings.  The homeowner immediately called Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration Services, looking for advice on how to clean up the soot damage.

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How to Deal With an Oil Furnace Puff Back New Hampshire

How to Deal With an Oil Furnace Puff Back

Much of the New Hampshire population heats their property with oil. During the cold winter months, heating systems run overtime. This is when homes and businesses are susceptible to oil furnace puff backs. This occurrence contaminates a property with oily soot and smoke. There is a lot that goes into the disaster recovery process. This article helps educate readers on how to deal with an oil furnace puff back in New Hampshire (NH). 

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Winter Safety Tips to Prevent Water, Fire, and Smoke Damage- New Hampshire (NH)

Soil-Away founder, Jack Solloway, and director of client services, Josh Solloway, were recently featured guests on the Girard at Large Radio Show in Manchester, NH. The topic on hand was “Home Safety Tips for Winter.” The 20 minute interview highlighted steps that homeowners should take to evade costly property damage due to water, fire, and smoke issues. “The colder winter months are typically when the majority of property damage occurs in New Hampshire,” states Jack. “We want to help people...

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What is a Furnace Puff Back?

What is a puff back? A puff back is a misfire or malfunction of an oil burning furnace. It sends soot throughout a home or business. The phenomenon can happen all at once (suddenly like a car backfiring) or over an extended period of time (a chronic problem that occurs with each system ignition). The property’s air ducting system will act as a conduit to distribute soot into every corner of the house or business. You will find an oily “dust” or soot covering your furniture, flooring, walls, picture...

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