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MCat: Fire Safety
Cat: Restoration

Disaster recovery, cleaning and restoration of smoke, soot and water-damaged valuables, furnishings, carpeting, flooring, oriental rugs, draperies, etc. Salvage manual for book collections. Priorities of preliminary safety and loss mitigation procedures after a fire. Specialized drying equipment and restorative drying techniques. Carpet cleaning and stain removal.

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Archives & Preservation [17841] ?

Tools and tips about preservation of records, disaster prevention and recovery and more

Carpet Care & Cleaning [13894] ?

Advice from the Carpet & Rug Institute

Cleaning After a Fire [pdf] [35720] ?

How to clean sooty walls, basic salvage after a fire, coping with wet rugs and more

Early Response Tips for Water Damaged Collections [17821] ?

Sample procedures for salvage of books, audio/video tapes, blueprints, microfilm, photos and more

Evaluating Water-Damaged Electrical Equipment [30062] ?

Advice on the safe handling of electrical equipment that has been exposed to water

Fire & Water Restoration Tips [17810] ?

Emergency tips compiled by members of the National Institute of Fire Restoration

Updated Fire Damage Restoration Tips [19758] ?

What homeowners should do

Fire Restoration [34371] ?

An atricle on the salvage of the building, collections, etc

Freeze Water-Damaged Photos, Documents, Books [20072] ?

Freezing will delay further damage

Guide to Apparel/Textile Care Symbols [17817] ?

What the symbols mean

IICRC Certified Pros [17820] ?

A database of cleaning and restoration certified firms in the USA

Updated IICRC Storm Damage Restoration Recommendations [17812] ?

Issues related to water-related losses due to storm damage

Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification [25753] ?

Database of certified firms & technicians, plus helpful advice

Linen Stains [18415] ?

Discussion of stain removal procedures for linens

Preservation of Library & Archival Materials Emergency Management [20020] ?

Reference materials for emergency planning and disaster recovery of books, records, photographs, etc

Procedures for Salvage of Water Damaged Library Materials [17840] ?

A well-organized plan can greatly reduce the costs of salvage and restoration

Updated Residential Water Damage [17326] ?

Factors to be considered

Restoration Industry Association Certification [17799] ?

The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) oversees advanced certification programs

Smoke-Damaged Household Textiles [17811] ?

Advice on how to clean smoke-damaged fabrics

Society of Cleaning & Restoration Technicians [17802] ?

Association for professionals in the inspection, cleaning, restoration, and related industries

Technical Bulletin - Restorative Drying Claims [17801] ?

Information on specialized drying equipment and restorative drying techniques

The Household Cleaning Fact Sheet Notebook [pdf] [21086] ?

Stain removal advice from the The Soap and Detergent Association

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification [17800] ?

Search for certified firms, inspectors, cleaning and restoration techs

US Federal Textile, Wool, Fur and Apparel Requirements [17814] ?

Fiber products identification, care labeling rule, leather guides and more

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