Puff back cleaning procedures

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Will be doing a furnace puff back cleaning soon. I have done this before but need a refresher on procedures mainly cleaning.
You're going to need to purchase chem sponges and wall cleaner for starters. Also get used to a lot of content cleaning. I am very well versed in boiler puffbacks. What do you want to know? I assume you are going after insurance work?
 

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You're going to need to purchase chem sponges and wall cleaner for starters. Also get used to a lot of content cleaning. I am very well versed in boiler puffbacks. What do you want to know? I assume you are going after insurance work?
Yes This is an insurance claim. Can you tell me what products you use for wall wash and deodorants. Do you install an air scrubbier
 

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Yes This is an insurance claim. Can you tell me what products you use for wall wash and deodorants. Do you install an air scrubbier
OCV has said before in different threads some procedures concerning this . Richard I am sure will help you a great deal .
Actually have a similar situation in a home owned by a family member so I’m very interested in what I’m sure will be a detailed response .
All the Best , Ed
 
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I just got back to Sarasota from New York. Stuck in many hours of traffic
I will reply back tomorrow or the next day. EXHAUSTED!! Thanks for understanding.
 

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Looked at job today. Area where furnace is located is very sooty. I am going to clean this area up first. Mainly vacuuming. In an unfinished part of basement in an old farm house
 

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Soot removal sponges (not chem sponges Old vet) for drywall cleaning. If wet cleaning is also needed, Omni Pro Vission (light soot) or Omni Pro Fire Power are good choice. Benefect's Atomic Degreaser is good for wall wash if soot is very greasy or oily. Chemspec also makes a good wall wash.

Keys are being thorough to get everywhere. Protect areas that have been cleaned from being recontaminated with soot from other areas.
 

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Helps vacuumed the area where the furnace was located When I got home I took a shower and after I looked like I had dark makeup on by my eyes. So spent extra time cleaning and still looked slightly dark. Tough stuff to remove off skin.
 
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Helps vacuumed the area where the furnace was located When I got home I took a shower and after I looked like I had dark makeup on by my eyes. So spent extra time cleaning and still looked slightly dark. Tough stuff to remove off skin.
Fun stuff, eh?
 

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Been calling them Chemsponges since the 1980s. Ain't gonna stop now, Scott.
I have been called to testify in two court trials where someone claimed they had a bad reaction to the chemical in a chem sponge. (There is no chemical, just natural rubber in a small open cell configuration.)

Wanted to warn everyone that some folks have sued and some have won over the distress of a "chemsponge" being used in their home.

I play it safe and call them dry cleaning sponges or soot removal sponges or static sponges or anything besides "chem."
 
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I have been called to testify in two court trials where someone claimed they had a bad reaction to the chemical in a chem sponge. (There is no chemical, just natural rubber in a small open cell configuration.)

Wanted to warn everyone that some folks have sued and some have won over the distress of a "chemsponge" being used in their home.

I play it safe and call them dry cleaning sponges or soot removal sponges or static sponges or anything besides "chem."
Well that doesn't surprise me. As a 24 year LEO Veteran I know a thing or two about court rooms and testifying. No shortage of lying, fraudulent badtards out there, that's for sure.

But still I would never stop using any word or name that had, or implied "Chem" in it. That's just stupid.
I dont cow tow to those in the PC world. By that very logic Chemspec should change their name. Same with Dow Chemicals. Heck, let's eliminate the word Chemistry while we're at it. LOL.

Not faulting you pal. I understand your reasoning considering those who try to get over. Pity.