Is there an industry standard for determining what contents items are restorable by cleaning and what are not after a wildfire causes smoke damage? In particular, light-colored upholstered furniture, interior tongue and groove wood paneling, rustic log furniture and exterior wood siding.

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William Hedden

William Hedden is President and CEO of Consolidated Adjusting, Inc, a public insurance adjusting firm. In 1991, he became a licensed Public Insurance Adjuster with the California Department of Insurance. He is also a licensed real estate broker and a licensed B-1 general contractor in the State of California. He earned a law degree from Hastings College of Law and was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1979. Mr. Hedden served on United Policyholders' Board from 1997-2016.