Removing smoke odors and damages from a fire can be a very challenging task. Smoke has an interesting composition that is comprised of solid particles that most people know as soot, but smoke also contains oils and gases that can affect a room’s environment and disaster recovery. Citrus Springs should know that although smoke can leave behind physical damages, some of the worse damages you will have to deal with comes from the odor that can stick to and be absorbed by the objects in your home. Even if you have not had a fire disaster in your home you can still have these damages from tobacco smoking or cooking on a grill or stove.
Begin With Removing the Source
Usually the first and most important step to any fire damage restoration is to remove the source of all odors. Burnt furniture usually cannot be salvages and must be removed from the home such as cabinets, drywall, chairs and tables. Only some some items in your home are made out of the appropriate materials that are able to be saved and cleaned. With a team the specialized is disaster recovery, Citrus Springs experts will usually move to cleaning your air ducts to begin in removing the smell from your home. Because air circulates through your home by an AC unit, it is one of worst spots for physical contaminants and smoke odors to be present. It does not do the homeowner much good to clean up the affected objects in their home only to have them smell everything still because of their air ducts.
How do Restorators Remove Odors From Homes?
Most of the odor that is present in a fire damaged home comes from the molecules being airborne and flowing throughout your home. Air scrubbing is a very common practice when it comes to disaster recovery. Citrus Springs restorators equipped with these machines can effectively remove 99.97% of particulates from the air in a short span of time. Thermal Fogging is another technique used to remove lingering odors from a home without actually removing anything. Thermal fogging is almost like an air freshener for your home that permanently neutralizes odors that have been lingering since the fire and smoke damage first appears in your home.
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