Park Cities Fire Odor Removal. Sometimes it’s inside the walls.
Recovering from a fire disaster is a many-phase process in Park Cities. Our highly-qualified fire mitigation team takes the process step by step, ensuring we miss nothing in our quest to make your fire crisis “Like it never even happened.” From water and chemical removal because of firefighting efforts to customized residue cleaning and charring restoration, we handle all necessary tasks safely and professionally.
Lingering smoke smells make the removal of fire odor in your Park Cities home very important. No matter how untouched your dwelling looks after our team finishes surface cleaning and damage restoration, the unmistakable odor of the combusted building materials and contents brings back unpleasant and perhaps terrifying memories.
SERVPRO fire remediation crew members approach odor removal systematically, following protocols learned during Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC) training. We start by removing the burned materials, including scraping down charred structural materials to undamaged layers. A thorough cleaning removes many of the odor-bearing residues. If a smell continues to emanate from a cleaned surface, we might consider sealing with appropriate professional products.
HVAC systems can spread and retain odor-bearing particles. If vents are open during the fire or fire residue cleaning efforts, the odors drift far from the fire site. At a minimum, filters need changing, and the system needs to be turned off for evaluation. SERVPRO experts inspect the ductwork to see if cleaning or sealing is indicated and make arrangements to complete that service.
Airborne soot particles and those that settle on surfaces and furnishings are tiny yet pack a pungency that must be addressed. SERVPRO crews prefer to use techniques and equipment that eliminate the odors rather than covering them with distracting perfumes. Thermal foggers recreate the conditions of the fire to disperse heated chemicals that attach to the granular bits and neutralize the smell. We also use hydroxyl generators or ozone machines as another way to attack the odor problem at a molecular level. Enzymatic products can help with organic soiling and smells.
Rely on the team at SERVPRO of Park Cities to eliminate the smoky odors that might otherwise remain in your home even after fire remediation. Call us at (214)-522-3000 to get the process of odor abatement rolling.
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