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How To Get Rid Of Odor

2/15/2023 (Permalink)

mold with overlay box and SERVPRO logo By using the tips and tricks, you can eliminate even the most stubborn smells and enjoy a fresh, clean home.

Odors can be unpleasant and difficult to remove, especially if they are deeply embedded in fabrics or other materials. Fortunately, there are several effective methods for odor removal that can help you get rid of unwanted smells in your home.

  1. Ventilate the area: One of the easiest and most effective ways to remove odors is to ventilate the area. This can be done by opening windows and doors to let in fresh air, using a fan to circulate the air, or simply turning on your air conditioning or heating system to help remove any stagnant or stale air.
  2. Baking soda: Baking soda is a natural deodorizer that can help remove odors from a variety of surfaces. Simply sprinkle a generous amount of baking soda onto the affected area and let it sit for several hours or overnight. Then, vacuum or sweep up the baking soda and any residual odor.
  3. White vinegar: White vinegar is another effective natural deodorizer that can help remove stubborn odors. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water in a spray bottle and apply to the affected area. Let it sit for several hours, then wipe clean with a damp cloth.
  4. Activated charcoal:Activated charcoal is a  powerful odor absorber that can help eliminate even the strongest of smells. Simply place a few pieces of activated charcoal in a container and leave it in the affected area for several hours or overnight. The charcoal will absorb the odor and leave the air smelling fresh and clean.
  5. Enzyme cleaners: Enzyme cleaners are specially designed to break down organic matter and eliminate odors. They can be used on a variety of surfaces, including carpets, upholstery, and clothing. Simply apply the enzyme cleaner to the affected area, let it sit for several hours, then wash or rinse as directed.
  6. Professional cleaning: If all else fails, it may be time to call in the professionals. Professional cleaning services have the tools and expertise to remove even the toughest odors, whether they are in your carpets, furniture, or air ducts. They can also help identify the source of the odor and provide advice on how to prevent it from returning in the future.

By using the tips and tricks, you can eliminate even the most stubborn smells and enjoy a fresh, clean home. Whether you opt for natural remedies or professional cleaning services, it is important to take action as soon as possible to prevent the odor from getting worse and spreading to other areas of your home.

SERVPRO of Norwood West Roxbury is your premier choice for damage and restoration. Our teams are ready to respond 24 hours a week, any day of the year. When you bring us on the job our team of licensed contractors and certified technicians will work collaboratively with you throughout the duration of the project. They will keep you updated on the project's status and ensure that your expectations are met. We will help you to move forward and make it “Like it never even happened” for all of your fire damage.  

Biohazard Remediation

3/29/2017 (Permalink)

The decontamination of a home or business due to trauma, sewage backups, chemical spills, hoarding or other biohazards can be both dangerous and emotional. Exposure to biological and chemical contaminants can pose serious health consequences. The failure to properly remove such substances can contribute to unhealthy and dangerous environments to work or live in. Our certified technicians are trained to safely remove biohazards and properly dispose of them in accordance with OSHA and health regulations. They are equipped with the necessary safety apparatus and cleaning products to transform unhealthy environments back into clean, safe homes and offices.

Call our disaster recovery team today to learn more about our biohazard remediation services and how we can help to make your residential or commercial property safe to live and work in.