Odor Control

Odor Control

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About / Description

Odors could mean a pleasant fragrance or a more negative connotation like a s tink or stench. But, when we talk about odor control we are really only talking about the unpleasing type. In our business we have to deal with many different odors, everything from meth lab cleanups and water damage repair to compulsive hoarding cleanups and the odors from mold, smoke or sewer backups. Even trauma cleanups sometimes need to have some odor control to remove the smell of protein.

Symptoms

As different things start to decay the proteins will put off different smells and the removal of those odors are handled very differently. The smell of the protein in blood has a very distinct smell and requires a higher level of odor removal and disinfectant. The musty smell of mold caused by water damage requires removing the source of water and disinfecting the affected area. The odor from smoke damage usually needs to be extracted by an ozone machine and thermal fogger.

Causes

The musty smell of mildew is caused by the growth of mold spores that thrive in a damp environment might be caused by a flood or some other kind of water damage. The distinct odor from a meth lab has a smell that very closely resembles the smell of cat urine. The smell comes from the manufacturing of highly toxic chemicals into dangerous drugs. The odor from fire damage comes from the protein in the wood and other materials that have been burned. The odor gets spread through the rest of the home by the smoke damage and soot.

Procedure / Solutions

The Safedry certified companies have drastically different ways to remove the different kinds of odors. Every odor has a different smell, usually caused by different ways, some are caused by the decay of proteins , some are caused by the growth of a fungus and some are caused by the combination of different chemicals. The solution and removal of these different odors require very extensive training and years of experience, knowing the correct cleaning agents and techniques. The removal of odors usually coincide at the same time as other services are performed like crime scene cleanup, fire damage, meth lab cleanup, and water damage repair.

Cost

The cost to remove odor will vary considerably depending on the individual cause of the odor and the amount of area involved. The Safedry team members undergo extensive training to provide the most accurate up to date estimates and in most cases could bill your insurance company directly.

Tips / Prevention

Depending on the individual disaster or crisis, but some odors will be the result of a dangerous or potentially hazardous situation. For example, with a meth lab cleanup, the vapors usually are very toxic, putting you at risk if you come into contact with these chemical odors. Or if the odor stems from the result of mold, in the need of mold remediation, breathing the mold spores could cause respiratory problem. And going into an area that had sustained a fire damage, breathing the dust left from charred wood could be very damaging.

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The odor removal experts at Safedry have been trained to deal with every kind of odor and will have the odor removed quickly and safely.

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