Odors in homes and buildings may stem from many sources. Some are easily detectable and others are mysterious, requiring investigation. Odors that you may know immediately might include pet urine, feces, vomit or smoke which we recommend contacting us immediately so as to prevent permanent damage to carpet and/or flooring or furniture. Moisture related odors may be a sign of mold or mildew that is growing in an area of your home which may require an inspection in order to find the source. Some everyday household odors can be eliminated with regular maintenance, while others require the experience of a certified professional such as Econo Kleen. We recommend contacting us with any of the above named odor problems.
Pet odors, moisture related odors, tobacco smoke, smoke, trauma scene contaminants or unfortunate sewer problems must follow certain procedures, guidelines and techniques for proper odor control management. These guidelines are in place to protect the home/building inhabitants from sicknesses.
There are four (4) general steps to odor removal which include:
- Remove the source
- Clean the affected surfaces/areas/materials
- Use appropriate counteractants
- Sealant of surfaces