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Getting Rid of Unpleasant Odors

1/21/2021 (Permalink)

Smoke in the air After your home has gone through the worst, do you want it to smell the worst? Call SERVPRO today for deodorization of your home!

Deodorization

Life is full of unpleasant smells. Odors from smoke, pets, decomposition, or mold can cause lingering odors in your Texas home or business. A simple surface clean doesn't necessarily rid of odors.

With technicians certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC), SERVPRO of East Ft. Worth provides specialized services that can rid your home or business of offensive odors left by smoke, mold, or other sources. Our professionals don't cover up lingering odors with a fragrance; they seek out and remove the odor's sources. Once locating the source, we use SERVPRO's proprietary line of cleaning products to treat and prevent the odor from returning. Any restorable item in affected areas is cleaned and deodorized professionally. This includes furniture, draperies and upholstery, electronics, art, flooring, walls, ceilings, HVAC air ducts, and more.

Along with our proprietary line of cleaning products, we use various techniques and equipment to treat odors. These techniques are capable of penetrating surfaces to neutralize an unpleasant odor thoroughly. Some of the tools we use include:

Ozone Generator: The Ozone Generator is one of the quickest ways to eliminate odors from a home or office. We use the Ozone Generator to oxidize odor and eliminate odors from mold, mildew, pets, nicotine, smoke, and more without chemicals. While in use, the treated room cannot be occupied. The generator works quickly to clean, sanitize, and remove offensive odors.

Hydroxyl Generator: The Hydroxyl Generator has several benefits that the Ozone Generator does not. The main benefit is that the room being treated can be occupied during the deodorization process, though it does work slower. The Hydroxyl Generator can be used to treat fire and smoke damage, biohazard jobs, water damage, crime scenes, and animal odors.

Air Filtration Device: This piece of equipment, also known as an air scrubber, is used to remove airborne contaminants during water, fire, smoke, mold, and sewage restoration work. These work by pulling air through HEPA filtration to remove airborne particles from the air. This helps clean the air and remove odors.

If you are a building manager who needs an apartment cleaned for the next tenant or a homeowner who wants to get your home ready for sale, riding offensive odors is a high priority. Whether it's fire, water, or mold damage, or just a stubborn odor that refuses to go away, SERVPRO of East Ft. Worth is here to help make it "Like it never even happened." Call 817-293-5553 today.

Why You Should Clean Your HVAC System in the Spring

1/21/2021 (Permalink)

HVAC air filter Need your HVAC system cleaned? Call SERVPRO of East Ft. Worth today!

Spring is finally here, and it's time to open those windows and let in some fresh air. As you embark on cleaning your home this spring, don't forget about your HVAC system.

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), pollutant levels inside can be two to five times higher than outdoors. The ventilation system is often the largest contributor to low indoor air quality. Many systems go a long time before being inspected and cleaned. Your dirty vents might be circulating odors, mold, and irritating dust throughout your home.

The EPA reports contaminants or foreign objects such as rodents, insects, dust, dirt, debris, bacteria, mold, and pollen can enter and collect in your air ducts. These may harm the indoor air quality of your home or cause other damages to your HVAC system.

Cleaning your HVAC system is no easy task, and we can help. SERVPRO of East Ft. Worth offers heating, ventilation, and air conditioning unit (HVAC) inspections and cleaning. Especially after a fire, smoke, or suspected mold growth, duct cleaning is essential to improve your home's air quality.

Why Pick SERVPRO of East Ft. Worth?

Unlike most duct cleaning services, we use a Portable Ventilation & Air Duct Cleaning System to examine ductwork and sweep clean years of dust and grime.

This system allows us to:

  • Remediate Bacteria, Fungi, and Mold

  • Reduce Potential for Mold Growth

  • Restore Peak Energy Efficiency

  • Eliminate Offensive Odors

  • Provide Free Written Inspections and Estimates

Our Duct Cleaning Process

  • First, we use patented equipment, such as the roto-scraper, which automatically adapts to the duct's shape and diameter while traveling through the duct, removing debris and filth before vacuuming begins.

  • Next, a powerful push-pull air delivery and collection system transfers the debris from the ducting to a 16-gallon container.

  • Air is filtered through a HEPA filtration system, removing 99.97 percent of particles in the airstream. HEPA filters capture debris and keep the environment clean.

  • As an optional process, a sealant or coating product may be sprayed to address odor or microbial concerns.

  • Filters will either be cleaned or replaced to remove odor and dirt.

Keeping your HVAC system and ductwork clean is critical in ensuring good air quality in your home. Protect your family from polluted air this spring and set up an inspection today.

If you have other cleaning needs, SERVPRO of East Ft. Worth provides various cleaning services. Call 817-293-5553 today.