Removing Tobacco Odors
Stubborn odors from smoke can reduce the value of a home and make it difficult to sell.
Homeowners, real estate agents, and property managers frequently search for contractors who can successfully remove tobacco smoke and other odors. This service is especially important when preparing to rent an apartment or sell a home.
At CLEAN Choice Cleaning & Restoration, we understand the significance of tobacco odor removal, and our team is completely prepared to remove odors from your carpets and rugs. For tobacco removal services or regular carpet or rug cleaning services, call us at (410) 978-6050 today.
How Tobacco Smoke Negatively Affects the Value of a Home
Lingering smoke odors create significant issues within the home.
Tobacco smoke and its associated odors disperse in the air and adhere to all surfaces. These sticky tobacco residues accumulate and continually release unpleasant odors. Heavy smoking over a long period of time causes stubborn, severe smoke odors.
The yellowish-brown, sticky substance left on all surfaces and furnishings is easy to see, smell, and feel, but it is extremely difficult to remove. Residue from tobacco often discolors painted walls, wallpaper, blinds, carpets, rugs, and other surfaces.
Successfully removing tobacco residue and odor requires skill and expertise, but it is easily within reach of well-prepared restoration contractors.
Contact our cleaning and restoration contractors at CLEAN Choice for tobacco odor removal today – call us at (410) 978-6050.
Tobacco Odor Removal Process
Here is a three-step process used for many years by professionals to remediate smoke damage:
- Use a heat-activated odor counteractant (fog) that penetrates cavities and materials and creates a vapor barrier to prevent smoke malodors from returning.
- Clean all surfaces with a degreaser that contains brightening and deodorizing agents.
- Treat hard and soft surfaces with a product that is designed specifically to neutralize and deodorize tobacco odors. Apply with a sprayer or use with carpet cleaning extraction equipment.
Soft goods such as upholstery, bedding, window coverings, carpets, and rugs require special attention. Because they absorb odors so well and are often easily damaged, these items may require specialty upholstery or fabric cleaning expertise to restore. In some cases, the owner may prefer to simply replace those items.
Choose CLEAN Choice for Tobacco Odor Removal
Some potential homebuyers may immediately decide against a house where bad odors are present, while others may remain open to it, knowing they will have to invest time and money into remediation. In either case, unpleasant odors will make a significant impact on how the home is perceived and valued.
At CLEAN Choice, we understand the importance of removing smoke odors from your carpets and rugs. Don’t let your home smell of smoke any longer – contact our cleaning and remediation team by calling (410) 978-6050.