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Hydroxyl vs. Fogging - Which Truly Eliminates Smoke Odors?

Posted by Tom McArdle on 8/25/20

After a fire, odor removal can be one of the hardest things to deal with. The odor removal process is involved and can take some time to fully complete properly. First, the source of the odor must be removed. Any soot or char on any surface must be removed. This process can be difficult when the soot and char find their way into areas that are not easily cleaned. Once the source is cleaned up and removed, there are several options for odor removal. 

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Topics: Fire Damage, Commercial and Residential Line, Ask the Expert

How to Remove the Smoke Smell from Any Fabric or Household Item

Posted by Tom McArdle on 8/8/20

Did you know that there are over 350,000 house fires each year in the United States? When a fire breaks out in either a residential or commercial location and the tenants are lucky enough to have the opportunity to return to their building, there are both positives and negatives. The good news is that belongings are salvageable, the bad news is that more than likely, they reek of smoke damage.

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Can a Hydroxyl Generator Help When Selling a Home?

Posted by Tom McArdle on 7/29/20

As a realtor or landlord selling a property should be a seamless experience. In a perfect world, every property would sell quickly and with no problems. However, the reality is that problems pop up when selling a unit. 

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Topics: Fire Damage, Commercial and Residential Line, Property Management, Ask the Expert

How to Add Odorox® Hydroxyl Generators to Your Fire Restoration Process

Posted by Tom McArdle on 7/15/20

Odor removal is an important step with any restoration project. Ensuring all odors are fully removed can be challenging since each job is different. Fire and soot restoration jobs are particularly difficult - the damage goes further than just the areas that are visible to the eye. Soot and smoke can permeate documents, furniture, electronics, clothing, wood, carpeting, and other household items if immediate action is not taken. 

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Fire Damage in a Retail Space - What Steps to Take to Fix the Damage

Posted by Tom McArdle on 7/8/20

Fire is devastating for any structure but in a retail space, it presents a set of issues that residential properties don’t have to deal with. Fire can change a retail space in a matter of seconds, causing thousands of dollars in damage to structure and product. 

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Topics: Disaster Recovery Line, Fire Damage, Ask the Expert