Smoke Damage Removal- Hudson, NH
Many Hudson, New Hampshire (NH) residents rely on wood pellet stoves as a secondary source of heat for their homes. They create a nice ambiance and also provide warmth for functional rooms of the home. Unfortunately, as is prone with many mechanical devices, there is always chance for malfunctioning. This was the case for one of our recent clients who we performed smoke damage removal services for. The pellet stove for these Hudson residents malfunctioned. The pellets in the automatic feeder caught on fire. The smoke from the fire filled the house. A severe burnt smell consumed the entire structure. We were called in by their insurance company to perform the smoke damage removal services.
Smoke damage cleanup and odor removal services can be a challenge. One of the first priorities on this smoke damage removal project was to eliminate the source of odor. A professional stove company was brought in to remove and replace the pellet stove. The failed stove reeked of deep odor. The homeowners equated it to a very large campfire. Once that was properly removed from the premise, the Soil-Away smoke damage removal crews began the cleaning process.
This smoke damage removal project was performed in multiple stages. All the soft-contents, such as shoes, clothing, and bedding, were bagged and removed from the house. These items were cleaned and deodorized with Soil-Away’s Esporta Wash System at their Hooksett, NH facility. This washing method successfully removed the pungent smoke odor from the items. Soil-Away is New Hampshire’s only certified operator.
After the soft-contents were out of the house, smoke damage removal crews worked tirelessly to clean the house top to bottom. Ceilings, walls and floors were washed. Fixtures and appliances were thoroughly wiped down. Remaining contents such as tables, sofas and bureaus were cleaned to the highest level of detail. The Hudson house was approximately 3,000 square feet so the crews were there for three straight days cleaning. Following the structure, the NADCA certified air duct cleaning crew put the final touches on the smoke damage removal project. They cleaned the entire HVAC system removing dust, debris and eliminating the smoke odor from the ventilation system. Following this cleaning process, ozone treatment was setup for 48 hours. Ozone treatment of the house removed any slight lingering scent of the smoke odor.
The Hudson, NH family was eager to move back into their home following the smoke damage removal project. They never anticipated their wood pellet stove to malfunction. The fire was scary and they were not sure if the smoke odor would ever be removed from their home. They were grateful for Soil-Away’s smoke damage removal services during the emotional time. Soil-Away helped them recover quickly and get back to normal life following the incident.
Soil-Away specializes in helping families and business recover from property disaster. Whether your home has suffered damage from water, fire or mold, Soil-Away will be there to help. As you saw with this Hudson, NH case study, we focus on details and doing the job right. If you should find yourself needing smoke damage removal or related services, do not hesitate to contact our team.
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