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Thermal Fogging: The #1 Best Way to Neutralize Smoke Odors

10/24/2022 (Permalink)

Fogging services being performed by a SERVPRO professional in Cobb county. SERVPRO offers quality and effective thermal fogging services!

The professionals at SERVPRO of South Cobb use thermal fogging to remove smoke odors from homes and businesses after a fire. 

After a fire breaks out in a home or business, there are often lingering smoke odors that can be tough to remove. That's where thermal fogging comes in. 

Thermal fogging is a process that uses thermal energy to produce a fog or mist. The fog or mist penetrates and treats an area with a thermal disinfectant, chemicals that kill microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, and spores. The professionals at SERVPRO use state-of-the-art disinfectants to ensure that unwanted organisms are removed and do not come back. 

SERVPRO of South Cobb uses thermal foggers to create a thermal fog that will neutralize the smoke odors in your home or business. We are dedicated to helping our customers through the entire fire restoration process, from start to finish. 

The following blog post will go over when you should use thermal fog, the benefits of thermal fogging, and how SERVPRO of South Cobb uses thermal foggers to remove smoke odors from your home or business. Then, keep reading to find out why SERVPRO is many property owners' go-to company for fire restoration! 

When to use thermal fogging?

Thermal fogging is usually used in one of two scenarios: 

  • When traditional cleaning methods aren't enough to remove the smoke odor
  • When the smoke odor is widespread and permeates throughout the entire property

If you've tried cleaning the affected areas with traditional methods, such as airing out the property or using air fresheners, and the smoke odor is still present, thermal fogging may be your best option. 

Thermal fogging offers many benefits, including: 

  • Effective at removing tough smoke odors
  • Fast and convenient
  • Safe to use in occupied spaces
  • Leaves your home or business smelling fresh and clean

How does thermal fogging work?

Thermal fogging is a process that uses thermal energy to produce a fog or mist. The fog or mist penetrates and treats an area with a thermal disinfectant. Thermal disinfectants are chemicals that kill microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, and spores.

SERVPRO of South Cobb uses thermal foggers to create a thermal fog that will neutralize the smoke odors in your home or business. The thermal fogging process works by heating the thermal disinfectant until it becomes a vapor. This vapor is then released into the area needing treatment, where it will penetrate and kill any microorganisms.

Our thermal fogging process

When a customer contacts us for help with smoke odors, our first step is to assess the situation and determine the best course of action. Once we've decided that thermal fogging is the best option, we will begin the process by setting up our equipment. 

We will then heat the thermal disinfectant until it becomes a vapor. Afterward, we release this vapor into the area needing treatment, where it will penetrate and kill any microorganisms. The thermal fogging process is effective against many microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, and mold spores. 

After the thermal fogging process, we will conduct a final assessment to ensure that the smoke odors have been completely neutralized. 

SERVPRO of South Cobb fire restoration services

If you're dealing with smoke odors after a fire, SERVPRO of South Cobb can help. We are dedicated to helping our customers through the entire fire restoration process, from start to finish. Our fire restoration services include:

  • Assessing the damage
  • Cleaning and repairing damaged items
  • Pack-out and storage services
  • Smoke and odor removal
  • Reconstruction

We understand how overwhelming it can be to deal with the aftermath of a fire. Our goal is to make the fire restoration process as stress-free as possible for our customers. Our professionals have undergone extensive training and are certified by the IICRC, and we have a wide range of state-of-the-art equipment to provide our customers with the best possible service. 

Contact us today for more information about our thermal fogging services.

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