Returning Hotel Rooms To A Non-Smoker, Odor-Free Status
SERVPRO of Upper Darby Remedies Odor Problems in Hospitality Establishments
As a hospitality and lodging provider, you want your guests to be comfortable during their stay. This includes ensuring your guests that their environment is free of the odors and residues associated with cigarettes.
SERVPRO of Upper Darby will help eliminate exposure to the harmful effects of third-hand-smoke — the residual, carcinogenic components of tobacco smoke that can linger on carpets, walls and other room surfaces long after smoking has actually occurred. Our IICRC-certified Cleaning and Odor Control Technicians have the training and equipment to identify and eliminate these offensive odors.
Nicotine Cleanup and Odor Removal
Upon arrival, SERVPRO of Upper Darby’s team members will assess the room or rooms that need cleaning and odor removal. Although it may seem that the odor is only in the air, we search for additional sources. Furnishings and carpeting can attract and hold the tiny particles of ash, tar, and other substances that are incompletely burned. We start with a thorough cleaning, including the upholstery and carpet, using our commercial-strength steam extractors and professional cleaning products.
In addition, nicotine and other substances can stain walls and emit smells. Our crews will wash the walls with appropriate cleaners and may even suggest repainting the walls and sealing wooden portions of furnishings and headboards to trap any odor lingering beneath these surfaces. Oftentimes, each room has a separate heating and cooling system, so we inspect and clean the vents and any ductwork to prevent the smoke smells from recirculating.
SERVPRO of Upper Darby can also eliminate odors by changing the chemical composition of the minute particles floating in the air and embedded in surfaces and fixtures. One option is thermal fogging, a process where air cleaners combust in a heated chamber and then bond with and render any airborne particles odor-free. Other resources include hydroxyl generators and other oxygenation systems. A form of UV light creates the hydroxyl radicals, which then react with solid pollutants like cigarette smoke and help destroy them. These processes eliminate the odors, not just cover them up like most air fresheners.
For your hotel to be profitable, you want as many rooms as possible to be available to your guests. Help ensure your guests’ comfort by calling SERVPRO of Upper Darby for a consultation at (610) 352-0700
Why Choose SERVPRO of Upper Darby?
SERVPRO of Upper Darby is locally owned and operated, and serves Wayne, Radnor Township, Villanova, St. Davids, Ardmore Park, Haverford Township, Havertown, Upper Darby, Lansdowne, East Lansdowne, Drexel Hill, Clifton Heights, and the surrounding Delaware County communities.
Our certified cleaning and restoration specialist are faster to any size disaster. Providing emergency cleaning and restoration services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week—including all holidays. You can expect an immediate response time, day or night.