Returning Hotel Rooms to a Non-Smoking, 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
Although it may seem that the odor is only in the air, the professionals at SERVPRO of Upper Darby will inspect for any additional sources. Carpeting and furnishings 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.
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 wood 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 ductwork and vents 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. Hydroxyl generators use a form of UV light that 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.
Why Choose SERVPRO of Upper Darby?
SERVPRO of Upper Darby is a locally owned and operated franchise and we understand the importance of a clean and fully functioning commercial property. We believe a building’s appearance is often its first impression, and take our commercial services very seriously. Whether you require professional cleaning and deodorization to make your business look and smell its best, water remediation following an emergency, mold remediation, or a disaster recovery team, we have the training and expertise to minimize loss of productivity and make it “Like it never even happened.”
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