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3 Fire Damage Odor Removal Tips for San Antonio Residents

7/20/2016 (Permalink)

Fire damage is something no one enjoys thinking about. Unfortunately, it’s a reality for many home and business owners. The good news is fire restoration services can help rid homes of even the most persistent smoke odors that come from fire damage. This is why SERVPRO of Braun Station has been the top choice for residents of San Antonio, TX, for all their fire restoration and odor removal needs.  The professionals at SERVPRO of Braun Station know smoke and fire damage can be devastating for any resident to live with, but you don’t have to settle for unpleasant, lingering odors. 

Here are the top three tips to help you tackle smoke and other odors from fire damage in your home:

  • Use Vinegar On Fabrics: The fabrics in your home act as a sponge for the smoke. Using vinegar on your blankets, curtains, pillows, bedding, and couch cushions can help with odor removal. For the items in your washing machine, add two cups of white vinegar with a cold water cycle. Take the items that are not washable to your dry cleaners to see if they can remove the odor for you. fire restoration
  • Use Baking Soda On Carpets & Furniture: Baking soda is excellent for odor removal for the larger items in your home that aren’t washable. Sprinkle baking soda over your carpets, couches, mattresses, and other large items; then let it sit for 30 to 60 minutes before vacuuming. This should help eradicate the set-in smell.
  • Bring In The Big Guns: Sometimes, smoke odors are too tough to handle on your own, which is when it’s best to bring in fire restoration experts to help restore your home to like-new condition. SERVPRO of Braun Station’s trained fire restoration technicians offer fast response and 24-hour emergency service to take care of odors throughout your home.

Don’t throw away your prized possessions or feel like a prisoner in your own home. SERVPRO of Braun Station will make your home look brand new and smell wonderful again. Call (210) 267-2159 or visit them online to learn more about their full line of fire restoration and trauma scene cleanup services.

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