Smoke Damage

Properly Cleaning After Smoke Damage

Billowing black and toxic smoke from a building fire deposits soot on everything inside a commercial structure. It seeps into concrete floors, wafts into distant areas and infiltrates items like closed refrigerators. Once soot settles – in ugly black layers or thin coatings so invisible that only[...]

How Paul Davis Employs Hydroxyls to Neutralize Fire Odors in Commercial Buildings

After a gymnasium fire spread smoke throughout a high school, Paul Davis knew exactly how to eliminate lingering odours that posed a danger to students: hydroxyl generation. Technicians used special equipment to direct this odour-neutralizing substance into affected areas. In less than three weeks,[...]

Soda Blasting: A Great Solution for Smoke and Ash Damage After A Fire

Stripping paint, removing graffiti, scrubbing industrial equipment, degreasing commercial kitchen vents – soda blasting is a versatile technology that’s eco-friendly and safe. New uses appear daily for this very effective and economical baking soda-based cleaning process: even dentists are[...]

Professional Techniques that Erase Smoke Odours from Clothing and Furniture

Did you enjoy snow days as a kid? The clean scent of snow reminds you vividly of sledding and hot cocoa. Did you honeymoon in the mountains? The resinous odour of pine trees instantly recalls that wonderful trip as a new couple. Smell, it turns out, is more closely tied to memory than sight, touch,[...]

How Paul Davis Removes Those Lingering Smoke Odours After a Fire

Smell is more closely tied to memory than any other sense and that’s because of the way we’re built. Your nose’s olfactory bulb considers scents and feeds information about them directly to two parts of the brain – the amygdala and hippocampus – that are linked to emotion and memory. Input[...]