Best Way to Get Rid of Cigarette Smoke

Get Rid of Cigarette SmokeOf the most common and bothersome issues for apartment managers, property management firm, and real estate sales people is the haunting smell of cigarette smoke.  This can be everything from an old ashtray odor to yellow-stained walls.  Either way, you are facing one of the most difficult odors to resolve.  The solution is not ask simple as cleaning the carpet and painting over the walls.  This is a shallow solution that reduces the odor, but also locks it in for years to come.

To start with, cigarette smoke contains tar substances that makes it cling to every surface.  This film will hold all the contaminants requiring laborious wall washing to remove.  That is why managers will paint over with Kilz and paint in hopes of a real solution.  That is like hoping that the garbage smell with be trapped by a plastic bags.  Maybe, but not for long.

H2o2 Decon contains a special blend of surfactants that literally breaks the bonds of biofilm and cigarette tar.  If wall washing is required, the job just got a lot easier.  Once emulsified, the tar is easily removed.

In addition, h2o2 Decon will neutralize the chemicals in the cigarette smoke.  Cigarette smoke contains over 4,000 chemicals, including 43 known cancer-causing (carcinogenic) compounds and 400 other toxins. These cigarette ingredients include nicotine, tar, and carbon monoxide, as well as formaldehyde, ammonia, hydrogen cyanide, arsenic, and DDT.  

These chemicals remain in the apartment or house long after the renter is gone.  You may remember the furor over second-hand smoke a decade ago.  People who never smoke were at a higher risk of cancer simple by being in the same room as smokers.  Well, smoke affected rooms are the third-hand smoke, which is a health issue as well as an annoying odor problem. 

h2o2 Decon will neutralize the chemicals resident in the smoke tar film, so the problem is resolved at the source.  Since the process is delivered in a fogging process, there is the ability to treat all surfaces, including carpet, furniture, and drapes.  Cabinets and hard to reach areas are also treated.  In the end, if the h2o2 Decon is applied fully, the smoke odor is destroyed at the source.

If there has been DRUG USE in the apartment, condo, or house, Decon Five has been used to successfully decontaminate meth or drug houses for years.  Tests have shown that Decon 5 neutralizes the worst chemical threats making buildings habitable again.

If the apartment or house has an insect issue, use Decon Arthro that is our Decon Five product with the added ability to kill all types of insects (roaches, fleas, bed bugs, ants, scorpions, and spider to name a few).  You get the full decontamination power of Decon 5 with a quick kill additive in one pass.  Yes, the product is still biodegradable, non-toxic, and leaves no chemical residue.  And, insects cannot become immune to this product.

h2o2 Decon will do more in its application.  It will deodorize all other smells: pet, cooking, or funk.  It will kill mold and mildew.  It will sanitize the building of bacteria and germs.  And, it will neutralize VOCs, TICs, and chemical residue so that any new tenant or owner with asthma, allergies, or MCS will not react to hidden threats.