Why Does My Exeter Home Smell Like Smoke if I Never Had Fire Damage?
Call on SERVPRO if You Are Experiencing the Effects of Fire Damage in Your Home
Some homes may exhibit signs of smoke damage despite lacking any apparent reasons why. Even with no tobacco consumption or history of fire damage, an Exeter home may still have a heavy smoke smell either in a small area or across the whole building. When SERVPRO comes to help reverse the damage, we not only solve the problem but also find out what caused it to avoid similar disasters in the future. Here are some of the reasons we may discover for your home's smoke odors.
Past Owner Habits
Despite the assurances of past homeowners and real estate agents, some unfortunate new residents may find their Exeter home fire damaged thanks to the bad habits of the old tenants. Some may have been longtime smokers, exposing the structure's materials to decades of tobacco smoke, and others may have failed to report or repair fire damage at any point in the home's life. If we find that the smoke smell originated well before you took up residence, we can help work with insurance companies to ensure that you are not held accountable for others' failings.
While some electrical failures and malfunctions result in a large fire, others may create smaller blazes that fail to spread beyond a small area. In some cases, a medium-sized fire may rage in an unseen part of the home but never find its way into any other space. While these situations can be somewhat complicated by burnt rubber and other potentially toxic substances, our technicians are well-trained to handle any eventuality.
Old or Poor Heating
All types of heating can be vulnerable to fire damage. While your heating system may have never gone through a proper fire, small overloads and issues may pile up until smoke residue becomes noticeable throughout the home. SERVPRO technicians are experienced with all varieties of HVAC systems and are most familiar when combating an issue of this sort.
SERVPRO of The Seacoast is ready anytime, any day, and any season to help locals recover from the effects of fire damage. Call us 24/7 at (603) 433-4300.