We’re on the phone a lot these days with Real Estate Agents and Home Buyers, evidence that the Twin Cities housing market is still going strong.
The number one thing buyers and sellers wonder about in warm humid months is whether it’s possible to completely eliminate and remove cigarette smoke odor from a home.
As a Real Estate Agent, you know how much a home’s smell influences selling price. Call us before you suggest to your clients that they paint!
The most common myth about covering up cigarette smoke odor is that painting will eliminate it. In some cases, it will “seal the deal” that you will never get rid of it.
As a buyer who has fallen in love with a property, it’s distressing when cigarette smoke odor is the only thing standing between you and your dream home. You don’t want to risk aggravating allergy and asthma symptoms in your children or yourself. You want to make a sound investment that will grow.
Cigarette smoke odor lingers long after the butt is extinguished because it’s sticky, and it permeates everything. You may be as shocked as we were to discover the ingredients cigarettes contain, things you’d expect to find only in food and candy like corn syrup and oil.
Here are the options for either removing or managing it:
Green Clean understands the challenge of removing cigarette smoke odor. We would like to help you restore a fresh-smelling and clean home environment with either our smoke odor restoration process or carpet- and upholstery-cleaning services.Prev: The Truth on How to Remove Pet Odors from CarpetNext: 3 Water Damage Restoration Checklists for HomeownersView All Resources