A house I recently purchased has a cat odor in one room that is lingering after being painted. Another has a strong mold smell. I am looking for a strong ozone generator that would be sufficient to:
1. Remove pet odors
2. Supplement mold remediation by reaching areas that can't be easily treated or painted
This one looks interesting, but I don't know which models would be sufficient:
I found one on craigslist. It looks about that size. I know nothing about it other than to plug it in and run! I usually put it on a timer too.
i have one similar to that , i have run in a few properties to get rid of pet odor. it works great for a few days and then the odor returns. not really sure if the size of the unit makes a difference or if it is user error. would love for one of these to really work but not convinced so far.
What about a cold fogger (rent at home depot) using Concrobium? I have been told that takes out oders, and kills mold/mildew.
An additional product is Microban X590. This is a little more 'advanced', the Concrobium Mold Control is pretty safe.
Best of luck!
The property should be cleaned then ozone shock treatment to remove the odor before it is painted. The paint will encapsulate the the odor.
get lots of aerosol cans and spray those. that generates ozone i think.....or does it destroy it? I have to admit science wasn't my strong suit.
My experience is to run ozone generator for several days in a closed up house. Place near the return side of the air handler and turn air to run continually. Be sure and open windows and doors upon return for fresh air.
I hired a company that specializes in odor removal. Sadly though after 4 treatments it did not work. Initially, it did "something" but then quickly returned so they did additional treatments at no cost - they were guaranteed removal or no payment. They did the aggressive additional treatments and it appeared to have been resolved - it wasn't. It just took longer to come back - I actually had tenants that didn't complain but after they moved out I noticed the "same" smell.
I researched and found a product called Vamoose and bought it off of Amazon. It was a gallon jug that could be used with ozone generator but I didn't do that. The house size is 1500 sqft and I did all the carpets, and wiped down the trim and windows and fan. I also sprayed some into the intake vents. After applying this and coming back 24 hrs later, I wiped everything down and vacuumed the carpet.
This actually worked better to rid the smell. I don't know why the ozone treatment didn't work but this did.
I have a uvonair 5000 that works great. Can use it for shock treatment or plug in to a timer for continuous use.
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