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Odour Control Requires Basic Building Maintenance

Toronto Condo News
Publication date:
May 25, 2019
Article Summary: 

Odour control requires basic building maintenance in May 2019. Cooking, garbage from the trash chute, cigarette smoke and laundry exhaust are some of the odours that can make their way into a home. To help keep odours from creeping into a home, condo management can take steps such as tweaking, repairing or cleaning building systems. Unintentional air movement through a building can come from several sources, such as air systems failure. Air intake vents bring fresh air into a building and air outtake vents remove unwanted air.

Air volume to each floor is controlled by dampers, which can get out of alignment and cause odours to migrate into corridors or suites. Wind, damaged smoke seals, and elevator shaft air can also cause odours to migrate. Orkin Canada's Scent Services offers building-wide odour control solutions, such as Air Remedy and AirSpa, to mitigate against odours migrating from their source. Trained specialists understand condo building air flow systems and have tools to help diagnose and resolve air quality problems.


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Toronto Condo News
Odour Control Requires Basic Building Maintenance
May 25, 2019
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