Have you noticed an unexplained odor in your home or business? Whether it’s coming from your utility room, basement, attic, or somewhere else, the persistent odor can quickly become a frustration when you can’t pinpoint its origin. Fortunately, MoldXpertsNY is here in New York City and Long Island to help you identify that mystery odor and put your mind at ease.
What Are the Common Causes of Indoor Odors?
When you’re experiencing an unexplained odor inside your home or business, VOCs (volatile organic compounds) are the likely culprit.
See, unexplained odors—i.e., odors that are not linked to mold or mildew—are typically a result of chemical off-gassing. This term, off-gassing, refers to the process by which airborne chemicals (VOCs) are released from manufactured products and materials that are commonly found indoors. These types of products are wide ranging and include:
- Construction materials
Chemicals that are most frequently released by these products are:
You know the smell of a new carpet or a fresh paint job? What you’re smelling are off-gassed chemicals, a.k.a. VOCs. However, sometimes you’re unable to figure out where that smell is coming from, or how dangerous it might be to your health. And that’s where MoldXpertsNY can help you.
Conduct an Odor Assessment Today
When you bring in the environmental testing specialists at MoldXpertsNY, we’ll thoroughly examine the materials present in your home or business to determine the likely source of your odor. We’ll also take an air sample and analyze the VOCs circulating in your indoor air. Finally, we’ll help you properly ventilate your space and remove the source of the odor, if possible.
Call now to schedule an odor assessment and VOC test!