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Removing Odours

For all odours, the first thing you should do is to remove the cause of the odour. To remove smoke film from washable surfaces, use a solution of heavy-duty cleaner or degreaser. A dash of water-soluble deodorizer from a janitorial supply store added to the solution will help neutralize the odour. For smoky windows, add one part prophylaxis alcohol to five parts window cleaner to help cut the oily film.removing odors from the house Smoke on porous surfaces is a tougher proposition.

Light smoke film on acoustic ceiling tile can be removed by professional ceiling cleaners, but heavy buildup usually requires painting or replacement of the tile. Upholstered furniture, draperies and carpeting can be wet- or dry-cleaned, as appropriate, after a thorough vacuuming, with water-soluble deodorizer added to the cleaning solution to control residual smoke odour.

If you smoke in the home, change the filter in their air circulation systems often.
removing odors from the house
Also, make sure you let the sun in to help dissipate smoke and other odours as you try to eliminate the cause. Try to increase air flow by opening windows, turning on fans or even putting particularly smelly items outside for awhile. You can fill small dishes with vanilla, vinegar or activated charcoal for an easy, inexpensive smoke eater. Or, you can purchase odour neutraliser from a janitorial supply house which will work more effectively.

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