smoke smellComplete removal of stubborn smoke smell is time-consuming and requires multiple steps. You’ll remove a potential health hazard and create a more enjoyable or tolerable living space. However, by removing all traces of smoke from walls and carpets.

Things Needed to Remove Smoke Smell:

  • Big box of baking soda (dependent upon the size of the room)
  • Dried lavender (optional)
  • Vacuum Cleaners

Directions:

  1. This technique is generally safe for each carpet type to remove smoke smell.
  2. Dust the entire carpet with the baking soda.
  3. If you want the room to have a pleasurable light scent, mix the lavender together with the baking soda.
  4. Allow to sit overnight (or no less than 5 hours).
  5. Vacuum carpets.
  6. Do it again if necessary.
  7. In case the above technique does not eliminate the odor, you need to call in a professional carpet cleaner.
  8. If everything else fails, you might need to replace the carpet.

Burnt Food Smoke Removal

Things Needed:

  • A few bowls of distilled white vinegar
  • Big box of baking soda (dependent upon the size of the room)
  • Dried lavender (optional)
  • Vacuum Cleaners
  • Vanilla extract (optional)

Directions:

  1. Observe steps 1-5 previously mentioned for cigarette/cigar/pipe smoke.
  2. Place several bowls of distilled white vinegar throughout the room. It will actually absorb odors remaining in the air. Leave for 3-5 days.
  3. If you don’t particularly care for the smell of vinegar, place a few drops of vanilla extract. To reduce the scent of vinegar.

Smoke Due to a Fire Removal

Smoke odors brought on by fire are particularly challenging to remove. It can affect your carpet and other parts of your house in different ways. Depending on the source of the fire and the type of smoke it makes. A few particular types of smoke odors are listed below:

  • Dry Smoke – Rapid burning at high temperatures.
  • Fuel Oil Soot – Furnace puff backs result in fuel oil soot.
  • Protein – Practically invisible, discolors paints and varnishes. Intense stinky odor.
  • Wet Smoke – Smoke webs are usually more difficult to clean.
  • Other Types – Tear gas, fingerprint powder, as well as fire extinguisher residue are other types.

In general, it is best to contact a smoke damage professional. There are products available on the market known as Ozone generators. It may help in lowering the smoke odor from your carpet. These products may be efficient in reducing the odor.

Carpet Cleaning Auckland 09-489 5599