How to Remove Smoke Odors From a Room


Whether from cigarettes, burnt food or fire damage, smoke odors can seep into carpets, furniture and walls. A few household staples can help you remove any smoke odors from a room.

Things You'll Need

  • Baking soda
  • Spray bottle
  • Paper towels
  • Vacuum
  • White vinegar
  • Bowl
  • Open all of the doors and windows. The more ventilation you have in the room, the faster the smoke odors will dissipate

  • Pour 2 cups water and 1 tbsp. of baking soda into a spray bottle. Shake it to combine the mixture.

  • Spray all of the washable hard surfaces in the room with the cleaner.

  • Wipe up the cleaning solution with paper towels.

  • Sprinkle the carpet and upholstery with baking soda so that it is completely covered with a thin layer.

  • Let the baking soda sit overnight.

  • Vacuum the baking soda in the morning.

  • Fill a bowl full of vinegar and place it in the center of the room. Vinegar will neutralize the smoke odor.

  • Leave the bowl in the room until you can no longer smell smoke.

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