>> May 24, 2016
Smoking in a closed space is bad for your furniture and it can absorb the whole smell which can cause discoloration and your home will smell terrible. But there are a few simple tricks that will help you get rid of that smell forever. Furniture Express will give you a few tips to clean your home from the smell of cigarettes.
Coffee or coal
Besides from being a wonderful morning drink, coffee can help you get rid of the unpleasant smell in your home. What you need to do is put 2-3 tbsp. of coffee and a few pieces of charcoal in a bowl. Both, charcoal and coffee have the ability to absorb the smell of cigarettes.
Perfume on a light bulb
What you need to do is spray your favorite perfume on a cold light bulb. When you turn on the light, the light bulb will heat and the room will smell wonderful. But this is only to cover the smell temporary and if you are in a hurry and don’t have enough time to clean.
Create some natural aromatic bags
Did you notice that your clothes begin to smell because they were exposed to cigarettes smoke? If so, what you can do is leave them outside for a few minutes and then bring them home put them in a bag full with aromatic leaves (for example lavender). The smell will be gone by the next morning. But if you have time to wash them that will be better.
Baking soda is a universal product for anything. Before you go to bed, put baking soda on the carpet on the furniture and the next morning just vacuum it. You will notice that the smell will be gone. Soda is an amazing absorber.
The vinegar has a strong smell too, but it has the ability to neutralize the smell of cigarettes. It is a product that is present in every kitchen. So what you can to is wipe the surfaces of your furniture with cloth dipped in vinegar. Perform the same technique with the sofa. After that, you can clean with a soft cloth and warm water to remove the smell.
The best thing you can do to prevent this is not to let people smoke in your home. That is why balcony are for. You can put a small table and chairs on the balcony and tell people that smoking is not allowed in your home. They can smoke outside if they want to. You don’t have to put up with that. Smoking indoors will only bring you more work and who wants to spend their free time on cleaning?
Think wisely and do what’s best for you, your family and your home. But be careful not to hurt your friends’ feelings too. Because there are people who are very sensitive about these things.