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Charcoal For Cleaning Odors After A House Fire

Have you tried charcoal to remove the smell from the house and clothing and books? Take the clothing and books and put in a large trash bag. Place the charcoal in there first and then tie the end of the bag shut. Leave for about a week then remove and check for smell.

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For the house, place charcoal in tin pans and sit around all over the house for a week. It should remove the smell.

For the smoke stains in clothes, try washing them in Oxiclean. I have never tried this but it came to me. It is suppossed to remove even the toughest stains.

Note: Use charcoal that does not have the starter added, just plain charcoal.

By Cassie

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November 1, 20130 found this helpful

Cleaning Ideas has a spray you set off in a room called " After The Fire", it runs about 7-8 dollars. It is amazing. Just follow the directions.

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June 1, 20170 found this helpful

Link please???

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