A collection of guides, articles and tips to help you remove odors around the house, in your car, and more.
Removing Mothball Smell From Your HouseThe strong odor of these moth deterrers can linger in your home. This page is about removing mothball smell from your house.
Removing Smoke Odor After a House FireSmoke damage can be very difficult to remove even from a small house or kitchen fire. This is a page about removing smoke odors after a house fire.
Locating the Source of a Foul Smell in HouseIt is not always easy to determine where a bad smell is coming from in your home. This page is about locating the source of a foul smell in the house.
Rodent Odor in Walls and Vents?Once mice have been in residence in a house they can die in the walls and heating system, making them difficult to find. This page is about rodent odor in walls and vents.
Using Charcoal to Remove OdorsCharcoal is used to remove odors in many situations. This is a page about using charcoal to remove odors.
Cleaning Pet Urine Odor From Hardwood FloorsAccidents happen, but removing urine odors from wood floors can seem like a big job. This is a page about cleaning pet urine odors from hardwood floors.
Homemade Cat Urine Cleaner RecipesThis is a page about homemade cat urine cleaner recipes. When your kitty has an accident you can make a homemade cleaner for removing the urine odor.
Removing Urine Stains and Odor From ClothingThis is a page about removing urine odor from fabrics. Urine odor can be difficult to remove from fabric. With the know how, you can have your clothes smelling fresh again.
Getting Rid of a Musty Smell in the BasementBasements are notorious for developing musty smells. This is a page about getting rid of a musty smell in the basement.
Removing Cat Urine Smell From Car InteriorThis is a page about removing cat urine smell from car interior. If your kitty has an accident in the car, it is time to get out your cleaning supplies. The smell of urine in a closed car can get very strong.
Removing Cigarette Smoke Odors From a...The smell of cigarette smoke is strong, pervasive, and often lingers in a home. This page is about removing cigarette smoke odors from a house.
Removing Cat Urine Odor from a CouchCat urine odor is strong and sometimes difficult to remove from upholstered furniture. This is a page about removing cat urine odor from a couch.
Getting Rid of Mildew Odors in a HouseThere are a variety of causes for mildew odors developing in your home. Depending on the cause there are also several ways to get rid of this unpleasant smell. This is a page about getting rid of mildew odors in a house.
Removing Urine Odors From an Air Vent?This is a page about removing urine odors from an air vent. Cleaning odors from an air vent can be difficult.
Cleaning Rotten Meat Odors from a FreezerThis is a page about cleaning rotten meat odors from a freezer. A power outage or a malfunctioning freezer can leave you with spoiled meat and the odor that comes with that.
Cleaning Moldy Smelling Dollar Bills?This is a page about cleaning moldy smelling dollar bills. When money gets wet and not dried properly, it can smell bad from mildew and mold.
Cleaning Rotten Meat Odors From a CarThis is a page about cleaning rotten meat odors from a car. Meat accidentally left in the car can quickly become rotten and fill your car with a very bad odor.
Removing Skunk Smell from HouseSkunk smell can be very unpleasant for everyone nearby. If a skunk sprays on or near your home it can be almost impossible to be in the house. This is a page about removing skunk smell from house.
Getting Rid of Odors in an Outdoor Kennel?Outdoor kennels often are erected on the dirt. Urine and feces odors in the soil can be difficult to remove. Even if the kennel has a concrete floor special cleaning may be required. This is a page about getting rid of odors in an outdoor kennel.
Identifying and Eliminating Odor in Mobile Home?This is a page about identifying and eliminating odor in mobile home. Excess moisture, pets and pests can create troublesome smells in a mobile home.
How to Remove Human Urine Odors from Carpet?If your carpet has been urinated upon, it may be difficult to remove the smell. Here are some ideas for how to remove human urine odors from carpet.
Removing Urine Odor from Skin?When a person suffers from incontinence they can develop a urine odor that is difficult to remove. This page is about removing urine odor from skin.
Cleaning Fish Smell From a Refrigerator?This is a page about cleaning fish smell from a refrigerator. The smell of old or rotten fish in your refrigerator is not only unpleasant but also can be a challenge to remove.
Removing Burnt Food Smell from HouseThis is a page about removing burnt food smell from house. Not only did dinner burn, now the house smells of burnt food.
Cleaning Mouse Urine Odor From a Range and OvenThis is a page about cleaning mouse urine odor from a range and oven. To your horror, that odd odor in the kitchen is the result of a mouse exploring your stove.
How to Remove Musty Odor from PaperPaper, such as cards and letters, that have been stored for a long time or in a damp place can develop a musty odor. Airing them out, masking the odor with scents, or using newspaper or charcoal in a container with the paper items, are all possible solutions. This is a page about how to remove a musty odor from paper.
Getting Rid of Bleach SmellChlorine bleach is a strong chemical and when used as a diluted cleaner can leave a strong odor. This page is about getting rid of bleach smell.
Removing Musty Smells from CupboardsThis is a page about removing musty smells from cupboards. Where mold and mildew have developed, stubborn odors can be difficult to remove.
Cleaning Pet Urine Odors on FloorsThe are several ways to remove pet urine odors from your tile, laminate, hardwood, and resilient floors. This is a page about cleaning pet urine odors on floors.
Removing Rotten Seafood Odors From a...This is a page about removing rotten seafood odors from a car. Food accidentally spilled or left in a hot car can quickly fill your vehicle with a really bad smell.
Removing Musty Smell from Fire Proof Safe?How do I remove a musty smell from documents stored in a fire proof safe?
Keeping Your House Smelling Nice With...This is a page about keeping your house smelling nice with smokers. If you live with smokers, it can be very hard to keep your house smelling fresh.
How to Use Fresh Mint as an Air FreshenerIf you grow your own mint, you can gather the sprigs, crush them, and place in a bag or bowl to freshener the air in your home. This is a page about using fresh mint for an air freshener.
Removing Incense Odor?How does one get rid of incense odor? We have a rental property where tenant used incense constantly with no cleaning. The smell is overpowering.
How Do I Get Rid of that Fried Smell after Cooking?Frying food in your kitchen can leave an unpleasant lingering odor afterward. This is a page about how do I get rid of that fried smell after cooking?
Removing Odors From a MattressThis is a page about removing odors from a mattress. Through normal usage a mattress can develop noticeable unpleasant odors.
Removing Musty Smells From Leather?Mold and mildew can create strong odors when given a chance to grow. This page is about removing musty smells from leather.
Removing Mothball Odor From a Cedar Chest?This is a page about removing a mothball odor from a cedar chest. The odor of moth balls can so permeate a cedar chest as to make it unusable until you can remove the smell.
Removing Spoiled Food Odors from RefrigeratorThere's nothing worse than opening your refrigerator and smelling spoiled food. Even after the food is removed sometimes the smell still remains. This is a page about removing spoiled food odors from your refrigerator.
Removing Curry Odor?This page is about removing curry odor. Cooking with this pungent spice can leave a lingering smell that some people can find offensive.
Cleaning Cat Spray Odor on FurnitureThis is a page about cleaning cat spray odor on furniture. Cat spray odors can be difficult to remove from your furniture.
Smell Coming From Under a RefrigeratorThis is a page about smelling coming from under a refrigerator. Most refrigerators have a removable drip tray underneath. Odors can originate there or from something lost beneath your fridge.
How to Remove Vomit Smell from a Car?The odor of vomit can be quite strong and difficult to remove from your car. This is a page about removing vomit smell from a car.
Removing Musty Odors from Wood FurnitureThis is a page about removing musty odors from wood furniture. Old wood furniture or pieces that may have been in storage can develop a musty smell.
Cleaning Odors from Kitchen CabinetsThis is a page about cleaning odors from kitchen cabinets. Kitchen cabinets can harbor odors either from their contents or from cooking.
Eliminating Musty Smells from a RoomThis is a page about eliminating musty smells from a room. Mold and mildew and cause a room to smell musty.
Removing Odors From Dresser DrawersThis is a page about removing odors from dresser drawers. Older furniture can have a musty odor which in the case of a dresser can transfer to your clothing.
Removing Gasoline Smell on SkinThis page is about removing gasoline smell on skin. Gas can get spilled on your hands when filling your auto or power equipment. It has a very strong odor.
Removing Rotten Food Odors From a CarThis page is about removing rotten food odors from a car. If some food gets forgotten or spilled in a car, it can leave behind a disgusting smell.
Cleaning Diesel Fuel Odors From Inside a Car?This is a page about cleaning diesel fuel odors from inside a car. Fuel odors can be difficult to remove from the inside of your car.
Getting Cooking Oil Smell Out of ClothingThis is a page about getting cooking oil smell out of clothing. Often after cooking the odor of the cooking oil can linger in clothing and other fabrics.
Removing Pickle Odor from a Jar?This is a page about removing pickle odor from a jar. Some odors can be very persistent and present a cleaning challenge.
House Smells Stale?My home never smells good, 1800sq ft. I use 3 Airwick Freshmatics, 3 oil diffusers (3 pack from Walmart). I apply Carpet Fresh weekly and steam clean monthly. All that and my house is clean.
Removing Odors From a SuitcaseSuitcases spend a lot of time stored away until they are needed for your next trip. Sometimes the storage conditions are perfect for the growth mold, mildew, and bacteria. This is a page about removing odors from a suitcase.
Removing Mothball Smell from Popup Camper?This is a page about removing mothball smell from a popup camper. Many owners will use mothballs to repel mice when the camper is closed and unused for a period of time. While this may work it will leave a strong odor lingering in the popup camper when you are ready to use it.
Removing Musty Smell from a Wedding Dress?Stored clothing can develop a musty odor over time. Hanging it near an open window can help air it out and potentially cause the odor to dissipate. This is a page about removing musty smell from a wedding dress.
Removing Moth Ball Smell from a CarThe odor of mothballs is very pervasive and persistent. This is a page about removing moth ball smell from a car.
Rotten Egg Smell Coming From Sink?Gunk in the drain trap, a plugged vent or a variety of other things can make for unpleasant smells coming from or from around your plumbing. This is a page about rotten egg smell coming from sink.
Removing Gasoline Smell from Wood Furniture?This is a page about removing gasoline smell from wood furniture. Gasoline odors on your wood furniture can be so strong that the furniture is unusable. Before you choose to no longer use the furniture it is worth trying to deodorize it.
Removing Pet Poop Odor from Carpets?Once the feces is picked up, this smell can linger. This page is about removing pet poop odor from carpets.
Removing Odors in a RoomThis is a page about removing odors in a room. Cooking, household cleaners, and other daily activities can leave lingering odors in your home.
Removing Rubber Odors?Rubber floor mats and stair treads as well as other products made from rubber can release an unpleasant odor. Often these items are made from recycled tire rubber and contain VOCs that are released for awhile. Other contaminates can also have an odor. This page offers suggestions for removing this distinctive rubber odor.
Homemade "Before You Go" Toilet Odor EliminatorThe best way to keep odors at bay is to stop them before they happen! Here is an easy and inexpensive do it yourself version of the costly and popular Poo-Pourri Before You Go spray.
Removing Scented Oil Type Odor from House?My wife and I just moved into a new house. It is a great house, but it smells. Now here is the "strange" part; it doesn't smell like dog or skunk. It smells like we're living in a candle store. It's not the best of scent choices and it's overpowering.
Keeping Cigarette Smoke from Coming Inside?This is a page about keeping cigarette smoke from coming inside. It is very easy for the smoke from a neighbor's cigarettes to seep into your home.
Gas Smell in a Car's TrunkIf you have spilled some gas in your car's trunk, it can be difficult to eliminate the odor. This is a page about gas smell in car's trunk.
Removing Cigarette Smoke Smell from a Mattress?This is a page about removing cigarette smoke smell from a mattress. Cigarette smoke can permeate everything in a smoker's home. Some items are more difficult to clean of the odor than others.
Removing Cigarette Smoke Smell from an Apartment?If your apartment smells like cigarette smoke, it can be a challenge to get the odor cleaned out of the rental space. This is a page about removing cigarette smoke smell from an apartment.
Getting Rid of Urine OdorsIt can appear clean, but sometimes the foul smell lingers. This is a page about getting rid of urine odors.
Use Your Slow Cooker as an Air FreshenerThis is a page about use your slow cooker as an air freshener. A mixture of water, baking soda, and a pleasant scent such a cinnamon can be simmered in your slow cooker to freshen the air in your home.
Removing Rubber Odor from Clothing?This is a page about removing rubber odor from clothing. Sometimes clothes and shoes can have a strong rubber smell that can be a challenge to remove.
Getting Rid of a Musty Smell Under the House?I own a double wide home with a block foundation. The musty smell comes up from under the home. It started when the weather changed. The cool, damp ground has released the musty smell under the home. It really smells bad in the bathroom. What can I spray the ground with?
Removing Cat Urine Odor from Paper?Accidents happen, but when your cat pees on a book or important papers you may be scrambling to find the best clean-up method. This page offers some simple suggestions for removing cat urine odor from paper.
Removing Smoke Odors from FurnitureThis is a page about removing smoke odors from furniture. Whether you are a former smoker or have acquired some used furniture from smokers, the odor is not pleasant and can be difficult to remove.
Removing Smoke Smell from ClothingHouse fires and even a smokey fireplace can leave your clothing smelling like smoke. This is a page about removing smoke smell from clothing.
Homemade Cleaner for Pet Urine OdorsThis is a page about homemade cleaners for pet urine odors. There are many commercial and homemade products you can use to remove pet urine odors from furniture and carpet. However, finding a solution to urine odors on other surfaces may be more elusive.
Smoke Stench in the Microwave and KitchenSome items when placed in a microwave can be highly flammable. Removing the smoke odor after a fire in your microwave can be a difficult task. This is a page about smoke stench in the microwave and kitchen.
Removing Smoke Odor from Artificial Plants?This is a page about removing smoke odor from artificial plants. Smoke from a house fire or cigarettes can leave an odor on your artificial plants.
Cat Urine Odor on Wood Cabinets?Removing the odor of cat urine from you wooden cabinets can be done with both home remedies, such as baking soda or vinegar, and a number of commercial products made for this purpose. This is a page about cat urine odor on wood cabinets.
Freshening Your Air Conditioned AirThis is a page about freshening your air conditioned air. Here are some tips about freshening up the room, while running your air conditioner.
Removing Musty Odor from an Antique TrunkOld trunks can develop a musty smell over time and based on where they have been stored. This is a page about removing musty odor from an antique trunk.
Remedies for Stinky ShoesThe smell of stinky shoes can be overwhelming and make you want to throw them away. There are a number of good ways to remove and prevent the odors. This is a page about removing odors from stinky shoes.
Removing Musty Smell from a Bed?Removing a musty smell from a bed will probably require some deep cleaning. This is a page about removing musty smell from a bed.
Removing Cooking Odors From Your HomeDelicious and flavorful foods like fish or curry can often cause lingering odors in the kitchen. This page is about removing cooking odors from your home.
Removing Cigarette Smoke Odor from LeatherCigarette smoke permeates everything in a smokers household. Removing the odor of cigarettes can be difficult, especially from anything leather. This is a page about removing cigarette smoke odor from leather.
Removing Rodent Urine Smell on Outdoor Furniture Cushions?Last summer we moved to the country. I stored my outdoor furniture cushions in a Rubbermaid container and put them inside an unattached garage.
Household Products for Removing Pet OdorsThis is a page about household products for removing pet odors. There are products you can buy especially made to remove pet odors, but you can also use household products, often as effectively.
Getting Rid of Dead Rodent Odors in a Wall?When a rodent dies inside your wall there are only a few solutions. One is to open the wall and remove it. Otherwise, you will be waiting for the odor to dissipate and using products to help absorb or mask it in the meantime. This is a page about getting rid of dead rodent odor in a wall.
Chemical Odor After Having Granite...This is a page about chemical odor after having granite counter tops installed. The padding can used in countertop and sink installation can leave a foul smell.
Removing Bleach Smell from a Mattress?If you have had to use bleach to get your mattress clean, the bleach smell may linger for a while until it dissipates. This is a page about removing bleach smell from a mattress.
How to Remove Bleach Odors from Clothing?Often the smell of bleach will remain in your laundry even after the final wash and rinse. There are products such as Anti-Chlor that you can buy or give, vinegar, baking soda, and airing out a try. This is a page about how to remove bleach odors from clothing.
Cleaning Pet Urine Odors from Concrete...This is a page about cleaning pet urine odors from concrete or cement. Kennel floors and patios can retain the odor of pet urine.
Removing Musty Smell from ClothingThis page is about removing musty smell from clothing. Allowing clothes to be damp for too long can result in a funky smell.
Cleaning Turpentine From Fabric and Clothing?This is a page about cleaning turpentine from fabric and clothing. The strong pine smell of turpentine can be difficult to remove from clothing.
Removing WD-40 Odor from Laundry?This is a page about removing WD-40 odor from laundry. WD-40 is often used to help in removing stains, unfortunately sometimes once the stain is gone the odor of WD-40 may not be.
Removing Burnt Plastic Smell in Dishwasher?A plastic cup fell onto the heater coil on my dishwasher while it was in the drying cycle and I can't seem to get the smell to disappear now. Any ideas?
Getting Rid of Cigarette Odors Outside?How can I get rid of cigarette odors on an outside patio? Will the vinegar work outside also?
Odors Coming From Downstairs Apartment?I share the 2nd floor of a duplex and the neighbor downstairs is extremely dirty. *Think the worst episode of Lifetime's 'How clean is your house?'*
Smoke Smell in Wood CabinetUnfinished wood surfaces can absorb smoke odors that can be a challenge to remove. This is a page about smoke smell in wood cabinet.
Removing Odors from ClothingThis page is about removing odors from clothing. Fabric tends to pick up smells and often they are not pleasant.
Getting Rid of the Smell from a Plugin Air...This is a page about getting rid of the smell of air fresheners. If you are sensitive to air fresheners, you may find it necessary to get rid of the smell from a plugin air freshener.
Mildew Smell on TowelsDamp towels can begin to grow mold and mildew resulting in a musty odor, even after washing. There are several products you can use in the wash to help eliminate the smell. This is a page about mildew smell on towels.
Using Vinegar as a Natural Odor EliminatorVinegar is a great odor eliminator, not only is it natural and non-toxic but it really works! Learn how to use vinegar as a natural odor eliminator in this page.
Cat Litter to Deodorize Stinky SneakersPour some cat litter, scented or unscented, into a pair of heavy socks or sock slippers and close it with a rubber band. Drop the litter filled socks into the pair of shoes or sneakers. Litter was created to reduce and remove some heavy duty odors, so it's perfect for this!
Remove Urine Odors from a MattressThis is a page about remove urine odors from a mattress. A strong smell that can be difficult to remove from a mattress.
Cleaning Musty Odors on Christmas DecorationsThis is a page about cleaning musty odors on Christmas decorations. Christmas decorations are stored for 11 months a year. It can be easy for them to pick up musty odors.
Fragrant Dryer Sheets for ShoesDryer sheets are a great way to deodorize stinky shoes. Here is this tip in action.
Will Diesel Fumes Evaporate From Wood Furniture?I have three pieces of furniture that were exposed to diesel fumes from a garage. They were exposed for about an hour. I can not smell it now, but would like to know if diesel fume exposure dissipates, or if anyone knows if it does before I bring the desk in the house. Or does anyone know if there is a way to actually make sure the fumes have evaporated from the wood?
Removing Dog Urine Odor from Leather Couch?Our dog peed on our grey leather couch. There is no stain, but you can smell it. I didn't notice it until about 2 days in I am guessing! How do I get the smell out? Also the part where she peed you can not take out the stuffing. There is no zipper.
Removing Smoke Smell in House?I asked someone to paint my smoke smelled place. They did not clean before they painted. Now my place still has the smoke smell.Any advice on how I can fix it please?
What Removes Smoke From Ceramics?My aunt made this ceramic church. They were heavy smokers. It was in my attic for over 15 years. What can I use to safely remove the smell of the cigarette smoke?
Odor in Mobile Home?Last summer, I notice a musty type, sewer, rotten egg odor coming from the kitchen sink. The smell kicked in my children's allergies. Sometimes I notice the smell in the hallway from the bathroom to the back door also. Had anyone had this issue and know how I can solve the problem?
Cleaning Spilt Pine O Clean From Carpet?I spilt Pine O Clean in my car. How to fix that smell. Thank you