Remove Cigarette Smoke Smell From Your Clothes

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How do you remove the smell of cigarette smoke from clothes?

Remove Cigarette Smoke Smell From Your Clothes

To remove smoke smell from clothing, spray your clothes with a fabric freshner.

You can make your own fabric freshner by placing two and one half cap fulls of fabric softner in a spray bottle. Fill the rest of the spray bottle with water.

   

Comments

9/3/2006 1:09:25 PM
tara said:

fabric sofener can stain your cloth if used in stong amounts


1/27/2007 6:24:09 AM
Mary A Lake said:

Great sAVINGS ON MAKING ONE'S OWN FABRIC FRESHNER


1/27/2007 8:11:51 AM
gilda said:

you have to specify what size spray bottle.


1/28/2007 6:16:29 AM
mahye said:

all of them are great to knowespecially this one


1/28/2007 10:00:38 AM
mscott said:

don't you think that the softner would staqin the clothing


1/29/2007 7:50:15 AM
cheri said:

i'll give it a whirl


1/29/2007 2:33:42 PM
Lee said:

This same formula that you suggest will also work on carpet to get up pet hair. Spray it lightly over carpet let set for about 5 min. Vacumn as usual. What it does is demagnitize the hair from the carpet fibers. It really works.


1/29/2007 5:10:32 PM
Edwin T. said:

how large of a bottle, and how big is the cap?


7/7/2008 8:50:15 AM
Stephanie said:

Fabric softener *does* stain clothing so I personally wouldn't recommend this. I had this happen recently using one of those concentrated formulas in the washer- so I can't imagine spraying it directly on anything. Maybe if used HIGHLY diluted and a regular, not concentrated, forumla. And definitely not two+ capfuls!


4/24/2009 2:18:58 PM
Melissa said:

Stop smoking! My clothes smell fresh and I can run up stairs without being out of breath.


9/7/2011 6:37:04 PM
Phisherman said:

Borax powder (or baking soda) added to the laundry removes stains and odors. Put a cup of vinegar in the laundry rinse. I use these methods to remove most odors from my clothes. Unlike most fabric sprays borax, baking soda or vinegar won't leave a lingering cover-up odor. There are alternatives to not having a fragrance in clothes.




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