How to Remove Cigarette Smell From Upholstery

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Cigarette smoke permeates the fibers and stuffing of sofas. To get that smell out, use this easy remedy.

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Things you need

  • Hose Attachment Vaccuum
  • Fresh Baking Soda

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    Open the windows in the room where the sofa is, allowing fresh air to pull out much of the odor. Leave the windows open for several hours if possible.

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    Beat the entire sofa with your hand, or with a large spatula or serving spoon, to stir up the stuffing and lift the smell from the fibers.

  3. 3

    Sprinkle fresh baking soda over the entire sofa. Let it stand for several hours.

  4. 4

    Use a vacuum attachment to suck the baking soda off the sofa and out of the crevices.

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