Removing Odors from Walls
Removing cooking and tobacco smoke odor from walls can be a very difficult task to complete successfully. Even washing walls with
TSP (tri sodium phosphate) does not remove all the odor, though is does remove most of the cooking grease and tobacco smoke residue.
Cooking odors like curry, barbeque, and other strong odors are primarily grease based. Long term the grease becomes rancid and has a bad odor of its own.
Tobacco smoke odor removal requires a 2 step process.
the bulk of the tobacco tars by thoroughly washing the area with a
detergent or TSP if
you can get the real stuff. Be diligent in removing as much of the
tar and nicotine and detergent/water solution as possible (a Wet/Dry
vacuum works great). Remember, tobacco smoke residue contains a significant
amount of nicotine, which is a strong poison. Ingesting just a small
amount can make you really sick. Do not allow the walls to drip on
- Using the
sizing guide to
determine the appropreate size product use the OdorXit CLO2 slow release products
to eliminate the rest of the smoke residue and odor.
Pet scent marking spray removal
- Remove the bulk of the spray residue by thoroughly washing the area
with a detergent or TSP if
you can get the real stuff. Do not allow the detergent of rinse to
drip on the floor because it will make the floor smell as well.
- Using a 1 ounce OdorXit Concentrate to 15 ounces of water solution in
a trigger spray bottle, spray the contaminated area with a course
mist. It may take up to 4 treatments to eliminate all of the odor.
If the urine/scent spray ran down behind the base board, it may be
necessary to replace the baseboard because recently manufactured
base boards (last 20 years) are made of extremely absorbent wood
that is very difficult to treat.