Remove Odors With Enzymes vs Essential Oils

  • 24 Jan, 2013
Everyone wants a silver bullet, but I can assure you the enzymes are not the silver bullet if one does in fact exist at all. The post Remove Odors With Enzymes vs Essential Oils appeared first on Odor Removal for Just About Everything.

What works best – when you remove odors with enzymes or remove odors with natural essential oils formula?

That is the question.
We at OdorXit Products do not sell enzyme products because in my humble opinion enzyme products are not safe to use and only under the right circumstances can you remove odors with enzymes.  Most are very sensitive to detergent and detergent residue, so if you have washed a urine contaminated area with detergent or used carpet cleaner on a carpet you are trying to remove odors with enzymes, the chances are they will not get rid of the odor.
Enzymes also have an odor of there own which makes you want to leave the area for a few days while it works.  But it is my living room, you say.  Oh well.

What their manufacturers say to remove odors with enzymes

What we say to remove odors with enzymes

  • Buy three different products for all the different types of odors you might come in contact with.
  • They may not be alive but they do have a shelf life. And the longer they sit in the warehouse or on the shelf at the store, the less effective they become in enzyme odor removal .
  • They are usually food based.
  • They do smell bad as the enzymes remove odors.

Essential Oil Odor Eliminator Manufacturers say:

  • OdorXit Products are made from all natural salts, oils and water and essential oils.
  • They are safe and effective on urine, feces, vomit, spoiled food, sour milk, dead animal smell, skunk, your baby’s’ urine or your dogs urine and a host of other bad smells.
  • They contain no bacteria, enzymes or solvents (except water).
OdorXit Concentratecan be mixed with detergent to make it moreeffective in some applications.
Check out  The Odor Wizard for what OdorXit Products can do for you.
The right combination of essential oils and water as in OdorXit Concentrateand Magic by OdorXit(a 2nd essential oils formula) will remove odors completely and safely.  And while they may be safe to drink, they don’t taste good and this is in no way an endorsement to drink it!
If you are trying to get urine out of wall to wall carpeting, you really need to educate yourself on the size and complexity of the problem you are trying to solve.  Treating wall to wall carpet and padding from the top of the carpet without removing the padding and cleaning and treating the floor will result in additional damage being inflicted on your floor and make the problem much more difficult to eliminate in the long run. I have been there and done that in our rental properties before we discovered OdorXit in 1996.
Everyone wants a silver bullet, but I can assure you that enzymes are not the silver bullet if one does in fact exist at all.

OdorXit Odor Eliminator

By Terri Friedhoff 24 Oct, 2017

The recent storms that have ravaged multiple parts of the US have caused unprecedented damage. If you or your loved ones were affected by any of these storms, our thoughts and best wishes go out to you. Because these storms were so large in scale, people have experienced everything from moderate to complete damage.


Since getting rid of bad odors is our area of expertise, we want to help anyone who lost power for an extended period of time during one of these storms but didn't face complete damage to their home and belongings. Even if you're dealing with a refrigerator that smells incredibly bad due to it being fully defrosted and having items like frozen food decompose for days or even weeks, we want to go over how you can fully restore your appliance to its former condition.


5 Steps to Saving Your Refrigerator After Losing Electricity


The first step is to remove all of the spoiled food. This can be a truly nasty and smelly experience, which is why you'll want to wear a protective mask and gloves as you do it. Once your refrigerator is clean, take it outside and spray it out with a garden hose. If you have a truck or access to one, consider taking your appliance to a car wash and use the high-powered equipment to spray it out.


The next step is to spray one ounce of OdorXit Concentrate mixed with 30 ounces of water everywhere the refrigerator smells. That means spraying the insulation behind the doors,

under and around the door gaskets, the inside, behind the drawers and every little opening where the defrosted food might have dripped. Once the OdorXit Concentrate solution comes in contact with the rotten food smells, it will remove them from your refrigerator completely and safely.


The second to last step is to let the refrigerator dry outside then bring it back in the house. Don't panic if it still smells a little. It just means there is still at least one spot that hasn't been treated yet. You'll be able to knock it out by continuing to sniff and spraying wherever you detect even a slight odor.


The final step is to remember to be a good neighbor! Spray a few shots of the OdorXit Concentrate solution in the drain at the car wash or wherever you ended up treating your appliance. Anyone who comes by after you will be very glad you did.


By following the process above, it's possible to save even the worst smelling refrigerator, which in turns means saving hundreds of dollars by not needing to buy a replacement. So if you know anyone who's currently trying to restore belongings like their refrigerator, feel free to share this post with them by email or on Facebook.


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