How to remove smell from sofa

How to remove smell from sofa

Unpleasant smells strongly irritate, especially if they proceed from sofa on which you has a rest after difficult day. That to get rid of them, you can address professionals or cope with task independently.

It is required to you

  • Acetic acid, lemon juice, potassium permanganate, hydrogen peroxide, table or aromatic salt, starch, baking soda, fresh ground coffee, tea bags, the smell absorber for pets, liquid soap, means for cleaning of upholstery, aromatic small pillows.


1. Use acetic acid to get rid of smell from sofa. Part 2 tablespoons of acid in 1 liter of water. Moisten napkin from microfiber in the received solution. Carefully process sofa surface. Then leave before full drying. Acetic acid can be replaced with lemon juice, hydrogen peroxide or weak solution of potassium permanganate. In such a way it is possible to remove smell of cat's urine easily.

2. Fill table or aromatic salt even layer on sofa upholstery. Leave in such situation for 8-10 hours. After this time remove salt with brush or by means of the car vacuum cleaner. Instead of salt you can use mix from potato starch and baking soda. These substances have honeycomb therefore well adsorb unpleasant smells.

3. Prepare soap solution for removal of smell from leather sofa. In the container with warm water dissolve a little liquid soap and 1 tablespoon of ammonia solution. Moisten rag or foam sponge in liquid and wipe sofa upholstery. Then wash away soap wet towel wipes from microfiber. Blot sofa with cotton towel to remove surplus of moisture, and dry naturally.

4. Use the smell absorber for pets. It is possible to buy it in hypermarket or pet-shop. Scatter it on all sofa even layer. In several hours shake brush. Put bags of black or green tea on sofa and leave for several days. Also you can strew sofa with fresh ground coffee.

5. Buy special means for cleaning of upholstery of sofa. In shops of household chemicals rather good selection of these products is provided. Before purchase attentively study the attached instruction or ask for the help the seller. Also there are deodorizing sprays and aromatic small pillows.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team