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How do you get the smell of cigarette smoke out of a couch?

My MIL gave us a leather couch and it smells like smoke so bad! How do i fix it?

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Mandy211

Asked by Mandy211 at 8:05 PM on May. 13, 2013 in Home & Garden

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  • I know vodka can get it out of clothes but I'm not sure about leather.
    Fairierose81

    Answer by Fairierose81 at 8:08 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • It's very difficult to get a cigarette smoke smell out of anything that's upholstered, but maybe the leather kept the smell in the filling to a minimum, and washing the leather (with an appropriate leather cleaner) will help.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 8:11 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • Best thing to do is useing leather cleaner on the leather. It might help.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 8:22 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • What the ladies said and set it outside first thing in morning, sunshine is a natural deodorizer
    funlovinlady

    Answer by funlovinlady at 8:24 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • Is there any way you could rent an ozone machine?
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 9:22 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • I cant set it outside we barely got it thru the door the first time.. I have been opening the windows all day but its pretty cold here. What is an ozone machine?
    Mandy211

    Comment by Mandy211 (original poster) at 9:48 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • white vinegar... It will stink like vinegar for a while but will eventually go away.. you can try rubbing alcohol too..

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:18 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • It's almost impossible to get the smell of cigarette smoke out, you can try the things above, but it's almost impossible, especially if they smoked in the room where the sofa was for a very long time.
    ohwrite

    Answer by ohwrite at 10:26 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • hellokittykat

    Answer by hellokittykat at 1:17 AM on May. 14, 2013

  • While you are cleaning it do not forget to clean the underside of the couch.
    I would not use anything not made for cleaning leather. Vinegar will tend to dry out the leather.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 1:23 AM on May. 14, 2013

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