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Getting Rid of Perfume Smell

Posted by susan915 (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 24, 09 at 16:55

Years ago I put a strong sachet in a dresser drawer. I got rid of it, but the strong smell has permeated the drawer. How can I get rid of this smell so I can use the drawer? This is an expensive piece of furniture, so I'm hesitant to use chemicals.


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RE: Getting Rid of Perfume Smell

Set a bowl of white vinegar in the drawer, being careful not to spill.

If possible get some fresh air and sunshine on the drawer - take it outside and set it somewhere safe. You don't want to bake it in the sun, you just want to air it out.


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RE: Getting Rid of Perfume Smell

Try coffee. It works for a number of odors. There are a couple of odor-ridding products on the market as well. I like X-O Odor Neutralizer. It's a spray. I would spray the drawer and leave it open to air (you don't have to, but I probably would do so).


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RE: Getting Rid of Perfume Smell

DD just spilled a bottle of stinky cheap cologne on my MIL new carpet... The only thing that worked for us was baking soda.


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RE: Getting Rid of Perfume Smell

I know this sounds weird but try replacing your potpurri with a kitty litter sachet! My mother in law had the dog attack a skunk under her car and the car was so foul that you couldn't be near it without being nauseated. The kitty litter worked at getting that stench out!


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