When You Can’t Remove a Dead Animal – You Can Remove the Smell!

Summary Getting rid of dead animals smells that have your family gagging can seem an impossible task. But, armed with Smelleze® Reusable Dead Animal Smell Eliminator Pouches, you can eradicate these putrid odors at the molecular level. Reduce your dead animal smell risk by blocking access into your home, storing pet foods and other foodstuffs in containers, and cleaning out potential nesting areas. NoOdor.com uses premium all natural ingredients…

How to Get Rid of Cat Urine Smell

Summary You don’t have to tolerate cat urine smell and let it affect your indoor air quality, social life, and home value. It may seem difficult to get rid of cat urine odor but it’s definitely possible to eliminate it. Got Cat Urine Smell? We love our cats! These furry friends are beautiful, independent, clean, quiet, and affectionate. Unlike dogs, they are also generally low maintenance and even let themselves out to go to the bathroom. Althoug…

How to Get Rid of Dead Rodent Smell

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Summary You can find a solution to dead rodent smell in our free smell removal guide so you don’t have to put up with the sickening smell or dread entering your house. Got Dead Rodent Smell Problem? If dead rodents such as mice, rats or squirrels have invaded your home, it’s necessary to get rid of them as quickly as possible. They carry diseases, breed exponentially, and they can create an infestation in no time. Killing dead rodents with a pois…

A Case Study: Backyard Chicken Farmers — to flock or not to flock?

In the face of a progressive national movement toward being able to directly source our foodstuffs, we find ourselves standing in our backyards, contemplating a design mined from one of many how-to websites on building chicken coops. This isn’t the beginning of our engagement with identifying our food sources; it is the first step of commitment to being a chicken farmer. The practical impetus behind backyard chicken farming is obvious:  free egg…

How to Get Rid of Dead Mouse Smell

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Summary The smell from decaying dead mice is generated by a combination of chemicals and the odor is disgusting to all except vultures! Eliminate dead mouse smell using our free guides. Got Dead Mouse Smell Problem? If dead rodents such as mice, rats or squirrels have invaded your home, it’s necessary to get rid of them as quickly as possible. They carry diseases, breed exponentially, and they can create an infestation in no time. Killing mice wi…

How to Get Rid of Dead Animal Smell

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Summary A smell free home is also a sign of a healthy home. Learn how to get the dead animal smell out from our free smell removal guides. It’s a matter of your health and we do wish you well. Got Smell of Dead Animal? If rodents such as mice, rats or squirrels have invaded your home, it’s necessary to get rid of them as quickly as possible. They carry diseases, breed exponentially, and they can create an infestation in no time. Killing rodents w…

How to Get Rid of Dog Pee Smell

Summary Eliminating dog pee smell before it gets embarrassing can be a tough problem to conquer but not impossible. Learn how from our free odor guides. Got Dog Pee Smell? As the old adage goes, a dog is a man’s best friend. They are loyal, protective, playful, loving, and have a great way of warming your heart. They can even help you de-stress and live longer! Because of these special characteristics, dogs have become one of the most popular pet…

How to Get Rid of Dead Animal Smell in a Wall

Summary Dead animal smells in a wall are most often caused by mice that have chewed wiring and been electrocuted or have consumed poison. It is difficult, if not impossible, to remove a dead animal in your wall, so you need a dead animal smell removal product that works even when the carcass is still in the wall. The smell of a dead mouse can last for weeks, so you need something strong and long-lasting to eradicate that dead animal smell in the…

How to Get Rid of Basement Smell

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Summary Learn How to Get Rid of Basement Smell from our smell removal guide and keep your basement smelling clean and fresh without spending a fortune. A smell free basement is also a sign of a healthy basement. So get the basement smell out because it’s a matter of your health and we do wish you well. Got Smell of Mildew? Basements are a great place for storage and recreational activity. Unfortunately, your basement is likely to develop a moldy…

Getting Rid of Dead Animal Smells in Air Ducts

Summary Dead animals create a smell so intense that even when the carcass is removed, the terrible odor can remain for some time. If the dead animal is in or near air ducts that confined odor problem can be distributed throughout the house. Eliminating air borne dead animal smells in air ducts requires an odor removal product specifically developed to eradicate dead animal smells at the molecular level. Smelleze® Reusable Dead Animal Smell Elimi…

How to Remove a Dead Animal Smell in the House

Summary It doesn’t matter when or how you encounter a dead animal smell in your house, the only thing that matters is getting rid of it. Many situations, such as cold weather, easy access to pet foods or water, or heavy pesticide use can drive pest animals inside. These animals live, nest, and die in your house, which means having to endure dead animal smells in your house. Finding and removing the carcass is usually not an option, so you need a…

How to Get Rid of Cat Smell

Summary By utilizing our simple and informative smell removal guide, you will quickly learn how to get rid of cat smell from experts, take immediate action to rid cat odor, and Smell the Difference! Got Smelly Cat? As a cat lover, it’s hard to conceive of life without cats and what life was like before. Chances are that you tolerate a lot because of the love and affection your cat gives you in return. You may think that some smell, hair and dande…

The Chemistry of Body Odor (BO)

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What Causes Body Odor? Body odor is unpleasant and most of us look for ways to get rid of this bad smell. However, before trying to look for options that can help us eliminate body smell, it is important to understand what exactly causes this malodor and if it poses any risk to our health. Medically termed as bromhidrosis, osmidrosis or ozochrotia, body odor is caused when bacteria that live on the skin break down protein into certain acids. A co…

How To Stop Killer Ammonia In Aquariums

The tropical fish hobbyist must always be concerned with the levels of ammonia in their aquarium. Ammonia is extremely toxic to fish, and in high concentrations, is one of the leading causes of death in tropical fish. The aquarium equipment you choose to purchase will need to be used wisely to ensure your fish remain healthy. Some regular monitoring and maintenance will also be required to minimize or eliminate the potential of your fish falling…

Decoding the Smell of Foot Odor- Causes and Remedies

Many people have to deal with the problem of smelly feet or foot odor on a day to day basis. Foot odor is not only unpleasant but leads to serious hygiene issues as well which can be embarrassing at times. This problem is more common in people who wear shoes daily for longer durations of time. Climatic changes do have an effect on smelly feet, and the problem is not restricted to a particular gender, though it is more common in men. Most people d…

Getting Rid Of Dead Animal Smell In Outdoor Spaces

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Summary The stench of a dead animal can ruin your outdoor events and recreational spaces. Finding and removing the carcass is rarely an option, so you need a way to get rid of the smell even if the dead animal cannot be removed. Since natural, organic processes are involved in decomposition, it makes sense to use an all-natural solution to neutralize dead animal smells. These foul odors take place at the cellular level, as decay sets in and bact…

How to Get Rid of a Dead Rat Smell

Summary Encountering the common house mouse in your home is what gives this little rodent the designation: common. Encountering a rat, and a dead rat smell, in your home is not common. A dead rat smell is stronger than a dead mouse, though the stink of either can drive your family from the house. To combat the smell of a dead rat, you need a long-lasting, highly effective odor removal product. Smelleze® Reusable Dead Animal Smell Eliminator Pouc…

How to Eliminate Dead Animal Smells in Your Car

Summary The smell of a dead animal is terrible no matter where you encounter it, but in the confined spaces of your car it can be particularly bad. Animals can crawl into areas around your engine for warmth or into air ducts. If the animal dies, the resulting dead animal smell in your car can last for weeks. If you hit an animal, the dead animal smell in your car, even with steam cleaning, may remain. You need stink relief that is long-lasting a…

Activated Charcoal vs Charcoal Briquettes

Summary All charcoals are not the same! Activated charcoals that are used to filter water and purify the air and the charcoal briquettes used to cook our favorite grilled foods are not interchangeable types of charcoal. Activated charcoal is produced by heating biomass, such as bamboo, to specific temperatures in an oxygen-free environment. This creates a biochar with billions of tiny pores that can trap odors produced by chemical and bacterial…

How to Get Rid of Ammonia Smell, Gas and Spill

What is Ammonia? It is an inorganic substance that is naturally produced by nature, humans, and their activities. Humans and nature produce about the same amount of ammonia per year. Ammonia is made up of one nitrogen atom and three hydrogen atoms. The nitrogen component is very important for animal and plant survival. Ammonia is also produced by bacteria that reside in human intestines. It is most commonly found in the form of a colorless gas th…

How to Eliminate Dead Animal Smells from Attics

Summary Animals can be a year-round problem when they gain access to your attic. Since the space is often one that is rarely accessed, rodents and other, larger, animals may find or create ways into your attic in order to live, nest, and die. When animals die in your attic, their remains will decompose at varying rates, depending on the conditions. To get rid of dead animal smells in your attic, you need to remove both surface and air borne odor…

Is Your Backyard Full of Chickens & Odor?

100 years ago, having a yard full of chickens was simply a part of life. If you wanted eggs, you had chickens. 50 years ago, having a yard full of chickens might be encountered in a smaller town, but more likely on a farm. 20 years ago, chickens were rediscovered, and coops started popping up — and pooping up — suburban neighborhoods. NoOdor.com is all for folks knowing their food sources and enjoying the benefits of ‘home grown’ vittles. Nothin…

7 Solid Waste Management Solutions to Control Landfill Odors

Odors can stem from different sources like industries, waste management facilities, landfills, animal processing units, composting sites and commercial establishments. These odors can be classified into the following 4 types depending on their source: Odor released from the organic waste collected from homes, restaurants, gardens and transfer stations Odors emanating from municipal solid waste Landfill gas odors Odors stemming from liquid waste T…

Stupefying Skunk Smells & How to Get Rid of Them

Summary The intensity of skunk smell is infamous and the difficulty of getting rid of skunk smell is legendary. Even running over skunk roadkill can stink up the inside of your car, leaving you to smell the awful stench for miles, and to discover later that the nasty stink is still on your tires! Home remedies don’t work – most just briefly introduce a new, potent smell to your burnt-out nose before the omni-potent skunk stench once again takes…

How to Get Rid of Paint Smell

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Summary If you used solvent based paint that resulted in paint odor, take immediate action to get the smell out from paint. Out guide outlines good solutions to rid paint smell and prevent exposure to harmful chemicals. Get Paint Smell Out Now Paint smell can be extremely unpleasant and may concern you because of your exposure to harmful emissions. Painting your home will give it a welcome fresh new look, but at the same time you might end up wit…

How to Get Odor Out from Dead Rodents

It’s not uncommon for uninvited rodents to make their way into your home or business. If you were unfortunate enough to have had a rodent die in your home, you know will how pungent the odor is. Dead rodent odor is very easy to notice and hard to forget. In addition to the various diseases harbored by dead rodents, the odor alone is often enough to make a person sick. Getting the dead rodent odor out can provide your home with fresh, clean, healt…

Guide to Indoor Air Quality & Odor Elimination for Construction & Remodeling Projects

According to the EPA’s Indoor Air Quality guidelines, the most critical component of air quality during a remodeling project is following proper work practices and containing dust and indoor air pollutants. Doing so will help to improve indoor air quality but you should also be using methods for effective odor elimination in remodeling. There is little you can do about what goes into the air, but you can prevent your team from breathing it in by…

7 Easy Ways to Battle Trash Can Odors Effectively

The battle with trash can odors is a never-ending one in many households. It might reach a point where you may even dread stepping on the lever to pop it open for fear of filling the whole house with a foul smell. Well, you can’t place all the blame on the trash can, as long as you keep throwing those leftovers in there. The good news is that it does not have to be this way. With time, I have come to realize that when you put certain measures in…

3 Steps to Eliminating that “New Car” Smell

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For years, car buyers sought that luxurious “new car” smell. They even made air fresheners with the scent so drivers could keep the smell fresh for years. However, what many of us didn’t know was how toxic those odors can be. That “new car” smell can originate from toxic chemicals used in many of the materials in your car’s interior. From the seat cushions and door panels to your steering wheel and dashboard, dangerous chemicals leach from your c…

Get the Paint Odor Out and Breath Easy

Paint odor can be extremely unpleasant and may concern you because of your exposure to harmful emissions. It is true that painting your house will give it a welcome fresh new look, but at the same time you might end up with new paint odors and new hazards as well. When faced with this problem, many homeowners look for ways to get the paint odor out in the easiest, quickest, and most convenient way to safeguard their family. The main cause of the…

What Causes New Furniture Smell?

The only thing that can spoil the excitement of having new furniture in your home is the odor that new furniture emits. Furniture pieces usually undergo multiple chemical treatments during their manufacturing phase. They are painted, varnished, polished – in short a lot of chemicals are involved in furniture manufacturing for achieving that lustrous finish. Use of primers, anti-termite treatment, paints, flame retardant chemicals that have a con…

How to Eliminate and Prevent Plumbing Odors

Plumbing smells are among the worst smells to fill your nostrils. Odors can be caused from a variety of sources, including dirty bathrooms, clogged drains, and damaged plumbing lines. Recognizing these causes and identifying the problem is half the battle; once you know where your odor is coming from, you can take steps to eradicate it and prevent it from offending your olfactory senses in the future. Cleaning Solutions For most plumbing odors, t…

Pet-Friendly Household Products You Can Use to Eliminate Bad Dog Odor

Canines make terrific, loving pets; there’s no doubt about that. Still, the mess (as well as the smell it produces) they leave behind can and will take its toll on you if you don’t know how to deal with it. So alongside toilet-training your pooch, here are four pet-friendly products that will help you battle and defeat the unpleasant odors in your home. Absorb Dog Odor from Indoor Stinky Surfaces Are your rugs and carpets reeking from your canin…

Mold Damage, Remediation, and Insurance: 8 Facts You Need to Know

Summary Mold is one of the ugliest problems that can affect the average home. Unlike major disasters such as floods and hurricanes, it rarely broadcasts its presence beforehand and can affect nearly any house except those in the most arid of climates. When homeowners discover they have some insidious mold problems, they often turn to their homeowners insurance problems and search for remediation services. Unfortunately, this can lead to some nast…

What a Backwater Valve Can Do for Odors in Your Basement

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Does your basement have a lingering odor? If so, you’re not alone. Truth be told, most people struggle to keep their basements smelling fresh. After all, basements are underground and often damp and dark. But they don’t have to smell bad. Once you know the source of an odor, you can treat it and enjoy a clean scent whenever you head downstairs. Look for the Source of the Problem Before you can take steps to fight basement odors, you need to find…

Trucking with Your Dog

Driving a truck can be lonely. One solution many drivers have found is to have a dog travel with them. Not only does the dog provide companionship for the driver but it also provides a sense of security. Many trucking companies, with more added each day, will allow drivers to have a dog with them while on the road as long as the driver accepts responsibility for the dog as well as any damage the dog may cause. Before grabbing Fido and heading out…

How to Get Rid of Dog Smell

Summary Dog can have their own distinctive smells and along with anything they spill, break, or carry in from outside, they can make your home smelly. Lean how to tackle dog smell problems. Get Dog Smell Out Now Household smells can be generated from a numerous sources but one of the main culprits of smell are pets, especially stinky dogs. A dog may be a man’s best friend, but a smelly dog can really test your patience! Moreover, accidents happen…

4 Best Deep Cleaning & Deodorizing Car Tips after Your Summer Road Trip

What did you bring back from your summer road trip? A tan? Some mementoes? Photographs? These were planned souvenirs. What about the unplanned ones? I’m sure your car became home to many random items. And your car can store smells. Are they overpowering yet? Perhaps you’re already used to them after hours in the car. But they can’t stay. You’ll never be able to sell your car. Smells can even signal rot or mildew. How do you solve this problem? I…

How to Completely Get Rid of Cat Litter Odor

If you own a cat, you probably have experienced annoying issues with litter box odors. The smell can get unbearable sometimes and drive you absolutely crazy. Luckily, you do not have to live with the smell forever. There are several things you can do to get rid of the kitty litter odor in your home for good. Here are some of them. Invest in a Self-Cleaning Cat Litter Box One option to controlling the stench is to invest in a self cleaning cat lit…

Carpet Cleaning: Stain Removal

Most people learn at a young age just how important carpeting is upon visiting the home of a neat-freak relative who insists on shoe removal before tramping around inside the home. But those more overzealous carpet owners often have good reason to be so diligent in regards to its protection: carpeting can be very expensive, and it can also be easily damaged. After all, most people have one or two horror stories regarding bright white carpeting an…

12 Simple But Effective Tips To Remove Odors From Your Kitchen

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All of us love our kitchens, because we associate it to the delicious food we love and the good times we enjoy at home with friends and family. A tasty dish along with the right company can be totally delightful. It’s difficult to resist the lovely smell of our favorite meals which can invoke pleasant memories. The only problem is that the smell of some foods like onion, garlic, and sea food can become unpleasant and linger on in the kitchen even…

Air Purifier Q & A’s

Questions About Using Sanibulb® Air Sanitizer & Air Purifier CFLs Question: I was interested in purchasing the Sanibulb® CFL bulbs to replace the light bulbs in most rooms in my home to help cut down on dust and other allergens, but I read somewhere that these type of bulbs must be used in an upright position to be effective. Is that the case? That seems to somewhat limit the types of lamps that the bulbs could be effectively used in. For instanc…

Cleaning Up Truck Cab & Trailer Smell

Anyone who loves the smell of new cars should be forewarned that the chemicals producing that smell can be hazardous to a person’s health. A 2001 study conducted by the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in 2001 and a 2006 report released by the Ecology Center which is entitled, “Toxic at Any Speed: Chemicals in Cars and the Need for Safe Alternatives,” both show that the chemical smells given off by new cars…

How to Get Rid of Smelly Odors While Fasting to Lose Weight

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Being in tip-top shape is every person’s dream. As the famous Buddha prince said: “To keep the body in good health is a duty; otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. ”Maintaining an ideal weight is one of the best methods to stay healthy. Losing weight, however, often leads to the production of unpleasant odors, which could be embarrassing, at times. To help you get rid of smelly odors, here are simple but effective ways…

The Connection Between Indoor Air Pollutants, Odors, and Asthma

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By Louise Baker The Responsibility of Cleaning Product Manufacturers The makers of house cleaning products are charged with two tasks – creating products that can offer a deep cleaning of the indoors that will help eliminate viruses, bacteria, allergens, odor, and dust, but also will deliver this strong cleaning power in a form that will not actually make the indoor environment more allergenic by adding chemicals and toxins to the air. If the cle…

Chemical Storage Cabinet Vapors Q & A’s

Need to Control Vapour in Chemical Storage Cabinet Question: We have a problem with solvent vapour in one of our storage cabinet. Which product do you recommend to solve this problem? Do you also sell your product in Brazil? Best Regards, Dr. Grzegorz, Brazil Answer: The challenge of controlling harmful vapour building up in chemical storage cabinets is a common problem here in the USA at chemical companies with labs. We have a product called VAP…

Composting for Healthier & Smell-Free Gardens

The exterior of your home looks beautiful with its fresh coat of paint or new siding, a carefully designed deck and its rear play area giving your home a well maintained and even a refined look. One area where your home may be struggling is with its garden beds, as nutrient-deprived growing areas may have difficulty bringing forth lush vegetation. You could go out and buy soil and supplements to rejuvenate your gardens or you could choose compost…

How to Deal with a Broken Sewer Line

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If you step out into your yard and are assaulted by a foul stench and soft even soggy spots when it hasn’t rained, you’re almost certainly dealing with a broken sewer line. What to Do with a Broken Sewer Line The first thing to do is to find a reputable drainage repair technician. It’s one thing to handle an overflowing toilet on your own, but it’s a completely different beast trying to fix a broken sewer line. A seasoned professional can come in…

Waste Management and Odor Elimination

Society is becoming increasingly concerned with environmentally friendly living. It has become unacceptable to just throw everything away. Today’s modern home is often equipped with recycling bins for green waste which can be turned into great compost for the garden. Similarly, many industrial or food production companies are being forced to think about their waste management and how they can reduce their carbon footprint and the waste they take…

How To Keep Boxing Gear Smelling Good

Boxing Gear Odor Every athlete struggles with smelly gear to a certain extent, but some have a harder time than others. Boxers are among the athletes that struggle in the fight against smelly gear. Even the best boxer, who can win every bout in the ring, loses the bout against his own gloves. Unlike basketball players, who just have sneakers and a change of clothes to wash, boxers have gloves, headgear, and shoes. All of these items pose specific…

What You Need to Know About HVAC Carbon Filters

Every homeowner has stood in front of the wide selection of HVAC filters in home improvement stores wondering which one is best. The truth is, each type of filter has its own pros and cons. Learning more about the capabilities of each filter will help you make the right choice to keep your air smelling clean and your unit running efficiently. Types of Filters There are several different types of filters. The most commonly used ones are the thin,…

How to Remove Bathroom Odors in 3 Easy Steps

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Got a Stinky Bathroom? It’s late. You’ve just returned home from a long night of networking, and you are all set for a warm, relaxing shower. Towel in hand, you open the door to your bathroom and – PHEEE-OOW! A wall of stink hits you full force in the nose. What is that horrible smell? Where’s it coming from? And most importantly, how do I get it out of here? Step 1: Identify the Bathroom Odor The very first thing you need to do is figure out whe…

What Causes Foot & Shoe Odor plus Easy Solutions

When it comes to common skin issues, foot odor stands out at the top of the list. If no measures are taken, footwear odor will follow and cause all sorts of additional problems. Excess sweating is one of the main factors involved in the process, creating the perfect environment for bacterial and fungal microorganisms to thrive. When such a situation is present, foot and shoe odor becomes omnipresent and additional manifestations become obvious. K…

How to Get Smell Out of Shoes, Sneakers & Boots

Got Stinky Shoes? Time to Think & Act! Troubled with smelly shoes? Fear people around you might faint or run in horror the moment you slip them off? Before your shoes end up becoming a medium for mass destruction, learn about shoe smell and the causes behind it. Shoes, regardless of the type, brand, size or material, tend to become dirty and smelly in no time! Whether the odor comes from your feet or shoes, it is quite easy to control if you know…

How to Get That Fresh “New Home” Smell

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Don’t you just love that “new house” smell? You know, where everything is new, clean, and fresh? Unfortunately, over time, that smell tends to fade, replaced by the stale odors of day-to-day living. Whether your house suffers from must, pet odors, poor air circulation, or is just plain old, there are ways you can retrieve that fresh scent again. Kitchen The kitchen is the heart of the home, so it is important to check here for your odor culprits….

Puppy Potty Training in a High-Rise Apartment Building

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Potty Grass for Dogs Forget all your worries about potty training when living in an apartment because puppy potty training aids are already available on the market. Dog supply and odor removal companies have recognized your need for this kind of problem and have come up with solutions to help you train your new puppy. Potty training mats for dogs is ideal for those dog owners who are living in a high apartment building. It saves time and effort g…

How to Get Rid of Mildew Smell

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Summary Mildew thrives in areas of excess moisture and leaves behind a stale and undesirable smelly odor on every surface they invade. Learn how to stop musty smell with our informative guide. Get Mildew Smell Out Now Mildew is an organism that thrives in areas of excess moisture and leaves behind a stale and undesirable smelly odor. The term mildew is often used to generically refer to mold growth in households. They can thrive on many organic m…

How to Make Your Own Laundry Soap

Summary There are few items at the drugstore that are more expensive than laundry detergent. Save big bucks by making your own laundry soap at home. With only minimal ingredients (three, to be exact), you can have a regular supply of detergent for just a few cents per load of laundry. On top of that, making your own laundry soap is a great way to go green. Since you won’t be using harsh chemicals to wash your clothing and linens, your indoor air…

Selling Your Home? You’ll Want to Deodorize Every Room Before Showings

During a home showing, even minor smells can turn away buyers. Unfortunately, many homeowners don’t notice the natural smells that occur in their house. If you’re a homeowner who is thinking about selling your home in the next few months, deodorizing your property could make a big the difference. These tips will help you cut back unpleasant odors, which in turn could attract buyers. Different Rooms, Different Smells Different rooms of the house a…

How to Have a Clean Smelling Cat House

Perhaps you’ve heard someone make a comment about a house they’ve recently visited along the lines of: “I could tell they had cats the second I walked in because of the smell.” We all love our pets dearly, but we also want to make sure nobody ever cringes in olfactory disgust upon entering our homes. Oh, the humiliation. Luckily, there are many things we can all do to keep our houses smelling clean and pet-free, even when we own cats, and we’re g…

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: Challenges and Solutions

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What is Multiple Chemical Sensitivity? Multiple chemical sensitivity, also known as MCS, can best be described through a scenario. Let’s say that you get on the subway and sit next to someone that has a lovely smelling perfume or cologne on. Although it smells nice, it is also very strong and suddenly your eyes begin to water and you begin to sneeze uncontrollably. After getting off the subway, you pass a florist on the street that is spraying hi…

How to Get Rid of the Stale Smoke Smell from Your Home

Smoke, one of the most lingering issues in a household and an air pollution culprit- it can make one’s life miserable as you try scratching your head in a bid to look for ways to get rid of it. Smoke from cigars or a fire permeates through your fabrics, carpeting, and coats the walls, leaving a film and odor in a way that can be quite embarrassing especially if you have visitors on a regular basis. To completely remove the stubborn smoke smells…

How to Get Rid of Car Smell

The Smelly Car Nightmare It’s one of car owners’ worst nightmares: the discovery of an offensive odor of a seemingly unknown origin. There’s no obvious cause and no clear way to go about removing the problem. Sometimes these foul smells are so mysterious that the auto owner doesn’t even know where to begin in order to attack the problem. But these are extreme circumstances. And even in these somewhat-rare instances there is always a solution to t…

Key Tips To Remove Musty Basement Odors From Your Home

You do not have to have an old home in order to suffer from musty odors from time to time. One of the most common places that smell develops tends to be in the basement. The problem is that once that odor develops, it tends to get worse. It can seep into furniture, clothing, and carpeting, making it an area that no one wants to spend time in. So, what do you do if your basement has developed this musty odor? How can you not only keep it at bay, b…

Printing Odor

Question: We are one of the leading printing & publishing houses based in Dubai (UAE). We would like eliminate printing odors (foul smell) inside the machine room area / CTP area. Please suggest us a suitable deodorizer which is used successfully in the printing industry. Our requirement is for: Machine room area (12, 060 square feet) CTP room (4,370 square feet) Based on the above mentioned area, please send us a quotation for Printing Smell Deo…

Water Damage Woes: 6 Tips While You Wait for the Pros

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Summary Flooding and other types of water damage to your home can be especially heartbreaking when personal items of sentimental value are waterlogged and wrecked. Standing in the wet and soggy mess that was once your clean, dry house is a scenario nobody wants to face. But water damage happens, and when it does, there are steps you can take to prevent further loss and destruction of your precious property until professional help arrives. Here a…

How to Control Odors in Your Backyard

Are you experiencing nasty odors in your backyard? Looking to rid yourself of the smells you experience whenever you open your window or back door? Wondering how to control odors in your backyard? There is a lot you can do to keep the smells under control. It doesn’t even have to be overly difficult to keep smells to a minimum and make your yard more pleasant to spend time in. Some of these tips you may have never heard before, as we guide you t…

How to Remove Stubborn Pet Stains & Odors

Part of the fun of living in a spacious apartment or house with a bit of land is being able to accommodate pets. Indeed, these animals often become part of the family and provide years of happy memories. Of course anyone with a dog or cat running around the house understands just how often their furry friends leave behind dirt, stains and odor. The worst thing about smelly pet odor is that there is seemingly no place it can’t set in. Whether it’s…

AMMONIA GAS ODORS

Ammonia Removal from Cabinets Question: I have a question about one of your products, the AmmoSorb® Ammonia Smell Removal Pouch: XXL. I would like to get some of your ammonia odor eliminators for a few cabinets that we have in our lab space, I was wondering how big these pouches are and whether or not they would fit in our cabinets, or whether I should just get the 2.5 lb bag and place a dish of the material in the cabinets. Thank you for your ti…

Dead Animal Odor

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Get Dead Rat Odor Away from Furniture Question: Can you please advise me how to remove dead rat smell from upholstered furniture without using any harmful chemicals or fragrances. The stench from the decay is disgusting! Answer: I would suggest placing a SMELLEZE® Reusable Dead Rat Smell Removal Deodorizer Pouch or two next to the furniture. It will remove the odor that is being emitted by the furniture. For greater effectiveness, you can cover t…

How to Get Basement Smell Out

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Basements Can Be A Scary Place! Dark basements have a tendency to scare kids. Interestingly, these basements can also have the same effect on adults! However, the reasons are different. Children fear basements due to dark corners that transport their mind to a world of monsters. Adults, on the other hand, are terrified of the musty odor that hits their nose when they walk into the basement because it’s just adds another problem on their long ‘to…

The Key To Eliminating Foul Odors & Moisture From your House After a Flood

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Over 311,000 homes in the U.S. will face flooding every two weeks over the next 30 years. These alarming figures, which predict a steady increase in the number of flooded homes over the next few decades are from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). Any instance of flooding usually inflicts lasting damage to a home. One of the surprisingly stubborn effects of flooding is an unpleasant odor that may envelop the house after the flooding. Profes…

How to Get that Musty Smell Out of Your Stored Items

Those precious goods that you so carefully stored away have maintained their condition over the last few years, with one exception: they now have that awful mildew-y smell. Items like baby clothes and holiday décor are only needed periodically and often remain in storage longer than they are in use, but that doesn’t mean that you have to put up with that pungent smell. Use these tips to get your most commonly stored items back to their original c…

How do Various Air Purifiers Compare?

Indoor air pollution which is caused by unwanted particulate matter, chemical substances and microbial contaminants can result in a significant health risk. The EPA recommends improving indoor air quality by eliminating pollution sources, increasing ventilation and using effective air purifiers. Following is a comparison of popular air purifier features so that you can make an informed decision. TYPE OF AIR PURIFIER / CLEANER INITIAL COST MAINTEN…

Top 5 Tips to Prevent Underarm Odor

Sweating is absolutely normal for us humans and it’s definitely something we shouldn’t be ashamed of. However, body odor, especially underarm odor can sometimes be rather overwhelming for us and others around us. Just ask anyone who has an armygirlfriend or boyfriend, they’ll tell you that the smell can be pretty intense. Therefore, in order to help everyone out there fight this particular menace, we decided to share the top 5 tips on how to prev…

Natural Remedies to Help Get Rid of Bad Body Odor (BO)

Whether you’re allergic to anti-perspirants or other agents used to control body odor, or you wish to be more environmentally friendly and health conscious and get rid of alcohol-based deodorants that pollute the environment, we’d like to help you fight body odor in the most natural ways. This comprehensive list of natural remedies used to get rid of body odor can be particularly interesting to fitness singles who work out several times a week an…

Chemical Sensitivity Case Study

How Smelleze® Got Me Back Into My Bedroom After Toxic Paint Exposure By Shelley Ervin, Commercial Writer, Southern California I am a 66-year old woman who has suffered for decades from MCS (Multiple Chemical Sensitivities) and other autoimmune disorders, including fibromyalgia, systemic candida, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and endometriosis. I am writing this to help others with conditions such as mine. I was also diagnosed five years ago with a st…

Study finds New Car Smell is a Health Hazard

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Anyone who loves the smell of new cars should be forewarned that the chemicals producing that smell can be hazardous to a person’s health. A 2001 study conducted by the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in 2001 and a 2006 report released by the Ecology Center which is entitled, “Toxic at Any Speed: Chemicals in Cars and the Need for Safe Alternatives,” both show that the chemical smells given off by new cars…

How to Control Smelly Compost Odor

As people throughout the world turn a more attentive eye to the environment, new ways to promote sustainable living become popular. But some environmentally friendly methods of reducing the old carbon footprint have been around for ages. Take composting for example. This type of recycling is an extension of what occurs naturally, and it is has been practiced by many people for about as long as there has been waste itself. But there are an equal i…

The Scent of Danger: 5 Dangerous Home Odors you Should be Able to Recognize

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Homeowners and renters should be aware that certain odors signify potentially dangerous sources and situations. Certain harmful odors, such as radon and carbon monoxide, are odorless. If you’re a longtime homeowner you should always be on the lookout for dangerous smells and if you’re moving, one of the top things on your checklist should be checking potential spaces for these discernible smells. Here are five dangerous home odors that you should…

Clean Air Equals Clean, Longer Life

The United States has made massive investments and efforts to improve our air. As all of this effort and money is being spent we have to wonder if the quality of air has a direct effect on a person’s life expectancy. A study by Harvard says yes. It’s no surprise that breathing clean air is not only easier on the lungs, but easier on the body as well. Inhaling pollutants is uncomfortable, unhealthy, and can increase your use of medications, someth…

Outdoor & Indoor Animal Odor Busters

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Animal & Pet Odors Whether it’s your own furry friends, neighborhood cats or local wildlife, animals can be as smelly as they are enchanting, there’s really no two ways about it. Fortunately, there are ways you can deal with animal odors, both outside and inside. Outdoor Animal Odors Let’s start without outside, since that’s probably the place you have least direct control over animal behavior. Least, however, does not mean none. First up, if you…

Top Places to Look for Unidentifiable Home Odors

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You know how it is: smells tend to permeate an entire house without warning. You can leave for work one morning with a clean, fresh-smelling house, and arrive home that evening to a horrible smell that definitely wasn’t there eight hours ago. When you don’t recognize an odor, where do you look first? Sometimes it’s even hard to pinpoint where the stench is coming from—when this is the case, try sniffing out these places first. Laundry Hampers It…

Children’s Health Effects from Chemical Exposures

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There are several chemicals found in children’s bedding, clothes, toys, and other everyday items that pose potential hazardous health effects. While most of these chemicals are regulated by the federal government, there are still health concerns related to even minimal exposure to these toxins. Difference between Child & Adult Exposure Physiological and Developmental Differences In utero to adolescence children experience periods of rapid growth….

Recognizing When an Odor Could Mean Pests & Taking Action

We’ve all experienced it—you’re having a perfectly normal day at home, minding your own business, maybe relaxing with a new book. Suddenly you pause, your eyebrows dart down in disapproval and your nostrils flare up. “Is that,” you may think to yourself as you move around the room taking tentative sniffs, “no, what is that?” If you’re lucky, you’re with someone else when you smell it and can ask them if they smell something odd to make sure you’r…

Choosing Carpet Cleaning Products

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Deep cleaning never promises an easy approach. Hoovering does not require moving furniture, while carpet cleaning means you need to move your furniture or remove it from the room entirely. And the most disappointing thing is that you have to wait a considerably long time for fabrics to dry before you start putting everything back into its original order. It is not a surprise that you rarely have the desire to tackle this “fantastic” procedure of…

Natural Ways To Prevent Pet Odors In Your Home

Oh, the unconditional love of a pet. We invite them into our lives and snuggle with them in our homes, but there’s one tiny aspect that blemishes this beloved relationship. Pet odor problems. Sure, we could say the same thing about humans, but hopefully, the people in our homes are willing to bathe. Ridding your home of pet odors is as easy as being proactive instead of reactive. Reactive means scattered decisions that usually result in turning t…

The Health Risks Posed by Air Fresheners

Air fresheners are commonly used to mask unpleasant odors in the home and other environments. What is not known about these air fresheners, especially the scented ones, is that they contain chemicals that are hazardous to humans. A wide range of health problems have been reported after exposure to air fresheners. Birth Defects Many types of scented air fresheners contain chemicals know as phthalates. According to the Natural Resources Defense Cou…

Keeping Your Baby’s Nursery Smelling Fresh & Clean

Most parents spend around $2,000 outfitting their baby’s nursery, according to Care.com. But there are some parents that are spending thousands more. Regardless of how much the furniture, decor, and stuffed toys in your child’s room cost, there’s one thing that all nurseries have in common, and that’s a rang of smells. To keep your little one’s nursery smelling fresh, parents should use a Smelleze® Reusable Nursery Smell Deodorizer Pouch and fol…

How to Remove Musty Odor from the Attic

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Summary The attic, a well-loved storage nook in the home, comes with its own set of environmental concerns. Unpleasant smells gathering in the attic can discourage use of the space, and once you’ve noticed the musty odor, what do you do? Simply follow these simple guidelines, and you’ll be back to storing out-of-season items and more with ease and confidence. Visually Inspect the Space Wear eye protection, a dust mask and gloves, particularly if…

Facts About Indoor Air Quality – [Infographics]

People tend to associate air pollution with the dirty air produced by vehicles, factories, and many other more prominent sources of pollution that they see during their daily commute. What many don’t know is that indoor air – the one that you breathe inside your home and other indoor spaces – could be worse than that outdoors. According to experts, indoor air pollution is one of the prevailing environmental dangers of our generation. And since m…

How to Deal With a Moldy, Smelly Book

DANGER: Mold is definitely harmful if you breathe it in; even in small quantities. (Some mold is deadly!) Wear a mask and handle it with plastic gloves. Protective eyewear may also be called for. So you have a moldy, smelly book. First figure out if the book is wet or damp at all. If it is damp then mold is still growing. Stop the mold from growing by drying out the book. This will not kill the mold. It will just help it go dormant. In fact it wi…

Tips to Destroy Urine Smell in Your Home

Urine Odor Problem Even as adults, we don’t necessarily always make it to the bathroom on time. When there are children or animals in a home, then you can expect occasional urine accidents and so it helps to know how to deal with them. Be Prepared to Fight Urine Odor (as far as you can) Ideally you want to minimize accidents during the daytime by keeping an eye on your children and pets so you’re ready to whisk them off to the toilet or outside r…

Smell Out Your Date: Whiff from the World of Olfactory Dating

Something new is happening in the world of dating, something very olfactory, unconventional and possible bizarre—Smell Dating. Yes, this is an emerging concept that was inspired by a unique dating platform developed and coined by an environmental engineer, Tega Brain. Here, participants are asked to share samples that carry their body scent. The samples are usually everyday pieces of clothing that have not been subjected to deodorant or perfumes….

Clothing Odor Q & A’s

How Do I Remove Chemical Odor in Dry Cleaned Clothing Question: What product should we purchase to eliminate a lingering odor that has persisted for 18 months following the dry cleaning of linen/wool mix curtains (4 sets) all in the same room? We believe the smell may be caused by a chemical reaction caused by a preservative on/added to the material at the production stage. Any and all assistance greatly appreciated. Alvin, Ireland Answer: VAPORS…

6 Ways to Save Money with Green Washroom Design

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In recent years, sustainable design has begun to creep into the mainstream, as millions around the globe have discovered the cost-effectiveness of environmentally conscious design. However, despite much progress, there is still much that can be done at home to save electricity, heat, water, and improve our indoor air quality, much of which can be done in our own bathrooms. Below are six tips for saving money by conserving energy in one of the mos…

How to Eliminate Any Stinky Yard Odor

Whether your backyard is a tiny piece of outdoor space or a glorious, expansive flower-filled garden, it should be a pleasant place for you to enjoy and that means dealing with any bad yard odors which stink up what should be clean, fresh air. Tactic 1 – Stop yard odors before they start A lot of bad yard odors happen as a result of lack of appropriate care and maintenance, although it may not initially seem that way. For example, if you have loc…

Feces Odor Q & A’s

Cattle Stall Fecal Odor Eliminator Question: How does SMELLEZE® Animal Waste Deodorizer work and how will it affect the ground minerals when put back on the ground as fertilizer? My applications are in cattle stalls back. Answer: If you use it in cattle stalls, this fecal odor remover will absorb and retain the ammonia from the urine and feces which cause most of the cattle stall odor. When you apply the used SMELLEZE® to your fields, the ammonia…

Typical Household Items that Lessen Bathroom Odor

It’s no surprise that when asked, most homeowners will say their bathrooms are the biggest challenge to not only keep clean, but also odor free. Our bathrooms see a lot of action, and not just from our immediate family members; this is one room that will be used by visitors and guests alike. Just with regular use over time, and particularly if cleaning becomes a bit infrequent, the smell can be not only embarrassing but also cause the bathroom to…

Burnt Odor Q & A’s

How Do I Get Burnt Chicken Smell Out? Question: I need to get the burned chicken odor out of my house. The pots were scorched with chicken breast in the bottom of the pot and the burning smell is just terrible. Next time I’m going to pay more attention to my cooking!! Kathy, GA Answer: Firstly, I would suggest using SMELLEZE® Reusable Smoke Odor Deodorizer Pouches to remove the burnt odor in your kitchen and house. It will absorb and eliminate it…

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