Smoke odor leaves a choking feeling in the back of your throat, whether it’s from a kitchen fire or your old Uncle Harvey’s smoking habit. Sure, Uncle Harvey’s jokes get huge laughs from everyone. But after the party is over, the nasty smell seems to stick in your nostrils like gum to dental work. Only non-smokers in the family? Great; however, if you have a rental property, the story could be different. You enter the vacated apartment; the betraying smell proves your no smoking signs went unheeded. The damage is done. Now, your lovely Concord, New Hampshire rental smells like a bar. You’re left with the task of eliminating the offensive cigarette smoke odor.
If the situation is not that bad, many of these odors can be removed with household cleaning/baking items. If the cigarette smoke odor has been building up for a while, it may be best to hire a smoke damage cleanup company like Soil-Away (603-641-6555) to get rid of the nicotine residue and foul odors. Removing the odor yourself is possible if the smoke damage it not too bad. Below are some tips that may be helpful.