To remove cigarette odours that lingered on a piece of clothes or other surfaces such as furniture is really hard. Besides it is leaving uncomfortable odours, repeated exposed to the cigarette odours is bad for our health.
Cigarette smoke contains numerous chemicals, including carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide, and nitrogen oxides. Those chemicals are toxins that are bad to our health.
How to remove Cigarette Odours
Vinegar is effective to remove unpleasant scents like cigarette smoke. Try to mix vinegar and lemon juice in a bottle and spray it like how you use an air freshener, or place bowls of white vinegar and leave it overnight.
To reduce the nicotine residue, you can wipe down the hard surfaces with the vinegar. Spray vinegar on the towel or cloth, or the hard surfaces like walls and wave it around.
Baking Soda and Activated Charcoal
Baking soda and activated charcoal can remove cigarette odours. You can find the activated charcoal powder at the pet stores or convenience store.
The first thing you have to do to reduce the cigarette smells in a room, juts put the activated charcoal powder bowl and sprinkle it on a surface.
If you want to get rid of the cigarette smells in a small item, you can place the bowl with the activated charcoal powder on it and leave it for a few days.
For coffee lovers, you can use your coffee ground to reduce the cigarette odours by placing them in the smoke-affected area and leave it for a few days.
Another way to have a better air environment that are free from cigarette odours is limiting contact with smokers and do not allowed visitors to smoke in your area.