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Damp/Cellar-y small on some coats. how to remove please?

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wickedfairy Sun 24-Jul-11 13:54:31

Stupidly I stored some coats in my cellar (which is mostly "done-out", tiles floors, etc) over winter and they were fine because of central heating,etc.

Just got one off the rail and it smalls slightly musty and "cellary".

What is the best thing to do to get rid of the smell please?
Can't machine wash, is getting them dry cleaned the way to go, or is there some miraculous way I can do it myself?

Tried a generous spray of febreeze, but the smell came back after a bit. Maybe and day hanging out on the washing line?

All suggestions greatfully received!! Thanks smile

wickedfairy Sun 24-Jul-11 13:54:59

Oops, sorry for the typo in the title - I meant SMELL of course!

Driftwood999 Sun 24-Jul-11 14:07:16

I think you're on the right track, I would hang them out on a good fine day, spray with fabreeze and maybe an airing in a cool tumble dryer with some tumble dryer sheets?

nannyl Sun 24-Jul-11 15:55:22

id go for febreeze and day or 2 in the sunshine on the washing line...

wickedfairy Tue 26-Jul-11 19:22:09

Have done the above and the smell has gone! Many Thanks smile

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