Getting rid of Febreeze smell

(3 Posts)
PolterGoose Thu 14-Mar-13 14:34:03

If you are having lovely cold but sunny days try putting it outside for a day or 2. Failing that drench it in a dusting of bicarbonate of soda, brush it in a bit, leave for as long as possible and then Hoover it thoroughly.

tabbycat15 Thu 14-Mar-13 13:22:08

Could you maybe get someone in to steam clean it? That way the fixed fabric would get cleaned & it would feel more hygienic if steam cleaned as original smell that was being masked would be removed as well as the Fabreeze.

Tyranasaurus Thu 14-Mar-13 09:29:36

I have just bought a secondhand sofa and it absolutely stinks of febreeze. I have removed and washed everything I can, but most of the fabric/foam is fixed on. Is there anything I can do to get rid of it? I absolutely hate the smell of febreeze and it always makes me worry about what terrible thing happened to necessitate a febreeze bath (where the previous owners dog died of lung cancer?)

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