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Getting vomit smell out of carpet.

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abigboydidit Sat 06-Dec-14 20:23:34

DD brought up her entire dinner on her carpet last night. I washed it then and again this morning and it looks clean but the room is still whiffy. I have had windows open and nice smelly candles burning but the minute that fades, all I smell is spew. Any suggestions appreciated, thank you.

AmandaTanen Sat 06-Dec-14 20:28:42

Cover where the sick was with baking soda, work it in a bit, leave for a while and the sweep up.

abigboydidit Sat 06-Dec-14 20:31:08

Oh, I would never have thought of that. Thanks!

mawbroon Sat 06-Dec-14 20:31:46

This happened to us the other night, poor ds2.

DH scooped up all the puke, went over it with the steam mop and then we put bicarb of soda on it overnight.

No smell.

I have used this in the past with good results.

OneLeggedCrabGoingInCircles Sat 06-Dec-14 20:33:34

Vinegar and water. This definitely does work I can assure you.

Tigresswoods Sat 06-Dec-14 20:33:35

We had this. The smell last just over a week. We used shake & vac & carpet cleaner a couple of times alternately.

abigboydidit Sat 06-Dec-14 20:38:33

How diluted do you make the vinegar and water? Not sure I have enough baking powder so could try that till I get to shops.

AmandaTanen Sat 06-Dec-14 21:10:07

Vinegar, bicarbonate of soda and soda crystals clean everything.

abigboydidit Sat 06-Dec-14 21:34:15

Thanks so much.

mawbroon Mon 08-Dec-14 21:44:32

Did it work?

mausmaus Mon 08-Dec-14 21:46:13

bio washing powder.

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