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scampiandchips1 Wed 11-Oct-17 18:20:13

Please help!
My husbands new football boots have nearly caused us to divorce!! They have literally stunk our house out for 2 weeks now, the smell is the most powerful intense smell and it’s got everywhere! It smells like a damp smell. He’s washed them thoroughly and used special sports shoe odour eaters on them but nothing is working, he doesn’t even think the smell is that bad - it’s horrendous!

Any advice? He won’t send them back or leave them outside so I’m literally thinking the only way to resolve this is to LTB! grin

TheBitterBoy Thu 12-Oct-17 00:10:53

Has he dried them properly? Maybe they need putting in a zip sealed bag with a decent amount of silica gel?

andypandy55 Sat 14-Oct-17 22:31:13

I think it's because these days they are made of plastic. They get cleaned straight away and then they are kept outside in the shed.

ILoveDolly Sat 14-Oct-17 22:36:40

Gross football boot smell, I have to suffer three pairs. They live in the covered porch or in a box in the 'boot room'.

loveisasecondhandemotion Sun 15-Oct-17 00:34:23

Hi op, my ds is 14 and has lots of football related footwear, all of which goes on a 1 hour " sports wash " in my washing machine! They come out fabulous.

I leave them to air dry which takes a day or two depending if I can put them outside but they're like brand new again.

Blackandpurple Sun 15-Oct-17 10:33:55

I have 3 kids who have a couple of pairs each and i despair! They have that tom cat piss smell. Air dry, carrier bag in a box.

Wish theyd like proper leather ones but these plastic shite slipper like ones are the boots all go for.

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