How do you clean smoke damaged items?
What You Need to Clean Smoke Damage
- Rubbing alcohol / paint thinner.
- Degreaser / commercial soot remover.
- Vacuum (ideally a strong shop-vac) with upholstery attachment.
- Bucket / hot water.
- Dry-cleaning sponge (chemical sponge)
- Clean rags.
How do you get smoke smell out of clothing?
Soaking the clothing in warm water is the best way to get the smoke smell out. You can use either washing detergent or white vinegar, or a combination of the two, mixed with water. Soak the clothing overnight. In the morning, rinse and see if the smell remains.
How do you clean smoke damaged jewelry?
When cleaning this type of jewelry, combine 1 cup of warm water with a few drops of dish soap (while making sure it does not contain vinegar) and let it soak for 10 – 15 minutes. Use a soft cloth to dry and polish. You may need to repeat this process several times.