Smoke is serious business, whether it's the result of a burned dinner or a house fire. Follow these tips to remove any trace from your household surfaces.
The first step in removing smoke stains is to identify the stained material.
Below are the most common types of materials that can become smoke-stained, with steps on how to remove smoke from each:
- Non-washable fibers such as Acetate, Carpet (synthetic or wool), Fiberglass, Rayon, Silk, Triacetate or Wool
- Washable fibers such as Acrylic Fabric, Cotton, Linen, Modacrylic, Nylon, Olefin, Polyester or Spandex
- Hard surfaces such as Acrylic Plastic, Alabaster, Asphalt, Cork, Glass, Linoleum, Marble, Paint (flat or gloss), Plexiglas, Polyurethane, Vinyl Clothing or Vinyl Wallcovering
- Masonry such as Bluestone, Brick, Masonry Tile, Sandstone, Slate, Terrazzo
- Leather or Suede