How To Get Rid Of Carpet Odors

Carpets are a staple in many homes these days; they provide warmth, comfort and add to the over all appeal of your home. These days most people prefer to lay carpets in their homes. However it is a real pain to clean a carpet. Anything which is spilled on to it, from cigarette smoke, to food and drinks, as well as pet’s urine, tends to build up over time and leave a musky odor which can be quite nauseating.


Cleaning a carpet may not seem like an easy job, as its not something which can be chucked in the washing machine and left on its own. Cleaning a carpet of all previous odors require certain tips which need to be followed.

7 Tips to Get Rid of Carpet Odours

When these basic tips are followed it will help get you rid of most of the odours.

Spray Deodorizer

For a quick solution you may spray a deodorizer in the air to mask the odor, but its only a short term solution and often not a very good one, imagine the smell of pet urine combined with your favourite deodorant, pretty icky you know. So get that butt in to gear and get some carpet cleaning solution and get that odor out of your carpet for a long term solution.

Baking Soda

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You can try the baking soda method. For this all you need to do is sprinkle some baking soda all over your carpets and let it sit overnight, so that most of it is absorbed by your carpet. The next day you might need to vacuum the carpet, this will clear any sort of odor but is particularly effective for removing smoke odors.