If you are a constant traveler and most of your time passes while driving, then chances are, you may get company or fellow travelers in your car like a colleague or an acquaintance who is a smoker, and the worst case scenario to land into is to have cigarette or cigar’s smell prevailing in your car as it is one of the most annoying and difficult to remove smells collectively. Things even get out of hand and worsen further if you are not a smoker yourself, have just quitted smoking or actually have an allergy against it.
The smell of tobacco is quite persistent and once it hangs around in the seating, upholstery, carpet, heating or the cooling system or air ducts it gets very infuriating as most of your general tries to get rid of it, fails badly. So most of us give up our fruitless tries and end up masking it instead with other fragrant alternatives which may seem or feel good for a while but doesn’t help much. Rather after mixing with the smells of the smoke, it reacts and the situation couldn’t get any shoddier for the riders who have more mileage to cover in that vehicle. The smell can take the reign in its hands and clings to seats, different surfaces and types of interior of a car.
One of the best methods of getting your car completely smells free is to get it completely cleaned, aired and refreshed with the help of some professional cleaners. But if you want to do it at your own, and that too in your own premises, then following are a few tips, technologies, tools, steps and hacks for your ease:
Basic tools required
If you are adamant of getting your car scent free, then following are the very few and basic tools, that you need to have to effectively get your car scents free. You might actually need to use them in a combination: vacuum cleaner, chemical cleaner, steam cleaner, window cleaner, natural cleaner, absorbents, cleaning clothes.
Steps to follow
First thing first, you need to thoroughly clean the car from edge to edge. Get rid of the residue of smoke and cigarettes. Vacuum all the interiors including body, upholstery, seats and carpet. You also must take out the ash trays and wash them properly. Let them stay out in the sun for at least…