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Old 10-08-2011, 07:37 PM   #29
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Old 10-08-2011, 07:54 PM   #30
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Personally, I like the smell of a campfire...even the next day if it gets in the camper. I must not be the only one, as this summer I saw some "campfire" scented candles!!!
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Old 10-08-2011, 08:28 PM   #31
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I agree that smoke is a solid and the only real way to get rid of it is a complete wipedown with soap and cleaner. Then, if you have a fabric ceiling as opposed to vinyl, Fabreze works quite well. Mine wasn't a campfire it was a pan full of bacon. Took a lot of elbow grease and cleaner to get rid of that lingering smell.

MMMMmmmm.... Baaaacon......
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Yes because it got bashed in just a few seconds
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The smoke cleaner pros will never ever scrub.

The LAST thing you want to do is rub the sticky, tar-like, smoke particles deeper into the fabric. They will spray the offending area with a strong alkaline cleaner and use an extraction method like a steam cleaner to pull the particles off the surface of the fabric. The type of cleaner is dependent on the type of smoke, there are smoke counteracting cleaners available and they are different for different types of smoke. Once it gets imbedded (i,.e. scrubbing) into the fabric it is there for good.

They will also use ion generators (ozone makers) to help neutrailze the smoke particles.

Give someone like ServiceMasters ServPro a call and ask about their smoke restoration process.
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Old 10-08-2011, 10:55 PM   #34
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Wow!
I've never heard of that...

Does the pie tin have to be aluminum, or does it matter?
I wondered if it's just the burning sugar that does the trick, or if there's some kind of chemical reaction between the sugar and the aluminum...

Thanks

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Hahaha....Francesca.some body got ya!...It takes a long,long,long time to get rid of skunk spray.......especially on a dog with long hair....wash off before it dries with foamy soap, dawn works well.... only wash the area sprayed, you don't want to spread it all over the dog..

You could use 1 qt peroxide and 1/4 cup baking soda, 1 teaspoon dishwashing soap, but Caution!!!!this mixture can be explosive!!! do not contain in a sealed container..just use it on the dog............

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Some good info folks so let's keep the posts informational and not let them get personal.

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Old 10-08-2011, 11:34 PM   #36
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Since an incredible number of people responded to http://www.irv2.com/forums/f84/atwoo...em-104709.html, I thought I'd try another thread in which it has some relevance and might get some helpful response.

Yes, my rig was downwind of our campfire smoke and now I have to find a way to get rid of the odor. Any ideas ??

Thanks in advance.

Peacekeepers6-X2 on the ionizer. If you don't own one, you can rent them by the hour or day from a company that does fire restoration or clean up work-not that expensive. Run it for about 6-8 hrs. depending on how bad the smoke damage is.

We did this once when, while away from our coach, the adjacent field caught fire and we had the vent open while gone, so had a fair amount of smoke smell. Rented the ionizer for a day and solved the problem! Later purchased one for around $90 and now carry it with us when we travel. Good luck
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Hahaha....Francesca.some body got ya!...It takes a long,long,long time to get rid of skunk spray.......especially on a dog with long hair....wash off before it dries with foamy soap, dawn works well.... only wash the area sprayed, you don't want to spread it all over the dog..

You could use 1 qt peroxide and 1/4 cup baking soda, 1 teaspoon dishwashing soap, but Caution!!!!this mixture can be explosive!!! do not contain in a sealed container..just use it on the dog............

Richard

Did they?
Well, that's one on me!

It's just that my husband's socks are so..."fragrant"...
Desperation has interfered with my usual skepticism!

Thanks for setting me straight

Francesca

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If I use your mixture, will the socks explode?

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Hi Viper and Francesca - the solution for getting rid of skunk SMELL inside a building, RV, etc. by burning sugar on the stove top is a real solution and we've used it many times. By SMELL I mean that a skunk has sprayed near by and the "fumes" have drifted into you home, RV etc.

Now if you have a skunk in your home, RV, etc. and it sprays then you have a bigger problem to deal with (like why was a skunk in your RV?).

The burning sugar solution will work for camp fire smell in an RV as well.
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I agree that smoke is a solid and the only real way to get rid of it is a complete wipedown with soap and cleaner. Then, if you have a fabric ceiling as opposed to vinyl, Fabreze works quite well. Mine wasn't a campfire it was a pan full of bacon. Took a lot of elbow grease and cleaner to get rid of that lingering smell.
Are you kidding? I've been trying to figure out how to keep the bacon smell.
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If I use your mixture, will the socks explode?

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Only if you want them to...poor....poor.. hubby...
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Are you kidding? I've been trying to figure out how to keep the bacon smell.
Keep the grease in a soup can(s) in the freezer.. Warm on the stove and place around the house before company arrives
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Or just get a few of these:

Only $2.99 each at ThinkGeek :: Bacon Scented Air Freshener

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