How do you get rid of cigarette smell from an apartment.

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It has been painted, new carpet, new blinds, and everything scrubbed. We live in Colorado so it's closed up all winter. When you walk in you can smell cigarette smoke.

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Feb 09, 2018
    place open boxes of baking soda, deactivated charchol or used coffee grounds
  • Judy O'Brien Judy O'Brien on Feb 09, 2018
    Try placing shallow bowls of white vinegar around the rooms. Leave overnight or longer.
  • Debby Thrasher Debby Thrasher on Feb 09, 2018
    When you leave for the winter put fabric softener sheets around.
  • Fix It Jen Fix It Jen on Feb 09, 2018
    And air it out as often as you can during the seasons you can. Also, I've had some luck with Febreeze spray for a short fix.
  • Maureen McAteer Vasily Maureen McAteer Vasily on Feb 09, 2018
    I would assume a product that absorbs odors would help. I used to get a product at Ace Hardware....
  • Cheryl Cheryl on Feb 09, 2018
    Did you change the filters in air/heat system? Those will retain smell and spread it every time it's turned on.

  • Debra Debra on Feb 09, 2018
    I had previous tenants that smoked. After they moved out, I mixed equal parts water and white vinegar and sprayed everything in sight--ceilings, walls, carpets with this mixture. It did the trick and did no damage to the areas.
  • Madelyn Madelyn on Feb 11, 2018
    I'm going to try a couple of the ideas from this post. I hope they work. Thank you to everyone that took the time to help me out.
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