Many homes today contain a significant amount of wood, from wood flooring to wood cabinets and even the furniture inside your home can be composed of wood. This material, however, is known for its strong and potent odor that can permeate throughout the whole home. You may think of a log cabin and the odor that is emitted from inside – the odor is wide spreading. The smell can be sometimes unbearable for those with chemical sensitivities or intolerances to certain strong chemical odors. If you are in the presence of wood and the odor is tainting your air and your health – you will need to find a solution on how to get rid of new wood smell inside your home.
The potency of the wood inside your home can depend on a few different things including how the wood was finished, the type of wood that absorbed the odor, what the odor is from, and how the unit will be used after the odor is removed. Removing the smell of wood can be hard and it may take a long period of time to dissipate on its own, therefore using the right procedures and supplies to effectively get rid of new wood smell is important to completely expelling the odors.
The steps for removing new wood smell from your home can including the following procedures:
- The first step is airing out your home with fresh air. Opening the windows in the room affected by the wood smell will help to dissipate the odor. Allow the fresh air to circulate through the room for several hours a day until the smell is gone.
- Implement some tricks to get rid of the odor this can include olive oil and vinegar, newspaper and charcoal, coffee grounds, kitty litter, or even baking soda.
- Utilize a deodorization solution to apply onto the strong-smelling wood. Many people will try to use the home-made solutions that are listed above, but these methods can be less effective than other optimal solutions – such as the EnviroKlenz Everyday Odor Eliminator. The EnviroKlenz Everyday Odor Eliminator is a patented earth mineral technology that is able to effectively breakdown chemical odors including that of wood. The easy application will provide complete odor-elimination of whatever surfaces are producing the new wood smell.
- If the smell is still emanating inside your home – it is likely that the odor has found its way into your home’s air. Your home’s air can gather and collect the contaminants, making it difficult to eliminate from the air. The best tool you can use to eliminate these contaminants is through the use of a VOC eliminating air purifier. The EnviroKlenz Mobile Air System is an air purification device that is able to effectively breakdown and eliminate noxious chemical odors and particulate matter is captured within the system.
** Sometimes the chemical odors may be so bad within your indoor environment that you may need to consider a bake-out of your home. A bake-out consists of a combination of source odor treatment methods (like air purification devices) or increased heat to offer faster and safer results than chemical driven processes. The EnviroKlenz Mobile Air System can safely and effectively help you to conduct a successful bake-out for VOCs in your home.