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How do you Get Rid of the Smell of Vomit?

How can I eliminate the Vomit smell from carpets in my car?

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If there is one thing we want our carpet, cars and furniture to be safe or free from, that is vomit, of course that is aside from urine. The acids from the stomach stick to the fibers in the carpet or to the material so hard it is almost impossible to get rid of the smell. Good thing there are some measures you can do to eliminate the vomit odor from the carpet.

The first step is to remove the solid particles from the vomit left on the carpet. Wear gloves and carefully pick up the solid particles from the carpet. Place them in a plastic bag and tie it securely. You can soak the carpet with water to loosen particles that have become hard.

Read the manufacturer’s instructions on how to properly wash the carpet. Remember not to use a detergent with bleach because it will destroy the fiber of the carpet. Wash the part thrown up on and scrub it with a safe fabric as suggested by the carpet’s manufacturer.
Next, get a dry towel and try to absorb as much of the liquid on the carpet. You can use a shop vacuum to suck the liquid on the extra thick padding on the carpet.

Using an enzymatic cleaner to get rid of the vomit smell is one effective way. It is effective in breaking down the elements causing the smell. Saturate the spot completely and leave it for about two hours. This will give enough time for the cleaner to sip in and remove the smell.

Let the carpet to dry overnight. If the vomit smell is in the car, leave the windows open to let it dry thoroughly. You can use fans to speed up the drying process. The smell will remain until it dries completely.
Repeat the procedure if needed. It is best to clean it right away otherwise it will be more difficult to clean it and get rid of the smell if the vomit has dried up.

If you see discoloration on the spot, mix baking soda with water until it forms a paste. Rub it on the affected area and leave to dry. Scrape and vacuum to remove the stain.

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