If you are a smoker, you will know just how difficult it is to remove the smell of cigarette smoke from a car. Cigarette smoke is extremely potent and can permeate upholstery, carpet and hard surfaces. It also infiltrates air conditioning systems, meaning the smell lingers long after you’ve finished smoking. If you want to get rid of that smoky smell, here are some simple tips from the team at Hoppy’s Carwash & Café.
Use a car air freshener
If you rarely smoke in your car, you may be able to get rid of the smell with an air freshener. There are a huge range of car air fresheners on the market including sprays, cards, canisters and diffusers, so make sure you choose one that is proven to eliminate cigarette odours.
Use a pet deodoriser and dryer sheets
If you don’t like the overwhelming scents of air fresheners or want to save a bit of cash, you can try spraying your upholstery and carpets with a pet deodoriser. While it may seem silly, these products are designed to remove strong odours from urine and can eliminate any smoky smells. To keep your car fresher for longer, place several dryer sheets around your car. When they are exposed to heat from the sun, they will release an ongoing fresh scent.
Have your car professionally cleaned
The best way to remove cigarette odours from car is to have your car professionally cleaned inside. Professional car wash services have a range of tools and products that can remove internal odours at the source and leave your car smelling fresh and clean. If the smell is very strong you will likely need a full steam clean of your carpets and upholstery, as well as an anti-bacterial treatment for your air conditioning system.
Having trouble removing cigarette odours from your car? Hoppy’s Carwash & Café can help. With locations across Brisbane and the Gold Coast, we offer steam cleaning, shampooing and anti-bacterial treatments to get your car smelling as fresh as the day you bought it.