Gone in a puff
Whether you’ve just quit smoking or are looking to eliminate the nicotine stains and smells that come with living in a house where someone smoked for years, there are some steps you can take to get rid of those stains and smells.
First, you’ll want to start by cleaning the walls and ceiling. If the nicotine is on the walls, try mixing some vinegar with water in a spray bottle and spraying it on the walls. Let it sit for about half an hour, then wipe it off with a rag. You can also use baking soda as a scrubbing agent if vinegar doesn’t work well enough.
If your problem is on the ceiling, try using an old toothbrush and some mild soap (like dish soap) to scrub away any remaining stains.
Next, go through all of your furniture and belongings—especially anything made out of wood or fabric—and wash everything in hot water with vinegar or lemon juice added to help cut down on odors. Make sure everything is completely dry before putting it back in place!
Finally, remove all carpets from your home if possible (or at least remove them from areas where they will be frequently walked across) so they can be professionally cleaned as well as thoroughly vacuumed regularly with an attachment designed for removing
Smoking Kills… just saying…