How to Get Smoke Smell Out of a Car

Wiping Down Car Dash with Cleaning Cloth

Your car, over time, can collect many different types of debris and particles, from dinner pick ups to sweaty outings. This can make it easy for certain smells, both pleasant and unpleasant like smoke, to settle into your vehicle. One of the worst smells that can settle into your car is cigarette smoke, and can make you and your passengers not enjoy your Cadillac. Learn how to remove smoke smell from your car with the help of our service center near Farmingdale. You can also contact us with any questions you might have about how to get smoke smell out of your car, or other service needs. 

How to Remove Smoke Smell From Your Car’s Carpet & Upholstery

To get smoke smell out of your car’s carpet and upholstery, you’ll first need to make sure that you have baking soda and a vacuum cleaner. Once you have those items, follow these simple steps: 

  1. Vacuum out the upholstery and carpet of your vehicle. Be sure to get under the seats and in those crevices since old ash can settle in those hard-to-reach spots. 
  2. Apply baking soda to the carpet and upholstery, and let it sit for a good while so it can absorb the smoke smell. 
  3. After the baking soda has sat for a good amount of time, use the vacuum cleaner to vacuum up all of the baking soda. If you notice that there is still some smoke smell in your car, you can leave small sprinkles of baking soda in the car or leave an open box of baking soda overnight in the car. 

How to Remove Smoke Smell From Your Car’s Leather & Trim

Since leather is a different material from carpet, you’ll need to use a different method to get the smell out of your leather and trim. Here’s how to get cigarette smell out of a car if you have leather:

  1. Get a special cleaner that’s designed for leather. 
  2. Once you have the right type of cleaner, clean over the surface multiple times since smoke can settle into surfaces over time. 

For cleaning supplies, visit our parts store at Atlantic Cadillac near Smithtown or online. 

Removing Smoke Smell From Other Areas of Your Car

You know how to get smoke smell out of a car’s carpet and leather, but what about the other areas of your car? Knowing how to get rid of smoke smell from your car is important throughout. You’ll want to be sure to wipe down your car’s windows, front windshield, and back windshield since smoke can linger on surfaces for a long time. Also, make sure you replace your air filter to get rid of that smoke smell. To keep your car smelling like new and running like a top on the Melville roads, be sure to visit Atlantic Cadillac for all of your service and maintenance needs, and use our service specials to save on every visit.

Learn How to Get Rid of the Smoke Smell in Your Car, And Other Tips, with Atlantic Cadillac

It’s not just making sure that your car is no longer carrying the lingering stink of smoke, but Atlantic Cadillac provides you with a large selection of service and parts tips and tricks for additional ways to keep your vehicle running smoothly. 


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