Odour Removal Question from Anita Tobolaski

Submitted on 03/11/2009

I resently got a car that had been stored in a garage. In the garage there had been a freezer full of meat. The owner did not know the freezer had become unplugged and was away for two months the car now has taken on the smell of the freezer. I am curious if there is anything that can be done to get that smell out of the car so i can use it. Thank you for your time. Model: 1993 Mazda MX6

 

It’s going to be difficult as the odour has been penetrating the different materials within the car for several weeks, the odour is classed as ‘Protein’ and is best counteracted with a Citrus product. As ever, thorough cleaning incorporating an oxidizing agent) is the first step and a combination of deodorisation techniques should solve the problem; (I’m talking about fogging, time release deodorisers, perhaps ozone, perhaps sealing). Rotting meat is one of the worst problems, don’t forget to consider disinfection.
 
Hope this helps
 
 

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