Cigarette smoke smell

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by TheChickenQueen, Oct 13, 2014.

  1. TheChickenQueen

    TheChickenQueen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got an incubator from someone today. And it smells like cigarettes really badly.

    Anyway I can easily removed the smell? :sick
     
  2. mistifier99

    mistifier99 Out Of The Brooder

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    But some bicarb of soda in a small container and place in the incubator. Change every 3 or so days.

    Also let the incubator air out.
     
  3. mtngirl35

    mtngirl35 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try cleaning it with vinegar maybe?
     
  4. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    ....Your chicks might need some febreeze for sure. XD
     
  5. TheChickenQueen

    TheChickenQueen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I'll wash it out with vinegar and then put some baking soda in it.

    xD yep.
     
  6. mistifier99

    mistifier99 Out Of The Brooder

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    Just be sure that when you go to put the chickens in there that there is no trace of vinegar left as this might not be very good for them.
     
  7. MeepBeep

    MeepBeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    UV rays work wonders, if possible after you clean it out with whatever method, put it outside in the sun for as many days as you can, flipping it so both side get direct sunlight...
     
  8. mistifier99

    mistifier99 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think the fresh air would help too!
     
  9. MarcoPollo

    MarcoPollo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, give it an initial scrub down to get rid of cigarette smoke residue, which is gross [​IMG] then let the sun work its bleaching wonders.
    I use the sun to remove food stains and odors from glass jar lids. I like to save glass jars but wasn't able to always clean the lids (especially with foods like pickles and spaghetti sauce). But if I leave the lids out for a full day of sun, they are good to go. I can store everything from q-tips to desserts in them without having the contents smell like pickles, spaghetti sauce, etc.
     
  10. TheChickenQueen

    TheChickenQueen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm worried about it getting broken or blow away outside. Plus I would like to use it soon.
     

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