Odor absorbers & air fresheners


5 top tips for finding the right odor absorber products.

Here are the 5 top ways to choose which odor absorber or air freshener that is right for you and will eliminate and remove odors. Smells, can come in all types and levels of odors.  To really make the best choice, the first step is to find out what is causing the odor .  The identification of the source of the odor will give you your next steps and lead to a product for removing the offending odors. This can be done in various ways, from removing the odor with an odor absorber or to cover up the odor with a scented product, such as an air freshener. Some odor products pull the odors  out of air and absorb them. Others products replace the odor with a more pleasing smell, such as citrus or cinnamon. 

Some products come in the form of sprays for temporary masking the smells. While other products can pull moisture out of the air to reduce a dampness and lessen the odor.  Most common is the use of a temporary spray that masks the smell, while other types pf sprays works with the fabric or carpet to freshen the fiber.  

5 top tips for finding the right odor absorber

 1: Activated Charcoal Odor Absorbers: These odor absorbers are natural, non toxic and fragrance free as an odor absorber solution by using Activated Charcoal filters.  Products such as Fridge It   cube or wafer is used for refrigerator odor elimination, as well as for dead mouse odor or closet odors.  Innofresh wafer odor eliminates for sport odor, footwear smells, pet odor, auto odors.   The odor absorber with activated charcoal has absorption into the filter and that traps the smell, so the odor or smell is gone.  This would be used in odor in refrigerators odors, freezers that smell and for ice that taste bad, smelly sneakers, autos that smell, RV’s , musty closets, basement odor, smelly laundry rooms and  for trash odor, pet odor and litter box odor. 

 2: Air freshening sprays: such as Ozium Timemist Fresheners which is a spray to mask the odors, is best used  in bathrooms, bedrooms or in large areas that need a fast freshening for odor.  

3: Moisture absorbers: Such as Damp Rid  uses materials that pull moisture out of the air, which then reduces the odors and musty smells that can come from moisture from a room or basement.  

4: Air fresheners oils, gels: Such Pure Linen odor absorbers or Cedar Magic as or other scented oils, plug-ins or gel air fresheners  are known for infusing a smell into cars, boats, bathrooms ect.

5:  Spray on  fresheners:  Such as Febreze is used as a fabric freshener for clothes, linens, drapes, rugs and furniture. The spray in this product attaches to the fabric which changes  the smell on fabric, cloths and carpet.  

One of the best options is to try to remove the odor all together.  This is better than masking them.  Check the labels on all odor removing products to be sure it is non toxic, no spill and what the warning may be for the product. If you have allergies than  using a product that traps and eliminates odors from food spills, pet dander, and from other musty smells, odors needs to be done without using overpowering fragrances.  The length of time you have or can tolerate to remover the odor is a key consideration. Is this a short-term odor or a longer odor problem.

 These are the top five ways to eliminate and remove odors.   The odor absorbers, Fridge It, can be ordered  from Innofresh.com , the other odor eliminating products  and air fresheners can be ordered at Odorabsorbers.com



Fridge-It and Activated Charcoal. Why it does work so well.

FRIDGE-IT® Activated Charcoal Odor Absorber is a highly effective odor absorber that works because of its unique, powerful, porous activated carbon filter and air flow design.  It is dust Free and Fragrance Free.

 What is Activated Carbon?

Activated carbon is a natural material that has been treated at extremely high temperature that results in literally millions of microscopic holes and pores inside and on the surface that make activated carbon one of the most porous materials known. The same type of carbon is also used in water treatment facilities and medical devices.

What Makes FRIDGE-IT® Work So Well?

FRIDGE-IT’s unique, patented process then takes activated carbon through another step call porous technology blending into a single molded carbon element. The result is highly effective odor absorption without small granules, powders or even carbon dust. When odors come in contact with the activated carbon, they are literally absorbed and neutralized. The amazing property of activated carbon is its ability to absorb enormous amounts of gases (odors) relative to its size.

FRIDGE-IT is chemical free, safe and effective. The FRIDGE-IT brand is the trusted name and well recognized as an effective, safe, versatile odor absorber for the kitchen and all around the home. Completely unscented so it doesn’t cover up odors – it gets rid of them. It is the environmentally friendly odor absorber for use all around the home.

FRIDGE – IT PERFORMANCE MATRIX : Its odor control is better than Baking Soda, Other Odor Activated Carbon Absorbers, Powders, Odor Absorber granules, salts, gels and sprays.

 Most effective in eliminating refrigerator odors. It is a consumer preference since it is versatile, no spills, no chemical sprays or gels.  Utilizes Activated Carbon – natures most effective odor natural odor absorber. Has been around for over 15 years so it has high brand recognition and is  Made in U.S.A.



What is a good odor absorber or deodorizer for a musty closet smell?

What is a good odor absorber or deodorizer for a musty closet smell is one of the most often asked questions on this blog.  Musty closest needs an odor absorber, damp closet needs a moisture absorber.  They  are very different in use.

For a musty closet use a Fridge It odor absorbers for large odor elimination or and Innofresh activated charcoal odor absorber for smaller odor problems.  It will absorbs the odors in the air for up to 4 to 6 months. 

It also works well in closets or any contained space, like car, motorhome, boat, RV, fridge, freezer or dresser draws.

Damp closet use Damp Rid or similar product that can absorb the moisture, it will not do as much for odor control, but works for taking moisture out of the air.  A good odor absorber is one that get the musty smell controlled and eliminated in your closet.  I prefer fragrance free, but some prefer a short term solution like a spray.



5 biggest mistakes made in odor removal.

Five biggest mistakes made in odor removal.  Agreed, odor removal is not a glamorous subject, but critical to your nose all the same.  Odors cause pain, discomfort and embarrassment.  Odor removal is often rushed, not well thought out and due to that rush for a solution bad choices for odor removal are made.

The 5 biggest mistakes in odor removal are:

1: Trying a short term solution like a spray to cover the odor for a short time, only to have the odor reappear once the spray’s gone.

2: Lighting a candle with a fragrance, equally smelly as the odor, masking the odor with a strong scent.

3:  Cleaning the area will remove the odor problem.  It won’t in all cases where the surface may have been cleaned but the fabric or cracks in the material still have the odor problem.

4:  Buying a product that says it is for another type of odor, instead of matching the odor problem to the correct solution. Carpet odor products are not good for pets, nor is a candle product good for diaper odor.

5: Trying to out wait the odor.  Thinking the odor will go away in a day or two.  Dead mouse in wall is one of those bad odors that you just want to go away, so you try to outlast it, but it gets the better of you and that is why you went to the  Internet to find a solution and are reading this blog.

Basically sprays, oils, candles will mask the odor temporarily and will require additional treatments. What you really needed is a odor absorber that will absorb the odor.  Fridge It odor absorbers are made from naturally activated carbon, natures best odor absorber.  So you place it once and it absorbs odors for 4 to 6 month. You then can forget about odor problems  are solved.  Six of them cost under $20.00, so they are very inexpensive and so effective.  Place a few around the house and you will notice the difference, things just smell fresher with no fragrance and they are non -toxic which is great for children and pets.



Eliminating odors naturally with odor absorbers for eco friendly homes.

Finding ways to eliminating odors naturally for Eco friendly houses is a big topic these days. It does not matter if you are living in a house, cottage, apartment, condo or dorm, odor problems are a real part of your living.   It also does not matter if you live in the city, a small town or in the country. You will experience some type of odor problem. It might be from your closest, a pet, cooking, baby diapers, fridge, freezer, sneakers or a dead mouse that died in your wall. When odors come, they must go.  When it get noticeable those odors need to go fast.

You can spend a lot of money and time checking out different types of products such as sprays, plug ins, diffusers to eliminate or cover odors and keep your home smelling fresh. These types of solutions are temporarily by masking the odor with fragrance, rather than actually getting rid of the smell or odor. You need an odor absorber.

When you want to get rid of the odors in your home, check this out. Use a Fridge It Odor Absorber in each room and closet. Fragrance free and non toxic. Use will notice the difference immediately. If the odor persists then you must do cleaning at source of the odor, such as a spills or cleaning clothes. litter tray or closets will need to be done.

Check out the Innofresh web site for all sorts of odor absorbing advice and tips.



6 top quick odor absorbing solutions.

 

Six top odor absorbing solution that you can do right now. There are many products just waiting for the right odor or smell elimination They come as odor absorbers, air fresheners, In air sprays, moisture absorbers, on spot and speciality.

1: Activated Charcoal Odor Absorbers: These are  natural  ways to get rid of odor and they are fragrance free  as fast odor absorber solutions : Use the form as an Activated Charcoal filter.  Such as Fridge It   cubes or Innofresh wafer odor eliminators Innofresh . If the area is closed, such as a room, draw or inside a fridge these work great.

These odor absorption filters traps the smell out of the air into the filter, so the odor or smell is gone.  These would be great for use in odor in refrigerators, freezers, sneakers, autos, RV’s , closets, basements, laundry rooms and trash, foot odor, pet odor and litter box odor.

 2: Air fresheners: These are better for larger areas that need odor cover. Such as Visor Fresh or other scented air fresheners for infusing a smell into cars, boats, bathrooms ect.

3: Air freshening sprays: A bathroom must for quick odor short term cover, such as  Glade or Ecco Mist Air Fresheners which is a spray to mask the odors.

4: Moisture absorbers: Water or  mildew requires something that will take the odors out of the air. Products such as Damp Rid which pull moisture out of the air, which reduces the musty smell factor in a room or basement.

5:  Spray on  fresheners:  Fabric absorbs odors and keeps the odors in the fibers. Use products such as Febreze which is a fabric freshener that attaches to the fabric which chanages  the smell on fabric, cloths and carpet.

6: Speciality products: There are products for special types of odors, such as  urine, mold, blood ect, which need to be used for very difficult odors and clean up tasks.

The best option is to remove the odor  and eliminate odors instead of masking them.  See if the product is non toxic, non spill or non stain.   Does the product trap and eliminates odors such as food spilled, pets and other musty odors. Does the product leave you with a overpowering fragrance, that could cause issues if you have allergies.

Check the length of time the odor remover works and make that is a key consideration when you want to remove odor ongoing. 

Whatever type of odor you have there is a safe and natural solution.



My new luggage smells really bad. What can get rid of the odor?

Luggage odor, the luggage has a bad smell or developed a bad  luggage stink. Or if you just purchased a sets of new luggage, or you  tried airing them out and you wondered how to get that smelly ” new plastic” smell out of them?   Use a Fridge It cube odor absorber placed inside the sealed luggage for inside odor.  If you are storing the luggage or it has a odor from the outside. Place the luggage in a plastic bag with a few odor absorbers, leave some air space in the plastic bag and seal the luggage in the bag for odor issues, or jsut want odor free luggage.  Fridge It absorbs the odors quickly.  If you do not want your clothes to pick up the smell from the suit case or have to do laundry or wear that odor around during the trip, bring a few along on the trip.  They are also really good for hotel room odor, airplane odor , bus odor and train smells to keep your seat /space odors under control from other passengers.

It is the same product that absorbs odors from refrigerators and freezers.  The activated carbon can absorb and trap the odors in the enclosed space of luggage,  just like it does a fridge.  Just as it works great for purses with odors or music cases or guitar cases.  Anything that has an enclosed area that it can remove odor from.

If you cannot enclose the absorber the the object than place the object in a plastic bag and place the Fridge It odor absorber in with it and seal the bag. This works for old book odor, or anything that may have picked up an odor you are having and issue with.