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




Watch Food Detective on Food Network – the 5-second rule on charcoal odor absorbers.
May 29, 2009, 3:12 am
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This episode is back and does a really great segment on activated charcoal as on odor absorber compared to baking soda. What is really exciting is at the end of the segment, Ted Allen holds up a purple cube and it is a Fridge It  activated charcoal odor absorber and says it is a good option for activated charcoal odor absorbers. Go Fridge It.
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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.



Where to buy Fridge It.
May 5, 2009, 2:49 pm
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fridgeit comboWhere to buy “Fridge It®?    It is sold on-line and at retail, many on-line retailers carry it, and the manufacturer has its own buy direct website for Fridge it .  You can order by clicking here: Buy Fridge It. They ship quickly. Retailers such as Camping World, Sur La Table, US Commissaries and selected grocery chains carry Fridge It.

Fridge-It® odor absorbers use nature’s best odor-absorbing material – charcoal!  A patented porous process then activates the charcoal enabling it to target and neutralize odors. Made in the USA at a manufacturing  plant that hires adults with disabilities.

 Fridge-It® also provides a more convenient way of odor control without the mess of spills and clean up.  Just place one in the refrigerator and one in the freezer for amazing results. It is non-toxic, fragrance free and comes in cubes for bigger odors and wafer for hard to reach odor areas.

There is also a product for cars called Innofresh auto odor eliminator , sold at Checker auto, and many other auto supply stores as well as products for sport odor and pet odor.  For a catalog to order via mail contact customer service at: customerservice@Innofresh.com or 602-866-0411 or go online to order at Fridge It.

All products are sold online at Innofresh and is shipped in the US, and to Canada, England and Australia.

Not only is Fridge-It® great for the refrigerator and freezer, it also works well in other relatively small contained areas – closets, pet areas, lockers, gym bags, coolers, near garbage, diaper pails.


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.