The right way to Deodorize Wooden Furnishings (and How We Organized Our Linen Armoire)

For the laundry room, I bought this classic linen cupboard from Chairish, which smelled a bit previous and musty. I hoped to place my contemporary sheets and bedding in there, however I couldn’t in good aware retailer them there whereas it smelled so soiled. So I rolled up my sleeves and set to work! Fortunate for me, my mother occurred to be on the town, and she or he’s the true professional at this type of stuff! Right here’s the right way to deodorize wooden furnishings, plus how we organized this attractive classic armoire!

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1. Vacuum and Mud

Step one was to get out any mud and particles. We used a handheld stick vacuum after which wiped it out with a microfiber fabric!

2. Deodorize with Charcoal Luggage

Then for a few week, I put all 12 of those activated charcoal baggage in to purify and take in the odor. I simply stored the doorways shut, and that helped lots!

3. Clear with Murphy’s Oil Cleaning soap

Subsequent, we blended up murphy’s oil cleaning soap with some scorching water and wiped it down, inside and outside. That is what cleaned off all of the grime and dust, however ensure to not get the rag too moist, so it doesn’t injury the wooden.

4. Line with Scented Drawer Liners

Lastly, we minimize out these scented drawer liner to maintain issues smelling contemporary. These are non-adhesive and I believe sooner or later I’d like to line these with a extra everlasting wallpaper or one thing. For now these are good!

All of this took lower than an hour! I like shopping for furnishings secondhand due to the one-of-a-kind-ness and added attraction, however I do know that if it doesn’t really feel or odor clear, it may be a detterant to make use of! Nothing just a little elbow grease can’t clear up. Do you might have any tricks to deodorize wooden furnishings??

Organizing the Armoire

The enjoyable half is loading this armoire with all of our bedding and blankets. There’s going to be cupboards within the laundry room however I actually needed to have this armoire for added storage – stunning and useful!

Within the cabinets I’ve blankets and sheet units organized by mattress dimension. I like preserving all the king units collectively, queen units collectively, and twin collectively. The drawers under might be for extra pillow instances, shams, and throw blankets!

Though we’re nonetheless ready on countertop set up in right here and extra (take a look at the venture punch listing), it’s so good to have the ability to semi-use this area!