How to Get Rid of Smoke Smell You can buy activated charcoal/carbon fairly inexpensively from pet shops, industrial supply stores, or wholesale commercial stores. Place a small amount of on moist saucers or ashtrays, and leave them inside a room overnight. If you don't have activated carbon, you can use ordinary charcoal (crushed to fine powder).
Use Vinegar as a Household Deodorizer- let a bowl of vinegar sit out overnight to absorb unwanted household odors, like food smells, paint fumes, cigarette smoke etc. Wake up the next morning to a clean fresh smell- free of foul odors ! This REALLY Works !
Effective and inexpensive way to clean microfiber couch. Alcohol did not work on our light tan couches and chair, but this removed EVERY spot and did not have the harsh smell, but rather a clean fresh smell. I will never stop using this!
House smelling weird? Put two caps full of vanilla extract in a coffee cup, then place it in the oven at 300 degrees for one hour. Within twenty minutes the whole house smells like Heaven. It's actually a common realtor trick.
Get Rid of Ants with cornmeal. Put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it, take it 'home,' can't digest it, and move to ant heaven. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don't have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!