Fish odours might be among the most difficult to get rid of, especially once they have been embedded in your car’s upholstery. And it is more common than you think.
It tends to be just below the surface, so you might not immediately detect it. But once it’s there, it’s there, and detergent scents can’t disguise it.
This issue typically affects fishermen or people who enjoy seafood, although it can affect anyone. This odour may occasionally even make you hesitant to drive.
The best thing you can do to prevent your car from being permanently contaminated with the odour of fish is to act quickly.
Air out your car
You can start by letting your car breathe. Open all the windows and let the breeze carry the odour away. This rapidly allows the airflow in your car to eliminate the odour. This can do the trick if you need to fast get rid of the smell, however, in many cases, the odour will still linger.
Use an enzyme cleaner to eliminate the odour
Once you have aired out your car there still may be a strong smell. This may be because the smell is old, or bacteria is trapped in your car’s interior. Therefore, for a permanent solution, you will have to clean the source of the smell.
- Remove excess liquid
If there is fish liquid or residue, make sure you wipe this up first. You can do this by simply wiping the mark with a clean towel or paper towel. Always lightly wipe the stain rather than rubbing it into the leather or cloth interior to avoid the odour spreading.
- Clean with an enzymatic solution
To get rid of any bacteria, an enzymatic cleaner like Bio one™ will break down the bacteria in the fish odour/stains. Because of this, enzyme cleaners are far more efficient than other types of cleaning supplies. However, because these cleaners work by dissolving the stains, always make sure they are suitable to use on cloth or leather before applying them to avoid leaving a watermark. You can test the product on a concealed portion of the car interior, to ensure it doesn’t leave any marks.
How to remove fish odour from your car using Bio one™
- Before treatment, read the Bio one™ directions.
- If your car’s interior is leather, please read any instructions that apply to your leather interior.
- Find the odour or stain. Remove any extra liquid and residue by wiping it off if it’s still damp.
- Make sure the stain is directed at the contaminated area and spray until it is damp.
- We recommend leaving the cleaner to work for 5 to 10 minutes. However, the cleaner will continue to work for up to 24-48 hours once spritzed
- With a damp cloth, remove any extra product.
- Open the windows to let the car interior completely dry.
- Reapply Bio one™ as necessary to treat tough odours and stains.
How does Bio one™ combat smells?
A crucial step in the cleaning process is getting rid of the bacteria from the car interior. This is what also aids in eliminating any lingering unpleasant odours, such as fish residue. Some products or air fresheners only cover up odours, but Bio one™ gets rid of them by fighting the nasty bacteria that is the source of the odour. Additionally, it has neroli flowers and natural lemon and orange oils to leave your couch and home feeling delightfully fresh.
Bio one™ safe?
Yes, our odour remover Bio one™ enzyme cleaner is indeed completely harmless. Enzymatic cleaning Bio one™ was created to be non-toxic for all people, including children, adults, and pets. It has a neutral pH, is organic, eco-friendly, pet-friendly, and chemical-free. It helps to get rid of 99.9% of bacteria, clear tough stains, and get rid of odours while doing minimal damage to our beautiful planet by utilising only natural enzymes.
What are enzymes?
Don’t be fooled to think that because enzymes are natural they are less effective than chemical cleaners. Enzymes are nature’s very own powerful cleaning tools. Making them the go to choice for customers who do not want to spray harmful chemicals around their car and home.
Simply put, enzymes are all around us performing millions of important tasks in our bodies and in nature every single day. They are a type of protein that act like a biological catalyst to speed up the break down of organic compounds.
Similarly to how saliva, (which contains enzymes), initiates the digestion process by breaking down food in our mouths, cleaning enzymes use the same ‘enzymatic digestion’ to effectively break down and eradicate the organic proteins present in urine, faeces, vomit, drool, dirt, food, and more.
This process not only makes cleaning easier but also prevents the growth of bad bacteria – the root cause of those unpleasant odours – in the air, on surfaces, and within the fibres of your soft furnishings.
Try out Bio one™ today, vomit and the other nasties is what nature created enzymes for.
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