A few days ago, I used some diesel fuel to flush the crud out of a
gearbox on a piece of machinery. Some of it got on my pants after the
funnel tipped to the side. When I came in the house to warm up, I
flipped on the tv, and sat on the couch. Ever since then, I smell
diesel fuel all the time in the living room.
At first I thought it was just the stuff on on my pants that smelled, so
I tossed the pants outside until I do laundry. But I soon found out
that some must have gotten on the couch.
I cant see it on the couch, but I sure can smell it.
Will the odor just go away after time, or will it be there forever? If
it wont go away on it's own, is there a way to clean it off. Actually
cleaning it off seems kind of vague, because since I cant see it, I am
not sure where it is...... But I suppose cleaning the whole part of the
couch where I sat is in order. But what do I use?
I guess I dotn pay much attention to the tv commercials. I have heard
of Febreze, but I thought those were the things you use in a clothes
dryer to fluff the clothing.
Pls tell me more about this stuff.
If all that Febreze does is drown odors with a perfumey odor, I'd
probably rather smell the diesel fuel. I dont like most perfume odors
or air freshener sprays. Women seem to like that stuff, but not me.
By the way, will washing my pants (blue jeans) remove the odor from
them? I have left them outdoors to hopefully lose most of the odor
before I wash them. Do i need a special detergent to wash them?
I've never had this problem before. I have gotten gasoline on my
clothing, but that seems to evaporate after a couple days. Diesel dont
seem to do that!
On Sat, 06 Dec 2014 14:46:27 -0600, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
They rent carpet steam cleaners at the supermarket and I sort of thought
they rented upholstery cleaining machines too.
I dog sat once and he peed on my carpet. The owner was very
embarrassed, but I think he worked for a carpet cleaning company and he
got me a bottle something for pee, and by golly it worked. I didnt' use
that much either. Maybe they have something for fuel oil. It used to
be that you had to beg to buy things corporations used, but with the
web, most places sell to anyone.
Although before the web, I once bought a bunch of burglar alarm stuff
from a place that really did turn away people not in the business, by
calling them up and telling them exactly what I wanted, and asking if it
would be ready in two hours. He said yes and once I got there, he'd
fetched the stuff pff tje shelves to the counter and didn't care who I
was, as long as I didn't ask many or dumb or any questions.
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