Baking Soda Carpet Odor - Flooring - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Flooring


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-02-2012, 03:56 PM   #1
allphaser's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 2
Rewards Points: 10

Baking soda carpet odor

I Applied (2) 4 lb. boxes of Arm & Hamer Pure Baking Soda To remove odor from carpeting and padding, I lifted the carpet and applied to top of padding and bottom of carpeting then tried vaccuming after a few hours. Is it ok that some of the baking soda I left. Under the carpet .? By the way I have hardwood flooring that is in bad shape hence why it's carpeted..
Thank all


allphaser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2012, 05:44 PM   #2
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hartfield VA
Posts: 34,442
Rewards Points: 14,014

Part of the reason that hard woods in bad shape is it's over a dirt floor.
Is there a vaper barrier on the ground in the crawl space.

Was there pets in the house?

Pull the carpet and padding back to see if there's pet stains and odor in the wood it's self. If so your going to have to seal it, may also have to toss and replace the padding at least.


joecaption is online now   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Carpet odor removal baking soda allphaser General DIY Discussions 1 12-03-2012 05:51 PM
Flooring Under Carpet Mstrenke Flooring 4 06-24-2012 05:54 PM
Carpet Flooding and Replacement airjay81 Flooring 1 05-08-2012 12:00 PM
Gaps at baseboards after carpet install cometbus Flooring 9 10-01-2007 07:48 PM

Top of Page | View New Posts


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1