Remove Upholstery Smell without Damaging Fabric?

Good Questions

Pin it button big

Q: I purchased a 1970's velour swivel/rocker for my baby's nursery on Craigslist, and after I got it home, I realized the chair has a sour smell to it that I'd like to get rid of. What is the best way to remove the smell without damaging the fabric?

Sent by Nicole

Editor: Leave your suggestions for Nicole in the comments - thanks!

• Got a question? Send us yours with pic attachments here (those with pics get answered first)

You Might Also Like

Promoted Stories


Main, DIY, Family, Good Questions

Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.