Asked by: Faical Cheng
asked in category: General Last Updated: 4th April, 2020

How do you get the smell out of seagrass baskets?

I bought several seagrass baskets as toy boxes, but they smell vile. Can you suggest a child-safe cleaner? Our cleaning guru Stephanie Zia says, "Sprinkle all surfaces with bicarbonate of soda, place a bowl of vinegar inside, leave in a warm spot for a few days, then wipe off.

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Accordingly, why do my seagrass baskets smell?

Make a solution of one quarter cup chlorine laundry bleach in two gallons of warm water. Get a medium bristle brush, like a vegetable brush. If the smell remains, the basket most likely has a coated finish that smells, in which case brushing it with a different finish such as shellac is your best bet.

Furthermore, what does seagrass smell like? : Unlike sisal, seagrass has a strong, basket-like smell that becomes especially pungent in humid weather or when a house has been sealed up for a while. This is a natural smell that is pleasing to many, but make sure you can include yourself in that bunch before you have it installed in your home.

Also Know, how do you get the smell out of baskets?

A: Here are three options for removing the unappealing smell expelled by your wicker baskets: Make a solution of 1/4 cup chlorine laundry bleach in 2 gallons of warm water. Get a hold of a medium bristle brush, like a vegetable brush. Dampen the brush and gently scrub the baskets. Rinse with clean water.

How do you get rid of the smell of straw?

Odor Removal Mix equal parts of warm water and white vinegar in a shallow bowl or baking tray. Submerge your FinalStraw in the mixture and stretch it a few times to get the water and vinegar on the inside too. Let it sit for about 10 minutes, then take it out to air dry, but don't rinse it yet!

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