How to remove skunk smell

How to remove skunk smellSo that skunk got you and your clothes smell terrible! Skunk musk is a complex oily mixture with a slight yellow tint, which not only leaves an unpleasant looking stain on your clothes, but also leaves a horrible odour as well, where deodorising your fabric can be the hardest thing. To remove skunk smell, it’s important to wash it as soon as possible, ideally using a deodorant, like Ariel, containing enzymes and solvents for skunk odour removal. Follow our Ariel stains solutions for tips for skunk odour and stain removal.

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Removing skunk odours & related stains

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    Remove excess

    For skunk smell removal, rinse in cold water to dilute the stain.

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    Pour Ariel Original Washing Liquid directly onto the stained area.

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    Without rinsing off the liquid detergent, place the garment into the wash with similar items. Leaving the washing detergent on the skunk stain will give your wash that extra boost of cleaning power.

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    You can also use the pre-treat cap to ensure you use the right amount of washing detergent. Just fill it with the correct dose of liquid detergent and place it directly into the drum of your washing machine, on top of your dirty laundry.

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    Wash on the usual cycle, on the hottest wash temperature indicated by the instructions on the garment’s fabric care label.

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    When the cycle is complete, unload the garments immediately.

Effective stain removal on a variety of stains

Apart from animals like skunks, the nature is full of tough stains waiting to happen, like tree sap stainsgrass stains and dirt stains. Even your furry friends at home come with pet stains that can be hard to move. Luckily, Ariel offers outstanding stain removal in the 1st wash.