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How To Get Rid Of That New Paint Smell

Painting the interior of your home or business can be very exciting, but after your walls are painted, you may smell a strong paint smell.

And, if you’re sensitive to smells, this may be a huge problem. Luckily, there are many tips and tricks to get rid of that dreaded smell in no time. Let’s dive in!


The first, and most obvious trick is to turn on a fan! Keeping the area well-ventilated is one of the quickest ways to get rid of the smell.

Water and Lemon

Yes, water and lemon! This trick, is cheap and effective. All you have to do is fill a bucket with water and toss in a few lemon slices. Leave it overnight and in the morning you will enjoy a citrus scent!

Baking Soda

Baking soda is a great way to get rid of a new paint smell. Place it around the freshly painted room and wait for it to absorb the smell.

These tips not working? You can always consult your painter! They have millions of ways to combat the smell.

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