How to Get Weed Smell Out of House

When you have house visitors, and you often don’t want all of them to know that smoke pot. In a world of parents and landlords, keeping a squeaky clean reputation has a rather large upside.



Lingering odors are one of the greatest giveaways to any house visitor that you smoke pot. Despite your rationale for keeping these extracurricular activities on the DL, there are several things that can be done to cut down of the potency of the leftover smells.


Quick Smell Removal


1 Open Windows

Make sure that you first open all of the window within your house.  Do so will allow fresh air to sweep through and carry off any unwelcome weed odor.  To speed this process up, you can even use a window fan to push the stagnant air outside.


2 Febreze

This product works great at masking the smell of weed on short notice.  By spraying down your the rooms where you have been smoking the most, you will be able to vastly reduce the detection of the odor.  It is smart to have this spray stored within arrives where you regularly smoke to have on hand with short notice.


3 Spray Cologne or Perfume

On short notice you can also spray high quantities of cologne or perfume around your apartment.  In many cases, this has the effect of covering the smell, but may seem suspicious that you are trying to cover something up.


4 Cigarettes

Another quick solution is to smoke a cigarette.  Cigarette smoke is a bit stronger than weed, and does a great job at mask the odor.  Be sure to greet you visitor while  smoking the cigarette, so you leave no confusion as to where the odor is coming from.  Additionally, be sure to keep a pack nearby,  in case you need to use it on short notice.


5 Ozium

This product works wonders at cutting through odors.  It also comes in a variety of smells and many prefer it to Febreze due to it’s extra strong smell and small size.


Smoking Methods


1 Joints  (Very Potent)

Don’t smoke joints in the house.  They carry the strongest odors and cause the house, as well as your clothes, hair and hands to smell of weed.


2 Bongs  (Mild Odor)

Bongs produce much less marijuana smell than joints.  The smoke gets partially purified from traveling through bong water, which causes the smoke to be more purified.


3 Vaporizers (Virtually No Odor)

Using a vaporizer allows you to make a significant cut within weed odors within your house.  This tool leaves almost no odors behind, and is a great solution for being respectful of non-smoking roommates.


Long-term Smell Solutions


1 Bleach

Make a solution of 1 part bleach to 10 parts water within a large bucket.  Using a sponge scrub down all surfaces including the walls, ceiling and floors with this solution.  Be sure that windows are open during this process so that the moisture can evaporate and sweep any remaining traces outside.


2 Baking Soda

If your carpet has a distinct odor of weed, it can be tricky to get this odor out.  Be sure to sprinkling high quantities of baking soda over the entire surface of the carpet, and let the powder sit for 24-48 hours.  After a minimum of a day has past, you can vacuum all of the baking soda off from the carpet.  The baking soda should have absorbed much of the odor by this point, leaving your carpets smelling fresh.


3 Smoke Joints Outdoors

Due to joints smelly nature, be sure to never smoke a them while being indoors.  If you need to smoke indoors, you may want to consider purchasing an vaporizer to cut down on odors.


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Joe Fresh

Joe is an odor combatant, chemistry extraordinaire and all around good guy. He has an over-productive olfactory system with absolutely zero tolerance for unpleasant aromas.

One thought on “How to Get Weed Smell Out of House”

  1. I painted my grow room walls and added a product called Ioni Paint Additive to the paint. No more smell, the room stays odor free. Matt

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