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Thought I managed to clean the coffee spill effectively; however, few days later the scent is still there. At this stage, what is a suitable way to removed coffee scent off a rugged floor?

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If the cat pisses on it, I guarantee you won't notice the coffee smell anymore. –  Tyler Durden Aug 13 at 21:14

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Dump a box of baking soda on it, wait a few days, vacuum it up.

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Careful! Baking soda is pretty fine stuff. It can clog vacuum filters very quickly. Borrow a shop vac for the job, and finish with your household one. –  Chris Cudmore Aug 13 at 21:22

Vinegar can solve the issue as well. Try a 1 to 2 ratio with water.

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Related question: How do I get rid of vinegar scent? –  Chris Cudmore Aug 13 at 21:23
    
I find some coffee grinds take care of the smell. Time will take care of the smell once it dries. Or just wipe down with water. –  treeNinja Aug 13 at 21:42

Most pet stores, these days, sell enzyme mixtures for eliminating pet odors. These will work on many organic odors, IF you haven't already "set" the stain by hitting it with other chemicals. (Even then, they may help. Nothing will ever eliminate all traces of the previous owner's cat from my persian rug, but it's been knocked down to a level that neither I nor my own cats find objectionable. I did have to treat both top and bottom of the rug rather thoughly, though, since the stain had soaked through.)

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