Approach has been used in hospitals and other healthcare facilities for more than a decade. For a complete list of Hospital uses of Approach, click here. If Approach can eliminate the extreme odors commonly experienced in Burn Units, Oncology Units and Operating Rooms, imagine all the uses for Approach in your home!
When we first started marketing Approach, we concentrated on healthcare applications that might occur in the home e.g. taking care of an elderly incontinent parent or a sick spouse or child. But, as we gained customers, the number and kinds of uses and surfaces increased dramatically.
is a list of applications for Approach - many of them provided by customers.
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OSTOMY To top
Approach Biological Odor Eliminator is rated # 1 among ostomates because it completely eliminates the odor and embarrassment of changing your pouch. When used as directed, Approach leaves bathrooms odor-free just seconds after you finish. And it is not harmful to intact skin, clothing, tile or any other surfaces that are water-safe. More...
SMOKING To top
Approach Biological Odor Eliminator removes tobacco odor from the air during smoking, as well as from all water-safe surfaces including drapes, carpeting, upholstery, clothing, walls and counters. Approach is great for "quick fixes" like a hotel room or a piece of clothing, and for regular maintenance if you live with a smoker. Approach can handle cigarette, cigar and pipe odors, as well as fireplace smoke or burned food. Benefits include the immediate reduction of secondary smoke and it's effect on non-smokers. More...
ATHLETIC GEAR To top
For athletic gear that can't be washed, Approach is indispensible. Approach removes built-up perspiration and body odor from running shoes, gym bags, boxing gloves and hockey, footbal and lacrosse pads, helmets and gloves. More...
PETS To top
Pet smells can take over your home without Approach to control them. Approach neutralizes cat litter boxes quickly - great for when company is just about to arrive. Approach also eliminates doggy odor and the smell from "accidents" on the rug. When house training, Approach can keep your dog from returning to the same spot and creating a bad habit. Approach also helps deal with close encounters with skunks, manure and other "outside odors". More...
IN-HOME CARE To top
A favorite in hospitals and nursing homes or more than a decade, Approach Biological Odor Eliminator has been successfully used to eliminate the toughest institutional odors. Never before available to consumers, Approach’s proprietary formulation enables it to stand up to the strongest patient care odors you’re likely to encounter around the home. When used as directed, Approach eliminates all kinds of sick room odors, including those from cancers, ostomies, and incontinence.
CAR INTERIORS To top
Car interiors are subject to a variety of odors. Sometimes, creatures crawl into the heating duct work and die; and if you eat in the car, food and beverage spills are almost inevitable. All of the above can eventually generate strong odors. Fortunately, Approach can generally handle them.
BEDROOMS & DORM ROOMS To top
Teen bedrooms and dorm rooms are often large unsanctioned biological experiments! Approach controls the odor associated with accumulated food, dirty clothing, etc. which can linger even after the room gets its annual cleaning.
CLOTHING To top
Approach is a great way to freshen an item of clothing that you want to wear but haven't gotten to wash.
BUY/SELL A CAR To top
If you want to sell your car, but it has an odor challenge, Approach can eliminate the odor and raise its sale value. If you are purchasing a car that has an odor, knowing you can rely on Approach can provide additional leverage in the purchase negotiation.
BUY/SELL A HOME To top
If you want to sell your house, but it has an odor challenge, Approach can eliminate the odor and raise its sale value. Your house may sell faster if it is odor-neutral during broker visits. If you are purchasing a house that has an odor, Approach can provide additional leverage in the purchase negotiation.
KITCHENS To top
Approach is a great way to keep your kitchen smelling good. Spray garbage pails and the air to eliminate negative odors. Spray Approach to control too-strong cooking odors such as those from fish or red cabbage.
BATHROOMS To top
Approach makes quick work of common bathroom odors. This is especially useful if there are a number of people waiting to use the bathroom and you don't want to wait for odors to dissipate on their own.
BABY'S ROOM To top
Use Approach to keep the diaper pail from smelling and while diapering your baby - to control both ambient odor and residual odor on unbroken skin. Approach is also effective against the odors associated with diarrhea or vomiting.
TRAVEL To top
Travelers are subjected to a wide variety of odors from over crowding, delays that prevent airlines, etc. from properly maintaining their equipment, and improperly cleaned hotel rooms. Carrying Approach when you travel is a great way to cope.
"HOT BUNKING" To top
Many US Navy ships use "hotbunking" - the sequential sharing of beds by sailors, as a way to take maximum advantage of scarce space aboard ship. If you have loved ones who hotbunk, Approach is a great gift.
BODY ODOR To top
Approach shouldn't be used as a body deodorant and is not a substitute for personal hygiene. However, it is effective on washable items such as clothing and other perspiration-soaked equipment.
FUELS To top
Approach has proven effective in removing the smell of gasoline and diesel fuels from the air, hands and washable surfaces.
SKUNKS To top
Skunks don't just stink up the air, they spray pets that can then transfer the smell to decks, patio furniture and even inside your home. Approach, used thoroughly, will eliminate skunk odor from the air, your pets and household items. It can even be sprayed in your dog's mouth to get rid of 'skunk breath' after an encounter.