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First of all, sorry for your loss and we all wish you good luck recovering your bricks! As for cleaning LEGO bricks, if you need to remove physically visible dirt, here you can find lots of tips on doing just this, or you can go over to the official LEGO website and heed their recommendations. If the only problem is the smell of smoke, there is another ...
I've read that vinegar or baking soda (but not both at the same time!) can remove scents. If I were you I'd start trying with the baking soda, since the vinegar itself has some odor. Activated charcoal is used in industrial scale to filter and purify, you could try that too, it is less trivial to get hold of and probably stains the bricks but it can be ...
Don't use the dishwasher. My husband misread washing machine and we put them in the dishwasher nearly half of them warped!
Using something you may already have in your home: Aerosol hairspray Spraying this over permanent marker allows the marker to be wiped off, and then you can rinse off the residue in warm water. I've used or seen used this remedy on many types of plastic in my life, but I can't recall if I've used it on LEGO pieces before. I think I did use it on a yellow ...
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