Everyone wants a pleasant, inviting home, but bacteria, dirt, messes and other causes can make your home smell strange. Here are some easy DIY tips to keep your home smelling great.
Flip a switch. Add a couple of drops to vanilla extract to a light bulb and then turn on the light. The heat from the light will help move the scent throughout the room, and soon your house will smell like cookies!
Spritz. Mixing three parts of white or cider vinegar with one part water and spritz in the room can help to get rid of stale or smokey odors in your home. This can be especially useful for lingering cigarette odors.
Lemon juice. Lemon juice can be great for getting rid of odors. Just dip a cotton ball in some lemon juice and leave it in your refrigerator overnight. It will help eliminate any stale odors. You can also save leftover lemon and orange peels and toss them into your garbage disposal to help keep stop odors.
Let it simmer. Add some sliced fruit, spices, herbs and extracts to a pot of water. Bring it all to boil and the reduce the heat to low. Let it simmer for a while while the scent travels through your home.
Keep it clean. The easiest way to keep your home smelling great is to prevent the bad odors in the first places. This can be done with frequent cleaning and occasional deep cleaning. The professionals at Chem-Dry can remove sources of odors in your home to make sure every room in your house smells great.