Ways to make your house smell amazing all the time

by Lynn

There are several ways to make your house smell amazing. Every home has its own unique smell, so how can you make your home smell amazing all the time? We all want that fresh homely scent in our homes. However, at times it doesn’t matter how clean your house is at times your house just develops odors that are not pleasant. So how can you get rid of these odors and make your house smell great? Smell varies from person to person. For some people great smells are spicy, others sweet, or even the clinical antiseptic smell.

Before adding any scents to your home, make sure to get rid of the bad smells first. Otherwise, you will have a pungent smell from the mixing of the bad smells and the scents you add. Here are some ways to make your home smell amazing all the time and to get rid of any natural odors;

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Clean your sink

The kitchen is a hot spot for bad odors. So if you want to make your house smell amazing the kitchen should be the first place you start. Check your sink for any foul smells. If there’s a smell you can get rid of the odor by sprinkling some baking soda and pouring a cup of white vinegar on the baking soda. This will help get rid of any smell. You can take it further by pouring your favorite dish soap down the drain followed by warm water.

Trash Can

The trash can is an obvious source of bad smells and weird odors. To neutralize the smell that comes from the trash can you might want to sprinkle some baking soda at the bottom of your trash can. Every time you take out the trash make sure you clean the trash can thoroughly and sprinkle more baking soda at the bottom. This will help neutralize the smell.

The Fridge

No one likes a funky-smelling fridge. Make a habit of cleaning out your fridge on a regular basis. The smells in your fridge can make your kitchen smell bad as well. Take out any expired or rotten food from your fridge. Neutralize the smells by using the infamous baking soda. Place an open bowl of baking soda in the fridge to get rid of any smells. To make your fridge even smell more amazing, try dipping a cotton ball in vanilla extract and placing it in your fridge. You can do this with your favorite scent.

Carpets & Rugs

Carpets and rugs can be a source of bad smells as well. If you want to make your house smell amazing, get rid of any unwanted stenches. To get rid of the carpet smells sprinkle some baking soda all over the carpets and rugs and let it sit for a couple of hours before vacuuming. This neutralizes any smells from food spills to pee. If you want to be a bit extra you can wipe your carpets with a damp cloth soaked in fabric softener.

Open a window

Sometimes all it takes to make your house smell amazing is simply opening the window. It’s the easiest and cheapest way to bring freshness to your house. Opening a window makes your home and space feel cleaner. The fresh air might just be what your home needs.

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Air Purifying Plants

Invest in some potted plants especially air purifying plants. They’re a great addition because they can serve two purposes. They’re great home decor and make your home smell awesome. From spider plants to snake plants, there are so many plants you can get for your home.

Simmer Pots

There’s comfort in smelling warm aromas in the house. From baking cookies to simmering your favorite scents. If you want your house to smell amazing simply boil some water and add the herbs and spices you like. You can add mint, cinnamon, vanilla, lemon, or orange slices. This will make your entire house smell great.

Scented Candles

Scented candles can make for good decor accents and they smell amazing. They can be used to make your house smell great while still acting like aromatherapy. Invest in scented candles to make our house smell great. Place them in strategic places to make sure your entire house has an amazing aroma. Invest in candles that use beeswax to prevent any unwanted smells into the air. Beeswax is also cleaner and safer.

Diffuser Stick

Diffuser sticks add subtle scents to your home. Depending on your favorite scents you can make your own diffuser sticks. All you need is a glass container, bamboo skewers, essential oils of your choice, alcohol, and some baby oil.

Homemade Air freshener

If you’re not a big fan of commercial air fresheners you can make your very own with essential oils of your choice, some alcohol, and water.

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