Having a clean home and keeping everything organized is one thing. But don’t you just love walking into a house that smells amazing? Like the scents that you get visiting your friends or grandparents house while their baking cookies, there is always something about scents that just makes your home feels extra cozy and welcoming. However keeping every corner of your house smelling fresh may not always be an easy task. Those persistent foul smells and stench will always pop up.
Well I got your back on this, to help you get rid of those unwanted stench, I’ve gathered 6 of the best hacks to keep your house smelling heavenly.
If you are a cinnamon scent lover, you will certainly love this. Not only is this trick super easy to create but it is also cheap compared to buying room sprays. All you have to do is to add a couple of cinnamon sticks to a saucepan full of water and bring it to a boil. Just let it simmer for a few minutes until the smell disperses and once it does, it will have your house smelling like Christmas.
Create a fragrance for your fridge
Don’t you just hate it when foul smells take over your fridge? I know I do. And you may already know the trick of using baking soda or charcoal to deodorize your fridge. But here’s another tip, dampen a cotton ball with vanilla extract and leave it on your refrigerator shelf – it will then add a pleasantly sweet fragrance. If you are not a fan of sweet smells, you can use lemon juice instead to add a citrusy smell.
Use your light bulbs to create a scent
You can easily make your home smell heavenly with just a flip of a switch. First turn off your lights until the bulbs are cool enough, then place a couple drops of vanilla extract or peppermint oil onto it and once you flip the lights on, the heat will easily spread the scent and the aroma will fill the room.
Make your house smell lemony fresh
This is super easy yet super effective. All you have to do is to cut a couple lemons and place them cut-side-up in a dish. You can leave it in your bathroom or any other corners in your house to give the room a lemon-fresh scent.
Freshen and deodorize your Garbage disposals
Hate the foul smells coming from your garbage disposal? Well you can easily get rid of it using this trick. If you have leftover oranges or lemon peels you can just toss them down the drain to keep things smelling fresh.
Or you can also create your own garbage disposal freshener, just put some slices of lemon and vinegar into an ice cube tray and let it freeze. Once it’s done, you can throw a couple of them down the drain to deodorize and keep it smelling fresh.
Get rid of microwave stench.
If you are having a hard time removing those foul smells from a food that you’ve preheated on your microwave, this will be a life saver for you. Just pour a bit of vanilla extract in a bowl, then set it on high for one minute and you’re done!
Keeping your home smelling fresh and heavenly doesn’t always have to cost you so much money. Using home air fresheners from store are great however since they are full of chemicals they may cause harmful effects to your health overtime. So why not try these natural ways to keep your home smelling fresh, they’re super easy and budget-friendly. Try it today and let me know what you think!
If you have any hacks of your own on how you keep your house smelling fresh let me know in the comment section below, I would love to try them!