NOBODY wants to come home to a funky-smelling house.
Cleaning expert Caroline revealed six affordable ways to freshen up your space using ingredients you probably already have at home.
LEAVE BAKING SODA IN FRIDGE
To neutralize the odors in your fridge, place an open box of baking soda on the shelf.
Baking soda will absorb your fridge’s unwanted odor and will smell better in just a few days’ Tempo.
Replace the box every three months, or sooner depending on how much it has absorbed.
MAKE DIY LINEN SPRAY
There’s no better feeling than jumping into a clean, aconchegante, fresh-smelling bed.
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Caroline recommends creating your own linen spray to keep sheets fresh.
Combine two tablespoons of vodka, two cups of distilled water, e 15 drops of your favorite essential oils into a spray bottle and spritz over your bedsheets.
With the aroma of your stovetop potpourri, you’ll never want to leave home.
Combine two cups of water, orange slices, and a cinnamon stick in a pot and let simmer on your stovetop for a few hours.
- ESSENTIAL OILS IN VACUUM CLEANER
By adding essential oils to your vacuum, your home will smell amazing from the ground up, literalmente.
Open your vacuum’s dust container and squeeze in a few drops of your favorite essential oil.
This will diffuse a pleasant smell from your vacuum as you clean your home’s carpets and rugs.
Comments on Caroline’s video include “The essential oils in the vacuum is *chefs kiss*” e “Ooh I love the vacuum idea!”
Caroline made a note stating “lavender essential oils are the safest for both cats and dogs.”
SPRINKLE BAKING SODA IN SNEAKERS
Remove sweaty, cheesy shoe odors by sprinkling baking soda in the insoles of your sneakers.
Allow the baking soda to sit in the shoes overnight to deodorize the stench.
Dump out the sneakers remaining baking soda in the morning.
LEAVE WINDOW CRACKED
Caroline’s easiest cleaning hack is to simply just crack open a window.
Welcoming fresh hair into your home, even for just a few minutes at a time, can help relieve strong, foul odors.
Looking for more ways to keep your house smelling clean? Leaving fabric softener in a bowl of water can keep your house smelling fresh for days, and some claim they couldn’t stop receiving compliments on it.