You’re busy during fall and cleaning can pile on fast, making your home a horror zone for odors. Eerie smells and bacteria can lurk in your couches, carpets and curtains, making your home smell a bit spooky.
So, we have some tips to help you cast out the scary smells in your home.
Open your windows and air out your home during the day. Ultraviolet components from sunlight can help to disinfect and remove odors.
Use Stanley Steemer’s Odor Out Plus to neutralize gnarly smells at the source on upholstery and carpet.
If you can smell your shoes from a mile away, sprinkle baking soda on the inside to help absorb the smell.
Wash your trash cans. Use hot soapy water to clean inside and outside your trash cans that may be keeping unfriendly smells in the home.
Use dryer sheets everywhere. Place dryer sheets in drawers, closets and even in the bottom of trash cans throughout your home for a fresher scent.
Clean your garbage disposal. Toss lemon or lime rinds into your disposal and run water to clean it out. This will give a fresh citrus scent.
Add citrus slices, herbs, mint or cinnamon sticks to water in a small saucepan and simmer over low heat to create a pleasant aroma to fill your home.
To remove odors from your mattress, sprinkle baking soda on the top, let sit and vacuum away.
Rid your home of any musty smells with equal parts vinegar and water. It destroys the must and disinfects.
Dislike the smell of vinegar? Add essential oils to make your DIY disinfectant smell even better.
Baking soda soaks up odors. If something in your pantry is foul, open up a box of baking soda and stick it in your pantry to absorb smells.
If your refrigerator smells, open a box of baking soda and keep it in the door of the fridge to remove odor.
Make a DIY deodorizer with baking soda. Sprinkle it on your carpets to take away the smells, let sit and vacuum away!