The good news is, we no longer need to spend so much money to achieve that. There are many tips and hack that we can find online. You just need to look for reliable sources. Apart from that, it doesn’t hurt to try these hacks to see if they’re effective.
Just like these 47 ways to remove unwanted odors from every part of your house. Make sure to take note of these.
1) Keep your car odor-free
2) Combination of coffee beans and candles
You would need to put the coffee beans into a bowl and then place a scented candle in the middle of it. For the illustration and procedure, check out Cottage Notes‘ tips.
3) Put a half-full tube of toothpaste in the toilet tank.
4) Candle warmers
5) Remove set-in carpet odors
- Put on a pair of rubber or latex gloves.
- Gently mix a quart of 3 percent hydrogen peroxide, a quarter-cup of baking soda, and a teaspoon of liquid soap in a plastic container. Don’t mix far in advance or store in a closed container.
- Pour or spray the solution directly onto affected areas and allow to sit for 24 hours before blotting excess liquid. Allow to air dry,” explains Almanac.
6) Vodka air freshener
• 3/4 cup water
• 2 tablespoons vodka
• 10-20 drops of essential oil (lavender, lemon, tea tree, peppermint, vanilla, etc.)
Mix together, and store in a spray bottle for up to a month.
7) Buy air-purifying plants
8) Use activated charcoal
9) Remove odors from cutting boards
10) Remove lunch box smells
11) Sewage smells
12) Add this to your kitty litter
13) Garbage disposal smells
14) Banish cigarette odors
15) Keep trash cans odor-free
16) DIY pet odor removal spray
- Mix two parts water to one part mouthwash in a spray bottle (Crafty Little Bee recommends Listerine since it’s the strongest on the market).
- Spray away!
17) Make your own fabric spray
- Fill a spray bottle with water, a tablespoon of baking soda, and a few drops of your favorite essential oil.
- Give it a good shake and spray away!
18) Keep your toilet odor-free
19) Freshen up a musty mattress smell
20) Closet odors
21) Use your lightbulbs
22) Use coffee grounds
23) Boil vinegar
24) Get rid of musty furniture odors with vinegar and water
- Mix one part vinegar to one part water in a bowl. White vinegar is best but apple cider vinegar will work too.
- Use a soft cloth to spread the solution onto the musty furniture pieces and allow to air dry.
- Another option is to spray the solution onto the furniture with a spray bottle.
25) Place homemade air fresheners around your home using Downy Unstopables.
- Supplies needed will be: small mason jar, craft paper or swatch of burlap, needle or toothpick, baking soda, Downy Unstopables in a scent of your preference.
- Cut a square of burlap or paper the size of the mason jar lid and set aside.
- Fill jars about a quarter full with baking soda.
- Add about a quarter capful of Downy Unstopables on top of the baking soda.
- If using craft paper, place the piece of paper inside the outer ring of the mason jar lid. Use a toothpick/need to poke holes in the paper, screw the cap on, voila!
- If using burlap, place the piece of burlap over the jar and screw the outer ring onto the jar.
- The full tutorial with photos is at Redefined Mom.
26) Use a slow-cooker to soak up odors
- Pour water into your slow-cooker and add 3 tablespoons of baking soda.
- Mix the ingredients together and turn the crockpot to the ‘low’ setting.
- Keep the lid off and let simmer until all odors are absorbed. Just make sure to keep an eye on it so the water doesn’t cook off and burn the baking soda.
- Feel free to add a slice of lemon, a stick of cinnamon, or a couple drops of essential oil.