How to deodorize your home

5 ways to remove strange smells

Today, we will show five totally homemade and natural ways to end bad smells in every corner of our homes. Remember that smells can make a more relaxed or tense atmosphere. So, deodorize your home now!

Grain coffee is a great ally when it comes to fighting strong odors such as tobacco. So, If you live with smokers, don’t hesitate to put coffee bean saucers in some places in the house, for example in the living room. This will deodorize your home and can also decorate your table.

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Coffee beans

Instead of resorting to the typical air fresheners for drawers or cabinets, we can make our own in order to deodorize our homes. Using tea is wonderful, because as you know, tea is aromatic. We can make cloth bags filled with tea, stirring them with spices or dehydrated fruits. This smell will be really intense and mesmerizing and it can last for 4 or 6 months.

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Aromatic tea bags

One of the places where bad odors tend to accumulate at home is the refrigerator, but there is a homemade trick to combat them. It consists of cutting a lemon and sticking a little clove in it. This will absorb the bad odors that the food produces.

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Lemon and clove

Sometimes, while cooking the smell becomes very strong. We recommend that just when you finish, put water witch cinnamon on the fire and that will take away the smell of the stews. You can also add the peel of any citrus fruit to the water. This will neutralize any strange smells in the kitchen.

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Boiling water with cinnamon

For the airfresheners made by us that we can use anywhere in the home, you need: pour hot water, baking soda and a splash of that fabric softener that you love into a container. You put some wooden sticks in it and that’s it.

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Air fresheners

As you have seen, it is not necessary to place any artificial elements, all the ingredients are natural or easy to use. Many of us already have them at home. For more information on the subject, please contact us!