5 Everyday Things That Deodorize
Beat back awful smells by learning the tricks to using everyday items like lemons, cotton balls and vinegar.
Spending a ton on expensive deodorant sprays and other chemicals? Try a more natural approach, and get the scoop on using everyday items to freshen you air. Who would think your freezer holds the secret to deodorizing almost anything?
You don’t have to use an aerosol spray to neutralize foul-smelling cat-box odours or freshen the air in your bathroom. Just cut a couple of lemons in half. Then place them, cut side up, in a dish in the room, and the air will soon smell lemon-fresh.
Here’s an incredibly easy way to keep your garbage disposal unit sanitized and smelling clean: Mix equal parts water and vinegar in a bowl, pour the solution into an ice cube tray, and freeze it. Then simply drop a couple of “vinegar cubes” down your disposal every week or so, followed by a cold-water rinse.
3. Fabric Softener Sheets
Has that new-car smell gradually turned into that old-car stench? Tuck a new dryer fabric softener sheet under each car seat to counteract musty odours and cigarette smells.
4. Cotton Balls
Sometimes the refrigerator just doesn’t smell fresh. Dampen a cotton ball with vanilla extract and place it on a shelf. You’ll find it acts as a deodorizer, offering its own pleasant scent.
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