Do you want to make your home smell good? I love a good smelling home. It doesn’t matter if it is clean and fresh, warm and beachy, flowery, or fresh baked goods. I just love when homes that smells nice. Of course if you have pets, children, or a stinky husband, keeping a home smelling nice can be a challenge. Luckily I have put together this list of 7 ways to make home smell good.
1. Keep It Clean
First step to making your home smell good is to keep it clean. Take out the trash, keep the kitchen sink clean, and flush the toilets. If you have pets, change out the litter box, keep cages clean and clean up any of their messes immediately.
Carpets can really make or break the smell of your home. Try to vacuum several times a week. You can also eliminate orders from the carpet and make your home smell good by sprinkling baking powder into them. Let the baking soda sit for 15 minutes before vacuuming.
3. Air Filter
You can make your home smell good by buying air filters that come scented. I had no idea about these until I seen them at the store last week. Every time the air kicks on it releases a soft clean scent throughout my home. I love it and will never by a regular filter again. You can also get the same result by connecting dryer sheets to your air filter or inside your air vents.
4. Apple and Cinnamon
You can get that amazing scent of fresh baked apple by just by simmering a chopped apple and cinnamon on the stove. Chop up one apple and add it with a cinnamon stick or ground cinnamon in a small pot of water. Let the water start to boil and then lower the heat to a simmer.
5. Fresh Baked Cookies
If you want to make your house smell good because you have company coming to visit for a couple of hours, why not bake some cookies. No one can resist the smell of fresh cookies. If you have to, cheat a little by using some pre-made dough. Pop the cookies into the oven 5 minutes before your guest arrive. Your house will smell “home-baked” delicious just in time for company and a yummy treat to serve.
6. Candles and Oil Diffusers
There are two smells I absolutely love. They are the beach and fresh laundry. Since I don’t like doing laundry all day every day, and haven’t found a way to bring that beachy smell home, I depend on candles, oil diffusers, and wall plugins. I try to use the same scent throughout the house.
Coffee is another favorite scent to make your home smell good. This is actually pretty easy and cost effective. Place coffee beans in bowls and place them around the house. You can even add a candle to the center of the beans for a nice touch and a little heat to really help the scent spread. I love to do this in the fall.
You see, to make your home smell good is easy. It starts by keeping a clean home, and then adding a few different things to add a nice scent throughout your home. Let me know what ways you make your home smell good.
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