You want to know the best way to eliminate bad odors in your house?
Clean, or wash, the offending items. Have you ever noticed that air
freshener commercials show the product being used to tackle smelly shoe
odors? Well, here’s an idea – wash those smelly shoes! I know it sounds
absolutely crazy, but the results will amaze you!
If the house smells like garbage, maybe it’s time to take out the
garbage, if your room smells a little funky, maybe it’s time to take
care of the laundry and for those of you with dogs who have asked about
the best way to deal with the “dog smell” – the answer isn’t so much
cleaning the areas where your dog hangs out (i.e. spraying the dog
bed)…it’s about cleaning your dog and washing the dog bed. Plus, I’m
positive the dog doesn’t want to feel like he’s yodelling atop the
The power of air
The simple act of opening a few windows can make a huge difference in
your home -so, let some fresh air in – this is easily the freeist thing
that you can do to rid yourself of odors! if you open windows on
opposite ends of your home – you can create a cross breeze which can
whisk away unpleasant, stale odors and replace them with the air freshness
of nature – assuming you don’t live beside a tire factory. I do this
whenever weather permits, it especially helps air out the cat dander
which I am allergic to (I know, I know) but makes an enormous
difference. I also find it helps contribute to that smell of ‘nothing’
that I often talk about.