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5 Ways To Get Rid Of Bad Odors In Your Home

Irma Stewart

When you walk into your home, you want to make sure that your home smells good. A bad smell in one room of your home can spread to the rest of your home, and make hanging out at home not that pleasant, which is why you want to make sure that you keep your home smelling great. Here are five ways to control bad odors in your home.

Way #1: Control the Odor from Your Trash Can

There is no denying that your trash can is not going to be the best smelling place in your home, but you can control the smell from your trash can. One way to keep everything smelling good around your trash can is by sprinkling some baking soda in the bottom of your trash can. You can also stick a deodorizing pod to the inside of the can or on the lid to keep things smelling good.

When you take out the trash, be sure to spray down the inside of the can with a disinfectant.

Way #2: Keep Your Refrigerator Smelling Nice

Your refrigerator should have a nice, neutral smell to it. One of the best ways to keep your fridge smelling good is by keeping a container of baking soda inside of your fridge. Purchase one of the containers with the breathable mesh on both sides of the container that will allow air to flow through the container.

Also, don't store any food inside of your refrigerator without putting it inside of a container. For any food that really has an odor, consider double wrapping the food up to contain the smell.

Way #3: Monitor Your Dishwasher

You need to monitor your dishwasher. Although your dishwasher cleans your dishes, you need to make sure you keep your dishwasher clean. Rinse food off your dishes before you put them in your dishwasher. At least once a week, check the trap at the bottom of the dishwasher, and clean it off. Run an empty load once a week just to clean and sanitize the inside of your dishwasher. This will keep your dishwasher smelling good.

Way #4: Clean Your Toilet Before It's Dirty

If you want to keep your toilet looking great, you need to clean the toilet bowl before it starts to look dirty. Once it starts to look dirty it is already going to have an odor. At least once a week, pour some toilet bowl into your toilet bowl and scrub it down. After you clean the bowl, be sure to wipe down the rim and toilet seat as well to keep everything clean.

Way #5: Clean Your Mattress

Your mattress can really absorb odors. If you think that your bedroom is starting to smell, make sure that you wash your pillowcases and sheets on a weekly basis, and wash your other blankets every few weeks as well.

When you strip down your bed, sprinkle some baking soda on the mattress and allow it to sit for a few minutes, then vacuum it up. This should get rid of any odors in your mattress.

The key to keeping your house free of odors is to be proactive about keeping your home clean and fighting back against odors. When it comes to deodorizing your home, remember that baking soda is a great tool to fight back against odor.

For more information, contact a company like PuroClean of Northwest Fort Worth.


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