Be honest, what do you think of Febreeze?
I own a professional carpet cleaning business and obviously I've got my own opinions. But I won't state any of my opinions here. But what do you think?
Does it REALLY take odor away?
Does it work?
Are you concerned about spraying a "chemical" in your home?
I don't care for it too much, I've used it in the past, but prefer to burn oils or candles to keep a clean scent in the air.
I have allergies and going through the detergent isle kills me. Fabreeze is great. I switched over to it from Lysol a couple of years ago. I have 2 boys and both athletes. Their rooms were always "sour", yuk. Fabreeze gets even that odor out. About once a week I walk in and spray their rooms, it works great.
I've used a couple of times, but preference is incense sticks and flavor candles.
I won't use it. I tried it once and it made my cat sick, so never again.
I have a sensitive nose; I cannot use alcohol-based perfumes, air fresheners, or germ killers (i.e., glade, lysol, etc.); however, strangely, Febreeze does not bother me or give me a headache (I have no idea why, it seems like it ought to).
While I prefer to use natural oils to make the house (and me) smell good (BTW diffusing most 100% pure pharmaceutical grade essential oils also has the added benefit of killing germs and bacteria), Febreeze has its place IMO. It comes in handy when I'm getting ready to go someplace and my outfit (that's been in the closet) has a kind of musty odor, or to refresh shoes in a jam (when you're out of powder for instance). It's useful to me as a quick, emergency fix.
Ditto. I don't use it much, but I do find it worth having some in the house, just in case.
Someone I knew had some Febreze air freshener, which - unlike every other air freshener I've come across - actually did what it said on the package and got rid of the smell rather than masking it in sickly sweetness. But I haven't been tempted to buy any myself, because I find that an open window is the best thing for getting rid of smells!
You can make your own spray, mix baking soda with water and put it in a spray bottle.
I don't understand the logic behind airfreshners. If a carpet stinks it needs to be removed or better, replaced with a clean wooden floor, perhaps with a few rugs that can be throughly shaken outdoors. Wall to wall carpets are a perfect bed for undesirable micro wildlife.
If a room is stuffy or smelly, then it needs clean air. What's wrong with opening all the windows and get the real thing? Surely any spray or incense is only covering up the problem. Your air may smell nicer but it's still filthy. Without a good supply of clean oxigen don't be surprised when you get headaches, lethargy, bad mood etc. Torture!
What ever the temperature outside, make sure to air the house completely at least once a day.
I've used it to freshen up clothes when I couldn't find something to wear because I put off doing laundry for too long. That's about it. I don't have any complaints, it did its job.
Whether you want to spread it around your house, I don't know. It smelled too chemically natural. It wasn't unpleasant, it just wasn't normal. But it does go away.
i just bought febreeze vac bags and ran the vacuum . gota say cant tell any difference from reg bags
I once lightly sprayed it in my car. I left the windows open for an hour or so to air it out before re-entering. Later that day, I had to drive for an hour and the odor gave me a headache, even though I kept the windows down while driving.
I like Febreeze (the ad as well) even though I open the windows quite often.As said before if some textile or shoes have a bad smell a little spray will only make it better.
I take small bottles of Febreeze with me when I travel. It does wonders to freshen up a stale hotel room's carpet and drapes.
I like the scents but not the cost and my son has allergies so I can't use it anymore anyway.
my mom is a big fan of febreeze. i don't like it, it masks the odors and doesn't get rid of them. after smelling the febreeze fragrance for about 5 min. the smell starts to go away and the original odor comes back. i prefer to smell the lemony fragrance of lysol disinfectant wipes, furniture polish and occasionally a wild flower arm and hammer vacuum powder on my carpets.
bleh... i guess it works somewhat, I use it in the bathroom (thats where the kitty box is)
I Used it once - but really - I stick with spick and span febreeze seems to mask the odor - or mix with it and makes things smell worse really
I am not a big fan of Febreeze. It is usually a temporary solution to a permanent problem.
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