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How To Eliminate Household Room Bad Smell In The Home | Bathroom Odors Remedies

Updated on February 2, 2013

Curing Household Smells

The best and only way to cure any household smells is to know where the smell comes from. Know the source of the smell.

There are two ways to cure household smells. Either to disguise the unpleasant smell with a pleasant one by using nice smelling herbs or air freshener or clean the source of the smell.

A lot of things can cause unpleasant smells in your house. Not letting in fresh air into the house can cause staled smell. Rotten food, not cleaning drinks or water poured on the carpet and many others.

There are fast ways to clean or cure unpleasant smells in your home. These are the rooms in your house that you can make sure that they smell nice: you can remove bad smells from the kitchen, living room, bathroom and bedroom. House is where many people spend many of their time both as a business or leisure place, so it best to make it smell so nice to bring that relaxed or concentration that we need.

How To Cure Kitchen Odor

  • Clean the inside of the fridge at least once a month. Throw away any food that is past best before date.
  • To prevent rotten vegetable odor, keep the vegetable in a paper bag and leave in a dark, cool place.
  • When cooking, close the doors to other rooms and open wide the kitchen windows to let in fresh air.
  • After cooking, turn on extractor fan or cooker hood and allow it to run for a while
  • Use a solution of detergent, lemon juice with hot water clothe to wipe surfaces or chopping board.
  • Use a mixture of lemon juice and water you boil in a microwave oven to make it have a pleasant smell.

How To Cure Living Room Odor

There are many things that can cause unpleasant odors in the living room. These include:
  • Pets hair and body oils can cause unpleasant odor. For a treatment to cure such unpleasant odor, cover furniture with throw over clothe and wash it regularly.
  • To neutralize any cigar odor, dampen a dish towel in a mixture of vinegar and water and wave it around the room.
  • To remove stale odors, use dishes of pourri in the room

How To Cure Bathroom Odor

  • You should try and clean the bathroom regularly to keep it smelling fresh
  • Use mat to protect the carpet around the toilet and wash the mat regularly
  • Light a scented candle in the bathroom
  • Inside the rim of the toilet, keep block looped disinfectant
  • Ventilate the bathroom or use a ventilator
  • Wipe water with clothe from bath seals or tiles, stagnant water on the bath seals can cause odor.
  • To keep bathroom basins, or bath fresh, pour disinfectant down the waste outlets

How To Cure Bedroom Odor

  • Make sure you open the bedroom windows regularly. Spray bedroom with air freshener.
  • If you have Borax, spray mattress with it and leave it for some for some hours before you vacuum it.
  • Make sure you air bedding before making them and ventilate the room always


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      Christabel Evans 5 years ago from England, UK

      Thank you for the share ingenioustech. I'm glad this hub was of useful info to you.

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      ingenioustech 5 years ago from India

      very good information shared............

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      Christabel Evans 5 years ago from England, UK

      Essential oil is very good in getting rid of odors too. Thank you cloverleaffarm for loving and commenting on this hub. Nice to always see you around.

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      Healing Herbalist 5 years ago from The Hamlet of Effingham

      Great hub. To get rid of odors around here, I bring out my box of essential oils and start mixing. I use an oil burner, and the scent just wafts through the air. Ah, is aromatherapy wonderful.

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      Christabel Evans 5 years ago from England, UK

      @moonlake, i do feel the same like you any time i read about cleaning the house. Hope you have the time to do so. Thank you for commenting.

      @luvintkandtj, Good that this hub was useful to you and that you enjoy reading this hub. Thank you.

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      luvintkandtj 5 years ago from USA

      Great hub. I enjoyed reading it. It was full of useful info that I can apply in my own life. Some of the things I already do but I really enjoyed This hub. Especially having to stinky kids. Lol

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      Great hub and lots of good information. Makes me think I need to clean my house. Voted Up.