What is the smell of your house? The smells in each of the apartments are different from the smell of the other. The best variant of the smell in the house is probably the aroma of cooked food, and the worst is stale air and stray unpleasant smells.
Air fresheners fix the situation briefly. The action of the aerosol does not last a long time and it's all the same chemistry. And after all it is pleasant, when in the house freshness and a pleasant aroma of air is felt. Airing an apartment in this case is not enough. It is necessary to resort also to other methods.
The easiest way to freshen the air in the apartment is to add essential oils to the bottle with an atomizer and spray in the apartment. You can refresh the air in the toilet also, by spraying or refreshing the air by spraying into the cardboard core of a roll of toilet paper.
Aromatic stones for the restroom: use a small shelf, where you can put 2-3 "aromakamnya" the size of a button. Drop on the stones lavender oil, ylang-ylang or pine and update them every week. This will fill the room with a gentle smell and improve the atmosphere.
Radical aroma mixture: add 30 drops of lavender oil, tea tree and lemon (30 drops all together) in 1 liter of vinegar. How to stir the mixture, ready. This simple and economical composition perfectly cleans and disinfects any surfaces.
Deodorant for the room: pour a few drops of oil (mint, orange, cedar, sandalwood, cinnamon, vanilla) into a spray with water. Well shaken up. You can immediately use as a freshener in the apartment and in any room.
Aromatic sticks: pour in a small glass jar of essential oil to your taste and share in the capacity of any baby oil. Put bamboo sticks in it. In an hour they will be soaked with oil, and the fragrances are ready!
Fragrant wooden cubes: you will need your favorite essential oil, a wooden cube (2 cm) and a container. Using a brush, apply the oil to the cubes. Place them in a closed container and leave for the night, and in the morning open and breathe in a romat.
Aroma of freshness
Before you start vacuuming, moisten a few drops of lavender with a piece of cotton wool and draw it with a vacuum cleaner. The vacuum cleaner on the way of its followings everywhere will leave a delicate "Provencal" flavor. The aroma can be replaced with your favorite - for example, orange oil will add a fresh smell of citrus, coniferous oil will create an atmosphere of cool shady pine forest.
Dampen 1 drop of lavender essential oil and 1 drop of lemon oil with a porous rock of baked clay or ordinary gauze (in this case, the essential oils evaporate faster) and place them on the refrigerator door. Periodically update essential oils.
Fresh trash can
Wash and dry the waste basket, drip 1 drop of lavender oil and 1 drop of tea tree onto the aroma, a piece of gauze or a cotton swab and put it on the bottom.
How to "refresh" a microwave oven
Drip 3 drops of essential oil of lemon or mint into a container of water. Set it for 3 minutes.
Use a small shelf, where you can put 2-3 aromakamnya the size of a small biscuit. Drip on the stones of the oil of lavender, ylang-ylang or pine. Update them every week. It will fill the toilet with a gentle smell and improve the atmosphere.
There are 2 ways: or you add a drop mitten to the dryer, on which you drip 7 drops of lavender, mint, rose or eucalyptus (or any other oil, your favorite), or add 3 drops of the same oils to the water to add to the iron.
Essential oils - low-fat and do not stain your laundry!
Add 30 drops of lavender oil, tea tree and / or lemon (30 drops - total, not each!) In 1 liter of vinegar. Shake well. This simple and economical composition perfectly cleans and disinfects any surfaces. The same composition, wipe ashtrays.
Removal of scale and unpleasant odors in a sink, sink, bath, pans, electric kettle
Use the above composition (for cleaning and disinfecting any surfaces): synthetic vinegar is the best descaler. It is more effective when heated, so you can calmly pour liquid into the kettle with boiling water and leave "infused" from a few minutes to an hour. Your kettle will be in immaculate condition and without a single microbe - thanks to essential oils. Pour a few drops of the composition into the kitchen sink pipe and drain the tub, and then for a few minutes with a jet of boiling water from the tap, you get rid of the unpleasant odor from there.
Deodorant for the room
Pour a few drops of your favorite oil (mint, orange, cedar, sandalwood) into a spray bottle with water. Shake well and sprinkle the room. The same effect gives the addition of inexpensive perfume with the scents of vanilla, cinnamon, chocolate and other delicacies. Repeat 2-3 times a week. This will also help to get rid of the smell of cigarette smoke or burned food (combined with pre-ventilation).
And we also get rid of insects
Than to use toxic insecticides, harmful both for the person, and for pets which besides do not smell, it is better to spray essential oils - lavender, a cedar or an eucalyptus in air. No sprayer? Then add a few drops into the container with hot water or even pieces of cotton wool and spread them around the room.