Fresh scent, not harsh scent
Green cleaning can affect every area of our lives. That is because we have come to depend upon harsh chemicals for everything, even in our attempt to keep our homes smelling fresh. We want to offer some tips that will help you keep your bathroom smelling fresh without using harsh chemicals or commercial deodorizers. Keeping the bathroom and other rooms smelling fresh take just a few common household ingredients and some essential oils.
Clean is the highest priority
The truth is that your bathroom cannot smell fresh if it is not clean. It is important that once or twice a week, you thoroughly clean the bathroom. This mean cleaning and sanitizing the toilet, sinks, drains, faucets, counters, tile, and floors. Bath towels and floor mats should be dry. Damp fabrics will cause and collect bacteria that can start to smell mildewed. Encourage everyone to close the toilet lid before flushing to keep unpleasant odors from escaping in the spray that occurs each time it is flushed. Use vinegar and baking soda makes for a cleanser and deodorizer. Mix baking soda and vinegar and let it sit in the toilet bowl for at least an hour before flushing.
Consider the following tips to provide a fresh, natural scent:
- Fresh air from the garden
When in season, cut flowers are a great way to provide a fresh scent and a homey atmosphere. A more economical solution is to place a vase of cut eucalyptus branches on the counter.
- Essential Oils
There is an endless choice of scents when it comes to essential oils. Choose fragrances that naturally appeal to you. Lavender and lemon are two very popular selections. You could use your scented oils in a ceramic diffuser, or with a reed diffuser. You can also saturate a Q-tip in the oil and tape it behind the toilet tank.
- Other Deodorizing Household Products
Do you know that spraying vodka into the air will absorb odors? Placing a bowl of dried coffee grounds on the counter will also absorb odors. You can create a budget potpourri by spraying packing peanuts with your favorite cologne
These suggestions are just a few quick, easy, and eco-friendly ways to use natural and readily available ingredients that can keep your bathroom smelling fresh and chemical free. If you need a deep cleaning for your bathroom, consider calling one of the top green cleaning professional house cleaning services in the Charlotte or Kannapolis area.
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