May 24, 2023
There are many ways to skip harmful chemicals when deodorizing your home. Before you reach for commercial detergents and deodorizers, try one of nature's fresheners that are as safe as they are effective!
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Lift carpet smells with a saltshaker
The easy way to rid rugs of trapped-in odors is simply shake a generous amount of table salt onto the fibers before going to bed, then vacuum it up in the morning. Salt is a super-deodorizer that has the double benefit of naturally killing tiny pests that hide in rugs, like fleas, by drying out the moisture they need to thrive.
Kill laundry funk with a vodka cocktail
If you have extra-smelly clothes, like work-out gear, sitting in your laundry basket, whip up a pretreatment spray of 1 part vodka (a potent bacteria-killer) to 3 parts water, and mist onto clothes. The alcohol eliminates odor without leaving behind a smell or stains.