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melinder

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Re: how to get the house to SMELL GOOD?
« Reply #30 on: December 06, 2011, 09:13:27 am »
I usually have candles around my house or glade plug ins


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Re: how to get the house to SMELL GOOD?
« Reply #31 on: December 06, 2011, 11:12:14 am »
I love the new ideas.  I have a cat and dog and boys.  When the boys sweat they stink like fried onions.   I think I will get the pinesol.   ;D

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Re: how to get the house to SMELL GOOD?
« Reply #32 on: December 06, 2011, 12:32:32 pm »
I do this and it is the most marvelous, luscious, delicious scent that makes you want to dance through the house. I wouldn't do this for just anyone but you are special so try this. For strong scents (unpleasant scents) use three cinnamon sticks and 1/4 cup of cloves and 3/4 of a quart of water simmer on the stove using medium heat. the scent will intoxicate you and this is the perfect time for it. Enjoy!

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Re: how to get the house to SMELL GOOD?
« Reply #33 on: December 06, 2011, 09:03:47 pm »
I do this and it is the most marvelous, luscious, delicious scent that makes you want to dance through the house. I wouldn't do this for just anyone but you are special so try this. For strong scents (unpleasant scents) use three cinnamon sticks and 1/4 cup of cloves and 3/4 of a quart of water simmer on the stove using medium heat. the scent will intoxicate you and this is the perfect time for it. Enjoy!

can you do this in a ceramic candle warmer too, or
does the stove work better for carrying the scent?
i'm just afraid of leaving the stove on for long periods
of time.

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Re: how to get the house to SMELL GOOD?
« Reply #34 on: December 07, 2011, 02:16:52 am »
I do this and it is the most marvelous, luscious, delicious scent that makes you want to dance through the house. I wouldn't do this for just anyone but you are special so try this. For strong scents (unpleasant scents) use three cinnamon sticks and 1/4 cup of cloves and 3/4 of a quart of water simmer on the stove using medium heat. the scent will intoxicate you and this is the perfect time for it. Enjoy!

thanks for the tip i am going to try it...

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Re: how to get the house to SMELL GOOD?
« Reply #35 on: December 07, 2011, 02:35:10 am »
it's not that my place smells bad, but i live with
a smoker and our cat. we keep the litter box tidy but
it still just seems... stale. i want to walk in the door and
be greeted with an inviting scent that is long-lasting...

any suggestions? what do YOU like to use to keep your house fresh?  :wave:

  • Make them smoke outside as they should to be anyway.
  • Litter Robot : http://www.litter-robot.com/
  • Use oust.
  • If you have your laundry room inside use allot of fabric softener.
  • Clean your walls and wet vac the whole house.
  • Potpourri.
  • Scented candles
  • Glade

Agree, however, I would opt for things like essential oils such as Lavender, Germanium, Jasmine, Lilly of The Valley, and all natural scents.

The other mainstream things are chemically laden, and really won't do your health much good.

I especially agree with making people smoke outside.

There is NO SMOKING allowed in our house, and we prefer that smokers don't even come over, because the smell is still on them, and they will still bring the smell into the house.

Thankfully, none of our friends smoke, and we don't usually have company over anyway.

We use our Rainbow vac and a diffuser to put the essential oils in.

Irobot Roomba 562 Pet Series Vacuum Cleaning Robot is really good too.
« Last Edit: December 07, 2011, 02:46:52 am by MessiahMews »



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Re: how to get the house to SMELL GOOD?
« Reply #36 on: December 07, 2011, 05:26:53 am »
Is anyone using soy tarts? How are they working? I bought a batch by mistake and need to get a warmer for them now. Are you using the electric burner or a burner that just uses a tea candle?

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Re: how to get the house to SMELL GOOD?
« Reply #37 on: December 07, 2011, 07:26:41 am »
There's a deodorizing air freshner by Arm & Hammer that I SWEAR BY. It's industrial strength stuff that they use in hotels and unlike Febreeze it actually kills all the bad smells without leaving some funky smell of its own behind. I highly recommend it!

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Re: how to get the house to SMELL GOOD?
« Reply #38 on: December 07, 2011, 11:35:28 am »
I suggest an air ionizer. Mine works great at eliminating odors.

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Re: how to get the house to SMELL GOOD?
« Reply #39 on: December 07, 2011, 06:06:47 pm »
I have found that the airwick 'cone' deodourizing variety is great for eliminating cat box odors.

Another odour eliminator is branches of eucolyptous. These only eliminate odour. To get a fresh or fragrant smell I also use scented air fresheners.

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Re: how to get the house to SMELL GOOD?
« Reply #40 on: December 07, 2011, 07:57:54 pm »

       No candles, please! There is too much risk of fire. Lysol spray is a disinfectant and odor control then I spray Glade or Renuzit.

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Re: how to get the house to SMELL GOOD?
« Reply #41 on: December 08, 2011, 10:56:45 am »
Open all windows and let the fresh fall clean air in to blow all the stale air out while you clean house.

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Re: how to get the house to SMELL GOOD?
« Reply #42 on: December 08, 2011, 11:26:35 am »
My husband smokes, but he goes outside mostley, but at night he stay in an I just use glade air fresher and my house smells good.

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Re: how to get the house to SMELL GOOD?
« Reply #43 on: December 08, 2011, 05:07:05 pm »
I usually use candles and scented oils from Bath and Body Works. Those really work wonders in the house....:)

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Re: how to get the house to SMELL GOOD?
« Reply #44 on: December 08, 2011, 05:09:09 pm »
pine sol and air fresheners

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