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  • Bake cinnamon bread
  • My mother-a half Volga German, manage it always at home! You could try and asked her the recipe!
  • don't let your guests stay longer than 4 days...
  • Open the windows and let the whole house air out!
  • Light lots of smelly good candles :)
  • In a potpourri pot or two, pour a splash of your favorite liquid fabric softener and fill the rest of the way with water; open the windows, turn on a fan or two and let the house air out. It'll smell nice and fresh. If you have carpet, a good shampooing may be in order as it retains odor. For cloth covered furniture, curtains etc. spray with a fabric freshener such as Renuzit Super Odor Neutralizer (fresh breeze is very effective and goes well with the fabric softener scent.) Lastly change air filters if your home has that type of heating/cooling system.
  • Well for me, its plug in airfresheners, i also use bowls of little wooden balls which i pour essential oils on, and i open the windows (unless its freezing!)
  • I like cleaning with a bleach/water solution, but if you don't like the chlorine smell, try cleaning the whole house with Mr. Clean. That leaves an awesome clean smell! And sprinkle the carpets with baking soda before you vacuum!
  • I keep a spray bottle of vim all purpose cleaner mixed with water & when I clean my tables I just spray then wipe with a dry cloth, spray my sinks with it after washing the dishes. has a nice fresh smell to it & I am always spraying my counters down with it
  • Glade plug ins....love 'em.
  • beeswax always works. mr clean on the floors and even burning some incence the odd time.
  • As far as i'm concerned, Febreze should just about do the trick.
  • Fill it with cookies! that allways work at my home!:D
  • Fabric refesher like febreeze on the furniture, curtins, bedding etc......candles, bounce fabric softner sheets in drawers and under couch cushions makes the house smell nice also can put damp rid in basements and bathrooms
  • I just leave my windows open, and eventually you get this nice natural outside smell. I like incense too, or plug ins during the winter, but sometimes they smell a little too much.
  • I like candles. For a more long term solution, if you have carpet that's been around for a while, getting rid of it can be a big help.
  • Open the windows. Bake some bread. CLEAN the house but don't use scented things.
  • Move out.
  • Make cookies or brownies! Yum!
  • Bake some bread or an apple pie....that works for me.
  • Scoop the litterbox
  • Shake and vac and put the freshness back
  • I like burning incense.
  • when i vacume i put a few drops of vanilla essence in the air filter part, smells so sweet and yummy... but if you prefer a different smell, you could put any kind of inscense in there, it works a treat.
  • Lavender powder in any vaccum store will have it. also cleaning your wood or tile floors with any good wood cleaner smells great! I also like to boil oranges and cinnamon sticks on the stove, but watch it so the water doesn't evaporate because then it will just smell burnt.
  • Do all the laundry, open the windows and have a fan circulating air so some gets outside. What i would really like to do one day is line the walls, ceiling, and floor with unpainted spanish cedar and make the temperature and humidity that of a cigar humidor. Cigars themselves can smell very nasty but a humidor is a great masculine smell. This is mostly pending on winning the lottery however.
  • buy new carpet!! well smells nice for week or so
  • Open all the windows, like they are currently. Burn scented candles. Start a fire in the fireplace in the winter.
  • I open every thing with a screen on it. Later when it gets chilly, I close them and cook something good yo...
  • I have a carer does the cleaning twice a week still swears by "shake and vac" and as i smoke she uses febreaze as well on the furniture it seams to work but i'am in doors all day
  • I have a carer does the cleaning twice a week still swears by "shake and vac" and as i smoke she uses febreaze as well on the furniture it seams to work but i'am in doors all day
  • Put some pure vanilla on your light bulbs. Everytime the lights are on, it smells like vanilla. You could use other flavorings...I like almonds.
  • I like to either burn some inscence or scented candles for something to smell good. Later as the seasons progress, i have indoor plants that bloom and liven the place up and smell really good. Lavender is my favorite but buttercup is okay too ;).
  • Remove all pets, including your husband. Rent a steam carpet cleaner and include your favorite perfume in the steaming water. Clean all the carpets and forbid your husband and pets to return.
  • Simmer mulling spices in water or apple juice on the stove top. It's my favorite! I usually do this in the winter.
  • Post these at key locations throughout the house;)
  • I prefer to burn frankincense stones from a censor.
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  • Four pages of answers! I'm not going to bother checking, so if this is a repeat ignore it. Start by keeping your house clean. Then you don't have to cover up unwanted smells and all the rest of these answers will smell the sweeter for it.
  • open the windows!
  • As odd as it sounds............. dryer sheets in your ac vents! Keep changing them out as the smell goes away. They are great in a car too... just slide them under your seat of your car.
  • Open all the windows as much as possible Use a drop or two of esential oil on a tissue and leave somewhere warm (not on any painted or varnished surfaces or you'll regret it!) shampoo carpets and soft furnishings. Cleaner manufacturers recommend you do this 3-4 times a year, but they would wouldn't they?! I do mine probably once or twice. Use a fabric softener you like and leave the doors open whilst the washing machine is on Have an extractor fan in the kitchen and always have the windows open when cooking something that you know will smell. My Dad insisted on cooking mackerel with the kitchen door open. Thanks Dad! My teenage years were spent slamming the kitchen door and shouting at him to have some consideration lol regularly have a proper 'spring clean'. You'd be amazed at how much better a room smells when all the dust has gone.
  • a good way to keep the house smelling good is to use fabric freshner,carpet fresh,wipe down walls with spic and span.try putting dryer sheets in the heating vents(in the winter time).place dryer sheets under pillow cushions and under throw rugs.
  • First, get rid of any odors on furniture or carpet with Febreeze or something similar. For any biological-type odors (like pet urine or poo), use an enzymatic spray with enzymes and live bacteria. Then add a lightbulb ring with scented oil on lightbulbs that you use most often. 1 per room is usually enough unless you have a huge room. If you haven't seen one, it's a ring that you place to sit down over the top of a (round) lightbulb. It has a channel all the way around for scented oil. The bulb heats the oil and the scent fills the room. No spraying, no extra electricity, no fire hazard, and no extra clutter in outlets or on furniture. My fav is cinnamon apple or pumpkin pie. You can get the rings at some WalMarts in the potpourri section, or in some candle stores. The scented oil is sometimes called potpourri oil.
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  • Read Scientific American about the danger of dryer sheets: http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=greener-laundry Hans L
  • IF YOU HAVE PETS, YOU CAN GET SOME DIFFERENT CANS OF GOOD SMELLING POWDER AND SPRINKLE IT IN EACH ROOM AND LEAVE IT OR YOU CAN BUY CANDLES=SMALL ONES= OF DIFFERENT SMELLS THAT ARE GOOD AND PUT SOME IN EACH ROOM, MAYBE 12 IN DIFFERENT AREAS OF THE ROOM, SO IT'LL START SMELLING BETTER. A SMELL OF YOUR CHOICE AND JUST LEAVE THEM THERE.
  • cooking something nice with all your doors open so the smell can radiate :)

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