7 Methods for Removing Odors From Your Home

To make sure your home smells great before showing it, try one of these seven tips.


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In order to make things smell great in your home before showing it to potential buyers, try one of these seven proven methods:




  1. Mix vinegar and water into laundry detergent and dishwasher fluid to pack an extra deodorizing punch.

  2. Keep baking soda in your refrigerator. It will draw food odors into it and out of your fridge.

  3. Activated charcoal helps remove litter box odors. I’m not talking about grill charcoal, either. This specific type of activated charcoal will keep your kitty box smelling clean.

  4. Fresh-baked cookies always smell great in the home. Everyone loves the aroma of fresh-baked chocolate chip cookies, so baking some before your showing is a great way to make things smell better in your home. Just don’t burn them!

  5. Use an air freshener, but don’t overdo it. Some buyers may have a sensitivity to these smells, so less is more.

  6. Air freshener nightlights. These are a great option when you want to disguise the air fresheners against the wall.

  7. Dryer sheets in clothing drawers and tennis shoes. They’ll lock in the unwanted smells and leave your clothes smelling fresh and clean.


Getting rid of the stink in the house will help you sell a lot quicker. If you have any questions or you’re looking to buy or sell a home, please give me a call. I’d be happy to help you.

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