Your guests will not be able to help but notice the smell of your house. A stinking and damp smelling house is not at all appealing whereas a fresh and clean smelling house is quite inviting for visitors. Expensive products are largely unneccessary. Some simple measures are all you need. To keep your house fresh, simply follow these tips.
A major factor in creating foul smells is kitchen rubbish. Trash smells worse as time goes on. Make it a habit of taking out the kitchen garbage regularly.
That old carpet may be very dear to you, but it may be one of the reasons why your house smells fusty. Molds often develop in carpets and can be cause problems for your health. It could be time to replace or clean it if you notice mold or dampness. Hardwood flooring can also be used as well as tile. These are much easier to maintain and will do a great deal in helping keep your house fresh.
We are so used to keeping our doors and windows tightly shut and the curtains so firmly pulled down that we just don’t realize we are missing out on one of the simplest tricks of having a fresh smelling house. Opening windows and doors improves air circulation. The indoor air is released and fresh air can enter. If you’d prefer not to leave your windows open during a cold winter, just do so on warm days.
To let sunlight enter the house, just roll up your blinds and throw open the windows. This is the simplest way to improve the smell of your house.
Excessive moisture is also not good for the house since it will make your house smell stale and damp. Exhaust fans can help remove moisture caused by cooking. Opening windows and using exhaust fans will reduce moisture in areas such as bathroons.
You can use a dehumidifier to control humidity levels..
Potpurri and scented candles can help provide a nice scent for guests..
It does not cost much to keep a house smelling fresh. The important things to do are removing sources of foul smells, improving air circulation, reducing moisture and using some nice fragrances to counteract any bad smells.