Odor Fighters

Odor Fighters

  • To keep your house smelling clean and fresh, use these common household items to destroy bacteria and germs that cause odors.

Household Items

  • Lemon

    Lemon juice oxidizes and destroys bacteria that cause odors in the microwave.
    How to use it: Put a thick slice of lemon on a paper towel and microwave for one to two minutes.

  • Bleach

    Chlorine bleach breaks chemical bonds and removes mildew odors from your washing machine.
    How to use it: Remove all clothing from your washing machine and run a hot cycle with ½ cup of bleach.

  • Lavender Oil

    Lavender oil contains a natural antiseptic and deodorizer that freshens up your home.
    How to use it: Sprinkle a mixture of lavender oil and borax over carpet, let sit for a few minutes, and then vacuum.

Lavender Oil
  • Baking Soda

    Baking soda helps eliminate pet odors by neutralizing the acids that cause the smells.
    How to use it: Sprinkle baking soda anywhere that pets like to sit, leave for half an hour and then vacuum up.

Baking Soda