Home is the only place in this world where you feel the most comfortable. Having a cozy and comfy setup in a home is good. However, having a cozy and comfy living space in a fresh smelling home is a plus. So, how can you make your home smell great?
10 Incredible Ways to Make Your Home Smell Great
Keeping funky odours away from your home is easy. However, if you want to keep your house constantly fresh and fragrant, then it will require some effort on your part. The following tips can be useful:
- Keep Your Home Ventilated
- Eliminate Things That Generate Odour
- Smell of Delicious Home-Cooked Meal
- Air Fresheners
- Oud Bakhoor
- Scented Candles
- Carpet Cleaning
- Keep Your Wardrobe Clean
- Regular Garbage Disposal
Keep Your Home Ventilated
Getting rid of the musty air accumulated in a sealed home is the first step. Open windows to allow fresh and clean air from the outside to pass through your living space.
Leave all your rooms with windows opened to create a well-ventilated environment. In case, there’s no wind outside, then the fans in your house can do the job. Turn on the ceiling fan to create an airy environment and place a desk fan in front of the window to enjoy a fresh smelling home.
Eliminate Things That Stink
Things that stink can obviously be of no use for you. So, what is it doing in your home in the first place? Well, it is better to get rid of such things as they can spoil the environment of your dwelling.
Some of the examples of such culprits include leftovers in the fridge, dirty throw rugs, stinky pet homes and dirty bathroom and kitchen sink disposal pipes.
Smell of Delicious Home-cooked Meal
Prepare a treat for your appetite and home interior. Yes, you guessed it right. Cooking delicious meals can naturally make your home smell great.
Bake some floury items like a loaf of bread or a batch of cookies. Sautéing fresh rosemary on a pan would also make the environment of your home and kitchen delightfully aromatic.
Obviously, you should be avoiding the use of spices and ingredients like various forms of peppers, ginger and garlic as they can leave a greasy and pungent smell.
It always feels nice to come home in a pleasant-smelling environment. The use of air fresheners is one of the best ways to make your home smell great. Air or room fresheners drive out the whiff of things like shoes or slippers lying on the floor, wet clothes placed on furniture and unpleasant cooking odour.
In Pakistan, air fresheners come in a wide variety of fragrances and are easily available everywhere. The lowest market retail price of room fresheners available in the local markets is PKR 200.
Oud and Bakhoor
While air fresheners are preferred by a lot of people in Pakistan, when it comes to scenting their homes, the trend of using Oud and Bakhoor is also picking up the pace.
With a delightful mixture of agarwood chips, sandalwood and jasmine, Oud and Bakhoor can effectively make your home smell great. It gives your living space an enchanting scent; if you’ve been to any of the Gulf countries, you’ll definitely be transported. It’s that good.
Oud and Bakhoor, which is the best way to get your living space luxuriously scented, is available for around PKR 1,500 to 3,000 in Pakistani market.
Considered a good option for home decor and aromatherapy, using scented candles is another feasible way to make your home smell great. When aromatic oils in a scented candles are burned, it creates an enchantingly aromatic atmosphere around you.
While living in Pakistan, you can easily purchase a scented candle for your home interior. Based on the quality, scent and size, these candles are priced around PKR 300 to PKR 1,500 in the local market.
Potpourri comprises dried petals of roses mixed together with other spices that are naturally fragrant. It is a great way to get the atmosphere in your home delightfully freshened. Plus, bowls containing potpourri add color to your space.
Ready-made potpourris with different types of scents are easily available in Pakistan. The price of a potpourri in the local market is around PKR 300 to PKR 3,000.
Regular carpet cleaning is essential for every household with a wall-to-wall carpet setup. Along with increasing carpet’s life, it improves the air quality of your home interior. Carpet cleaning effectively eliminates mites, allergens and bacteria causing funky odour.
Usually in households, carpet cleaning is done with the help of machines like vacuum cleaners. However, these days, you can also avail the services of professional carpet cleaners available in major cities of Pakistan like Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.
Keep Your Wardrobe Clean
Admit it, we all face procrastination when it comes to cleaning our closet. However, if you want to make your home smell great, then you should start taking care of your wardrobe right away.
Dirty and clean clothes, if stowed away together in the closet in an unarranged manner, can lead to a smelly mess. A dirty bundle of clothes can also transform into a haven for insects like cockroaches and grasshoppers.
If you want to create a clean-smelling environment in your bedroom, then it is better for you to carry out a cleaning activity focusing your wardrobe on a regular basis.
Daily Garbage Disposals
Don’t leave it for tomorrow, do it today; your garbage needs to be disposed of every day. Get all the trash cans and waste bins in your households emptied on a regular basis.
Bacteria, which generate an extremely unpleasant smell, and hazardous germs can grow quickly in overloaded household garbage, if not thrown away regularly.
The aforementioned tips would help you create a well-fragrant environment at home. However, if you are living in a small setting and looking to revamp things a little bit, then here are some clever ways to make your home look bigger.
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