We spend so much time making our home look beautiful and exactly the way we want it to, but not everyone considers how it might smell to an outsider. Our sense of smell has such a huge effect on our mood, but many homeowners forget that factor when building their home aesthetic. To make a home everyone will enjoy spending time in, try out a few simple ways to make your home smell amazing for maximum effect.
Quality Room Spray
You probably have a can of generic room spray in your bathroom or kitchen, but you should be careful with store-bought products. Mass-produced room sprays can often contain pungent and unpleasant chemicals that are too aggressive on the nose. A high-quality room spray, like one of our essential oil room sprays, is a fantastic alternative that lets you customize your home’s scent more naturally.
Essential Oil Air Filter
A sneaky but simple way to make your home smell amazing is to add a few drops of pure essential oils onto the air filter in your HVAC system. You don’t need to go overboard, but a few drops will help your HVAC system spread the scent all over the house with little effort on your part. You’ll have people wondering how you could make the entire house smell great every time they come over to visit.
Cook Vanilla in the Oven
You probably have a stash of pure vanilla extract somewhere in your cabinets. Even if you don’t, you can pick some up at your local grocery store for cheap. And you can fill your whole house with that delicious, aromatic scent by just putting a little bit into a cup or bowl and placing it in the oven on a low temperature. As the vanilla extract heats up, it will spread that enticing scent all over your kitchen and even into other rooms.
Diffuse Your Favorite Scents
Perhaps one of the best ways to control how your house smells is with an essential oil diffuser. Diffusers allow you to add your favorite scents to any room you want. They are also extremely efficient at using even just a little bit of essential oil, so they can last you a very long time. You can get a small, portable diffuser to move around or a larger, more decorative piece to keep in a common area.
Dry Shampoo Your Shoe Rack
Not sure where that unpleasant smell comes from? The shoe rack might be a good guess. If you find that your home’s shoes are ruining the atmosphere, you can remedy the situation easily by spraying a little bit of dry shampoo into each shoe. It eliminates any odors and stops anything leftover from escaping into the rest of the house.