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Sunday, January 31, 2021   /   by Tony Daquin

Getting rid of lingering smells or a stinky home

Stinky Home
We become accustomed to the odors in your home and it’s not until either someone very honest comes to visit or we return home after some time away that we realize just how stinky the home is.
Rather than plugging deodorizers into your electrical sockets or lighting an arsenal of scented candles, use a few household staples such as baking soda, distilled white vinegar, coffee grounds, vanilla extract, and lemons to get rid of odors once and for all.
If your trash cans stink
Wash the inside and out with hot soapy water, rinse clean, and dry thoroughly. To prevent future odors, try one of these solutions:
Dust the bottom of the garbage can with scented cat litter or throw a few citrus peels lemon, or orange in the bottom of the can before you insert your garbage bag.
You can also dust the bottom of your garbage can with baking soda or unused coffee grounds either will neutralize future odors.
While pets are obvious causes of stinky home or home odors, other s! ...

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