14 All-Natural Ways to Get Rid Of Nasty Smells In Your House

Expert advice on how to lose the bad smells in every room of your house (15 Photos)

Sadia Latifi on Jun 13, 2013 at 3:45PM

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14 All-Natural Ways to Get Rid Of Nasty Smells In Your House

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"I'm looking for an easy, fragrance-free fix I can use everywhere."

Bring baking soda into your house immediately. Baking soda is an inexpensive, versatile product that can freshen up many rooms in your home. In the kitchen, it’s a great way to deodorize your drains and garbage disposal. Just pour it down the drain while running warm tap water to neutralize odors quickly. You can also use baking soda on upholstery and carpet--simply sprinkle and wait 15 minutes before vacuuming, recommends Beth Greer, of Veria Living. (You’ll need several pounds for a 9” by 12” room.) In the bathroom, sprinkle baking soda on shower curtains and trashcans to inoculate odor. And for stinky sneakers, just sprinkle a small amount and leave it overnight -- it’ll absorb funky smells and extend the life of your shoes.

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