Add 1-2 tablespoons of baking soda to 4 cups of water in a small pot. Stir to mix. Set pot to simmer for at least 30 minutes. The baking soda will absorb odors in your home and the simmering water will add a bit of moisture to the air. For a nice fragrance, you can add a few drops of essential oil or liquid potpourri. A small slow cooker works well for this, but a small pot on the stove is just fine.
This solution can do double-duty too. If you have any liquid left, pour it into your sink (with the stopper in place), let it sit and cool for a bit then scrub. Pull the plug and rinse. Your sink is now clean!
Note: Can also be used to clean the toilet bowl (pour it in slowly).
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Fantastic way to have your house smell WONDERFUL for hours!!
Believe it or not it's MUCH cheaper than air freshener and works much better and much longer. Fabuloso...I'm sure many of you have used it before. Find a nice bowl or vase and mix hot water with Fabuloso and just place in your room. Within minutes your house will smell FANTASTIC for hours!
A few more tips to help are placing the bowl of Fabuloso in front of a fan for even better circulation. If you have tabble top fountains in your house you can mix a little with the water in the fountain and the smell will last for even longer. I have gotten compliments every time osmeone comes over.
To keep your vacuum smelling fresh and not spreading stale, smelly air around your room, spritz your vacuum filter with an air freshener or a few drops of fragrant oils -- works great and will last a few weeks.
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