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How to get rid of an unpleasant odor in an apartment: a cheap life hack

Alina MilsentLife
How to get rid of an unpleasant odor

There is a difference between cleanliness and tidiness. You can regularly clean surfaces and do "cosmetic" cleaning, but an unpleasant odor will immediately spoil the impression of your home.

There can be many reasons for the appearance of unpleasant odors. OBOZ.UA tells you how a popular seasoning can help disinfect the room.

An effective life hack

There is one very effective and affordable life hack. You don't have to buy chemical flavors or use homemade sachets.

Bay leaves, which are popular in cooking, will help. They should be placed on the radiator.

Bay leaves are a cheap and useful substitute for expensive flavors and air fresheners. You just need to put a few leaves on the radiators and soon the air in the room will become clean. For more freshness, of course, you should ventilate the room.

By the way, experts say that bay leaves can even help fight insomnia. The leaves contain eugenol and linalool: these components have calming properties that improve sleep.

How to get rid of an unpleasant odor in an apartment: a cheap life hack

Useful tips

To prevent unpleasant odors from accumulating in your apartment, you should follow a few simple tips:

  • ventilate the room as often as possible;
  • do wet cleaning;
  • wipe down household and kitchen items;
  • clean the drain in the kitchen and bathroom regularly;
  • clean the toilet regularly;
  • empty the garbage can in time;
  • clean pet litter boxes regularly, etc.

An unpleasant musty odor can appear due to cracks in the walls, high humidity, old utilities, faulty ventilation, roof leaks, etc.

Earlier, OBOZ.UA told you how to make your home smell nice without using chemicals.

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