There are plenty of different home scents that aren’t going to be that pleasant for a potential buyer to come across. One of these that may not be immediately apparent is the smell of dusty air vents. For example, if your vents are clogged with dust, your home would also smell like dust and will feel quite stuffy as a result.
Other smells such as those of mold, cigarette smoke, kitchen grease smells, and smelly pets are also certain to turn off a potential buyer. Put yourself in the shoes of a homebuyer as you try to root out bad smells; think about the smells you would hate to sense as you go about a home. This will make your job easier.
How to Remove Stubborn Odors
If you’ve got a bad smell in your home that just won’t go away, you might be tempted to bombard the area with some strong chemical deodorizers. However, it may not be necessary to resort to such extremes to get the bad smells out. In fact, there’s a range of natural household cleaning hacks that are quite adept at getting rid of your home’s odors.
Coffee grounds, vanilla extract, baking soda, white vinegar, and lemons are all known for their odor-absorbent qualities, making them excellent solutions for a smelly home. As you will see, most of the remedies for bad smells are both easy to get your hands on and are also easy to use.