No matter how we may want to dance around the subject, the truth is, one of the first things people notice when they enter your Central Ohio home is the way it smells good or bad. Everyone will agree that each home has its own unique smell. As residents we often become immune to the smells in our own homes, however, when a seller is looking to impress perspective buyers it is critical to be aware of potentially offensive smells. Below are a few tips on how common household occurrences like pet stains and musty odors can be eliminated.
Identify Were the Smell is coming from:
•1. If the smell is coming from an identifiable source clean the area with warm water and baking soda.
•2. Sprinkle a little baking soda on the area and allow sitting and vacuuming or cleaning up after an hour or two.
•3. Spray a little vinegar and water mixture on the source and dab away excess
•1. Open a box or two of baking soda and place in areas where they will not be disturbed (behind furniture, up high in a room)
•2. Place charcoal briquettes in a container with holes in the top (good for absorbing pet smells, cigarettes smoke smells, and musty smells also helpful in absorbing moisture)
•3. Utilize kitty litter to help eliminate unidentifiable sources of odor. Place in containers under furniture of in out of the way areas.
Other Items that can be used to neutralize odors are:
•1. A mixture of lemon juice and water use to spritz base boards.
•2. Coffee beans to absorb kitchen smells.
•3. Citrus fruits to deodorize garbage disposals.
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