Array
Home Care

Vodka Can Make Your Home Smell Good All Day Long

You can use this party favorite past cocktail hour

Shares
Photography: Trendir and A Life Adjacent (Main Photo)

Do you love having a sweet-smelling home as much as we do? Believe it or not, the answer to foul odors is sitting on your booze shelf—it's called vodka. It acts like rubbing alcohol, except it's a little less harsh, so it can kill a lot of odor-causing bacteria. More importantly, it works well in bathrooms, fabrics, carpets and even in shoes, too.

The best part about these homemade air purifiers is that you can customize the mixture to suit your preferences. To try it out for yourself, check out this step-by-step guide: 


ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

What you need: 

  • ¾ cup of water
  • 2 tablespoons of vodka 
  • A variety of essential oils (whatever you're using) 
  • A spray bottle 


How-to: 

1. In your spray bottle, combine the water and vodka. Shake well.  

2. Choose the scent you want to go with! If you enjoy earthy notes, combine 4 drops of cinnamon, 3 drops of vanilla and 2 drops of ginger essential oils. For a more floral aroma, feel free to use up to 10 drops of lavender essential oils. 

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

3. Spritz the room as needed. 

SOURCE: Apartment Therapy—10 Natural Cleaning Recipes Everyone Should Know by Heart, Trendir (Main Photo 1)

More on Realliving.com.ph

Shares
Recommended Videos

Latest Stories

The Most Effective Way to Disinfect Your Kitchen Sink, According to an Expert

FYI, it's one of the dirtiest spots in your home.

Cebu-based Architects Share Sanitation Tent Design That Can Be Set Up in 2 Hours

As of writing, there are 15 Sunnytation Tents set up in Cebu.

How to Make a Disinfecting Foot Bath, According to a Cleaning Expert

It's highly important to disinfect your shoes!

Airbnb Hosts Are Hurting From Cancellations Due to COVID-19

Many are unhappy with the company's policy on cancellation and refunds.

Grocery Store Shopping Tips During the COVID-19 Quarantine

When you protect yourself, you protect others, too.

How to Properly Sanitize Your Lipsticks, Powders to Avoid Germ Buildup

Aside from makeup brushes, your actual makeup needs regular cleaning, too!

7 Museums You Can Tour Online for Free

Travel without leaving your home.

Earth Hour is Happening Tonight, Here’s What You Can Do

If you can, switch off your lights!

Do Not Try to Make “Rubbing Alcohol” from Rum, Bleach, and Hand Sanitizer

The resulting chemical compound is toxic.

Plant Projects That Your Inner Plantita, Plantito Will Enjoy

Allow your mind to relax by working with your hands.
Load More Stories

Get inspiring design ideas and handy hints.
Subscribe to our newsletter now!