Bathroom smells can get pretty bad, you need to use a safe bathroom deodorizer as Essential Oils to prevent future health problems. If you are still using the choke inducing chemical smell deodorizers such as spray air fresheners, it’s time to change! Seriously most store bought bathroom air fresheners can leave you gasping for air and can be very bad for you and your families health. For safe bathroom deodorizing you must use natural, non-toxic deodorizers which are actually better at masking the bad smells to begin with. They’re also friendlier to people that are allergic or very sensitive to synthetic perfumes and air fresheners.
If you have very persistent bad smells in your bathroom which are not related to going to the bathroom, you may have a plumbing problem and will need to call in a plumber. Bathroom smells can be attributed to plumbing pipe leaks or drain seals leaking. Bathroom deodorizers are not a substitute for keeping your bathroom plumbing in good working order. You can have a HVAC contractor install a proper vent fan in your bathroom which is beneficial as a vent fan can pull out routine bathroom smells and also can prevent mold and mildew growth, which has its own very nasty smell.
A very simple free way to deodorize your bathroom is to open the window sometimes this will work in place of using a bathroom air freshener all together. If you want to use a safe bathroom deodorizer, here are a few suggestions below.
Water with essential oil in a plug-in: Your standard plug-in air fresheners are filled with chemical perfumes and can harm your health, water with essential oil will not harm your health. You can make this yourself simply empty out, wash, then dry the bulb from a store bought plug-in air freshener. Then fill with water and add a few drops of essential oil.
Add some essential oil drops to cedar chips to make your own potpourri: Cedar chips are very aromatic on their own. To kick them up a little, just add a couple drops of an essential oil such as lemon or lavender to the cedar chips, then place in a bowl or cheesecloth sachet in your bathroom.
Add some essential oil drops to the inside of a cardboard toilet paper roll tube: Your toilet paper tube itself can become an air freshener. Add a few drops of a nice-smelling essential oil to the inside of a toilet paper roll tube.
Mason jar of baking soda: Baking soda as a deodorizer on its own is very good as it pull bad odors out of the air. Here’s a clever baking soda and essential oil air freshener you can make using mason jars. Put some baking soda and a few drops of a nice fragrant essential oil into a small Mason jar with a ring lid. Instead of using the metal plate that goes inside the ring of the mason jar lid, use some perforated craft paper which will allow the scent to diffuse through.
These are some very easy but safe, alternatives over using standard store bought bathroom air fresheners or deodorizers, which actually work better and are not heath hazards!
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