How To Make Bathrooms Smell Good

8 Materials
30 Minutes

There are a variety of reasons a bathroom can have odors. Here you'll learn how to make your bathroom smell good all the time and with many ingredients you already have at home! You can see more of my crazy creations here
Room Freshener - Add a few drops of essential oil to the cardboard of your toilet paper roll. It'll keep your bathroom smelling fresh.
Toilet Cleaning Bombs - Mix together 1/2 cup baking soda and 1/2 cup citric acid. Add a teaspoon of lemon juice and mix together. Add a small amount of water and mix until you can make the mixture stick together.
Use a mold or simply shape into a small ball and let dry before use.
Toss the toilet cleaning bomb into your bowl and let it sit until it stops fixing.
Scrub your toilet and flush.Want to see my post on How To Clean Your Toilet From Top To Bottom?
Odor Eliminator & more...Fill a sugar container or jar with holes top with baking soda.
Sprinkle some of the baking soda into your trash can to help stop odors.
Add a little baking soda to the bottom of your toilet brush stand. Fill the rest of the stand with rubbing alcohol, and place your toilet brush inside the stand.
Place both the toilet brush and open baking soda container in your bathroom.The alcohol will help kill germs, the baking soda will help remove odors.
Room Freshening Spray - Fill a spray bottle with water and add a little baking vanilla or scent of your choice (you could use essential oil as well).
Spray in your bathroom to fight odors and keep it smelling nice.
After vacuuming or sweeping, clean your floor with a steam mop. It cleans with water, and the high temperature kills germs.
Fight the Mildew Smell - Wash your towels regularly to fight germs and mildew. Place into your washing machine and add a little washing soda. Use your regular soap and run the load. The washing soda brightens them and fights the mildew odor.
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  • Shirley
    on Jan 11, 2020

    Is the baking soda cleaning bomb septic tank safe? We have used baking soda by itself but not sure about the acid part. Thank you!

    • Lyla
      on Jan 28, 2020

      Hot white vinegar and Alka Seltzer. I like how the photo thinks it's smarter and corrects spelling.

  • Kathleen Church
    Kathleen Church
    on Jan 24, 2020

    Citric acid can you buy it a grocery store? And if yes. Where in the store would you find it?

    • Lyla
      on Jan 28, 2020

      Many times you find it in the food canning section.

  • Pam
    on Feb 8, 2020

    What is washing soda

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