What do you use to make KIDS room smell nice?

Sheetal - posted on 01/16/2011 ( 27 moms have responded )

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Most of the air freshners use chemical propellants , not sure which freshner should I use to make my son's room smell nice.

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Emily - posted on 01/20/2011

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Essential oils are completely natural, so once I've cleaned up their rooms and opened the windows for a while, I spray a mist of water with some drops of oil shaken up in it. I use orange because I like it, but of course there's hundreds of others. If you don't want to spray water, just drop a drip or two onto tissue and wipe heaters with it; when they heat up the scent is released!

Mary - posted on 01/25/2011

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I use Norwex mattress cleaner.... spray it on the bed once every 2-3 months ( more if he still has night time accidents ) , and I spray it on the carpet about once a month, since it is enzyme based and not chemical it doesn't leave a heavy perfume, it attacks the dust mites ( and their feces) and other odor causing bacteria, only leaves a fresh smell behind :)

Sheri - posted on 01/23/2011

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Celadon road makes a wonderful all natural odor eliminator. It can be purchased by logging on to www.myceladonroad.com/sherinewton

Rachel - posted on 01/17/2011

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put baking soda on the floor as a carpet freshener, then vacuum it, its safe, chem free and I believe it even tells you to do o in use on the back of some of them, you can even add to your shampoo and brush your teeth with it (but dont swallow)

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Karla - posted on 06/12/2013

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The bonair vent and freshener is an air filtering system for allergens and also have a passive scenting device that is convenient and inexpensive
www.bonairvent.com

Poonam - posted on 01/28/2011

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I've bought a plug-in from Yankee Candle Company for my daughter. She picked out the scent- Midnight Jasmine. They also have non-flowery scents, and you can adjust how strong the scent is.

Angela - posted on 01/27/2011

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Air fresheners are not natural substances, they have even been thought to cause cancer. Don't take risks, give the room a good clean, then open all the windows.

Crystal - posted on 01/26/2011

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I used to toss lavender wrapped in cheesecloth in drawers... it was mainly a more pleasant alternative to moth balls, but it always made the room smell so comfortable too. big bonus. Of course, that was back when I could garden without killing cacti.... but if you have a green thumb (or a green-thumbed) friend, hit them up for some twigs.

Jacqui - posted on 01/25/2011

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i just open the windows a little every day and keep bed quilts/sheets clean. make sure you empty the dirty socks from the room as it these hidden gems that find their way under the bed that are the main cause of 'pong' oh and do not let them eat upstairs!!!

Kelli - posted on 01/24/2011

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I use a product called Sol-u-mel it's a natural Odor eliminator and can be used as a stain remover to. I have a teenage boy as well who plays football his clothes come home soaked and can smell up even my laundry room in a matter of minutes. I can spray Sol-U-Mel and the odor goes away really quickly without strong scents. Not trying to sell it but if you want to know how to order it let me know I can share that info with you. It really works great for pet odors or stains as well.

Eva - posted on 01/23/2011

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you can try to put peel of oranges in a small bowl, it helps reduce the smell in your kid's room....

Rosie - posted on 01/23/2011

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Try using a scentsy mid size warmer. My 13 and 10 yr old each have one in their rooms . They each have their own scent style. And of course vacuum at least twice a week.

Kim - posted on 01/23/2011

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I use bath and body works Wall flowers and it keeps my daughters room fresh for a while.

Jessica - posted on 01/21/2011

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I hang those car trees from the AC in their rooms. Makes them smell nice without having to spray.

Janet - posted on 01/21/2011

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BOYS??? hanging a "car freshner tree" super works great in my teens rooms- I don't like to spray things cause of hay fever- the renuzit adjustable gel super order killer or "outdoor scents" work great also-

Nicole - posted on 01/20/2011

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Bath and Bodys Wallflowers. They make fun kid looking ones too that plug into an outlet. Smell great

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I forgot about the essential oils Emily - those are great and super cheap at our local flea market! They're right next to the Nag Champa :)

Holly - posted on 01/19/2011

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I have 2 teenage boys in one room. If it stinks I make them clean it and open the window while they clean. After they spend 5 minutes "cleaning" I go in and really clean! It usually doesn't take any cleaning supplies, just throwing stuff away and washing clothes/sheets/blankets etc. If I am feeling super ambitious I will go through drawers and take a garbage bag with me. Of course, if there is something I do have to scrub. I use 1 part bleach, 4 parts water and wipe stuff down. Baking soda does wonders for the carpet but really clogs the air filter and I usually have to spend 20 bucks on a new one after vacuuming.

Jakki - posted on 01/19/2011

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Making sure there are no rotting objects hiding in corners will help! That and keeping the window open. I would never use some chemical-laden product that makes the place smell like a pine forest or citrus farm - God knows that the effects of those weird chemical might be in the long run. Remember nobody has tested them for long term exposure because often they have only been around for a few years.

Whitney - posted on 01/18/2011

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I just crack open the window a little every other day to keep it nice without any fragrances and etc... I usually keep a couple bounce sheets in her dresser and closet too

Karla - posted on 01/18/2011

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Ive put dryer sheets in the vents before, it works for a while. Otherwise fabreeze!

Hayley - posted on 01/18/2011

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If he's a teenager there isn't anything in the world, even industrial strength that will get rid of that pong lol! you're best bet is move him to the garden shed :D

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Febreeze is my favorite spray air freshener :)



We also really like incense (sp?) - Nag Champa is our fav. I usually walk around the house and light 2 or 3 all through the house (one in the front room, one in the master bedroom and sometimes one in the hallway bathroom). It's clean for the air and it smells great :)



I use the Nag Champa 3-4 times a week and the Febreeze maybe once a month.

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