Freshen Up Your Home While Vacuuming With Oils And Cotton Balls

Vacuuming is nobody's favourite chore, but when you have to do it, you should at least kill two birds with one stone by taking the opportunity to make your home smell great.

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All you have to do is soak a few cotton balls in your essential oil of choice, and drop them in the vacuum bag before you start cleaning. The cotton balls will infuse the air ejected by the vacuum with the scent of the oils. The effect will be subtle, but it's so easy to do that it's worth trying every time you vacuum. If your house really smells bad, you can cook your leftover oils in the oven for an hour or so to fully infuse your house with a pleasant scent. Be sure to click through the source link for more clever uses for cotton balls around your home.

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