Apartment buildings are a hodgepodge of smells that do not go together: your neighbor’s burnt dinner, the eight cats in room 3B, your dirty gym socks, and the usual wafts and olfactory whims of a building constructed during Eisenhower’s presidency.
This biodegradable spray contains essential oils and essences of lemongrass and ginger and cleans countertops without using any parabens, ammonia, or chlorine.
It’s like a pine tree freshener for your closet but better, as the charcoal neutralizes any odors in an enclosed space.
Some fragrance sprays can be too cloying and heavy, so we like this spray that removes—not adds—odors.
Pick your favorite scent, drop in a bit of oil, and let the scented mist waft through your apartment.
Baking soda helps absorb funky smells in your fridge—in case you have leftovers lingering past their prime.
Dryer sheets aren’t just for the dryer. Stuff these sheets into your drawers and laundry hamper (and pretty much wherever else you want) to keep stored clothes smelling fresh.
Candles like this one are a fool-proof method for making your home feel cozy and smell great. For more flower-free options, here’s our round-up of the 11 manliest candles.
Ever notice how towels can smell musty even after a spin through the wash? That’s because the fibers are harboring bacteria and odors. Either amp up your wash routine, or replace them regularly with a inexpensive option like these Tommy Hilfiger towels.