Many foods that you cook in the microwave create a very strong odor. That odor can last for a period of several hours or days. To remove the odor take a bowl and wet a paper towel and fold it in half and then in half again and put the towel in the bowl. Put the bowl in the microwave and heat the bowl and paper towel for one minute. Heating it will create steam and the paper towel will absorb the odor.
If you've been having trouble keeping your leather jacket or other leather items from smelling, it's not your fault. Once an odor gets in there it's tough to get out, especially mold and other odors. In this video you will get some tips on how to remove the odors with general cleaning products and more.
If you're noticing a faint or strong odor coming from your clothes or inside of the washer, you got a stinky problem that needs to be resolved. Having an odor in your front load washer can be a sign that you're using the wrong detergent, haven't cleaned your machine, or something else.
Check out this instructional science video that demonstrates how to perform the experiment "Odors Aloft." From the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry's teacher curriculum, "No Hassle Messy Science with a Wow", this is an activity exploring scents. It's a good introduction to atoms and molecules, especially for little kids. Perform the experiment Odor's Aloft by following the simple step by step instructions in this science tutorial video!
Offensive body odor can be a major problem for some people. If you need to reduce your body odor, there are several things you can try. It is important to realize that every person has a distinctive smell, and this is normal. The smell is caused primarily by our sweat as we perspire, because our perspiration gives off an odor. This odor only becomes a problem when the smell is offensive to others. If you sweat and the perspiration cannot evaporate freely, it is possible for bacteria to grow i...
Love your pooch or kitty but tired of her smells? Try these simple but effective ways to get rid of pet odors in your house for good. Try using baking soda to get rid of pet odor.
This video describes how to remove unwanted odor from plastic storage containers. The video shows three easy steps to remove odor. Firstly, thoroughly wash the plastic container as you usually would. After it dries, place a few pieces of crumpled up newsprint inside of the container and close the lid. Leave the newsprint in the container for a couple of days before removing the paper. After you remove the paper, simply wash the container again and the odor should be gone. A viewer would benef...
If you getting ready to place a load of wet clothes into your dyer and notice a faint smell, it may not be time to panic just yet. Even though discovering an odd odor is alarming, it isn't the end of the world.
If you've bee washing your clothes and have noticed a faint odor coming from inside of your washer, you may have a problem. Overloading a washer can produce an odor that is warning you to stop adding clothes to an already tired machine. By continually overloading your washer, you're asking for trouble as well as an excuse to spend money on your machine.
Garlic is a delicious, salubrious and stinky vegetable. Learn how to remove its garlicky stench from your hands with this handy video tutorial, which suggets, among other things, using lemon juice to get rid of the unwanted odor. For specifics, and to get started cleaning your own hands, watch this handy how-to.
Learn how to remove pet stains and odors quickly and easily so you no longer have to worry about occasional accidents. These are the items you are going to need: some clean old towels, paper towels,
If you've just recently purchased a brand new oven, first of all, congrats. Secondly, if you're smelling an odor that is unpleasant coming from the oven, it's totally fine. This is normal for ovens that are brand new and should not be seen as a bad sign.
Here’s the scary thing about body odor: You can’t smell your own. Make sure you’re not stinking up the joint by reviewing your hygiene habits. Watch this Howcast how to video to figure out if you have B.O.
Watch this video to understand how odor and taste drives the mating behavior of much of the animal kingdom.
Sometimes as a pet owner it is difficult to keep your home clean and smelling fresh. In this Housekeeping how-to video the Dog Channel offers five tips to battle dog odor in your home. Follow these five tips and have your home smelling fresh.
When bad odors are abound, what more can you do than scrunch your nose and try to get out of the area? (well, if you're on an elevator, well, let's just say your luck ran out.) With this video they have the cure to make it easier to make your way a smelly day!
Everyone gets bad body odor at some point, whether it's because you are genetically predisposed (sorry) or because you just finished running two miles for gym class. But slathering on deodorant, which contains a miles-long list of petrochemicals and other cancer-causing paraphernalia, is probably not the safest choice for your well being.
Originally, washing machines are designed to get rid of any ugly looking stains or smells that occupy clothing. But if you begin to notice a nasty smell coming from your washing machine, then you have a problem on your hands.
Using simple materials in most any home, this video provides a novel solution to fruit flies in your compost pail. Composting is a great idea, but if you are not careful, the fruit flies will start to take over and you'll wish you had never started. But this simple idea will keep you composting without the bugs! Starting with a large container from something like a peanut butter jar, you can cut out a large hole and secure a scouring pad to the underside of the lid. Then, place the lid on the...
It's always tempting to grab yesterday's shirt and toss it on in a fit of laziness, but before you do and venture outside, it's probably wise to freshen it up a bit first. The most obvious way to do that is with some Febreze, but if you don't have any around, your liquor cabinet will do the trick.
Ever wanted to know how to smell good naturally with natural elements? You can save the earth without offending those around you when you go au natural.
When you are using garlic or cooking with it, getting the smell of garlic off your hands can be really tricky. Washing your hands will not to the job by itself. The next time you are using garlic and want to get rid of that smell, wash your hands thoroughly with both soap and water, and then rub them against the stainless steel faucet because the metal with neutralize the odor from your hands and get rid of the smell.
Microwaves have the annoying tendency to absorb the smell of the foods that are cooked in them. Although most people do not mind this on the day of the cooking, after a week of the smell, it begins to get old. If you want to remove that fishy odor, just follow these simple steps. First of all, make sure that the microwave is as clean as you can get it with regular cleaning supplies. Getting rid of the smell will be so much easier if there are no splatters covering the inside of the microwave.
Food can smell great before, during, and after cooking. A pot of stew simmering away on the stove will tantalize you all afternoon, and there's nothing better than the smell of fresh-baked cookies lingering in the house for hours.
If you're experiencing stinky clothes right after they've just been washed, you have an easy to solve problem on your hand. There are a couple of easy to follow tips that should get rid of any stinky clothes that you or others may be wearing.
Karen Solomon teaches the secrets of making your own homemade butter in simple steps. First take a clean odor free jar and pour in one container of heavy whipping cream with room temperature. Now close the jar with its lid and start to shake the jar. Keep shaking the jar for about 20-30 minutes, then pour it out by filtering it. Transfer the filtered fresh butter to a plate to finish.
Cooking fish and deep frying at home can be real crowd pleasers, but the smelly odors left behind aren't. These quick tips will help leave your kitchen smelling great.
Life stinks. Literally. Daily living leads to lots of lingering smells. Household odors from cooking, kids, pets, bathrooms, and guests can accumulate. Get rid of them with some simple remedies.
With fragrance-filled sprays, scented candles, diffuser sticks, and other air-freshening products, the scent lasts just a few minutes and doesn't always mask what you were hoping to cover up. When it comes to the bathroom, scented toilet paper might sound like a terrible (and silly) idea, but it's best at eliminating stinky smells over a long period of time.
When it comes to household versatility, baking soda is king. Here are just some of the many cleaning uses for baking soda. Cleaning tips:
Fortunately, you do not have to face this horrible smell problem when you turn off the fridge. To easily stop it, simply put some crumbled-up newspaper inside before you have to turn off the fridge, or at least shortly afterward. Watch this video to learn more.
Prior to painting, pour some vanilla extract into the paint. The vanilla doesn't stain the paint, and the room won't smell like paint fumes.
This video illustrates the quick and easy method to Buy fresh ginger and brew a pot of ginger tea . The process is comprised of the following steps:Step 1: Visit a local store or a vegetable shop and buy some ginger. Identifying whether the ginger is fresh or not is a easy job. Just smell it and judge if the odor is strong. A strong odor indicates that the ginger is fresh.Step 2: Mesh the ginger pieces and peel off it's skin.Step 3: Take small pieces of ginger and add them to boiling tea.Step...
Find out how mouthwash can multitask for you. Use that mouthwash for more than bad breath. Uses include: clean cuts and burns, tone your face, make your own hand sanitizer, banish dandruff, extend flower life, sanitize your toilet, neutralize smelly hands, and prevent underarm odor.
Removing the garlic smell from your hands can be a very difficult thing to do. Sometimes you just can't stand the smell. Maybe you have a date and don't want to stink, but just can't get that smell out of your skin. There is a way to neutralize the odor so that you can get on with your life. After you get done cooking with either garlic or onions or any other stinky food, run your hands under some warm water. Then get some coffee grounds and mash them up and get them wet. Once the grounds are...
If you're a Febreze fanatic, you're well aware that the "odor eliminator" can be pretty pricey, and that's reason enough to stop buying it.
A lot of people have problems with their cats urinating inside the house, leaving behind the retched odor of cat pee. Others get frustrated when feral or stray cats pee on their porch, patio, or anywhere else outside of their house, as it's not the most welcoming odor when guests arrive.
Put the cut lamb pieces into a large size roasting pan. Season it with salt and crushed peppers. Add chopped celery, carrots, and onion. Put in one cinnamon stick. Add some crushed or chopped garlic. Pour in a little vinegar to mask the cooking odor. Add a little white wine, but don't use cooking wine; in addition to tenderizing the meat, a good wine will add to the flavor. Toss in some sage leaves and rosemary needles (not the whole stalk). Toss the mixture, cover the pan with plastic wrap a...
In order to apply cologne properly, you will need to choose the best cologne for you in advance. The cologne will need to mix well with your own natural scent. It is important to avoid overuse. Stick to a three (3) spray rule: never exceed 3 sprays. The distance from the body is important. Therefore, you should spray a distance from your body.
James shows us how to prevent stinky pits without using deodorant, but instead the Japanese Urawaza secret of baking soda and lemon.