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Renter-Friendly Scent Solutions – No Candles Necessary!

Essential Oil Diffuser on a Bedside TableAs much as we want candles, oftentimes, they just don’t cut it when making our rental homes smell best. Moreover, open flames can be a major fire hazard. According to the National Fire Protection Association, candles start about 7,400 home structure fires per annum, causing 90 deaths and $291 million in property damage year over year. This statistic is why lots of Laguna Hills property managers try to discourage their renters from opting to use candles.

Given the dangers that candles hold, the wonderful news is that there are plenty of other (and safer) methods to freshen up the air in your home and lead to a comforting atmosphere without engaging in open flames.

Simmer Scented Herbs

One easy and uncomplicated process to make your home smell superb is to simmer a pot of water on the stove with fresh herbs, spices, or essential oils. You can experiment with certain combinations to find your favorite scent. This will fill the air with a wonderful fragrance and humidify dry winter air.

Essential Oil Diffuser

An essential oil diffuser is the best means to naturally fragrance your home without candles or any flame. All you ought to have is a diffuser, some water, and your top choice of essential oils. Plenty of different forms of diffusers on the market use many means to disperse essential oils into the air. Most diffusers utilize heat to vaporize the oils, while on the other hand, others use ultrasonic vibrations or fans.

Electric Wax Warmer

If you just can’t give up candles but, still opt to be safe, an electric wax warmer would be a nice solution. These devices use a cute light bulb or heating element to melt wax cubes or tarts, releasing the fragrance into the air without an open flame. You can discover a large number of electric wax warmers online or at your local home goods store.

Scented Sprays

Scented room sprays are another efficient way to quickly freshen up any room in your home. They come in a broad set of scents and can be used as often as you want. Just read the labels thoroughly just before spraying, as particular products may contain harmful chemicals.

Clean and Purify the Air

Another very easy and uncomplicated way to keep your home smelling fresh is to keep your home clean and tidy. Dust, dirt, and other debris can all bring on bad smells, so keeping your place clean will go a long way in making it smell fine.

Another excellent option is to invest in some good quality houseplants. Not only do they look fine, but certainly, they additionally help purify the air by absorbing harmful toxins. Some of our favorites include bamboo, aloe vera, and peace lilies.

If you’re seeking a more permanent solution, try to use an air purifier. This will remove any unwanted odors from the air and lead to a cleaner, healthier environment in your home.

These are just a few of the many approaches you can make your rental home smell nice without candles. So next time you’re on the lookout for a way to freshen up the place, give one of these tips a try!


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