5 Hacks for Removing Smells from Your House

We’ve all experienced the dread when something in our house smells. It hardly even matters what’s causing the offensive odor, we just want to take care of it as fast as possible! It’s tempting to go straight for the flowery sprays, but wouldn’t you rather treat the cause instead of the symptom? Try out these hacks to keep your house smelling fresh and clean.

1) Raid the Kitchen Pantry

If those bad smells remain even after you’ve done your best to clean, don’t worry! There are easy ways to remove stink from your home, and you probably have the materials needed in your kitchen pantry. If the smell’s contained in a small space, put some baking soda in a shallow bowl and leave it in there. Its chemical composition can react and bond to tons of other chemicals, which is the main cause of those bad smells. After a few days, the area will be smelling as good as new.
Vinegar reacts similarly after a little bit of prep, and is ideal for less localized odors. Put some vinegar on the stovetop and let it simmer until your house is smelling fresh again. Don’t worry, you’re not just replacing the smell with vinegar, since the chemicals actually bind together and neutralize. As an extra tip, if you need a real powerhouse cleaning solution, mix the baking soda and vinegar together. The foamy solution will clean and freshen at the same time!

2) Add Lemons to Your Kitchen Cleaning

Food smells are one of the worst odor offenders, so the kitchen can be the source of a lot of nasal pain. But food is also the answer to the problem! Lemons are great for cleaning out the cause of food smells, since their acidity tends to break down any crumbs or chunks that are causing problems. You can use them pretty much anywhere in your kitchen: cut one in half and stick it in the fridge, run lemon slices through the garbage disposal, or add some lemon juice to your dishwasher detergent.

3) Make a Laundry Run

Fabric is notorious for holding onto odor, and may be the cause of those lingering smells you can’t seem to shake. Don’t just get your clothes clean – grab any seldom washed blankets, towels, sheets, or even cushion covers and throw them in the wash. A couple extra loads can go a long way in freshening your home.
As a bonus tip, try taping some spare dryer sheets over your air vents. While not necessarily an odor remover, this will still send that nice clean-clothes smell wafting through your entire home.

4) Clear Out Your Bathroom Drains

Just think of all the dirt, hair, and other odorous materials that go down your shower and sink in the bathroom. If the buildup is starting to cause problems, there are a few solutions besides just unclogging the drain (which doesn’t always solve the problem). Baking soda makes a comeback – you’ll want to pour about a half cup of the stuff down the drain. Follow it up after a few minutes with white vinegar, and then follow that up about 10 minutes later with some boiling water to clear absolutely all of the gunk out of the drain.

5) Eliminate Bathroom Odor with NoMO

Remove bathroom odor right from the source with NoMO: No More Odor. NoMO’s inlet attaches right underneath your toilet seat, and a simple wave of the hand activates its powerful motor. All bathroom stink will be removed from the toilet, and treated with NoMO’s all-natural activated charcoal filter. This doesn’t just cover up the odor – it totally removes it, and even returns clean air to the environment. Stop hiding behind harmful chemicals, and start eliminating those smells with NoMO!

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Seat Mount Installation

  1. Remove toilet seat
  2. Place NoMO inlet on toilet
  3. Place toilet seat over NoMO inlet & secure with mounting connectors
*ensure sensor is facing forward

Bowl Mount Installation

  1. Extend spring-loaded metal inlet
  2. Place on toilet bowl
  3. Relase inlet spring
*ensure sensor is facing forward

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I was already worried about what our guests would think going into the bathroom, but with NoMO I know that the smell will be totally taken care of! Even I can go into the bathroom without holding my nose, and I have a very sensitive sense of smell.
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My wife bought this and at first I thought, oh great another internet buy. I didnt think this would work at all. Turns out, I was wrong. It runs a little loud but I dont mind as it really isnt much louder than the bathroom fan which I use anyway. The end result is no smell… awesome!
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Step 1

Remove toilet seat and place inlet over screw holes.

Step 2

Install inlet and reinstall toilet seat. Then, insert the filter into the housing lid.

Step 3

Wave hand for motion sensor activation.

Frequently Asked Questions

NoMO vacuums toiler air from its inlet located directly under the toilet seat, scrubs the air in its Complex AC Filtration system, and returns purified and odor-free air to the environment. You can both activate and deactivate NoMO using either touchless activation via its motion-detecting sensors, or through a manual button press.
NoMO has Touchless or Manual activation for both on and off states. Simply wave your hand in front of NoMO’s motion-activated sensor, and it will turn on for a two minute cycle, after which it will automatically turn off. If you would like to turn off NoMO earlier, simply wave your hand again to deactivate the cycle. In Manual mode, simply press the button on the front of your NoMO for the same results as touchless mode.
NoMO is powered by a rechargeable battery pack. It can operate for 2-4 months per charge with normal use.

Installation

The bowl mount makes NOMO compatible with any toilet. NoMO’s seat mount fits most standard toilets that have a removable seat and lid.
Yes! NoMO’s bowl mount simply clips onto the side of your toilet bowl. For the seat mount, all you have to do is remove the lid, place the NoMO inlet on the bowl aligning the mounting holes, and reinstall the seat lid on top of the inlet.
As long as NoMO is properly installed, neither the bowl mount or seat mount will damage your toilet.

Operation

In Manual mode, touch the Power button and NoMO will activate for a 2-minute cycle. Press the button again to end the cycle early. In TouchLess mode, slowly wave your hand in front of the sensor and NoMO will activate for a 2-minute cycle. Another hand wave will end the cycle early.
Yes! You can activate as many consecutive 2-minute cycles as you want.
NoMO turns off automatically at the end of its 2-minute cycle. Alternatively, you can either wave your hand in front of the sensor, or press the power button to end the cycle early.

Power

A rechargeable lithium ion battery.
In Manual Mode, NoMO’s battery lasts 120-150 cycles, which for average use would be 45-60 days. In Touchless mode, the battery lasts 90-100 cycles, which for average use would be 30-45 days.
NoMO includes a UL Listed Battery Charger that will recharge the battery in approximately 1 hour.

Maintenance

Complex Activated Charcoal.
The NoMO filter is guaranteed for life (any necessary replacements will be provided free of charge + shipping & handling).
NoMO’s high quality ABS plastic wipes clean with traditional household cleaners.
NoMO’s electronic components are protected from splashes. However, NoMO should not be submerged in water.
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