Are you a culinary creative who loves to try out new recipes in your apartment kitchen? While cooking, you might sometimes realize that your confined space of your apartment leads to scents that make your living space a bit unenjoyable. A delicious as your food might smell in that moment, it is unlikely that you’d want to wake up the following day and be hit by a wave of smells from your meal from last night. Taking some time to engage in some precautionary maintenance cleaning measures to keep your apartment from stinking up from whatever you cooked can go a long way in making cooking more fun. Read on to learn more!
Take Advantage of Your Ranges
If your stove has some range above it, remember to always use it. This means that even when you are just doing prep work, you want to leave the fan on to get rid of those pesky smells and ensure that it is all warmed up once you actually start cooking your meal. Opening a window and using a box fan could also work in a pinch if you cook something that smells very strong. You also want to close up any other doors in your apartment to prevent those scents from seeping into your bedrooms or other leisure rooms, if possible.
Clean Everything Immediately
After eating a meal, you spent a long time making, it is going to be tempting to put off doing the dishes. You may end up going to bed or getting distracted with something else, but this will only lead to those scents accumulating and remaining an issue for you down the line. Instead of leaving dishes in the sink, try taking time to clean up immediately after you’ve finished eating. It could be hard to muster up the energy, but doing so will only prove to be helpful in reducing the issue and help keep your apartment fresh.
Use Some Baking Soda
As far as any natural cleaners go, baking soda could actually do wonders. It is known for its ability to suck up smells and deserves a place in each apartment kitchen. Simply fill up a couple of jars with baking soda and place them around your kitchen to stop the unwanted buildup of cooking scents. You could also try coffee grounds if you have them sitting around, which do the same trick.
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