Home Made Febreeze
recipe at a glance
5 stars - 3 reviews
ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes: 7 cupsrecipe id: 87635
2 cups liquid fabric softener (any scent)
1 cup baking soda
4 cups warm water
Dissolve baking soda in water, then add fabric softener. Pour into a spray bottle and use as desired.
ratings & reviews
|Nov 10, 2013 dollar stretcher
This actually worked. Amazing. I figured it was just going to be a fragrancy coverup but it actually seemed to work like febreeze does and "neutralize" the odors not just mask them. I sprayed it on a sofa that has been in our damp basement and it got rid of the musky odor. I changed it to make 2 cups but it gave me funny measurements so I had to round up or down to the nearest real number.
Jul 2, 2013 Guest Foodie
While I like Febreeze I don't really trust using it where my pets sleep. I used this on my dog's bed and it really did work! And I know what's in it (although I know fabric softener has plenty of chemicals at least you can buy non allergenic kinds).
Aug 2, 2012 kageylady
I AM A FEBREEZE FANATIC, SO WHEN I READ THAT YOU CAN MAKE IT YOURSELF, AT HOME, I WAS EXCITED, ALTHOUGH A LITTLE LEERY.
I MADE IT, ONLY REQUIRES 2 INGREDIENTS PLUS WATER....AND I GOTTA SAY, IT SMELLS FANTASTIC....AND IT'S FEBREEZE. THE ONLY THING I WOULD RECOMMEND YOU DO DIFFERENTLY, IS USE HOT WATER TO DISSOLVE THE BAKING SODA. THEY SAY WARM, BUT HOT WORKS BETTER, AND QUICKER. I USED DOWNY FABRIC SOFTENER, APRIL FRESH SCENT. PUT IT IN A SPRAY BOTTLE AND REMEMBER TO SHAKE IT EACH TIME YOU USE IT.
I WILL NEVER BUY THE "REAL THING" AGAIN....THIS HOMEMADE VARIETY COSTS PENNIES TO MAKE....AND IT DOES THE JOB. YOUR HOME WILL SMELL WONDERFUL...I ALSO USE IT IN MY CAR.
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