Throw the windows wide open and let your bathroom air circulate as you clean and after you clean, says Dial-A-Maid Cleaning Service in Evanston, Il. 60201. This will fresh air defog your steamy mirrors, and also act as a natural air freshener for your home.
When you spray aerosol air fresheners in your bathroom, you're spraying flammable gas. As much as 50 percent of that spray is propellants. chemicals like propane. Not the stuff we want to inhale.
Air fresheners, ones labeled as "deodorizers" also have pesticides. Some air fresheners can mask bad odors by inhibiting your nose's ability to smell them. They're not getting rid of anything except your nose's ability to smell. Some of the VOCs present in air fresheners can react with ozone in your home to produce formaldehyde, a known carcinogen.
For a better, safer solution, Dial-A-Maid Cleaning Service in Evanston, Il. 60201, recommends trying aromatherapy, the practice of using essential oils for therapeutic benefits. It enlivens the senses and accentuates the energy of yourself and your home.
When choosing a room freshener for your home, opt for one that is propellant free.
Candles also eliminate bathroom odors. Look for vegetable or soy based candles that have natural cotton wicks. They do not release harmful toxins in the air, and burn cleaner and more efficiently.
Bring in a few fresh flowers from your outdoor garden or local florist to naturally perfume your indoor air. Hang a sprig of dried eucalyptus from your showerhead. When the steamy water fills the shower, the natural essential oils in the eucalyptus will activate and permeate the air. On a chilly morning, it will clear any congestion you may have.