Are you tired of the cooking smells that linger in your kitchen? Here’s how you can banish those unpleasant smells fast using just three ingredients

  • Chantel Mila is a mother-of-two from Melbourne and she has shared her tips on how to get rid of cooking smells 
  • A TikTok video showed her making a DIY recipe with just three ingredients 
  • After boiling water, she added white vinegar and sliced lemons. 
  • Lemons have a fresh, clean smell while vinegar eliminates bad odours 

A TikTok-savvy mum has shared her tips on how to eliminate cooking smells from her home. 

Chantel Mila from Melbourne simmered two cups water in white vinegar and added lemon slices to it. 

According to her, the vinegar’s acetic acid neutralizes odours while leaving the kitchen fresh-smelling.

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Domestic goddess: Chantel (pictured) has built a loyal following by sharing her tips for a clean, spotless home

Chantel, the domestic goddess (pictured), has amassed a loyal following through sharing her top tips for maintaining a spotless and clean home.

In a recent video, Melbourne blogger Chantel Mila simmered two cups of water with one cup of white vinegar then added sliced lemons to the mixture

'Rid cooking odours quickly with this simple tip,' she captioned the short demonstrative clip

Chantel Mila, a Melbourne blogger, simmered 2 cups water and 1 cup white vinegar. Then she added slices of lemons to her mixture.

She captioned her short demonstration clip, “Rid Cooking Odours Quickly with This Simple Tip,” 

After the mixture had simmered, she moved it around in the kitchen and into the living area. 

DIY recipes are a great alternative to buying store-bought perfumes.  

She claims the acetic acid in the vinegar helps 'neutralise odours' while the lemons leave the kitchen smelling fresh

Once the mixture was simmering she carefully moved the pot around the kitchen and living areas

When the mixture reached simmering, the cook carefully moved it from the kitchen to the living area.

This insight was called a “great Idea” by TikTok users, and has been seen more than 15,000 time. 

One commenter asked Mila if limes can be substituted for lemons. Mila replied that the lemon was only for scent, so she said: “The lime is for smell. You can swap it out to lime, if you like the smell.”

An additional comment: “It’s vinegar that gets rid off the smell.”   

Earlier this year Chantel revealed how to make a DIY de-greaser spray using four natural ingredients - white vinegar, water, dishwashing liquid and a few drops of lemon essential oil

The combined ingredients work well together to combat against oil, grease and unwanted kitchen stains

Chantel shared earlier this year how she made a homemade degreaser spray with four ingredients: water, white vinegar, dishwashing solution, and some lemon essential oil. 

Earlier this year Chantel revealed how to make a DIY de-greaser spray using four natural ingredients – white vinegar, water, dishwashing liquid and a few drops of lemon essential oil. 

On Instagram, she shared the following: “One of my most frequently asked questions is how to deal with greasy kitchen cabinetry,” and also posted a video.

This spray can be used to remove grease and grime from kitchen cabinets. It’s also great for cleaning splashbacks, stovetops, and other areas !).’.

Chantel makes the concoction and sprays it onto white kitchen cabinets. After that, she wipes down the surfaces with a microfibrecloth. 

These ingredients can be combined to fight oil, grease, and other unwanted kitchen stains.  

Vinegar, a natural antibacterial remedy that can be safely paired with dishwashing detergent to eliminate stubborn stains or germs.

Aromatherapy oils can be used to make the kitchen fresher and cleaner. 

Cleaning tips with vinegar

Vinegar can be used for multiple purposes and is both nontoxic, eco-friendly, and safe. 

It’s a great cleaner and disinfectant because it’s made from acetic acid

Acetic acid, an organic compound without colour that imparts vinegar its pungent taste and strong smell is called acetic acid.

Cleansing can be done with vinegar 

  • Glass 
  • Countertops
  • Bathtubs and showers 
  • Toilets
  • Floors 
  • Ovens, microwaves, dishwashers 
  • Laundry

Source: Healthline