Realtor Trick: Use Vanilla to Freshen Your House

Put two caps full of vanilla extract in a coffee cup, then place it in the oven at 300 degrees for one hour. Within twenty minutes the whole house smells like Heaven. It’s actually a common realtor trick. via

3 thoughts on “Realtor Trick: Use Vanilla to Freshen Your House

  1. I just have one question, and I can’t find the answer anywere: how long will the smell of vanilla linger in the house? I mean, is this something I will have to do every day/week, or does it last longer than that?

    1. In my opinion, it all depends on the activity going on in your house. The more people disturbance, and other aromas (cooking, kids, pets, etc.) will make your vanilla smell dissipate sooner. I’d imagine to have to do this every day, (if desired). Fragrance may linger the next day though. Let us know if you try this and get other results.

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