No Range Hood? These 10 Products Will Help Rid Your Space of Lingering Food Odors
When people complain about having to live in small spaces, there are a few select issues they often tend to bring up: a lack of storage, having to share a bathroom with roommates, no in-unit laundry — you know the deal. These are, of course, all valid points of concern. But as a small space dweller myself, there’s a different problem that bothers me unlike any other, and it’s the fact that my apartment frequently smells like food. And it’s not just the kitchen! When your home lacks a range hood and quarters are confined, grease, smoke, and other unpleasant scents tend to quickly penetrate your clothes, curtains, carpets, hair, and even your bedding. Simply put, it’s the worst.
Now, there’s really no way to get around food smells if you or your roommates cook at home, but there are products you can invest in to make up for the lack of a proper exhaust system in the kitchen. We’ve listed some great alternatives below that’ll help clear the air around your culinary workstation; plus, they don’t take up a lot of space!