How Do I Get Rid of My Neighbor's Cooking Odors?

How Do I Get Rid of My Neighbor's Cooking Odors?

Faith Durand
Jun 15, 2010

Q: The guy who lives in the basement of my house loves onions and curry. He cooks with them daily and stinks up the entire house. I'm sure we've all dealt with stanky smells from neighbours or our own kitchens.

Do you have any tips for getting rid of the onion smell? When I leave my house I smell like a diner, which is uncool.

Sent by Jody

Editor: Jody, here are a few past posts on fighting lingering odors in the kitchen. If you employ one or more of these throughout your house, we think it might help.

Help! Getting Rid of Lingering Food Smells
How Do I Get the Odor of Spices Out of My Kitchen?
Try This! DIY Air Freshener in the Crockpot

Readers, any good ideas or help for Jody?

Related: How To Freshen A Smelly Refrigerator

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