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The Ultimate Keeping Your House Fresh Quiz
by Staff
A delicious smelling house can enhance your emotional and physical well being. But air fresheners contain so many toxins, they can do more harm than good. Take our quiz and get some eco-friendly tips on how to eliminate odors and toxins from your house.

What is an advantage of making your own air fresheners?

  • It is always cheaper than chemical, store-brought air fresheners.
  • You can make your own scent.
  • Home made air fresheners last longer.

What ingredients go into a DIY air freshener?

  • lemon juice and water
  • vanilla extract and mineral oil
  • lemon juice and mineral oil

How often should you spray home made air freshener around the house?

  • daily
  • weekly
  • monthly

When making a "pot of fragrance" on the stove, what should the ratio of herbs and water be?

  • a handful of herbs to eight cups of water
  • a cup of herbs to a gallon of water
  • a handful of herbs to a quart of water

What can you include in your stovetop "pot of fragrance"?

  • strangely enough, garlic
  • essential oils
  • lemon juice

What can you use in a room that needs urgent freshening?

  • cotton balls soaked in vanilla extract or essential oils
  • potpourri
  • lemon juice

How much oxygen does one tree release?

  • enough to supply a regular size oxygen tank
  • 500 milligrams a day
  • enough to support two human beings

What noxious chemical is commonly found in homes?

  • formaldehyde
  • carbon dioxide
  • hydrogen

How many house plants does NASA recommend keeping?

  • 10
  • 15
  • 20

Which of these plants does NASA recommend keeping in your house?

  • Roses
  • Chinese Evergreen
  • Poison Ivy