How To Make House Smell Good With Birds?

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If you keep some pet birds in your house, there is a chance of building odor. However, you cannot directly blame the birds because there will be no chance of getting a bad smell if you clean the house properly.

Don’t worry! There is a solution. If you want to keep your house smelling good, you need to take some proper steps like using fresheners, but all fresheners are compatible with bird environments. The reason behind this is birds have a sensitive respiratory system. 

So, you need something special which ensures good smelling and does not harm birds.

How To Make A House Smell Good With Birds?

The best way to make your house smell good is by using air fresheners. But, as you are a bird owner, you need to get a freshener to ensure a better smell and keep the bird safe.

Here are some DIY tips for making DIY fresheners for your house, which keep your house smell good with birds.

Simmer pots recipes for making bird-safe fresheners

Recipe Number 1

Ingredients you should use:

  1. Cinnamon sticks
  2. Orange slices
  3. Whole cloves
  4. Some vanilla extract

Recipe Number 2

Ingredients you should use:

  1. Cinnamon sticks
  2. Lemon 
  3. Rosemary 
  4. Cloves

Recipe Number 3

Ingredients you should use:

  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Apple slices
  • Some vanilla extract
  • Pine sprigs
  • Whole cranberries

Recipe Number 4

Ingredients you should use:

  • Lemon
  • Rosemary
  • Mint

Making Process 1

Step 1: First, you need to fill up a pot with some water. You need to fill up the pot with the above ingredients, and the amount depends on your preference. 

Step 2: Now, put the pot on the stove, start steaming it, and do not boil it. Otherwise, it will burn up really fast. 

Step 3: You need to warm it up, wait until the water is getting low, and keep adding water into a simmer pot until you notice any strong smell. That is basically what you need to do. 

Making process 2

You can follow the above steps to make the recipe. However, if you find it a little hard for you to cut ingredients every day. Then, you can store them in a mason jar with some water and keep them in the fridge.

When you need to keep them in use, pull them out from the fridge and warm them on the stovetop.

What Type Of Freshener Should I Avoid Using For Birds?

In the market, around 99 percent freshener is not safe for birds. Though many air fresheners brands claim that they make top-quality fresheners compatible with birds, they also use some toxic ingredients for birds. 

You should avoid using the below items:

  • Air fresheners come with artificial fragrances.
  • Anything that needs to burn for fresh the air
  • Any sort of spray that sprays into the air
  • Candles which has artificial fragrance or ingredients

However, you can use soy candles which are safe for birds and provide an awesome fragrance. We have done an in-depth review on whether you can use soy candles or not.

Final Words

If you own a bird, you need to always think about its safety and health. You cannot use any freshener, which can cause health issues. I hope the above guide will help you get rid of this situation, and you can use the above DIY fresheners in your house with birds without having any problems.

A freelance designer, writer, and content marketer who also loves to spend her leisure watching wild birds and improving her garden and balconies making safe heaven for birds.

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