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How Do You Know if Your House Stinks?


You use air fresheners and candles to keep your home smelling super clean and fresh. These odor eliminators, mixed with our detergents, cooking habits, and…

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Why Does Your House Smell Even if It’s Clean? [11 Reasons]


Musty, fishy, smoky, and even rotten odors are enough to kickstart a whole-home cleaning frenzy at first whiff. The only problem is that no amount…

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How To Use Essential Oils Without a Diffuser [11 Methods]


With a fine, fragrant mist, a diffuser is arguably the simplest way to spread the aroma of essential oils throughout a home. But what if…

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Does Every House Have a Smell? [+ Why You Can’t Smell Yours]


A OnePoll poll revealed that, as guests, we prefer sweet (63%), floral (61%), and savory (51%) fragrances when entering a house. But what your home actually smells…

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A Bowl of Vinegar to Absorb Odors? [+ 6 Other Home Uses]


Like baking soda, vinegar is one of the most popular DIY cleaning products. In fact, you can use it to clean clothes, unclog drains, descale…

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This Is Why Slow Vacuuming Is the Best Way


Height settings, attachment selection, and — yes — speed all play a role in vacuuming efficiency. “Slow” vacuuming, as it’s called on social media, is only the…

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We launched Mission Clean back in 2022 to share our cleaning knowledge, tips, and tricks with the world. We cover literally all home-cleaning topics — from home fragrance to organizational tips to complete cleaning guides — all to make your living space looksmell, and just plain feel better.

Here at Mission Clean, you'll discover three things: simplicity, facts + science, and the deadpan, self-deprecating humor that we, as Millennials, are cursed with.

(Oh, and because we're also natural skeptics ourselves, we'll peek into the "science-y rabbit holes" whenever possible to explain the whys + hows of all things cleaning.)

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