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Discover Our Founder Michael's Simple Orange Essential Oil Hack for a Fresh Home

Imagine the feeling of stepping into a sunlit orchard on a warm summer's day, surrounded by the delightful scent of freshly picked oranges. That's precisely the experience you can recreate in your own home with Orange Essential Oil as seen in the video above!

Michael Vincent, Founder of RMO and an avid Airbnb host with a passion for maintaining a welcoming and pleasant atmosphere in his rental properties, is thrilled to share one of his go-to essential oil hacks that quickly freshens up any space. Phoenix, his wife and our new CEO, asked him to reveal his secret, and he happily obliged.

Having managed several Airbnb properties, Michael understands the occasional challenge of dealing with musty smells after guests check out. But he's got just the trick to overcoming this hurdle – a fun and straightforward solution using the Orange Essential Oil with the furnace filter in his home.

Here's how it works:

  1. Michael starts by removing the furnace filter from its slot. This unassuming filter becomes the perfect canvas for his essential oil magic.
  2. He takes his favorite Orange Essential Oil and expertly drops 10-20 drops directly onto the filter. Michael knows that adjusting the number of drops allows him to tailor the scent's intensity to his liking.
  3. To prevent the filter from becoming too oily or messy, Michael cleverly places the drops on the filter's side, letting them spread naturally.
  4. For a quick burst of fragrance, he puts the filter back into the furnace, allowing the essential oil to evaporate and fill the air with its delightful aroma.
  5. If he desires a more sustained effect, Michael removes the orifice reducer or dropper from the essential oil bottle and sets it inside the furnace, next to the filter. This way, the scent will gradually diffuse over the next week, maintaining a long-lasting freshness.

For some of his vertically oriented furnaces in certain Airbnb properties, Michael has an alternative method. He positions the open essential oil bottle behind the filter, cap open, to use up the oil over the span of one to two weeks.

Michael's choice of Orange Essential Oil is strategic. It evokes happy and positive emotions, making it the perfect choice to create a cheerful and inviting ambiance in any space. Additionally, he appreciates that Orange Essential Oil is budget-friendly, which is essential when managing multiple properties.

This simple essential oil hack has become a go-to for Michael, ensuring his rental properties always smell welcoming and delightful. Whether it's an Airbnb or a home, Michael's trick is easy to implement and promises to leave a lasting impression on anyone who steps inside.

Now that you've discovered Michael Vinson's secret essential oil hack, why not give it a try yourself?

Freshen up your space and experience the magic of citrus-scented bliss!

Moreover, here are the various ways you can incorporate Orange Essential Oil into your daily routine and unlock its incredible potential:

1) Mood Uplifter and Energy Booster
Orange Essential Oil possesses a naturally sweet and warm aroma that can instantly lift your spirits and brighten your day. Diffusing a few drops of Orange oil in your living space can create a cheerful atmosphere and provide an energetic boost akin to the carefree enthusiasm of a child ready to explore the world.

2) Create a Holiday Ambiance
Embrace the holiday spirit with a delightful blend of Orange and Cinnamon Bark essential oils. Diffuse three drops of Orange oil with one drop of Cinnamon Bark oil to infuse your home with a festive scent reminiscent of joyous holiday celebrations.

3) Clear Stagnant Thoughts and Enhance Focus
In today's fast-paced world, it's essential to find moments of clarity and focus. Diffusing Orange Essential Oil can help clear your mind of stagnant thoughts, allowing you to concentrate better on tasks and goals. Whether you're working, studying, or engaging in creative pursuits, the invigorating aroma of Orange oil can help you stay on track.

4) Perfect for Children's Playrooms
The gentle and non-toxic nature of Orange Essential Oil makes it a safe and enjoyable choice for children's playrooms. Diffusing this oil in their play space not only adds a pleasant aroma but can also uplift their mood, making playtime even more enjoyable.

5) Grease-Cutting Cleaning Agent and DIY All-Purpose Cleaning Spray
Harness the natural cleaning power of Orange oil to tackle stubborn grease and residues in your home. Orange Essential Oil effectively cuts through grease on kitchen counters, stovetops, and other surfaces, leaving behind a refreshing scent. Ditch harsh chemical cleaners and create your own natural solution. Make a DIY cleaning spray by combining equal parts water and vinegar in a spray bottle, add a small squirt of liquid soap and five drops of Orange Essential Oil. Shake well for a powerful, safe, and environmentally friendly cleaning solution.

Embrace the sweet, warm, and summery fragrance of Orange oil, and let it infuse your living space with energy, positivity, and a sense of wonder. Whether you're creating a holiday ambiance or simply want to revitalize your surroundings, Orange Essential Oil is sure to become an indispensable part of your everyday life!

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