Natural Ways to Keep Your Windowless Bathroom Fresh

A natural fresh and clean aroma should be an idea of how you would like your bedroom to smell. If you walk into your bathroom and smell anything other than a light scented fresh fragrance, then its time to rethink your bathroom cleaning habits.

Even if your bathroom is windowless, there should be no reason why you should not get to have the same freshness as the bathroom that has a window. Let’s face it, most bathrooms windows remain closed year-round.  In this article, we are going to teach you natural ways to keep your windowless bathroom fresh and clean. We’ll help you to remove smelly musty odors that are reducing the positive energy balance of your bathroom space.

It kind of goes without saying, that no bathroom is going to smell pleasant all the time – it is a bathroom, after all. However, with a regular good routine cleaning, you can maintain the freshness to make it last over and over again.

If your windowless bathroom at home is odorous and smelly, you’ll need to begin with an out-and-out cleanup. A proper clean up will help you to isolate the problem and find the root of the odor.  Use some of the cleaning tips below to get your windowless bathroom smelling its best.

Clean With Lemons

Apart from its powerful citrus scent. Lemons have an unbelievable variety of cleaning purposes and use. When cleaning with lemons, mix with vinegar. Lemons and vinegar can be a great power couple, although has a standalone, vinegar has a very potent and overbearing smell. Adding lemon to vinegar will help to offset some of the vinegar smell, making it one step closer to being the ideal scented disinfectant and cleaning agent.


Mix lemon juice, dish soap, white distilled vinegar, baking soda, and hot water. Dip a sponge into the solution and scrub the exterior and interior surfaces of the tub, toilet, and sink. Drip onto flooring and mop the bathroom tiles with a microfiber mop. Rinse surfaces and floors with cool water. Air dry.

Use an Aromatherapy Diffuser

Diffusing essential oils will not just freshen a windowless bathroom, but release antibacterial and antifungal properties into the air.


Using hot water,  add a few drops of lemon, lavender or olive essential oil. The fragrance of the oils will infuse with the natural cleaning agents and give the bathroom a light-airy fresh scent. Smelling good already!

Vinegar Spray

A simple spray bottle of vinegar blended with olive oil can disinfect the air naturally.


Fill a spray bottle with white distilled vinegar, olive oil, and water and spray the solution into the air to freshen the bathroom.

Helpful tip!

Be sure to wash shower curtains and bathroom towels. Funky odors in the bathroom can be caused by damp-wet towels and moldy shower curtains. One of the main causes of the odor is partially dried towels and dirty shower curtains.