Step 2: Remove The Rubber Lids

Use a knife to slowly lift the rubber plastic lid cover around the glass container. You want to be careful since you will need the lids again. Slowly and gently the lid will separate from the glass part.


Guys and girls...<br><br>I'm in the UK and the refills sell for anything upto &pound;6GBP, especially these new triple scent plug versions....and all for just 12ml in each, outrageous.<br><br>Making your own is perfectly do-able, but to be cost effective you will need to buy approx 25kg of fragrance and 400kg (1 kg roughly 1Litre) to do it.<br><br><br>It really scares me to see people suggesting carrier oils at a guess eg: Olive Oil (really?!!?)<br><br>Firstly you would have a house that stinks of Olive oil and secondly it would not carry. The 'carrier' oil is a closely guarded secret in the fragrance industry. It has no real name but a series of letters...it has no residue and a very high temperature tolerance for safety. It also diffuses into the air and holds. I took me 8 months to find out what it is.<br><br>So there is one other thing, its called FLASHPOINT...that is the temperature at which a liquid becomes flammable. (for example Olive Oil is upwards of 185Celcius....that wont happen you think, if the plug becomes faulty and electric hit the oil.... it will).<br><br>Q: Do you still want to leave your home, belongings, kids and pets at risk to a liquid you bought at a DIY store then plugged in to an electrical socket to save &pound;3 or a few dollars, if so you are totally nuts.<br><br>I know this because I have spent the last year in my spare time trying to develop a refill product that can sell at a price that means refills are just &pound;1.<br><br>I started off thinking a bit of clear oil and some smelly and job done, I was so wrong, and I was scared when an expert asked how I'd feel when a house fire with dead kids was found to be because of the juice I knocked up in my garage and flogged on ebay.<br><br>So a year has gone by, I have sourced packaging suitable for oils, gained lab tests and contractual assurances that the liquids are safe and suitable and have had several meetings which are very promising.<br><br>I really really am not trying to scare you guys off, I found this site a while ago with the same idea as you, good luck but for your own sake do the research.<br><br>For anyone interested, I will post back details of our product launch and actually it would be cool if I could send interested parties a single shot refill to trial and give feedback on. Again, I will post an update on that back here soon.<br><br>All the best,<br><br><br>Ty
<p>These affect each of us different ways. They make me have headaches, sore throats, drippy nose, and gives me lung problems also. In many the affects will not be seen for years and many may not realize that it was these products that caused the problem but some will and so wish they had never used them. Many people who use these and you try to explain it is just like talking to a drunk or a drug addict since they do not want to know. There is also some plants that cause me problems when they bloom...the pollen. The more people I come in contact using these dangerous products makes my body break down more so when people decide to make bad choices they are not only making a bad choice for them self but for all those around them. I must avoid these products or I become worse and I already feel I lost most of my life. The best thing in this world is FRESH AIR and it is cheap and healthy and what we were born to use...not chemicals. Save your money and just open those windows and keep yourself and others safe. People for sure need to do more research on Glade Products and Freeze Breeze than maybe they may not be so blibnd on what they are using, </p>
Remember that Febreze can be VERY TOXIc to humans and it takes months to get the smell out of your home. Also scented oils can be toxic to many people; like myself. Sooo beware. When you make these type of choices you not only make them for yourself but for those around you. A Healthy Home Has No Smell. Open your windows and let the fresh air in. Way Healthier and not masking with toxic scents and no cost.
How have they hurt you? I've never heard of anyone getting sick or ill from essential oils...or even processed ones like Febreze. I understand some people have allergies. When you go out in nature there are lots of plants and flowers that have a strong beautiful fragrance. It's completely natural to want a good smelling environment. I personally could not live without them they make all the difference in making my house feel like my home. How are they toxic to you what happens when you are exposed? If you don't mind me asking, I'm only curious to know.
Most essential oils are completely natural derived from plants from the Earth and not toxic at all. They are very beneficial and are used in many Eastern medicine therapies.
They are processed and unsafe for humans. Some people will do anything to make a buck and tell us all kinds of lies not caring if they make us ill They already have ruined my life. We should try to make our world a safe place and also stop using products like this to safe our water supply. <br>
<p>Just because something is from the Earth as you put it doesn't mean it was &quot;made&quot; with you in mind or for your benefit. Its astounding that still some proclaim one form of the naturalistic fallacy or another. Which century is this again.</p><p>If you insist on a counterargument, there are plenty of poisonous plants out there, and minerals, which are also from the Earth and from which the &quot;evil&quot; chemicals are extracted. </p><p>As to eastern medicine and philosophy in general, it is based on centuries of trial and error but still manages to be almost entirely bunk, as is the case with anything which is never properly questioned or verified but taken on faith.</p>
Dogs stink. I have a dog. His smell is sometimes water activated and he has bad ears. Plus it's 23&deg; outside all week. Sometimes a little help is needed.
<p>You need to research before using toxins. If anyone uses this product I could NEVER enter their home. Wish I could recall the web site that sent me a free sample of a scent free shampoo. They had so many healthy items for pets. The product was Petology. A much safer product for the pet and our world. Doubt very much if that product Febreze should ever be used on pets. Maybe speak with your vet. Hate to see animals being abused by us not understanding the toxins in products. I have a small dog and he is one that does not shed and thankfully not smelly. I make sure he has filtered water also since the vet told me that was best for animals and us. Animals should be treated as well as ourself. Guess we keep using so many toxins that even the vets recommend filtered water. Wondering how long we can keep going like this. Heard on a radio program that by the year 2050 humans will no longer be like they are today. I had to change the station since it was very disturbing as what they were talking about. </p>
<p>I have the same problem with most perfumes, they are getting stronger and stronger each year. Not just personal cosmetics but all kinds of products use increasing amounts of fragrance, to create the appearance of working more effectively. Guess subtlety is no longer in demand. What is worse people lack consideration in this regard. They will be embarrassed and shame anyone who smells of sweat even a bit on a warm day, or garlic or releases even a low intensity fart, but they have no problem going around town smelling like a Turkish whore or an Armenian gigolo.</p><p>With that said, some lavender oil for the closet might be better than moth balls, and the door stays closed.</p>
<p>Thanks for the advice. I was able to put air wick refills into a febreze noticeable, after reading this. With a little practice you can pop the tops right off with scissors.</p>
<p>&quot;A healthy home has no smell&quot;?. The minute you enter a room, you are stinking it up with your body odor. Humans have been scenting their domiciles, for good and ill, nearly since the very first hut was built. Incense existed even before body perfumes, and probably continues to be the most widely used &quot;air freshener&quot; in the world. The earliest human domiciles were shared with cattle, goats, and various other animals -- not much imagination is needed to get an idea of the smell. If it doesn't come to you, walk into a cow or horse barn, and take a few deep sniffs of the air.</p><p>It's fine to not like the smell of cinnamon, lavender, or any of the other odors commonly used for scenting rooms. It's not fine to make moral judgments about people who do like them. </p><p>Of course, one should be aware of what one uses in the process of scenting a room. I personally like warming oils better than the disposable wax sticks, which all seem to me to have an antiseptic smell. I shall try out the instructions here, as I do dislike the &quot;disposable&quot; bottle paradigm.</p>
<p>NEVER purchase any type of plug ins. They are very dangerous to our health. People do not do research when purchasing this type of product. We must remember that just because it is on a shelf being sold does not mean it is safe for human use. These are also polluting our water and causing us cancer and other organ damage. Also no way could I use essential oils since they make me VERY ill. Was not long ago I read that a day care had to be close due to all the little children becoming ill due to these oils. I believe I posted the story on Facebook. We were never meant to breath chemicals but made to breath fresh air. People need to think of others if they do not care if they cause them self illness. They cause illness to all those around you. DO remember a HEALTHY HOME HAS NO SMELL. Open your windows this is way cheaper and safer. If you have bad odors it is time you do not mask it but clean it; using fragrance free products Be Wise and do your research. </p>
Also I might add that B&amp;BW sells warming fragrance oil for their diffusers and they come in all the same scents as the wallflowers. Also if you google search the scent you like from any popular chain, you will find sites who make identical copycat fragrances of the warmer oils for half the price.
In my local area many of our flea markets and incense/smoke shops carry a wide variety of warmer oil.
This sounds extremely risky. I would not try this just to save a few dollars.
It's not risky at all very simple process do not worry this type of oil is made for burning and the amount of heat that is applied is barely enough to be considered hot. Just touch your warmer sometime when it's plugged in, it's barely warm.
This is cool, but is there any way to <strong>make your own</strong> oil? That would be awesome.<br/>
Yes you need a mini distillery, look up on YouTube it's all there.
noahh have you found a way to make your own oil yet. I have been filling my plug ins for about a year, but would like to mix differnt scents.
What kind of Oil do you use? I just bought Lavender Oil, The bottle says &quot;Warming Oil&quot; I have a Glade Night Light Plug-In. Another site that I read they suggested filling the container about 1/3 of the way. Then adding water? After reading some of the posts here I am a little nervous about plugging it in... lol
Ya. that would be cool.
<a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Be-a-Romantic-Scientist%3a-Distill-your-own-perfume-/">http://www.instructables.com/id/Be-a-Romantic-Scientist%3a-Distill-your-own-perfume-/</a><br/>
<p>Do you think it's safe to refill them with the Febreze Fabric Refresher Spray?</p>
<p>DAMN! I did not realize this! I have been throwing them away and buying new ones...Thank you for this great lesson</p>
I was throwing mine away also until I went to my local oil burning shop and got some burning oil. Took the top off and refilled it and now it lasts 10 times longer than the plugins I got at Bath and Body Works
I was doing mine away too until I went to my favorite oil shop and bought some burning oil and refilled the plugin and it lasts 10 times longer than the ones I bought at Bath and Body Works
<p>You can buy replacement wicks at Michael's! 3 in one package for 99 cents.</p>
I wish someone would post a link on these. Couldn't find them and the high school girl working didn't know
<p>Grapeseed oil might be a good carrier oil. It is a light oil and fragrance free. Stores that sell massage supplies/make-your-own bed and bath supplies should carry it. Haven't looked in the grocery store but I suppose that's possible.</p>
<p>Costco carries grapeseed oil - of you're going to do the refill with it, that's a great source! </p>
<p>hi</p><p>Has anyone used reed diffuser oil ?</p><p>This can be had pretty cheaply and is widely available. It is also oil based but I do t know if it good to use or not ???</p><p>Joff</p>
<p>I've been using liquid potpourri to refill my plugins. The only problem is they empty a little faster, guessing because it's liquid &amp; not oil. I haven't had any problem thus far. I bought liquids at Dollar Tree, they had a variety of scents. I want to replace the wicks &amp; just saw a posting that Michael's has them. I'll check online also for a possible better deal.</p>
This is really cool but after using the first refill the wick is kind of jacked up at the top. How do you resolve this issue
<p>I had a few of the air wick bottles empty and some lavender oil and did exactly what you put in the instructable and now going to plug it in to see if i did it right thank you thank you thank you for this instructable. </p>
<p>This is a great idea &amp; I will definitely be trying it. I would be careful about buying essential oils from a reputable source &amp; not using &quot;dollar store&quot; oils. Quality essential oils should not be toxic - some are even safe to be ingested. </p>
I totally agree with you. <br>I liked this as an alternative to the $150 essential oil diffusers I was looking at. I'm not sure it's a great option for that though. I won't even get into all the other stuff you mentioned, but I totally agree with you!
<p>how do delete a empty box I have somehow created??</p>
Boy, am I glad you had this. I've been trying to find a way to refill the warmers. Now all I have to do is find out how to make the wicks. Or where I can buy them. Thank you so much.
http://www.purityfragrance.co.uk sell these wicks &pound;1.99 for a pack of 5 they also sell a range of oils at a good price p&amp;p to usa is &pound;3.30, uk is free p&amp;p and france,italy and spain is &pound;6.49 for p&amp;p. hope this helps.x
I followed this instructable using the essential oils from Essential Trading Post on ebay and their carrier oil, and they work great!. They have a huge selection at good prices. I blended their musk and their rum and maple for a nice manly scent, and one refill has lasted well over 2 months. It is not a strong, overpowering scent, just a hint when I come into the room. Thanks for the idea!
ok ive done this and i must say you have to try this oil out from Gold canyon. omg its so nice and very strong. when you warm it your home smells every where. i order at www.mygc.com/bohenko they have great scents
oooo! Gonna try the scented oils they have at Walmart. Should work just fine right? They're for electric oil warmers anyway. And they're cheap too, like .98 cents a bottle. I'll let ya know :D

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