How to Set Up a Reed Diffuser
Simply remove the stopper and insert the reeds. Use caution when inserting the reeds as sometimes the level of the fragrance oil can raise enough to spill out the top of the vessel. It’s always a good idea to set up a diffuser on a non-porous surface and clean any oil that drips off the vessel before placing on a delicate counter top as this can cause stains/damage if the oil leaks on the surface. We also recommend that reed diffusers be placed on a coaster or plate under to keep any oil drips from damaging a precious surface.
Instructions on How to Use a Reed Diffuser Properly
- Place your diffuser in a high traffic area where the fragrance will disperse throughout the room with air circulation. Another great spot is just inside the room near the door so you pick up the scent as you enter the room. In many cases, think of a diffuser as a bouquet of flowers, you'll smell the fragrance as you walk by, but it won't necessarily fill the room with fragrance.
- Flip the reeds for more fragrance. You can flip a few reeds every few days or all the reeds everyday. Keep in mind the more reeds you flip and the more often you flip them, the faster the fragrance oil will evaporate.
- Use caution when flipping the reeds. Flip the reeds over a wastebasket or sink and be sure to clean the vessel of any fragrance oil drips before placing on a delicate counter top.
- Use a coaster or plate under your diffuser to keep any oil drips from damaging a precious counter top.
- Flip all of the reeds on all of your diffusers before leaving for vacation. When you return home you'll be welcomed by an inviting fragrance rather than a stale, stuffy home.
- We recommend changing the reeds every 3 months as they get saturated over time and loose their ability to hold more fragrance oil. These can easily be purchased under the Accessories tab.
- If you buy refill oil for your diffuser, clean out the vessel with soap and water and let it dry completely before you refill it. It’s better to start with fresh oil than continuously add to old oil.
- When you change the oil, change the reeds. Reeds get dusty and clogged over time and lose efficiency.