The kitchen is mostly where odd and pungent smells come from but it can be hard to pinpoint where exactly it’s coming from. Is it the cabinets? The fridge? In my case, it was coming from the kitchen sink. I wasn’t quite sure how to get rid of it completely until I found this information:
Use vinegar and baking soda
This is a drain cleaner you likely already have in your pantry. Sprinkle a half cup of baking soda down the drain. Then pour 1 cup of white vinegar into the drain. Let the solution foam up and sit in the drain for a little while.
Then follow it up by pouring in a fair amount of hot (not boiling) water to clear the drain.
Run ice cubes through the disposal
Ice cubes in the garbage disposal can help knock food particles off the blades. Follow up the ice cubes with one of the methods above.
Put lemon or orange slices in the disposal
Running some nice-smelling citrus through the disposal can help your drain smell fresh and clean. However, if you don’t also do something to get rid of what’s causing the smell, it’ll just come back.
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