I Dropped a Capsule Into the Sink and Poured Boiling Water Over It. The Bothersome Problem Disappeared Without the Plumber's Help

    I Dropped a Capsule Into the Sink and Poured Boiling Water Over It. The Bothersome Problem Disappeared Without the Plumber's Help

    I Dropped a Capsule Into the Sink and Poured Boiling Water Over It. The Bothersome Problem Disappeared Without the Plumber's Help
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    5:25 PM EDT, August 8, 2022, updated: 6:00 PM EDT, August 16, 2022

    A bad smell coming out of the kitchen sink is quite a problem. It appears even when you regularly clean like a sink. How to get rid of the bad smell from the sink?

    Bacteria are responsible for the unpleasant odor coming out of the pipes. Some people drain food scraps in the sink or pour in oil left over from frying. This is a huge mistake. Food residues accumulate in the pipes and begin to rot. Then microbes multiply, which are responsible for the bad smell. Therefore, in order to prevent food from going down the drain, it is essential to buy a cover that you put on the strainer in the sink. On it will accumulate the leftovers and you can throw them away.

    How to Eliminate Odor From the Sink?

    Of course, prevention is better than cure, but if you are already struggling with an unpleasant smell coming out of the sink, there is a good solution for it. Take any laundry capsule and place it on the strainer in the sink. Then pour hot water over it (until it dissolves completely). The unpleasant smell will be just a memory.

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    The trick with the capsule is effective and is not as toxic as substances for unclogging pipes. After flooding the sink, there is no need to ventilate the kitchen and fear the fumes. However, keep in mind that this method refreshes the smell, but does not unclog the pipes!

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    How to get rid of the bad smell from the kitchen sink?

    Lemon Juice Will Neutralize the Fetor

    First, pour a little salt into the drain, and then pour lemon juice. Wait about 20 minutes and pour hot water down. With this patent you will say goodbye to the bad smell.

    Disinfection of the Siphon Using Vinegar

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    Vinegar combined with baking soda can work wonders. Pour a glass of baking soda into the drain and pour two glasses of hot water over it. Then wait about 10 minutes and pour in another glass of baking soda and pour in about 200 ml of vinegar. This mixture will quickly start bubbling and foam will form. In this case, it is worth closing the drain with a plug. After waiting about 2o minutes, flush the pipes with warm water.

    Cleaning the Trap

    If no patent helps, it will be necessary to clean the trap. Put on rubber gloves, get a bowl and unscrew the siphon. Then all the impurities will fly out of it. Finally, thoroughly rinse the siphon under running water.

    What do you think of these household tricks?

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