The sinks in your home handle a lot of jobs and sometimes what goes down there can leave a bit of a smelly residue as it goes down. Perhaps a little something is left lying in the elbow of the sink's drain and the air wafting upwards is a little less than pleasant because of it.
A stinky sink can develop in any room of the house where you have drains. It happens. A clog or excess residue in your sink can leave your home experiencing a strange funky smell permeating throughout.
Fortunately there is a simple solution for that smell coming out of your drains. Whether your problem is in the bathroom, kitchen, or laundry room in minutes you can have your drains clean and fresh again. If you hate using harsh chemicals in your home then this is how to clean a smelly drain using a more natural process. I am using green cleaning products that you most likely have sitting in your kitchen cupboards right now.
Your sinks work hard.
A little maintenance will keep them smelling fresh
Clean your drains with baking soda and vinegar
Going environmentally friendly really can be the best way to manage a tough cleaning job. Toss aside the chemical cleaners and the harsh deodorants and reach for the baking soda and vinegar instead.
This combo can handle many common cleaning jobs in the home and it works wonderfully for cleaning out a smelly drain. It will only takes a few minutes to have your sink smelling refreshed and clean once again.
Generally one application is enough to clear out any drain odor but if you are not happy with the first results feel free to repeat the entire process if necessary.
To keep your drains smelling fresh use this method about once a month as part of your basic household cleaning ritual.
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