Get rid of the stinky sinkGet rid of the stinky sink

Most of us don’t notice the cleanliness of the sink drains until it smells stinky. These unpleasant odors are caused by the clogged drain. Many drains like sink drain, bathroom drain, etc. will produce an unpleasant odor due to the reason of residue accumulation. Therefore, we need to clean regularly to ensure the cleanliness of the drain and avoid clogging problems. How can you get rid of the stinky sink?

Read on our article to learn more about the method to solve the problem of the stinky drain.


Boiling water method

Boiling water-Stinky sink (3)

Boil the water and then pour it down the sink drain. You can add some liquid dish detergent into the sink drain as well to dissolve the oil. Let it sit for 5 minutes and flush the sink drain with boiling water again.






Vinegar-Stinky sink (2)

Vinegar is a good degreasing solution that can help to remove the smelly sink at the same time dissolving all the biofilm particles. The hot vinegar will work better than normal vinegar. Pour the vinegar into the sink drain and wait for 30 minutes. After that, rinse with hot water to flush everything through.





Baking soda + vinegar

Put one cup of baking soda and one cup of vinegar into the sink drain. Let the mixture foam up and leave it to sit for 15 minutes and pour the hot water into the sink drain. The mixture of baking soda, vinegar, and hot water can scour the drain’s wall.





How to prevent the odor in the future?

The best way to prevent the unpleasant odors from the sink drain is to run the cold water for at least 30 seconds after using the sink. Use the cold water to flush the remaining food which might be stuck inside the sink drain. Additionally, we need to make sure the hard food waste such as bones, eggshells, etc. dropping into the sink drain because these can get stuck inside easily.

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