DIY for a Dirty Disposal

Keep kitchen odors from coming back with this drain-cleaning tip

If you’ve got a mystery odor coming from your kitchen sink, it’s probably time to turn on the clean. Here are a few solutions to try that spruce up a stinky garbage disposal:

  • Pour 3/4 cup Clorox® Regular-Bleach into drain while running the garbage disposal and water.
  • Pour a half cup of baking soda down the disposal, then add a cup of plain vinegar. While it fizzles, bring a saucepan of water to a boil. Once boiling, pour it down the drain.
  • Pour two cups of ice and one cup of rock salt into the drain. Turn on the garbage disposal and run cold water until the ice and salt are clear of the drain.