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Ways to Fix a Smelly Kitchen Sink

If you think that a smelly sink is typical, you are wrong. A sink should not have bad breath. There are many reasons why a sink might begin to stink, but regardless of the cause, the problem should be addressed. Who wants to invite people over to a home that has a foul and rotten smell?

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The best plumber NYC has can fix drain smells, but you might be able to take care of the problem yourself.

First and foremost, avoid using chemical cleaners. The chemicals used to make the solutions do damage to pipes and do little to help clean out smells.

Instead, try a blend of baking soda and vinegar. The combination creates a fizzy reaction that works remarkably at freshening sink drains. The solution can even dissolve minor clogs. Using a 1:1 mixture of baking soda and vinegar, pour the mixture down the drain and let it sit for fifteen minutes. After, flush the drain with hot water.

If that doesn’t work, consider trying a mixture of salt and ice. This method only works on sinks that have a garbage disposal installed. Here, you will use 1 cup of salt mixed with 1 to 2 cups of ice. First, place the salt into the drain, and after place the ice. Then, run the garbage disposal for 10 to 20 seconds.

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Do not justify or get used to kitchen sinks that smell nasty. If D.I.Y methods do not work, reach out for a plumber in NYC. Keep your house smelling fresh and clean.

 

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