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HOW DO I GET RID OF A SMELLY SINK? I DO NOT HAVE A GARBAGE DISPOSAL.

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KARZAK

Asked by KARZAK at 6:48 PM on Apr. 11, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • id say scrub it with cleaner and pour baking soda followed by vinegar down the drains
    jennifer588

    Answer by jennifer588 at 6:54 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • Its probably from rinsing dishes before putting in dishwasher and some food most likely meat-not to be crude but that does smell badly!!!!

    Try baking soda dry down the sink and follow with hot water if that doesn't clear it up.... try bleach-Be careful do not mix bleach with baking soda! Good luck
    MorgansMeema

    Answer by MorgansMeema at 6:56 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • pour some bleach down there /followed by water.
    my2kids312

    Answer by my2kids312 at 7:02 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • lemon and vinegar or try bleach
    mirit.rose

    Answer by mirit.rose at 7:03 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • Lemon def. works wonders!! Like any kind of kitchen lemon cleaners!! =)
    Miss.Cullen

    Answer by Miss.Cullen at 7:07 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • used coffee grounds and lots of water, does well too
    GMMOLLY

    Answer by GMMOLLY at 7:21 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • If there is build up or blockage it could cause the smell, or if you have a septic tank there could be backup, or if you are on public sewer lines there could be a problem. The first thing I would do is to pour about a half to a whole box of baking soda down the drain and about a half bottle to a whole bottle of vinegar. It will fizz up. Then run the hot water for a minute or so. If the smell comes back the next day or so, I'd us a commercial drain opener. After that, if the smell is back in a few days, I'd call a plumber.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 7:31 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • Pour some bleach down there.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:40 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • Baking soda and vinegar works also.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 10:20 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • Baking soda and vinegar
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:04 AM on Apr. 12, 2010

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