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How do I fix stinky sink drains?

My sink drains smell rotten and moldy, what do I put down them to make them smell fresh again? ive tried bleach, and baking soda/vinegar.

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sarahlu

Asked by sarahlu at 9:43 AM on Oct. 2, 2010 in Home & Garden

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Answers (7)
  • peroxide
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 9:47 AM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • If you have a garbage disposal lift the rubber flaps and clean under there with a spray and scraper. Mine gets nasty from time to time and needs to be cleaned. Just one idea.................
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 9:49 AM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • I put coffee grounds down the disposal once or twice a week, and have never had a problem with it getting stinky! For the regular sink side, maybe you need to take the elbow pipe off and clean it really well? Baking soda usually works, I wonder if thre's something stuck in there?
    Scuba

    Answer by Scuba at 10:22 AM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • I think I've heard something about lemon juice? I'm not exactly sure though. Google it!
    mochamomof3

    Answer by mochamomof3 at 11:12 AM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • baking soda and vinegar will help
    Moms_Angels1960

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 7:03 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • Husband
    Inheritingkids

    Answer by Inheritingkids at 10:58 AM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • lemon juice in regular drains, if you have a garbage disposal just cut a lemon in half and run it threw it
    lchristianson5

    Answer by lchristianson5 at 11:37 AM on Oct. 3, 2010

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