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How do i get my Garbage disposal to smell good or not to smell bad?

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mbluste

Asked by mbluste at 10:56 AM on Nov. 23, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • Put baking soda in it and run a lot of hat water down the drain it while the disposal is running.
    ballewal

    Answer by ballewal at 10:57 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • fill the sink up to almost full, put in about 1/4 cup bleach, drain and turn on the garbage disposal at the same time
    Zoeyis

    Answer by Zoeyis at 10:57 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • cut up some lemon and put it down the garbage disposal!
    Caroline2010

    Answer by Caroline2010 at 10:58 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • Lavender bleach down the drain.

    bjojola

    Answer by bjojola at 10:58 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • O wow lol Thanks ladies!!
    mbluste

    Comment by mbluste (original poster) at 11:01 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • baking soda let sit
    then put lemon peel in and gring it up
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 11:01 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • I put lemons, and oranges or really any citrus fruit and grind it up.
    DevilInPigtails

    Answer by DevilInPigtails at 11:02 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • Why the thumbs down for the bleach, is it bad for the disposal or something? I don't have one, i compost most of my food & just toss the rest. But, i know most people use bleach to clean it out & make it smell better. Mold can store in there & not much else will kill it but bleach. Maybe you could try oxyclean...or hydrogen peroxide. The lemon seems like a good idea too! Lemon peels smell yummy! And lemon juice also kills germs.
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 11:02 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • Bleach is nasty in general.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:04 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • bleach is fine, it's biodegradable & evaporates pretty quickly...

    It's not as "un-natural" as people suspect....
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 11:07 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

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