Cleaning The Drain
As well as having the sides of the garbage disposal regularly cleaned the drain must also be kept clean if the disposal is to be kept free of unpleasant smells and other problems. The drain is like any other piece of plumbing and odors are created by stale water sitting in the line. This problem can be dealt with easily and inexpensively by filling the sink with hot soapy water; dish soap can be used. It is then simply a matter of removing the plug and the soapy water will clear out the drain.
Using Coffee Grinds
The beauty of garbage disposal drain cleaning is that you do not have to buy any special materials; they are already present in your kitchen. A proven way to remove those awful odors is to use coffee grinds. So reach into the cupboard, find those grinds and pour some down the disposal.
Freshen The Disposal
There are various ways to keep your garbage disposal fresh and none of them involves using chemicals. Instead, you will need to have citrus fruits, such as oranges, lemons or limes, to hand.
You will not be using the fruit, just some of the peel. The peel has a strong fragrance and this is released when a few pieces are put into the disposal and it is switched on. This will ensure it keeps on smelling nice and fresh.
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