13 Oct 2016

Bad smell in the kitchen?

How long has it been since you gave your essential but under-appreciated bin a good clean? 3 months? 6 months? Or even 9 months?

Bins obviously hold all rubbish in a domestic household and if they’re not washed regularly they are at risk of inviting unwanted critters like maggots YUCK!


1). Empty your bin first and put on some gloves- this can get quite nasty  

2). Spray the exterior and interior of your bin with a homemade solution of a tablespoon of dishwashing liquid and the rest of the bottle with warm water.

3). Fill a ½ cup with baking soda and sprinkle it generously around the inside of the bin, this helps get of that awful smell lingering inside. Leave it for about 10 minutes.

4). While the baking soda works its magic, wipe the outside of the outside of the bin with a clean microfiber cloth.

5). Once the 10 minutes is up, take a good quality sponge and scrub the inside of the bin; don’t forget the bin lid too.

6). Now that you’re done scrubbing, rinse the inside of the bin. A garden hose is the best for this part.

7). Dry the inside and outside of the bin with a dry cloth

Now put a clean bin bag inside the bin and rest easy knowing your kitchen no longer smells and your bin is no longer feeling neglected. Be sure to clean your bin like this at least once a month.

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