Cleaning the trash can is pretty easy, do you know what’s the hardest part of the whole process? Getting rid of the pesky odor. Many people struggle to get rid of trash can odor, but only a few people succeed, the rest just get a replacement. Getting rid of the trash can’s pesky odor is not a very uphill task, it’s just that we do not know what to do.
To be honest, the secret to eliminating the trash can odor is good cleaning. I’m sure most of you have cleaned the trash can to get rid of the pesky odor. If even after a thorough cleaning you can still smell the pesky odor, here are a few tips that would surely help you with trash can washing.
- Get rid of the food waste
- Clean the trash can thoroughly
- Use a deodorizer after thoroughly cleaning
- Charcoal can works wonders in getting rid of the pesky odor
- Vanilla extract is an easy way
It’s important to know that the trash cans that contain food waste often develop pesky odors. Therefore, to get rid of the pesky odor, you first have to examine the trash can thoroughly. If it contains food waste, take it out as soon as possible. The longer you will allow it to sit in the trash can the stronger the odor would get.
The odor-eliminating treatment can be given to the trash can after a thorough cleaning. That’s a sure way to get rid of it fast. Empty the trash can and clean it up to perfection. Since the trash can is stinking, avoid cleaning it with DIY solutions. You should rather use a ready-made cleaning solution. Before purchasing and using the cleaner, read the label if it says the solution eliminates the odor as well, there is no better option.
If even after a thorough cleaning, the trash can has not started smelling fresh you can try using a deodorizer. There is no need to purchase an expensive deodorizer, it can be made at home using kitchen items as well. The cheapest natural deodorizer is baking soda. All you have to do is sprinkle half a cup of the baking soda in the trash can, let it sit for a while, and do its magic. Rinse it off and have a clean trash can that smells fresh as well.
The majority of professionals claim that charcoal works wonders in getting rid of the trash can’s pesky odor. Therefore if nothing has worked for you so far, try putting a few chunks of charcoal in the trash can. Some professionals recommend adding cat litter, baking soda, and dryer sheets as well. However, if you could not arrange that many items, adding chunks of charcoal is more than enough as well. These chunks would sit in the bottom and work like magic, in a few hours the pesky odor would be gone.