How to Get Rid of a Bad Smell in the House
Win the battle against stinkiness. If you've got a bad smell in the house, these tips will help you stamp out the stink.
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Eliminate Drain Odor
Eliminate Basement Odor and Sewer Smells
This article shows five reasons why your basement could smell like a sewer. If you have a smelly basement and can’t locate the source, we’ll show you the most likely culprits of the bad smell.
Chlorinate a Stinky Drain
Clean Car Air Ducts
Fix a Smelly Washing Machine
Stop bad odors in your clothes washer by running a cycle with a special mold-killing tablet and by leaving the door open to promote drying.
Learn the secrets to fixing a smelly washing machine.
Professional Stench Stopper
Freshen Up Work Boots
At the end of a long workday, fill up your boots with cedar chips. (Better yet, slide in an old sock that's filled with cedar chips.) The cedar chips absorb moisture and eliminate odors. You can buy a bag of chips, sold as animal bedding, at a pet store. Change out the chips every month or so.
Stop Bad Dishwasher Odors
Stop bad dishwasher odors by cleaning food scraps from the tub and running a dishwasher cleaner through a cycle. It’s an easy way to eliminate a strange smell in the house.
Read more on how to fix a smelly dishwasher.