Clean garbage disposals

That unsightly smell! Where is it coming from? Check your kitchen garbage disposal. Cleaning your garbage disposal reduces kitchen orders and reduces the growth of harmful bacteria.

What to do?

Step 1: Turn disposal and water faucet are turned off

Step 2: Put the following items in the chamber:

  1. 6 ice cubes
  2. 1 tablespoon of baking soda
  3. 3 thin lemon slices
  4. 1 teaspoon of bleach
  5. 6 additional ice cubes

Step 3:  Turn on disposal without running water – until grinding sounds stops

Step 4: With motor running, flush with cold water for 30 seconds

Materials and Supplies needed:

– 12 ice cubes

– 1 tablespoon of baking soda

– 3 thin lemon slices

– 1 teaspoon of bleach