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Keep Your Holiday Kitchen Smelling Like Cookies Instead Of Funk


Nothing is better than a kitchen filled with an amazing sugary aroma from your holiday baking. However, that smell can easily turn sour with a funky sink. Continue reading to find a few tip/tricks as to why you may be experiencing a holiday mayhem.


Tip#1:Chemical Drain Cleaners Never use chemical drain cleaners even if it’s a well-known name brand. Any chemical cleaner can damage your drain pipes. In addition, the chemical smell mixed with old food particles and/or grease may create some strange smells.

Trick: Home made cleaners Using hot water, baking soda, and vinegar can definitely get the job done



Tip#2: Sink Structure Gunk and Grime can get stuck in other places in a sink aside from the pipes. The most common culprit is an aerator cap, which is a small portion of metal where the water comes out of the faucet.

Trick: Use pliers you spin off the cap.

Then check and see if gunk has built up and gently remove it with a toothbrush.



Tip#3: Extremely Strange Smell Once you complete the first 2 steps and you still are experiencing the smell specifically an egg smell you may be encountering sulfur.

Call: Contact your utility provider and get the water tested for you and your family’s safety.


All in all get rid of any odors today and enjoy the rest of your holiday. Contact Empire Water Main & Sewer today for all your sewer and drain services (718)715-4862 or empirewms@gmail.com .


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