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 Odor from kitchen sink
Author: Honeybee22 (AZ)


The odor is coming up from the kitchen sink. Usually it happens when the stopper is taken out or when a lot of water is poured in and as soon as the water drains the smell comes up.

I have put lemon and garbage disposal cleaner, even those fizz tablets. Nothing has helped.

Thank you,

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 Re: Odor from kitchen sink
Author: stuckinlodi (MO)

Is this a double-sink or single?

Does the odor smell like sewer odor? If so, make sure the sink trap has water in it, not leaking or getting siphoned off. Check the sink drain plumbing under the sink, for cracks or loose fittings, also where where a dishwasher hose attaches. There should always be water in the sink trap (the part of the pipe that is a bent shape), that water keeps sewer odors from getting into the house.

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 Re: Odor from kitchen sink
Author: NoHub (MA)

fill the disposal 3/4 with ice....chop up a lemon or lime and let it(the disposal) run for 10-15 seconds,repeat and that should do it.

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