Sunday, March 6, 2016

Easy Garbage Disposal Cleaning Cubes

Do you have a love-hate relationships with your garbage disposal? Wanna join my club? Seriously, what is more annoying than a garbage disposal that tries to attack you with stinky water every time you turn it on?

I'm a big believer in offense when it comes to most kitchen situations, don't you? I mean isn't it better to prevent stinky water attack than trying to fix it after the sudden onset of the deadly kitchen geyser? I think we can agree on that.

Got a stinky disposal? Learn a super simple and easy way to keep your sink smelling fresh!
Homemade Garbage Disposal Cleaning Cubes
Keeping your garbage disposal fresh is easy! It can take just a few minutes every couple of months to make this DIY and then about 15 seconds a week to keep it up!
  • 1 cup of white vinegar
  • 12 drops of essential oil (I use Lemon and Purification)
  • Optional: herbs or citrus rind
Just pour the white vinegar into the ice cube tray, add 1 drop of your favorite essential to each "cleaning cube" and any additional garnish you'd like. Place them in the freezer until solid (1-2 hours) and then they are ready to use.

Just put one in your garbage disposal every 5-7 days to help keep the ick away!

Got a stinky disposal? Learn a super simple and easy way to keep your sink smelling fresh!

Tough Job?
Occasionally I like to pour a "generous" amount of baking soda in my drain (with a few drops of Purification) and pour enough vinegar to get it bubbling. After about 10 minutes, I pour some hot water down the drain and run the disposal to flush it all out.

With these tricks, I hope helps keep your kitchen smelling fresh and amazing!

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  1. I need to do this ASAP! You must be reading my mind because my disposal is kinda stinky!

  2. This is great! I usually put a bunch of lemons & baking soda down it!


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