5 Tricks to avoid the bad garbage smell

There is nothing more disgusting than a house smelling of garbage!

It seems impossible that the garbage does not smell. But, what can you do if it makes you embarrassed in front of your visitors and friends?

Clean my Premises – house cleaning Toronto brings to you, easy tricks through which you can avoid the bad smell coming from garbage. With these tricks, you will be able to get rid of the insects that appear on the garbage too!

5 Tricks to Avoid Bad Garbage Smell:

Following are 5 tricks to avoid the bad smell of garbage. They will prove to be your best allies in combating odors economically and ecologically.

Of course, none of these tricks will be effective if your garbage is dirty.

So, before applying our advice puts on gloves and clean the bucket with a plastic.

Dry it well, to prevent musty odors, and select the trick that you like best.

1. Bicarbonate

Sprinkle one tablespoon of baking soda or bicarbonate in the bottom of the garbage can.

Place trash bag on top and remember to repeat the process once a week.

2. Citrus Juice

Make sure that there is no hole at the bottom of the trash can first.

Squeeze citrus juice from a half orange, lemon, or grapefruit and pour it in the bottom of the trash can. Let it dry.

Place a trash bag in the can.

Repeat the process every week after cleaning the trash can with a damp cloth.

3. Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is an essential oil which has a pleasant smell.

Sprinkle a mixture of tea tree oil and a cup of water each day throughout the dustbin before placing the trash bag. Besides eliminating odors, the tea tree and water solution helps avoid insects.

4. Cinnamon

Boil a cinnamon stick in one cup of water. After the boiling is complete, sprinkle it in the trash bin.

You can also wipe the bin with a cloth soaked in the mixture. Cover the bin internally with a trash bag and it is ready to use.

5. Sand  

If you have a cat, you might also have sand which you use for the litter box.

Cover the bottom of the trash bucket with a 5cm layer of cat litter sand.

The sand will absorb the garbage smell easily. Change the sand every two weeks.


We hope that the five tricks we presented in this article for avoiding bad smell of garbage will be very helpful to you. For more assistance, visit CMP - House Cleaning Toronto or Facebook page and let us know of your problems.