Has this happened to you? You come home and open your front door, only to immediately get hit with a whiff of something nasty? Ick. Chances are, that unpleasant odor was your kitchen trash. It's inevitable. Trash can odors are going to happen, but there are things you can do to fight the stank. Today I'm sharing a quick trick for eliminating trash can odors, plus some other pointers for keeping the smell at bay.
Sometimes making over a piece of old wooden furniture is easy compared to ridding it of its musty smell. It might LOOK new when you’re done sanding, stripping, varnishing, painting, etc, but it smells old! To get it smelling as fresh as it looks, you might want to check out these 5 tips:
Try to de-humidify it.
Sand and refinish it. (I find this only works if you’re willing to seal every bit of the piece.
Children. Pets. Power tools. Library books. Groceries. We ask alot of our cars…and, we put a lot of stinky things in ’em too. And with dark interiors and constant sludging back and forth, it’s not always clear how dirty they get. Well, until the funk happens. It’s like one day, you open the door, and sit down, and say “Oh, know…it’s here.”