To Hell With That Smell

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Your sense of smell is one of the most powerful inputs your brain has. Feeding directly into memories, other senses, and even your navigation skills, smell is a very important thing. Of course, though, when you have a bad smell wafting around, there are few things than you’ll want more than to simply stop being able to sniff altogether. To help you out with this, this post will be exploring some of the home’s most common stinky areas, giving you the chance to make the whole place as fresh as can be.

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While it may seem obvious that a bin would smell, a lot of people don’t do much more than simply take out and replace the bags which they use in this waste container. The bins around your home should be cleaned on a very regular basis, as this will help to avoid residue forming, while also giving you the chance to make it smell fresh. The smell a bin creates is often hard to locate, but will be very pungent and hard to escape once you smell it.


Keeping a home free from flooding takes a lot of different drains. You will have them in your bathrooms, kitchens, garages, and even in your basement. A floor drain will often be the culprit for bad smells in a modern home, with these holes leading directly into smelly areas below the ground. If you’re noticing a small from this part of the home, it could be a simple matter of filling it with water to keep it from spewing out gases.


A lot of old homes have chimneys attached to them which don’t get used, leaving them to be occupied by birds, mice, and other animals. While having little creatures in your home can be a nice idea, having one die in a space like this will create a smell which will overwhelm your home. The only way to remove something like this is to have a professional cleaner come to help, making it worth looking at options which can block your chimney if you have one.


While you don’t use it for much, there will usually be a space under the floors in most homes. This enables builders to make the building level, but can also be an easy trap for bad smells. Whether it is an animal or some organic waste, the conditions in a space like this are usually great for cultivating scents. This is always a great place to check when you smell something bad at home.

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With all of this in mind, you should be feeling ready to take on the challenge of removing the unwanted smells from your home. A lot of people live with stinks like this, even when they have all of the tools they need to get rid of it. Of course, though, you may have to spend some money during this process, as removing some of these problems will take more than a scrub.

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