Home Improvement

How do you get rid of musty water smell?

Fill a spray bottle with distilled white vinegar. Let sit for several hours. Soak an abrasive sponge in hot water and dip it into baking soda. Scrub the mildew off of the surface.

How do you get rid of the smell of stagnant water?

For a stagnant smell in a drain, pour in 1/2 cup of baking powder to deodorize the opening and the pipe. Wait 15 minutes, then pour in 1 cup hydrogen peroxide to kill the fungus. Let it sit for an hour before running water into the drain.

How do you get rid of the smell of ground water?

Address this problem by following these steps:

  1. Fill a glass with water from the sink that has the smell, then step away from the sink and swirl the water around inside the glass a few times. …
  2. Flush and disinfect the drain by pouring half a cup of baking soda down the drain, then pour half a cup of vinegar.

How do you get rid of outside smells?

Hydrogen Peroxide, Baking Soda and Dish Soap

Outdoor odors can linger in the area for days. Fill a bucket with 4 cups of hydrogen peroxide. If possible, use high-grade peroxide — such as 20 or 35 percent — over the common 3 percent that is available in drug and grocery stores.

Why do I keep smelling stagnant water?

Sometimes a sewage or stagnant-type odour can come from a sink/plug hole. This usually means there has been a blockage or build up of waste materials, which makes the drinking water appear to smell.