Nothing feels more exciting as the aromas of foods cooking in the kitchen. However, even these tantalizing aromas can quickly become unappealing especially when they linger on for too long into the next day. Perhaps even beyond that. And the culprits here are usually the kitchen cabinets. You may wonder how comes? When you always have all your kitchen Cupboard Doors closed while doing the cooking. But then, that has never stopped the aromas from sticking around still. But then again, that shouldn’t stop you from doing away with the enticing aromas which quickly become irritating.
There are a few techniques that you can apply to rid all the lingering smells, especially the bad ones you don’t want around from your cupboards. These techniques can help you get to the root of where the unpleasant smells are really coming from, and deal with them appropriately. Cupboard Doors are, in this case, usually the number one culprits here. However, you realize that most homeowners and other people in the kitchens don’t pay much attention to them, especially when looking to rid their kitchens of lingering smells.
Vinegar is one of the best natural solutions you can use to rid your kitchens of lingering bad smells. In addition to cleaning items and disinfecting, vinegar also had deodorizing properties that you can use. All you need is a bowl of cider or white vinegar which you then place in the foul-smelling cabinet. Let it stay there through the night. And by morning, the odor should be gone. However, you also find that some homeowners don’t find the scent of vinegar appealing. Well, don’t fret here either.
As you can also mix other fragrant essentials such as peppermint, orange, or tea trees. Plus, you also find that most of these fragrance essentials come with additional antibacterial agents as well.
Charcoals is also another excellent natural solution to look into as well. When you place charcoal in your kitchen cabinet, a decent lump of charcoal can absorb a significant amount of the odor from the
kitchen cabinets. This way, you no longer have to worry about any foul smells coming from your cabinets each time you open your Cupboard Doors.
Some homeowners also use Silica gel which is a naturally occurring mineral as well. Silica gel is also effective towards combating musty smells, especially during the dump weather periods.
A stronger approach
There are instances where even the basic natural solutions may not be enough to combat the foul smells emanating from your kitchen cabinets. But then, there are also contingencies for such instances as well.
First, you can try mixing a solution of a half cup of rubbing alcohol into one pint of mineral oil and use it to wipe down the ins and outsides of your kitchen cabinets. This process banishes any foul smells in your kitchen cabinets almost immediately. Plus, the solution also not only banishes the smell from your cabinets. It also coats and seals the woodwork and prevent any new odors from forming. You won’t have to worry about foul odors sticking around in your Cupboard Doors or other parts anymore.
And, unlike paint, this is a gentler solution that also helps to preserve the cabinets thus offer them extra protection. A bonus for the cupboard owner.