To get rid of a microwave's burnt smell, microwave a solution of vinegar and water on high power for five minutes, and let the solution steam the inside of the microwave for 10 minutes. Then, wipe the interior of the microwave clean with a damp cloth. Be very careful when removing the hot solution from the microwave.Continue Reading
If the burnt food smell persists following basic cleaning, leaving a box of baking soda inside the closed microwave oven overnight is a simple solution. Heating moistened coffee grounds in the microwave is another alternative for odor removal. Place 2 tablespoons of coffee grounds in a microwave-safe bowl, and cover it with 1/2 cup of water. Microwave the mixture for three minutes on high to help rid the microwave oven of the persisting burnt food smell.
A secondary method of odor removal requires a sponge, vinegar and baking soda. Soak the sponge in vinegar, and sprinkle the surface of the sponge with baking soda. Place the dampened sponge in the microwave, and heat it for 20 to 30 seconds. Wearing gloves to protect the hands from the heat, clean the interior surfaces of the microwave using the heated sponge. Do not forget to wipe down the inside of the door as well.Learn more about Smell Removal
Mixing chlorine solution to well water, installing an activated carbon filtration system or an oxidation-filtration system directly to the water source are some tips to remove the rotten egg smell from water. These methods are not permanent solutions and may need replacement or repetition to ensure that the water is free from odor and contaminants.Full Answer >
Clean the soleplate of an iron by applying a baking soda and water paste to areas with mineral deposits, wiping away the paste and deposits in a few minutes, cleaning the steam vents with a cotton swab, filling the reservoir with a water and vinegar solution, and turning it to steam. After steaming the vents, empty the reservoir, and place the iron in a safe place to cool and dry.Full Answer >
One way to remove fish odor from carpet is by cleaning it with a water and vinegar solution. White vinegar helps neutralize unpleasant odors and gentle enough to use on carpet and other flooring.Full Answer >
To neutralize the smell of cat urine, use a combination of vinegar, baking soda and commercial cleaning products. Use paper towels that can be disposed of afterward. Sprinkle baking soda on all cat urine spots, whether they are wet or dry. It soaks into the carpet fibers and helps remove the smell while also helping to lift the stain.Full Answer >