Neutralizing Plastic Container Odors - House Cleaning bothell
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Neutralizing Plastic Container Odors - House Cleaning bothell

The plastic containers are usually used to store your food. Most of the times time food leaves an unpleasant smell in the plastic container which doesn’t go easily  even if you wash it several times. The reason it happens is that the plastic has a tendency to absorb the odor which later on becomes difficult to get rid of. If you also have such plastic containers then don’t worry. It will require a little bit of extra effort but it will be worth it to get rid of bad odor from your plastic container.

 

Here are a few tips by house cleaning bothell which you can use to remove the odor from the plastic containers. 

 

How to remove odor from the plastic containers? 

During the house cleaning process you need to wash your plastic container in the dishwasher as it helps to remove the odor from the plastic container but if your dishwasher is not safe to use then you can wash it manually. 

 

Before you start the house cleaning process make sure that you go through the manufacturer’s instructions as these instructions tell you about the chemicals which should or shouldn’t be used for the containers. 

 

Newspapers:

During the house cleaning process you can use newspapers to remove the odor from the plastic containers. In the first step you should use the soapy water solution to wash the container after that dry the lid properly and put some newspapers inside the box. Let it sit for 2-3 days and the smell will be gone. 

 

Bleach: 

During the house cleaning process you can use bleach solution as it kills microorganisms, bacteria and it removes the stains. First wash the container with soapy water solution and then prepare half bleach solution and allow the container to soak for 4 hours. Later on use normal water to wash the container and you will notice the bad odor will be gone.

 

Sunlight:

When house cleaning you need to put properly washed plastic container directly in the sunlight to dry it well and like this your bad odor will be finished! Make sure that you place the container directly in the sunlight for 2 hours. 

 

Coffee Powder: 

During the house cleaning process you can use coffee powder as it’s an effective way to get rid of the odor from the plastic containers. First of all you need to wash your plastic container and then dry it. After that put a 1 teaspoon of coffee powder in it and cover it with a lid for 2 days. The bad smell will be replaced with the coffee smell. 

 

Baking Soda: 

When house cleaning, once you are done with the cleaning and drying process of plastic container you need to use a thin layer of baking soda and then fill it with warm water. Close the lid and leave it for one night. Next day, remove the lid and wash it with fresh water to get odor free container. 

 

For more plastic container odor removal tips call your local house cleaning Bothell experts.