How can I keep my kitchen plughole smelling fresh?

There is a horrible smell coming from our kitchen sink and it won't seem to go. What can I do?

There is a horrible smell coming from our kitchen sink and it won’t seem to go. What can I do?

Many people don’t realise the damage they’re potentially causing when food and hair slip down the plughole. Whether in the kitchen or bathroom, these deposits create food for germs to breed on, creating nasty smells that waft up through the plughole. Don’t worry, help is at hand — just a few glugs of Domestos Thick Bleach down your plugholes and overflows on a regular basis will help prevent blockages and keep them smelling fresh.

For more information or to order a copy of the Germs in Your Home booklet, call 0800 776645, or visit

Use disinfectants safely. Always read the label and product information before use.


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