If you have a smell coming from your garbage disposal that no amount of baking soda can diminish, it is highly recommended that you call a licensed plumber. Unfortunately, a stinky garbage disposal can be a sign of a serious sewer gas leak in your home. A plumbing professional will have the necessary equipment to see if the source of the stench is your sewer. If it is not, he or she can move on to finding the origin of the smell and correcting the problem.
Once your garbage disposal has returned to an odorless state, there are many steps you can take to ensure it stays that way. [Read more…]