No matter how carefully and thoroughly you clean your kitchen, there is still a chance that bad odor will linger in the air. The sources of the smell can be various, and even if every surface and the last cup from the dinner are sparklingly clean, there is still a possibility that you will have to locate the source and neutralize it. For this purpose, you will not need to posses special skills or get yourself some fancy equipment. All you have to do is follow your nose until you find out what is causing all the trouble.
Once you have done that, proceed in accordance to the type of emergency you have:
If the smell comes from the fridge, throw away any expired food from it. If the problem persists even after you did this, simply wipe down the walls, shelves and other surfaces inside and outside the fridge and you will see that the bad-odor problem is fixed.
In order to avoid bad odor from the trash can to enter your kitchen, there is one simple thing to do – put several slices of lemon on the bottom of the can. Next time you take away the trash, just replace the slices with fresh ones and you will notice the positive change.
Fish smell is neutralized by placing a bowl or a cup of regular bleach somewhere in the kitchen while cooking. Make sure it is positioned in a way that you do not hit it accidentally and splash bleach everywhere around. This will fix the smelly fish problem.
Plastic containers are useful, but over time they accumulate such bad odor that they become nearly useless. A magical solution for that problem is simply cleaning well the container. Then dry it even better, put a crumbled piece of newspaper inside and close it. Let it sit through the night, and when you throw away the paper the next day, you will notice that the smell is gone too.
If you have wooden kitchen supplies like cutting boards, salad utensils, cups, bowls etc. you know how unpleasant they may smell from time to time. Rubbing their surfaces with a slice of lemon always leads to great results with minimal effort.
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If you follow those simple shortcuts to a odor-free kitchen, it is guaranteed that you will make your whole food preparing process much more pleasant.