Do you have a smelly trash can in the kitchen? Joe Truini has a solution.[/caption]Having a trash can in the kitchen can be convenient, but it also can be smelly.

Reducing odors in kitchen trash can be as simple as taping a dryer sheet to the trash can liner near the top of the bag.
A scented dryer sheet will mask unpleasant odors for a week or more.

Also, consider putting newspaper at the bottom of the can and at the bottom of each new trash bag to absorb any spilled liquids.

Watch the video above to find out more.

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Joe Truini

Radio Show Co-Host

Joe Truini is a contractor, author, and the host of “Simple Solutions” on Today’s Homeowner TV and the weekly Today’s Homeowner radio show. He has worked on both large commercial projects and residential remodeling, and has written for national publications such as This Old House and Popular Mechanics. He has also written eight books, including three best-selling shed-building books. Joe lives in Connecticut with his family and enjoys hiking, traveling, and baseball in his spare time.

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