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May 25, 2017

My tropical fish tank leaked into the cupboard, we didn't notice the leak for a few days. The carpet around the tank was very wet. I have cleaned the carpet with a antibacterial wash and this has got rid of the smell in my carpet. I have washed the cupboard with white vinegar and placed some in the cupboard for a few days, but the smell is still there, it's awful! I really don't know what else to do.

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May 25, 20170 found this helpful

Buy Nok-Out. You can get it at Amazon.

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May 26, 20170 found this helpful

You can try leaving charcoal in there, too.

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May 31, 20170 found this helpful

sprinkle baking soda on the surface...leave it on overnight or as long as it takes...may take a couple repeats...baking soda cleared up a rotten potato smell in my cupboard.

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August 31, 2016

I've had a musty, moldy smell under my bathroom sink for a few months now. I cannot find a water leak nowhere. I've left the cabinet door open so it'll air out, but it still smells. The towels under the sink feel damp when touched and smell moldy.

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Then, in my kitchen I found green mold in my cabinets. I cleaned it up with Tilex, but it came back a few days later. I still cannot find a water leak. We finally determined it's where our crawl space in attic wasn't ventilating well after a tin roof was put on. We've added vents up there, but I want to make sure the mold is gone. How do I do that and get rid of moldy smell under cabinets?

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February 6, 20170 found this helpful
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A solution of bleach and water will get rid of the mold. You might want to keep those cabinet doors open for awhile to air it out.

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October 29, 20100 found this helpful

We bought a older home (1890) about a year and half ago. My problem is that my cupboards smell musty. I was wondering if their was anything I could put in them or hang in them to help with the smell.

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