We tell you what can be the source of an unpleasant smell in the bathroom and how to get rid of it.

4 ways to get rid of bad smells in the bathroom


  • The toilet is the most obvious source of bad odors in the bathroom. If not cleaned regularly, bacteria can grow in it.
  • Sink drain - Over time, hair, soap, and toothpaste can accumulate in the drain, creating a breeding ground for bacteria. These bacteria can produce unpleasant odors that can be difficult to get rid of.
  • Wet towels and bath mats contribute to a musty smell in the bathroom. If not dried, mold may form.

Note: to remove the smell of mold, and the formations themselves, a 1: 1 solution of water and ammonia will help. The procedure should be repeated several times. 

  • Without proper ventilation , moisture builds up, creating a breeding ground for bacteria and mold . This can lead to an unpleasant odor that is difficult to get rid of.

How to get rid of bad odors

Here are some tips:

  1. The first step to removing moisture and reducing musty smells is to improve ventilation . If the hood does not work well, just open the window and do not close the doors tightly after the shower.
  2. Regular cleaning is one of the best ways to keep your bathroom fresh. Be sure to wash all surfaces: toilet, sink, shower and floors. Use a disinfectant cleaner to kill bacteria, limescale , and mold that can cause bad odors.
  3. Air fresheners are an easy way to mask odors. Use sprays, candles, or air fresheners to keep the air fresh. It is important to choose safe and hypoallergenic products. Some products may cause irritation in sensitive people.
  4. Hang wet towels and rugs on the balcony or heated towel rails to dry after use. Consider buying a dehumidifier if your bathroom is too humid. This will help prevent mold and mildew growth, as well as keep the smell fresh.