What’s That Smell? Oh… Written by Cara Baker, January 8th, 2020 While not as common today, some households still use a trash compactor to minimize the size of waste. Unfortunately, that convenience comes with a side effect: A small, dark compartment perfect for growing smelly bacteria from garbage residue. Suffice it to say that regular cleaning is necessary. But how do you clean and maintain this mechanical wonder? You certainly don’t want to minimize the size of your fingers! Check out “How to Keep Your Trash Compactor from Biting the Dust” on DocsApplianceService.com* to learn more about this compacting appliance and how you can keep it going for years to come. Visit our blog for more tips and tricks to maintain your household appliances and home systems! *America’s Preferred Home Warranty is not affiliated with and has not collaborated with DocsApplianceService.com in any capacity.