How to Clean a Kitchen Sink


  • lemon-fresh-cleaner
  • measuring-cup Measuring cup
  • bucket Bucket
  • spray-bottle Spray bottle
  • sponge Sponge


Learn how to clean a sink and disinfect a kitchen sink. Get your sink to smell fresh with these sink cleaning tips.

  1. Step 1 Mix ¹⁄₁₆ cup (or 1 tbsp.) of Pine-Sol® in ½ gallon of water.
  2. Step 2 Pour the mixture in a spray bottle or soak it up with a sponge.
  3. Step 3 Coat the sink with the mixture, wiping it down with a cloth, sponge or paper towel.
  4. Step 4 If you're pressed for time, simply sponge down the sink with Pine-Sol® full strength. You can even splash a bit down the drain to refresh your garbage disposal with your favorite Pine-Sol® scent.

With an improved concentrated formula that is 2x as strong* to last 2x as long*, you can use less for the same great clean.

concentrated formula Non-concentrated formula
¼ cup in 2 gallons water ½ cup in 2 gallons water
⅛ cup in 1 gallon water ¼ cup in 1 gallon water
¹⁄₁₆ cup or 1 tablespoon in ½ gallon water ⅛ cup in ½ gallon water
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  • 2X concentrated
    Tackle more messes per bottle.*
  • 5x cleaning
    Odor, grease, grime, dirt & allergens.
  • removes 99% of allergens§
    Destroy dust mites & pet dander.
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  • * vs. previous Pine-Sol® Pine/Scented Formula when used as directed
  • When diluted as directed vs previous Original Pine-Sol® Multi-Surface Cleaner.
  • § Non-living dust mite matter and pet dander