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Baking soda and water can be a powerful tool against bad odors, stale smells, and musty basements, and the mixture's stench-fighting abilities become even more potent when it's heated in a slow cooker. Fill the appliance halfway with water, and mix in a cup of baking soda. Heat on high, uncovered, for several hours or overnight to get rid of offensive odors. To banish especially strong smells, add a few tablespoons of lemon juice to the water.
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