How To Clean Refrigerator

Olena Loun Cleaning Tips

Use this cleaning list to take your refrigerator from filthy to spotless in under 20 minutes.

clean refrigerator1. Before you begin to clean refrigerator, unplug it. Use a proper vacuum attachment to dust the back panel and underneath the fridge.

2. Remove all the contents and toss spoiled products into a trash bag.

3. Remove the shelves and bins and soak them in a warm water and liquid dish soap. You could also use a solution of 2 tablespoons of baking soda for every quart of warm water. Scrub with a sponge, rinse, and dry before replacing.

4. Wipe the interior with a multisurface solution or a mix of 2 tablespoons of baking soda and 1 quart of hot water.

5. Wipe doors, edges, handles with a multisurface solution. You could also use a mixture of mild dishwashing soap and water. For stainless steel surfaces, dampen a microfiber cloth with distilled white vinegar and wipe in the direction of the grain.

Tips for Removing Refrigerator Odors:

  • Spread baking soda on a tray inside the fridge.
  • Putting a thin sock with dry coffee grounds inside a fridge, as suggested by Good Housekeeping, will do the trick.
  • Spread out activated charcoal (available at drugstores or pet shops) on shallow pans, with the fridge temperature set on “low.”