Thanksgiving is coming, it is necessary to give your house a thorough cleaning. However, there is a lot of house facilities difficult to be cleaned especially, kitchen equipment. One of the most difficult equipment to clean is fridge. It is because it has multiple corners and complicated parts; beside, it is electrical equipment; therefore, the cleaner need to be very careful and patient. But do not worry, I believe that with tips I am going to introduce to you, you totally can give your fridge a quick and clear cleaning before the most important event of the year comes.
- before cleaning
A first and compulsory rule when cleaning or repairing electrical equipment is that you have to switch off the electricity source so that you can avoid electrical accident happening . Fridge is not an exception. And it is surely that you secondly, you need to bring all the stuff are already in the fridge out as to make the cleaning easier, or else you even can not clean your fridge but make a mess inside it.
- make USE of BAKING SODA
That put a baking soda inside a fridge is a very familiar tricks to dispel bad smell in the fridge. However, few people know how exactly to follow this trick and does it really works. First of all, I guarantee that it certainly works. Secondly, to make it work, you should follow my coming trick. You take a piece of paper then place it in the middle of your fridge to ensure effect of baking soda can spread every where in the fridge. It was not until its odor is gone that it maintain effectiveness.
- kick bad smell with used coffee
Besides using baking soda to kick bad smell in the fridge, coffee waste is also a good “spill” to treat this. You only need to do coffee waste the same with baking soda, which is placing a cup of coffee waste in the middle of the fridge. However, to enhance effectiveness to kick bad smelling, you can mix two methods by add some baking soda in coffee waste. It will be magical result in kicking bad smell in your fridge.
- EDGE cleaning
Edges, especially where the doors seal up against the ice box, are really difficult to clean. There is a lot of gunk collected here so that you had better give it a wipe every week or everyday if you are an industrious housewife. If you are not in favor of regular cleaning, cleaning at once will take you more time and effort. To make the edges cleaned, you need to use some tricks that are using hot water instead of cold one and clean the edges by a rough rag. Sometimes, if the dirt is two old and hard-solving, you should use specialize chemical liquid or lemon.
- make a “revolution”
It is time to check all the stuff in your fridge including their dates. Do not try to store too many things in your fridge that not only make your fridge work less effectively but also cost much electricity. Besides things that are out of dates, you should also throw out things that are unnecessary. So what are unnecessary? There are the things that you just buy but never use.
- KEEP IT COLD
While cleaning, you have to turn off the fridge, food must be out. But they still need to be cool after kicking out the fridge. Therefore, put them in an iced box to prevent them from being rotten.
- do something with YOUR DRAWERS
Give your drawer a lean by using hot water and soap. You will see an incredible result. Your drawers will sparkle. Sometimes, white vinegar is a good choice with “naughty” dirt that is hard to remove.
- deep clean inside
It is time to clean the ice box. In this case, you can use both of two methods I mentioned above: using white vinegar and baking soda or even a mixture of two both. Because it is ice box, it is really cold. Wearing a mask is necessary for you to prevent from catching cold.
- AN ALTERNATE METHOD
Another, when you do not have any baking soda, using mixture of salt, water and lemon is a good alternative choice that might be more safe and effective. It is safe for your hand skin and your fridge as well. Beside, it is considered a economical method because you ca take advantage of already used things in your house.
10. EXTERIORS’ cleaning
After finishing interior cleaning, you should do the same with the exteriors to ensure your fridge will completely beautiful from inside to outside. As I said before, you can use a mixture of salt, hot or warm water and lemon as a leaning liquid. It is obvious that you can use it to make a cleaning for the exteriors. You should do the cleaning from the top to the bottom so that dirt can not flow from the top to the bottom if you do the opposite cleaning order. Because the outside of the fridge is easy t be damaged, you need to do more gentle than with the inside.
11. Do with yOUR DRIP PAN
After take care of entire fridge, your drip pan should be the last thing to be taken care. The drip pan is an optional part that some fridges have. If your fridge has one, you should also give it a clean.
12. BE LAZY
If the 11 steps above sound too complicated to you, there are still some ways to throw it out of your mind. Easily, you can wrap every shelf with plastic wrap or cling wrap which you often use with your leftover.
The steps above some how a little bit complicated to some people. However, you can find more easier ways to do the cleaning with your fridge on our website. We always want to provide you with the best information.