In this article, we share a step-by-step guide on how to clean your fridge, prevent it from smelling and protect your food from harmful bacteria.
From milk spills and funky odours to jars sticking to the glass shelves, fridges can soon start to look messy and release unpleasant odours. Cleaning is your best bet for preventing icky smells and spread of germs.
Empty the fridge
Before cleaning the fridge, take the food out and set aside two areas for setting items down: one area for anything that is expired and another area for items that need to be put back into the fridge.
Take all your shelves and drawers out
Next, switch off the appliance, let it come to room temperature and remove interior shelving, drawers and door racks. Wipe the surface of each shelf with a sponge dipped into a solution of hot water and liquid dish soap. If there are spills or food build-up that are harder to clean up, soak the shelf or drawer in the sink for a few minutes. Rinse with water...