How to Clean Your Refrigerator?

How to Clean Your Refrigerator?

Cleaning and organising refrigerator are different things. You can organise your fridge items by using different partitions. Clean your entire fridge once or twice in a year. Remove all stuffs from the fridge and freezer. Defrost the ice from the freezer and wipe it down the surface. In this article, we’ve covered regular cleaning question: How to clean you refrigerator?

How to clean fridge interior?

Turn off the fridge and allow some time to decrease the fridge temperature before cleaning. Take it out all compartments and shelves from the fridge and wipe it down all surfaces with the soapy water. Use wet and dry microfiber cloth to clean it nicely.

  • Take ½ cup of baking soda and ½ cup of water in a bowl and make a smooth paste. Use sponge or microfiber cloth to remove the stain with this mixture. Sprinkle baking soda for 20-30 minutes inside the fridge, it will remove bad smell from the fridge.
  • Take out plastic container, salad bowl, drawers to wash in a basin. Use ½ cup dish washing liquid and ½ cup of warm water to clean all container thoroughly. Rinse it well and dry in a sunlight before using them again.
  • You can also purchase fridge odour absorbent from the market, or you can use activated charcoal to control your fridge odour. Charcoal easily absorb the odour.
  • Wipe down the door seal with the warm water and dish washing liquid. Remove the dirt with the microfiber cloth and leave it for dry.
  • Once its dry completely then arrange your fruits, vegetables, containers, bottles and other stuff, and turn your fridge on.

How to clean fridge exterior?

  • Refrigerator body can easily get dust. You can remove the dust easily by using dust pad, wet microfiber cloth or wipes. Use cleanser to make it shiny.
  • You may require taking out some fruits and vegetables or sauce while you’re making some dinner for your family. Fridge handle easily get the food stains and marks because of dirty hands. Wipe down the door handle with the soapy water. Scrub it well and remove the dirt and food marks.
  • Refrigerator surrounding area can get dust, hair, and food crumbs easily at the corner. Vacuum the area twice in a week. Mop around the fridge without hurting yourself.

What do you need to clean the refrigerator and surrounding place?

  • Warm water bucket
  • Microfiber cloth
  • Sponge
  • Spray bottle/ Cleanser
  • Baking soda
  • Dish washer liquid
  • Odour absorbent
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Mop

General refrigerator maintenance Tips:

  • Check your fridge once in a week. Remove old food container from the refrigerator.
  • Place your leftover food in a Tupperware or glass container to keep them fresh for 3-4 days.
  • Get rid of expire products as soon as you notice.
  • Maintain your fridge and freezer temperature according to the weather.
  • If you find the leakages from any bottle, jar and box then remove it ASAP or transfer the food into another container.
  • Don’t use bleach or strong chemicals because they can damage the surface. Try to use natural cleanser instead of hard chemical.
  • Discard food, vegetables, fruits, if you find mould around them.
  • Maintain your refrigerator odour by using natural odour control products.
  • Do regular maintenance for replacing filter and other
  • Don’t put your hot pan or warm food directly in a fridge. Allow some time to sit at the room temperature and then store in a fridge.
  • Use the refrigerator manual for cleaning and usage care.
  • Use fridge matt to avoid scratching, stain, and spills. Fridge matt are made of plastic or rubber material, they allow box, bottle and bowl to stick with the surface.
  • Don’t touch coils and back part of refrigerator while it’s on. It is the warmer part of the fridge body, your body can get burnt.

Refrigerator Cleaning at the End of Lease

Regular weekly fridge cleaning can maintain the fridge environment and the quality. Refrigerator requires to clean at the end of lease whether you own it or not. You need to turn your fridge off before 2-3 days of moving. Moving team can’t move your fridge with the stuff inside or Hot fridge coils. Tenants require to clean their fridge for the new tenant or for themselves.

Melbourne Vacate Cleaning provides professional refrigerator cleaning along with end of lease cleaning in Melbourne, and surrounding suburbs. You can always add other appliances cleaning in your end of lease cleaning quote and customise your cleaning requirement. Our professional end of lease cleaner cleans the fridge from inside and outside in a minimum time. Some landlords provide basic appliances such as fridge, dish washer, microwave during your tenancy. Tenants must have to present clean house along with the appliances to their landlord to get their 100% bond money back. Leave your cleaning chores with us and stay relaxed at the end of lease.

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