If you’re concerned about the chemicals in the mass-produced cleaners and don’t want them in you’re fridge, but still want to kill germs and bacteria and get rid of the blue cheese smell, for example, check out these natural cleaning tips that will disinfect and deodorize your fridge, without chemicals:
Baking soda is the king of natural cleaning. Mixed with lime or lemon juice, or white vinegar not only will deep-clean, but will also wipe out any bad smell.
Another great tip to naturally get rid of bad fridge smell is to cut a lemon in half and just place it anywhere inside. Te lemon will attract and lock in the smell.
Here are two natural cleaning solutions that will deep clean your refrigerator:
- 2 tablespoons of baking soda and hot water
- 1 part apple cider vinegar or white wine vinegar to 3 parts hot water
Perhaps, the best things to keep in mind, when deciding to clean the fridge, is to never use hot water on the glass shelves you just got out, and, always get all the food out before starting.
To remove stubborn fridge stains, you can even use toothpaste, which is also great for whitening.
Here’s another homemade mix that will help you clean your fridge, and that will also make it smell good:
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup vinegar
- 2 teaspoons dish washing liquid
- Orange essential oil (you can use any essential oil, just use your favorite)
MAJOR TIP: Don’t forget to pull the plug, before starting to clean the fridge. You can damage the fridge if you clean it while plugged in, this way forcing it to work more and more to maintain the cold air inside, which is impossible, because to clean it you have to have the doors open.