Are you getting a horrifying smell when opening your top freezer refrigerator? If yes, then our blog can surely help you to find useful tips to remove this stinky smell. There is no doubt that odor can be threatening especially when you are preparing your meal and this can completely displease you. To help you get rid of such odors, here, our experts will provide the best and easiest tips that you can follow to keep your refrigerator as fresh as new:
Tip 1: Fasten the Containers
In order to prevent odor in your double door refrigerator, you need to lock the containers which hold edibles that should be stored properly. This is so because these food items can release smell which can make the situation in your refrigerator worse. So make sure to store edibles in plastic containers properly. You can use a sealed plastic bag too. If you are using jars and bottles, make sure to close them tightly to prevent leaks in case if they tumble in the fridge. If spilling occurs, clean it as quickly as you can.
Tip 2: Throw Away Rotten Food Items
It’s true that saving food is a skillful job but getting rid of rotten items is also essential to keep your fridge clean. You should frequently check the fridge so to remove the item(s) on time. We recommend using labels on the leftovers with the date when they were made. Such items particularly include vegetables, dairy products and meat as these can give horrible smell once get expired.
Tip 3: Clean the Refrigerator Frequently
If you find an odor still continuing even after hurling the rotten food, it means that its smelly particles have somewhere spread in the interior of your refrigerator. So, this needs an appropriate cleaning. You can clean the fridge by:
- Removing all the contents and then storing them in another container of some other fridge
- Dip all the shelves, racks and drawers of your fridge and freezer into the kitchen sink or a large tub filled with water and one cup of baking soda
- By using this baking soda water solution, you can clean the surfaces of your fridge and freezer that primarily includes door seals and a drip tray which is situated at the bottom of the refrigerator on the outer side
Tip 4: Use Natural Absorbents in Your Refrigerator
You might think as from where to find such natural absorbents. Don’t worry. You can easily get them in your home like vinegar, baking soda, oats, dry coffee grounds and activated charcoal. All these items have the best odor absorbing properties. In order to get rid of an odor, you need to place a glass of vinegar or a bowl of oats into an empty fridge and freezer. Let it be there for a few hours and then see the magic.
Tip 5: Keep Scents under Wrap
With natural absorbents, if you are able to reduce the stinky smell in your refrigerator, you can also mask the remaining bad smell. This can be done by using lemon juice, vanilla extract and/or peppermint oil. They have a pleasant scent, natural and fairly effective in masking odors. Besides this, they are good cleaning agents. You can easily use them to clean the surfaces of the fridge. You can also soak a cotton cloth and leave it in the refrigerator for some time as this will act as an air freshener.
So, what are you waiting for? If you are feeling a bad smell in your top freezer refrigerator, try out the above mentioned tips.
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