How to remove fridge odors, chemical smells

Remove refrigerator odors - 9 tips

Food is kept in the refrigerator and often releases pungent smells. To get rid of those refrigerator smells, here are some tips you should try.

Odors can accumulate
With cheese, this is always extremely the case with the stench. Such smells then get stuck in the refrigerator and stay there for a long time. Every time you open the refrigerator door, this smell wafts towards you. Even if you remove smelly food from the refrigerator, it will still smell very unpleasant for a long time. In some parts of the refrigerator, the smells sometimes even really settled. These include, for example, the rubber seals. It is difficult to ventilate the refrigerator, so you have to do something different. Chemistry is not always the best solution.

Remove refrigerator odors - 9 tips

  1. From time to time, wipe the inside of the refrigerator with vinegar water. Avoid using cleaning products because they only smell for a short time. You don't smell vinegar. Vinegar eliminates the unpleasant odors.
  2. If these unpleasant smells only occur for a short time, you can also help yourself by placing a small bowl of vinegar open in the refrigerator. This also ensures that the smells disappear.
  3. As an alternative to the vinegar, you can also put a bowl with coffee powder in the refrigerator. The coffee also makes the unpleasant smells disappear as if by magic. So the refrigerator always smells neutral and fresh.
  4. Put some lemon juice in a small bowl and put it in the fridge.
  5. One of the oldest home remedies for refrigerator odors is the apple. Just cut an apple in half and place it on a plate in the fridge.
  6. As an alternative to the apple, you can also cut a potato into slices, place it on a plate and put it in the refrigerator.
  7. Vanilla sticks also work very well against light refrigerator odors. Vanilla sticks have a very intense aroma, which spreads in the refrigerator and removes the bad smells.
  8. Baking powder is a tried and tested home remedy for refrigerator odors. It neutralizes the bad smells when you fill a bowl with it and put it in the fridge.
  9. If the bad smells cannot be removed, then for better or worse, defrosting and washing out your refrigerator.

Avoid refrigerator smells
If you want to avoid refrigerator smells, then you should make an effort to unload and clean your refrigerator every month. The best thing to do is to take some lukewarm water and add a few spritzes of vinegar. When you've wiped out the refrigerator, leave it open for about half an hour. Then you can put your refrigerator back in the store. So that it doesn't even start to smell in the refrigerator, you should always keep food such as sausage and cheese and also leftover food in cans whose lids can be closed airtight.

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