The refrigerator is one of the hardest working appliances in your home and it’s the one appliance that never gets a rest. It’s very important to make sure it is cleaned thoroughly
Take everything out
Take everything out of the refrigerator and place them in an empty space so you can easily sort through it.
Throw away any old, moldy, inedible or questionable food
Check expiration and “use by” date, and dispose of items you are unlikely to use
Remove shelving and drawers
Clean them out by hand and wait to put back in refrigerator until it’s been cleaned out
Wipe down interior of refrigerator with preferred cleaning solution
Avoid strongly scented soaps or cleaner, as food ma absorb the smell.
Put everything back
Be sure to wipe down any containers before putting back into the refrigerator and double-check expiration dates on perishable items.
Wipe down exterior, including front, back, sides and top
Pull the refrigerator forward to expose all sides and clean all surfaces with your preferred cleaner.