How to remove unpleasant odor from the refrigerator: 5 most effective and safe methods

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
How to clean the refrigerator at home without chemicals
How to clean the refrigerator at home without chemicals. Source: pexels.com

Every housewife has faced such an unpleasant problem as a bad smell in the refrigerator. There are many reasons for this, one of which is improper storage of food, for example, fish and meat without packaging and improper placement of all products on the shelves. It is worth noting that for different products, there is a specific place where a particular product will be properly stored, for example, greens in the lower drawers, and milk, eggs and yogurt in the door shelves.

The FoodOboz editorial team has selected 5 effective remedies to combat unpleasant odors in the refrigerator.

1. Vinegar

Mix vinegar with water - 1 cup of water and 1 tbsp of vinegar, this mixture should not be too concentrated to damage plastic and enamel. Dampen a sponge well with the solution and thoroughly wipe the walls, shelves, and sealing rubber bands in the refrigerator. Then rinse everything thoroughly with running water.

2. Rye bread

This method is suitable if the odor in the refrigerator is not strong. You just need to put a slice of rye bread on each shelf, it will take away the unpleasant odor.

3. Baking soda

Soda is an excellent and absolutely safe dishwashing detergent, as well as an ideal odor remover. Just pour soda into a plate and put it in the refrigerator, or you can just use an open pack of soda.

4. Raw rice

Pour rice into a suitable container and refrigerate it, it will absorb all unpleasant odors well.

5. Activated carbon

It is enough to mash a few tablets, pour them into a bowl or jar and put them in the refrigerator, charcoal will also cope with the unpleasant odor very well.

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