Why put toilet paper in the fridge: a trick worth trying

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How to get rid of odor in the refrigerator

There are several causes of bad odor in the refrigerator: the presence of spoiled food, excessive clogging, breakdowns in the ventilation system and irregular washing. The refrigerator should be washed and sanitized at least once a month.

There is an interesting lifehack gaining popularity on the web. Cleaning experts advise putting a roll of toilet paper in the refrigerator. Why do this and how the paper will help get rid of unpleasant odor, Informacion shared.

Lifehack with toilet paper

Before you put the paper in the refrigerator, you need to soak it in a special mixture that is very easy to prepare. It is this solution that guarantees cleanliness and fresh odor.

The necessary ingredients are:

  • baking soda;
  • water.

Step 1. Pour water into a container and add a little baking soda.

Step 2. Mix thoroughly and soak the toilet paper with this liquid.

Step 3. After soaking, place the roll in the bottom corner of the refrigerator so it doesn't interfere with other products.

The secret to the kitchen's cleanliness is baking soda, which absorbs unpleasant odors. Ideally, a small roll should be used so it doesn't take up too much space inside.

Why put toilet paper in the fridge: a trick worth trying

How to clean your refrigerator

Before putting toilet paper inside, it's important to clean your refrigerator thoroughly. Remove all moving parts, vegetable drawers, shelves and racks, as this way it will be easier to clean the inside of the appliance unobstructed.

The rubber on the doors should be cleaned first, as germs accumulate there the most. Vinegar is an ideal aid. Soak a sponge or cloth in a mixture of vinegar and water and wipe the rubber well. Shelves can be cleaned with a vinegar solution. For preparation, mix water and vinegar in a ratio of 1:1 (100 ml each). When everything dries, put a roll of paper inside the refrigerator.

By the way, experts told about the ideal temperature for the refrigerator. They recommend setting the temperature in the refrigerator at 4 °C (or lower), and from -17 °C to -24 °C in the freezer. The ideal fridge temperature can be lower: between 1.7° and 3.3°C. The main thing is not to exceed the threshold of 4 °C, because that is when bacteria begin to multiply rapidly.

Earlier OBOZREVATEL shared how to clean the refrigerator from yellowing with the help of alcohol and laundry soap.

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