How to Use a Lemon to Refresh your Refrigerator

Everyone wants to have their refrigerator beautiful and with good smell ever so that they can attract their visitors. They can also make use of some cat litter, coffee grounds, baking soda and charcoal for keeping your home clean and fresh. Fridge is an important appliance in your home which helps you in keeping things fresh and clean. So you have to periodically clean them to have your food in a good condition. You can make use of a lemon to do that work. It will give you good smell for your fridge and also removes bad odors from them faster than any other remedies. The following suggestions will be useful for you to keep your fridge fresh with the help of lemons.


  • First get some lemons and a dish to place them. Then cut a lemon into 1 inch size pieces and put them into it. Place 1 to 2 table spoons of rock or table salt into it and also add 2 to 3 spoons of lime soda into that mixture.

  • After that, keep them inside the refrigerator and this combination helps to remove the bad smell in your fridge. Lemon helps in maintaining the freshness of fridge and soda absorbs the bad smell in it.
  • Now check for the reasons for the bad smell from the fridge. First check the foods which you kept in fridge. You may keep it for a long time and you may forget it. The smell may also due to that food. You can not hold some food for a number of days and you must eat them within they get rot. Bad odors may occur due to Asian, cheese and Seafood which emit a powerful smell.
  • Always keep your fridge clean and fresh to avoid stinky smell. Take the shelves and drawers from your fridge to ease your work of cleaning. You can also clean them everywhere by defrosting the fridge. There may also moisture in the drip pan which is kept under you fridge and you should wipe the water in it. If you want to keep your left over meal for next day, you should properly cover it in an airtight container and keep it safely in a fridge. You can also use aluminum wrap or plastic wrap to cover that food from getting contamination. Of the all available chemicals to keep fridge clean, lemon with soda will be the best to remove bad smell from your refrigerator and always try to keep them inside fridge.

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About the Author: Jason Prickett loves to write about home maintenance and stuff you can do yourself instead of hiring any professional. His step by step guides will assist you in completing your home maintenance tasks.

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