How do you clean a small second-hand fridge?


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A small second-hand refrigerator can be cleaned with all-purpose liquid cleaner, baking soda, chlorine bleach, polish and a vacuum. Non-abrasive cleaning cloths, towels or pads should be used to apply the cleaner.

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First, remove and set aside the refrigerator���s shelves, drawers and baskets. The inside of the refrigerator is then wiped down with all-purpose cleaner from top to bottom. If necessary, tougher stains can be cleaned with baking soda and a damp cloth. If the refrigerator has a musty odor, wipe it down with a mixture of 1 tablespoon baking soda in 1 quart water. The refrigerator should be rinsed well and wiped completely dry.

Wipe the shelves, drawers and baskets with all-purpose cleaner and hot water, then dry them with a clean cloth. When dry, set them back in their proper locations in the refrigerator.

If the door gasket contains mildew, wipe it with a solution of �� cup chlorine bleach and 1 quart water. It is then towel dried. Condenser coils are cleaned with a vacuum and wiped with a damp cloth. If there is a drip pan, wipe it clean, too.

When the internal and functional components of the refrigerator have been cleaned, clean the refrigerator���s exterior with all-purpose cleaner. Applying an appropriate polish makes a refrigerator���s surface shine like new.

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