Refrigerator in the kitchen - the master! Constantly collects from us a tribute, filling his insatiable interior. But, we will notice, the kind gentleman - how many took, so much and has given. True, sometimes it happens - it's capricious. That product will return spoiled, and sometimes, if not spoiled, then with some strange smell. And how to remove the smell in the refrigerator? Or rather, how to prevent his appearance? Let's figure it out.
Smell in the new refrigerator
If you think you're new, just fromPacking the refrigerator does not smell, then you are mistaken. Any new thing (especially household appliances) has a specific technical smell. So, by purchasing a new refrigerator, you must remove this odor. Otherwise, the technical aroma will be purchased by products placed in the belly of this unit. First of all, the refrigerator should be washed properly. Use for this purpose any detergent, just do not use abrasives. Still it is possible to make a solution of usual drinking soda and wash this solution the new refrigerator. By the way, do not forget that you need to wash not only the internal walls, but also all the accessories: trellised and glass shelves, boxes for fruits and vegetables, containers. Rinse and wipe and the entire refrigerator outside, paying special attention to its back wall. After this, once again (or even twice) rinse the refrigerator with clean water and wipe dry with a soft clean cloth. After water procedures leave the refrigerator to be ventilated by opening the door in the refrigerator itself and into the freezer. After two or three hours you can begin to exploit your new acquisition. As a rule, these procedures are sufficient to eliminate the smell in the new refrigerator. But most importantly, be careful when buying a refrigerator. Even in the store, pay attention not only to the appearance, configuration and price of the unit, but do not be too lazy to open the door and sniff. Even so, you will look a little strange, but you are going to spend your money, which means that your desire to acquire a quality item explains such strange behavior. Many manufacturers use cheap polymer materials, which produce a sharp unpleasant odor. Of course, such a smell can then disappear without a trace, but it is possible that you will not be able to get rid of it. By the way, the presence of flavor in the new refrigerator, you should also be alerted: well, there should not be a high-quality household appliances to smell so that you need a fragrance.
Having dealt with the new refrigerator, trydo everything so that there is no foreign odor in it. Such a smell in the refrigerator arises either as a result of improper storage of products, or as a consequence of poor care of the refrigerator. Therefore, always store the products by placing them in sealed containers. Of course, this applies, first of all, to those products that smell strongly. For example, cheeses, sausages, marinades, salines and smoked products. Strong (and not very pleasant) smell has onions, garlic, cabbage. Pleasant, but also very strong smell, capable of being transferred to other foods, celery, apples, lemon, bananas, Bulgarian pepper. Not always a good smell after yourself leave and stored in the refrigerator ready meals. Therefore - only pots with well-fitting lids, food film and hermetic containers will help you prevent the appearance of foreign smells in the refrigerator. But vegetables and fruits in no case can not be packed in polyethylene - in the film they will begin to "suffocate", rot and rot. Just make sure they are clean and dry. In addition, you should carefully monitor the shelf life of products, often carry out an audit for the presence in the refrigerator of sour milk, rotten vegetables and fruits, slippery cheese, moldy jam or fermented juice. Sometimes a spoiled piece of cheese or an overdue kefir can produce such a persistent smell that getting rid of it afterwards can be quite problematic. With each washing of the refrigerator, pay special attention to the drain hole for melt water: with its clog, the appearance of an unpleasant smell is inevitable. If necessary, wash the hoses with warm soapy water, and clean the refrigerator with a damp sponge or a cloth dampened in vinegar or ammonia. Never keep the refrigerator door open for a long time, make sure that it is always tightly closed. At the slightest suspicion of the appearance of a musty smell, immediately defrost, wash and properly ventilate the refrigerator. Strictly speaking, compliance with the rules of operation, competent storage of products and timely defrosting and washing the refrigerator will help you prevent the appearance of an unpleasant smell in it. Well, if it does, it's necessary to apply special measures. But this is a separate conversation. We advise you to read: