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How to Clean Refrigerator Mold and Mildew

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Mold and mildew can easily grow in your refrigerator because they thrive in a moist environment. It is important to keep the refrigerator clean because mould and mildew can easily grow on food particles that are left behind. Food should also be kept

How to Clean Refrigerator Mold and Mildew

Mold and mildew can easily grow in your refrigerator because they thrive in a moist environment. It is important to keep the refrigerator clean because mould and mildew can easily grow on food particles that are left behind. Food should also be kept covered in order to prevent mould and mildew growth. While it may seem hard to keep mould and mildew out of your refrigerator, there are steps you can take to get rid of both.

Skill level:Moderate

Things you need

BleachWarm waterSpray bottleRubber glovesScrubbing brushCloth

Instructions

1 Mix 1 cup of bleach and 1 gallon of warm water. Pour the bleach solution into the spray bottle.

2 Spray the bleach solution directly onto the mould and mildew in the refrigerator. The smell of bleach may be strong, so make sure to open a window for extra ventilation.

3 Wearing the rubber gloves, scrub the mould and mildew with a cloth or scrubbing brush. Make sure to wipe down the entire refrigerator. It is important to wear gloves in order to prevent any skin irritation from the bleach solution.

4 Rinse the areas you just scrubbed with clean water. Make sure to thoroughly rinse away all the mould and mildew. Dry the refrigerator with a cloth.

Tips and warnings

Clean up food spills in the refrigerator to help prevent mould and mildew from forming.

Remove all the food items from the refrigerator before cleaning with bleach, which is poisonous if ingested.

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