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Cleaning care – Interior/exterior

It is important to keep the interior of the refrigerator and freezer clean to help prevent food from becoming contaminated during storage.

Interior

Keep the interior of the refrigerator and freezer clean to help prevent food from becoming contaminated during storage.

  • The amount and types of food stored determines how often cleaning should be carried out (ideally once every 1 to 2 weeks) in the refrigerator.
  • Remove the shelves, door shelves and bins and rinse these parts in a mixture of warm water and liquid dishwashing detergent. Rinse and dry the shelves and bins thoroughly before replacing them into the refrigerator.
  • Wipe over the interior surfaces with a mixture of warm water and liquid dishwashing detergent or baking soda dissolved in warm water (add 1tsp of baking soda to each 500mls of water). Rinse with clean water.
  • To help remove “old stale refrigerator” smells add a few drops of vanilla essence or vinegar to the water before cleaning.
  • Do not use harsh, abrasive cloths or cleaners or highly perfumed, strong smelling cleaners or solvents on any part of the refrigerator as they can cause damage.

Glass shelves

  • Clean with warm water and detergent or a glass cleaner. If cleaning the shelves without removing from the cabinet, use only warm water and detergent as a glass cleaner can damage the plastic components of your refrigerator.

Exterior surfaces

  • Clean exterior surfaces with warm water and detergent only.
  • If necessary, clean the magnetic door gasket with an old toothbrush, and a mixture of warm water and liquid dishwashing detergent.
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