How to Clean a Refrigerator When Moving Out

When moving out, end of tenancy cleaning is the first thing you have to deal with. One of the most difficult rooms to clean is the kitchen. This is one of the most important areas in your home and should be kept clean, sanitize and disinfect. It is time to clean the refrigerator and freshen up the things. Here are some useful tips about how to deal with this type of cleaning.

The first thing, you need to do is to turn off the control knob inside the fridge. Then remove the food, throw away everything that is too old for save consumption or that is expired. You should also spend some time on consolidating items. If you have two jars of the same item, combine them, this way you will free some space on the shelves.

Once the food has been removed you can spray disinfectant or you can use other type of antibacterial cleaning solution, to wipe down each drawer and shelf. Do not forget to scrub thoroughly stains from spills or dried food, rinse and wipe with damp clean cloth until dry.

When defrosting and cleaning the freezer keep the frozen food in a bowl with ice, to ensure that it will not thaw completely.

Make sure to remove all water from the refrigerator before returning it to regular temperature. Remember to check for how long the food has been left in the freezer. Once you have cleaned the entire refrigerator from the inside, you need to clean it outside, do not forget to sanitize the handle. Now is the time to check, if everything is functioning correctly. This way you will extend the life of the fridge and protect yourself and family from bacteria.

The next step is oven and sink cleaning, do not forget that in the end you should wipe the floor. You can also hire a London cleaners to help you with the end of tenancy cleaning.

June 21, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning


Izabella Hurst is a freelance writer. She has published articles in SocialHouse Journals. Her articles are always very discussed in cleaning areas.

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