Strong smells from inside a refrigerator are most likely caused by spoiled or rotting foods. However, sometimes after clearing out and disposing of spoiled items, you are still left with a lingering bad odor inside the refrigerator. If this is your situation, here are some areas inside and outside your refrigerator that could be the source of the stink.
The Most Common Sources of Refrigerator Odors
First, be sure to eliminate the most common source of refrigerator odors by cleaning out the refrigerator. Go through all food and condiments and throw out anything rotten or expired. Store any food you plan on keeping in a cooler with ice to keep it safe while you give your fridge a good cleaning.
Remove all shelving, drawers and crisper bins and wash them using warm soapy water and dry them by hand.
Finally, wipe down the interior of the fridge using a water and baking soda solution to absorb smells.
If the strong smell still persists, then here are some areas you could be missing that need extra attention. Continue reading
The Summer season is over and it’s time to begin the cleaning process before the fall weather comes. There are a few items to clean that can help with Summer preparation and the colder seasons that will be arriving shortly. Read below for a few items that can be cleaned and prepared for the future seasons to come.
Now that all the hard work for preparing your house is about done, it’s time to get the interior all set too.There’s nothing like coming home after a long work or school day and being able to unwind in a beautifully decorated and perfectly comforting home. Here are a few tips to help make the fall wonderland come true.
Since the end of summer is coming up within a few weeks, it’s time to get the house ready for winter so you can save money and be happy about it. Below are a few tips for the end of Summer maintenance.
A gas oven that does not heat up is usually caused by a weakened or defective glow bar ignitor or a defective spark electrode. Both these parts work with the gas safety valve to ignites the gas that heats an oven. However, other parts could be the cause behind an oven that does not heat. Here’s how to troubleshoot. Continue reading
Opening the door and realizing that there is nothing to eat is the worst, but opening it up and seeing so much that it’s not even worth digging through can be even worse. Keeping the refrigerator clean is much more important than many would realize. So how about some tips to keep it clean and organized so those moments don’t happen as often as they do.
Did you go to your dryer, expecting it to dry your clothes, and it just didn’t start? Then you came to the right place. In this blog, we’re going to troubleshoot the several reasons why your dryer may not be starting, and what you need to replace to fix it. Continue reading
Since cooler weather will be upon us soon, it’s time to think of the areas to clean, other than the obvious areas. For instance, when walking a basement, is there ever a scent of mustiness? That means there is mold or mildew lingering around. This isn’t something that should go unnoticed. Mold and mildew can have minor health impacts. Below is how to find, and get rid of mold and mildew.
The glass tray in a microwave is supposed to do one thing-turn. But what are you supposed to do if it doesn’t? Keep reading to troubleshoot why your turntable in your microwave isn’t turning, and how to fix it. Continue reading
An LG OE washing machine fault or error code indicates a problem with the draining of water after the wash cycle on a front-loading washer. This is due to either a kinked drain hose, clogged drain pump filter, problem with the pump, or an excess of detergent suds causing air gaps. Follow the steps below for how to troubleshoot and clear the OE code.
WARNING: Before attempting to work on any appliance, make sure that all power (electricity) and utilities (water and gas) have been turned off and/or disconnected on the appliance. Read more
Check the Drain Hose for Kinks, Pinching or Clogs
First, check the drain hose and make sure it’s not kinked or pinched.
Next, check if there is a clog or obstruction in the drain hose itself. Be sure to turn off the water and cut power to the washer before removing the drain hose from the back of the washer. Have a Continue reading