Opening the fridge is the first thing many people do when they get back from work, but the last thing you want is to destroy your smell when an unpleasant fridge odor gets out of it. Yes, these things happen sometimes and I will show a practical method to clean your fridge and to maintain a pleasant odor.

First of all, to avoid these situations, you should always clean the refrigerator, by throwing any leftovers or any other perishable ingredient. It’s best if you check your fridge once every 2 days.

Then, at least once every 2 weeks, it would be great if you clean your refrigerator. You can confidently use the following natural solution to neutralize odors and to get rid of fridge bacteria.

You need:

– 1 teaspoon of baking soda
– 1 cup of vinegar

Mix these ingredients, add 1 cup of water, and then wipe the fridge on the inside with this solution and a clean cloth or sponge.

To maintain a fresh odor inside your fridge you can use the next ingredients:

– coffee
– oats
– spices (cloves would be an option)

To maintain the food fresh for long, you can put in a bowl I teaspoon of coffee, or freshly ground spices (cinnamon, anise, cloves or juniper). Also, oats have the property of getting rid of the unpleasant smell out of the refrigerator.