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This is How Often You Should Deep Clean Your Refrigerator

You don't want molds growing on those old, bottled sauces!

Photography: Pexels/Polina Tankilevitch Pictorial Direction: Pexels/Polina Tankilevitch

Have you ever taken a good look at your refrigerator, only to end up appalled by its contents? The towers of plastic containers containing who knows what, rotting vegetables in the crisper, or smelly sauces that have been languishing at the back of your ref for years--if these all sound a bit too familiar, you might want to consider changing the way you store items in your fridge.


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Did you know that you actually have to deep clean your fridge at every three months? In case you need a bit of help, interior designer Sharrah Stevens of The Kinwoven Home shares a few simple and practical tips on how you can keep food items organized:


Get rid of expired items, dried-up veggies, and half-eaten sauces that have been in your ridge for ages. RL Tip: The next time you shop for food items, make sure that you’re really buying things that you’ll constantly use and finish to lessen wastage.


Add a shelf liner

Shelf liners or fridge mats are a great way to avoid having containers slip for whatever reason. They also protect your shelves from spills and stains, and they’re pretty easy to clean and replace.

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Use containers to organize contents

Out of sight, out of mind, which is why you should opt for clear containers so that you can easily see what’s inside.


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For more ideas watch the full video below:

With additional reporting by Charlene J. Owen

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