Print Email Speed-Clean Your Refrigerator Checklist Take your refrigerator from filthy to flawless in 20 minutes with this cleaning checklist. Save this checklist! Progress Saved Your progress has been saved **You've changed this checklist.** Remember to save your progress. See Your Saved Checklists | All Checklists done! Minutes 1 to 2: Unplug the refrigerator. Slide a coil brush underneath the unit’s kick plate (the rectangular panel just above the floor) to remove dust. done! Minutes 3 to 7: Empty the contents. Toss anything past its prime into a trash bag. Recycle glass and plastic containers. done! Minutes 8 to 10: Remove the drawers and place them in the sink. Scrub the drawers with a sponge, warm water, and liquid dish soap. Leave them out to air-dry. done! Minutes 11 to 15: Douse the interior with a multisurface spray. Wipe down the walls, then each shelf. (Don’t forget the shelf seams and the rubber door seal.) Use an old toothbrush and a spritz of cleaner to dislodge grime from crevices. done! Minutes 16 to 17: Plug in the refrigerator. Return the drawers. Put the food back in, wiping down jars and bottles. done! Minute 18: Attach the baking-soda pod’s suction cups to an interior wall. done! Minutes 19 to 20: Clean the exterior. For enameled steel: Use a multisurface solution and paper towels. For stainless steel: Dampen a microfiber cloth with distilled white vinegar and rub in the direction of the grain. All done! Progress saved Progress SavedYour progress has been saved**You've changed this checklist.**Remember to save your progress.