Store the frozen items in coolers. Refrigerated, perishable foods generally won’t spoil during the cleaning process if left at room temperature for under 2 hours.
Clean crispers and ice-maker bins.
Place in warm water with dish soap and scrub. Empty ice maker (ice can absorb odors).
Clean doors, shelves, and walls.
Vacuum food crumbs. Wipe with a solution of two tablespoons baking soda and one quart warm water.
Ready, set, vacuum.
Vacuum with a brush attachment to remove dust that has accumulated underneath the refrigerator, on its rear coils and top vents, and along the wall.
Wipe away dirt.
With a wet, soapy cloth, wash the exterior. If your refrigerator is made of stainless steel, use special stainless cleaner, and rub with the grain for the best shine.