Tips for Cleaning Major Appliances
Dishwashers, refrigerators and washing machines come clean pronto with these quick tips.
Some cleaning jobs require a little more ingenuity and elbow grease. But with these ideas, you can transform big, dirty jobs—smeared refrigerators, grimy dishwashers and musty washing machines—handily.
- vacuum cleaner
- lemon Kool-Aid
Problem Child #1: Dirty Dishwasher
A dirty dishwasher can be a chore to clean. Here's how to take a messy machine from grungy to glittering.
Take Out the Lower Rack
Vacuum Out Filter Area
Good As New!
Problem Child #2: Grungy Washing Machine
- baking soda
Pour Vinegar Into Wash
Mix Baking Soda and Water
Add to Detergent Dispenser
Problem Child #3: Smudged and Streaked Fridge
- olive oil
- 2 microfiber cloths
Add Olive Oil to Cloth
Wipe Down Fridge With Cloth
Use a fresh microfiber cloth to buff the refrigerator.