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Odor Removal

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How to prevent or reduce odors

  • Keep foods tightly wrapped or covered this also helps keep food from drying out
  • Wipe spills up immediately
  • Keep the Freezer well organized, 
  • Discard any spoiled or rotten food
  • Routinely clean under the freezer, removing any dirt or items that may have gotten trapped. 
  • Some models come with an air filter which is 15 times more powerful than baking soda at reducing common food odors.  If your freezer has an air filter, regularly replace the filter based on the indicator tab.

How to remove basic odors

Most normally odors can be eliminated with normal basic cleaning. Making sure that you routinely clean the interior of the freezer to help prevent a build up of odors and smells. 

CLICK HERE for instructions on Basic Odor Removal 

How to remove stubborn odors

Only use this process if the above, "Basic Odor Removal", process did not work. Depending on how strong the odor or smell is, it may take several weeks for the odor to be eliminated. For best results this process should be completed with an empty refrigerator. 

CLICK HERE for instructions on Stubborn Odor Removal

 

 

Still need help? Call or schedule service.

You may need assistance from a qualified technician. Call 1-800-344-1274 or click below to schedule an appointment.

 

 

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