Gross Ice Baby
September 19, 2013 3:38 PM Subscribe
The freezer (and only the freezer, not the fridge) smells. We have done everything we can think of and the freezer still smells. Help.
posted by griphus to home & garden (16 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
Something in the fridge made a really gross smell. It didn't smell exactly like something went bad, but close enough. We cleaned out the fridge, wiped it down, got a little thing of baking soda. The smell was still there, and turns out it was the freezer.
So, same thing: we threw out everything in the freezer (it all smelled of that smell, even the ice cubes) and gave it a cleaning with bleach spray. I moved the little thing of baking soda in there too. It still smells. We wiped it down again. Now it smells kinda like that smell, kinda like bleach, definitely toned down a notch but still there. It's been close to a week.
The fridge hasn't smelled since we threw out everything in the freezer.
I am at wit's end. There is nothing in the freezer. Not even frost. Do we need to put the temperature up? Down? Clean somewhere behind a thing? Call in repair people?