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How do I get fish smell out of camper fridge?

We just bought a (used) camper, and were cleaning it out, but when I got to the fridge, it smelled like they had stored fresh caught fish in it. the smell is terrible, I used Lysol and left the door open all night... but its still there. what should I try now? we r going camping in 2 days and dont want our food to reak of fish!

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Asked by sarahlu at 1:00 PM on Apr. 14, 2011 in Home & Garden

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Answers (17)
  • baking soda or bleach!

    Answer by zoejains_momma at 1:00 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • Put baking soda in the fridge. If you wash your hands with toothpaste after cleaning fish it takes the smell off your nads. Try washing the fridge with toothpaste.

    Answer by pookiekins34 at 1:01 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • I would try lemon juice it works great to get fish smells out of other things...... never had to try it in a fridge though!

    Answer by Charis76 at 1:01 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • activated charcoal-its in the pet fish dept-lol!

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 1:03 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • oh i dont know but oh that has to be bad

    Answer by LilMissCupcake at 1:03 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • 1.Remove all the food and items from your refrigerator. Store them in several large coolers, or another refrigerator.
    2.Remove the drawers from the refrigerator. Add 1 cupful of bleach to 1 gallon of hot water, and use a washcloth to clean the drawers and shelves.
    3.Place the drawers on a towel to air dry.
    4.Wipe down the inside of the refrigerator with the diluted bleach. Clean any cracks and grooves with the bleach to remove any hidden smells.
    5.Rinse the refrigerator with cold water. Dry the refrigerator completely with towels. Place a box of open baking soda inside the refrigerator.
    6.Place crumpled sheets of newspaper into the doors and drawer sections. Put charcoal briquettes on top of the crumpled newspaper.
    7.Close the refrigerator door. Leave the door closed for 48 hours.

    Answer by specialwingz at 1:04 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • wow!!!! My response should read HANDS not NADS.

    Answer by pookiekins34 at 1:11 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • LOL pookie!!! I know where your mind is today. Heehee.

    Answer by specialwingz at 1:26 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • I would bleach it!

    Answer by daerca574 at 1:30 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • Oh man I have no idea but GOOD LUCK! Let us know what works.

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 1:53 PM on Apr. 14, 2011

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