Remember when you were a kid and you got a new puppy for Christmas? You came down stairs to see if Santa had come and left you gifts. But there sitting in a box with the wobbling lid was a long floppy eared puppy! Your eyes got as big as saucers! You couldn’t believe your eyes. It was the best Christmas ever. A new dog for you!
Will You do the Same for Your Kids?
And now it’s your kids’ turn to get a new puppy under the Christmas tree from you. You remember all the fun of your puppy – you named him Buddy. He was your buddy. He followed you everywhere. Through the house, in the back yard, some days he even tried to follow you to school. He was the perfect companion. At least that’s what you remembered.
But now you’re the mom in this equation. Not the wide eyed little girl so you’re thinking of all the other ‘situations’ that come with this little puppy.
Oh, the training. Who gets to remove dog urine from the carpet? Will that be your job this time? What about not jumping up on people. How big will the puppy get? Who gets to train him not to bite; to get along with the cat? That training just seemed to happen with your childhood dog, Buddy.
And what about the house breaking – no peeing in the house? You don’t remember having to remove dog urine from the carpet as a kid. That’s right. Your Buddy never peed inside the house. Well, maybe he did. But you as a kid never had to clean it up so you don’t remember.
Dog Poo on the Carpet
And the poo. You do remember stepping in it once on the carpet as you got out of bed. But that was only one time. Right? You thought it was funny because you tracked it all the way down the hall…on the carpet.
The recent storms that have ravaged multiple parts of the US have caused unprecedented damage. If you or your loved ones were affected by any of these storms, our thoughts and best wishes go out to you. Because these storms were so large in scale, people have experienced everything from moderate to complete damage.
Since getting rid of bad odors is our area of expertise, we want to help anyone who lost power for an extended period of time during one of these storms but didn't face complete damage to their home and belongings. Even if you're dealing with a refrigerator that smells incredibly bad due to it being fully defrosted and having items like frozen food decompose for days or even weeks, we want to go over how you can fully restore your appliance to its former condition.
5 Steps to Saving Your Refrigerator After Losing Electricity
The first step is to remove all of the spoiled food. This can be a truly nasty and smelly experience, which is why you'll want to wear a protective mask and gloves as you do it. Once your refrigerator is clean, take it outside and spray it out with a garden hose. If you have a truck or access to one, consider taking your appliance to a car wash and use the high-powered equipment to spray it out.
The next step is to spray one ounce of OdorXit Concentrate mixed with 30 ounces of water everywhere the refrigerator smells. That means spraying the insulation behind the doors,
under and around the door gaskets, the inside, behind the drawers and every little opening where the defrosted food might have dripped. Once the OdorXit Concentrate solution comes in contact with the rotten food smells, it will remove them from your refrigerator completely and safely.
The second to last step is to let the refrigerator dry outside then bring it back in the house. Don't panic if it still smells a little. It just means there is still at least one spot that hasn't been treated yet. You'll be able to knock it out by continuing to sniff and spraying wherever you detect even a slight odor.
The final step is to remember to be a good neighbor! Spray a few shots of the OdorXit Concentrate solution in the drain at the car wash or wherever you ended up treating your appliance. Anyone who comes by after you will be very glad you did.
By following the process above, it's possible to save even the worst smelling refrigerator, which in turns means saving hundreds of dollars by not needing to buy a replacement. So if you know anyone who's currently trying to restore belongings like their refrigerator, feel free to share this post with them by email or on Facebook.
If you'd like more detailed information, check out this page on our website Refrigerator Odor
Get your OdorXit Concentrate now and always have some in your cabinet for odor emergencies. Just keep the OdorXit out of the direct sunlight and it will last a long time. No shelf life.