In order to clean a commercial refrigerator, you must first remove all food debris from the interior. Next, spray a solution containing chlorine bleach and water on the interior surfaces. After the solution has cooled, use a damp cloth to clean the surfaces. You should avoid using paper towels to clean the fridge as they can absorb the solution and cause an extra mess. Another option is to add baking soda or lemon wedges to the solution.
Water puddles in the fridge are a sign of a bigger problem. Excessive moisture can lead to mold growth, rot, corrosion and unsanitary food conditions. In addition, excessive moisture can cause slipping hazards. Moisture in the fridge can lead to condensation, which is the result of hot and cold air meeting at a temperature known as the dew point.
Regardless of the cause of the problem, you should clean the refrigerator’s air filter regularly. The filter can be clogged with dirt and grease. Regular deep cleaning is essential to keep the filter in good condition. If it becomes too clogged with grease, you should replace it. Also, make sure to keep the unit clean by vacuuming it regularly and using a desiccant dehumidifier. A desiccant dehumidifier contains minerals that will help eliminate moisture and build up of ethylene gas.
Another way to prevent moisture from accumulating inside the fridge is to store food in containers with good lids. By doing this, you can reduce the likelihood of mold and mildew developing in the fridge.