If you find a roll of toilet paper in your fridge, here’s what it means

Of all the perks provided by the internet, life-hacks, tips, tricks, and wisdoms that might otherwise be lost to the ages, are among my favorites.

Whereas once we had to rely on our parents and grandparents to pass down information regarding little known techniques that could help around the home, now we have an infinite resource at our fingertips. Every day helpful information is shared online, and if you know where to look, you can benefit from it immensely.

Fortunately, we do know where to look, which means you do to (by association), and we recently stumbled upon a home-hack that we’d never seen before. It involves toilet paper and your refrigerator – an unlikely combination, we know – so read on if we’ve managed to pique your interest…

If you’re anything like me, you’ll leave it far too long before you think to give your refrigerator a proper clean. I’m forever opening my fridge door to less-than-pleasant smells after leaving my house for a few days, or finding sticky patches where something’s spilled and I haven’t cleaned up properly.

Which is why I did a double-take when I saw a particular life-hack doing the rounds on the internet recently which.

Now, I’m sure I’m not the only one who experiences a musty smell upon opening the fridge from time to time. When this happens, it’s more often than not caused by the fridge itself, not whatever food happens to be inside.


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As difficult as it is to believe, there’s an extremely simple solution the problem involving toilet paper.

Placing a roll of toilet paper in the refrigerator might not seem like an obvious thing to do for, well… anyone, but thanks to its absorbent properties – it’s literally designed to soak up moisture, of course – it’s reportedly great for removing odors.

Put simply, placing a roll of toilet paper in the fridge creates a trap for any excess moisture and smelly particles, turning the refrigerator into a fresher space.


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Needless to say, a roll of toilet paper is far cheaper than household cleaning products, so you’ve an added bonus there too!

I guess now you’ll know what’s going on if you ever see your respective other placing toilet roll in the fridge.

Had you ever heard of this before? Let us know in the comments box.

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