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Old 09-28-2008, 09:58 AM
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I have use my engle a lot and its one of the best investments I have made. During the 8 days of use at the Rubithon, some liquid formed on the bottom of the fridge and the bottom mat sat in it for days.

I have tried several times to clean it to no avail, the mat stinks.

I was thinking I would need to let it soak in something, Ammonia?

Looking for suggestions on what to soak the mat in.
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Ige uses Wesley's bleach white on rubber floor mats. I would try that.
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Old 09-28-2008, 05:17 PM
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try soft scrub, but don't rinse it out. let it dry, set, and then rinse like a day later. I do that for the coolers
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Old 09-28-2008, 06:31 PM
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Thanks for the suggestions
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The dive store sells some stuff called "Sink the Stink". Works fantastic!
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Old 09-28-2008, 08:12 PM
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Didnt have any soft scrub so I am soaking it in Dawn dish soap per Bonni's recommendation
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mild bleach solution and the smell will be gone! Seriously! Chlorine is one of a few safe disinfectants!
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Old 09-29-2008, 08:53 AM
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A quaternary ammonium disinfectant like Microban QGC is excellent for odor control.

Ask me how I know? Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District pumped several hundred gallons of untreated sewage into my finished basement this summer . Quats have a very pleasant natural smell and are known for odor control with very low toxicity impacts (respiratory, etc.).
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mild bleach solution and the smell will be gone! Seriously! Chlorine is one of a few safe disinfectants!
I picked up a little dorm-fridge a while back at a yard sale...stunk like mad! made a mild bleach solution and washed/rinsed....washed/rinsed...then finished with a dish detergent to seal the deal. stink free to this day.
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