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Offline scasnerkay

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Cleaning the cave!
« on: January 23, 2015, 02:20:28 PM »
Okay, I had not done any cleaning since I got the cave about 6 months ago.... I did wipe up excess water than has collected. So I should not have been surprised to see the molds growing, but yeeuch! Emptied out all 35# of cheese, and set to work with Trader Joe's version of Simple Green and some elbow grease, trying to get into all the nooks and crannies. Looks much better afterward! I promise to keep more on top of it!
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Re: Cleaning the cave!
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2015, 04:05:38 PM »
I clean mine with a spray bottle full of chlorine bleach diluted in water.  That way I know it gets onto every surface, even ones I can't see, and kills any molds or fungus' that might be in there. :o  Take a look at this Susan.
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Re: Cleaning the cave!
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2015, 10:50:37 AM »
Gonna have to do this before we utilize our wine cellar for this, I was thinking of using my husband's brew santizer to get is really clean.