Cure Icky Ice By Cleaning Out Your Refrigerator

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If you’re lucky enough to have an ice maker you’ll know that from time to time the ice in the reserve bucket can get a little off-tasting. Since we’ve all recently taken the time to clean out our refrigerator and used up all of our left-overs, now is a great time to give the ice bin a dump in the name of fresh and tasty beverages everywhere!

Now is probably as good of time as any to admit to our biggest pet peeve — icky tasting ice. More often than not, it doesn’t come from poor water quality or being unfiltered, but comes from the leftovers in your refrigerator instead. Once things are spic-n-span, simply dump your ice bin in the sink.

Do it before work so it has time to refill before you’re in need of an iced beverage. If you live in a climate that’s a bit toastier than our own right now, don’t waste the water and place a few cubes on indoor and outdoor plants alike. It’s an easy way to get rid of the funk and keep things watered at the same time, you’re tastebuds will thank you!