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05/29/2013 08:46 am ET

Clean Your Refrigerator Gasket Because It Can Be One Dirty Spot (VIDEO)


There are quite a few germ hot spots in your kitchen, but if you clean the refrigerator gasket, you could eliminate one. According to Prevention, every time the door opens, you risk spreading mold from this spot -- yikes! Luckily, there's an easy solution to this problem.

The DIY Network suggests to first scrub the area with warm water and soap. Then, mix four tablespoons of bleach with one quart of water and wipe the area down to get rid of the mold. Finally, lightly cover the seal with body lotion to help keep it soft.

Watch the video above for the full how-to guide, and be sure to head over to Prevention for more information.

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