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Smoker wasnt covered flies got in and maggots developed - how can we clean and disinfect?

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Hi, This is indeed a serious problem. Unfortunately you can not use any cleaning liquids inside the smoker. You should contact the manufacturer to see if they will sell you a just the main part of the smoker. The shelves, heating element water pan etc can be cleaned with liquid cleaner. Hank

Posted on Jul 23, 2010

  • Amy Booth Sep 04, 2013

    I just has this same problem and as much as the inside parts were to replace I coulda bought a new one so I just used my pressure washer inside and out REALLY GOOD! If it works great!! If not, oh well....I will post in a few days after it dries out to let you know!

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#2 Clean off stains and other stubborn dirt

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Also use some disinfectant on your cloth to wipe down your mouse.

And there you go , one germ free clean keyboard and mouse.

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