Clean the refrigerator and leave the door open with a box of baking soda inside to prevent odors. Sweep ... Vegetable oil rubbed on with a paper towel does an adequate job and easily burns off without objectionable odor when the stove is lit in the spring. ... Remove rust and corrosion, repair fiberglass dings, and touch up the gelcoat, paint, and varnish. ... External stainless steel or aluminum fittings like louvered vent covers and door handles benefit from a coat of marine metal wax.