My dishwashing soap fell through a gap and went behind my refrigerator. I took a broom and got it to stand upright but I don't know how I can get it out. I can't pull my fridge out as it's in there tight so my only option is to go behind and there is only about 3 inches. Any suggestions on getting it from there?

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    A long ruler? How far do you need to reach? – MrWhite Aug 29 '19 at 12:31

Not sure how much of a hack it is, but I have one of these...

FLexible grabber

Known as "flexible grabbers", these are easily available from decent hardware shops or online.
They are specifically for getting stuff from behind radiators or under fridges.

A spring-loaded claw on the end will grip the offending item, although it can sometimes be fiddly to get enough grip to pull something up.


Use a strong long wire with a hook at the end. And a good supply of patience.

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