If you're cleaning your kitchen for the first time, or cleaning it again to get rid of that pesky grease and grime, then you need to know how to clean a kitchen properly. This article will teach you everything about cleaning kitchens so that they are sparkling clean in no time at all. We'll cover cleaning appliances, cleaning floors, cleaning cabinets, and more! Keep reading if you want to learn how to do it right.
Clean the cabinets with a cleaning solution and a rag. Use lemon juice to clean baked-on grease on your stovetop while it's still wet, then scrub off with cleaning pads or steel wool when dry.
Clean the walls around appliances by wiping them down with cleaning solutions and paper towels. For wall ovens, use an old sock soaked in cleaning solution and tie off to wipe down the oven door.
To get rid of hard water stains, use a cleaning paste made from baking soda and hydrogen peroxide which you apply with an old toothbrush. Allow it to sit for 15 minutes before scrubbing off with cleaning pads or steel wool. Use distilled white vinegar mixed in equal parts with warm water to clean and deodorize your dishwasher.
Put a tray of white vinegar in the oven and let it sit overnight. The next day, open up all your windows to air out the fumes while cleaning with cleaning pads or steel wool.
Wash floor tiles with a cleaning solution mixed at double strength, then wipe dry right away so grout stains don't set in. For tile floors that don't get a lot of traffic, use cleaning solutions and baking soda to scrub with an old toothbrush.
To clean grout stains that won't come off as cleaning solutions alone, try wiping down the tiles or grouting with hydrogen peroxide before cleaning them again. For extra-stubborn dirt on your floors, you can also add a cleaning solution to a bucket of warm water, then apply with an old mop.
Clear the counters by wiping down appliances and cleaning them around first. For cabinets under your sink or fridge, use paper towels moistened with a cleaning solution instead of cleaning rags so you don't spread bacteria from one surface to another.
Clean with cleaning pads or steel wool. For extra-stubborn burned on food, you can also add some cleaning solution to the water before boiling it down.
Wipe countertops with a cleaning solution and paper towels after using them for cutting raw meat, then clean again when finished cooking if needed.
To deodorize your garbage disposal, cut a lemon in half and drop it down the drain while running water.
To clean appliances like dishwashers and ovens to remove any lingering smells, use an old rag with some cleaning solution sprayed on to wipe them down.
Clean the floor with a solution mixed with vinegar, baking soda and lemon juice. To deodorize your fridge naturally, cut the grapefruit in half and place it on one of the shelves for two days before wiping down surfaces.
To get rid of grease stains from cooking oil spills, wipe up any excess liquid right away then use cleaning pads or steel wool to scrub the stains out.
To get rid of hard water and mineral stains from your dishwasher, use a cleaning solution mixed with hydrogen peroxide to wipe down surfaces. If you still have problems, try adding a cleaning solution to a bucket of warm water then cleaning by hand or scrubbing with an old mop instead.
Wiping down Fridge surfaces with cleaning solution and paper towels. For a quick clean, wipe the inside of your fridge with vinegar to get rid of smells before heading to bed so it can air out overnight too.
Cleaning kitchens can be easy and effective if you use the right cleaning supplies, so clean up your kitchen again tomorrow to get rid of even more stains.