You will find a large number of people who like to cook very much, but you will hardly find any people who like to clean the kitchen. They just love to cook a lot but neglect to clean the kitchen, hence their kitchen gets dirtier and looks unpleasant.
Whenever you clean the kitchen you obviously look to clean it quickly and with fewer efforts to save valuable time. So here are some excellent tips that will help you to keep your kitchen clean and to get the work done in a quick and easy manner.
Keep your Sink Empty
When you start cooking, make sure that you have removed all the dirty dishware from the sink. Whenever you have finished eating, rinse the dishware immediately and put it into the dishwasher so that your sink remains empty. If you don’t have a dishwasher then use a sponge and scouring pads with some dishwashing detergents to wash the dishware. Clean the sink and the faucet fixture with the help of baking soda and vinegar.
Clean the Dirty Grout
Clean away the dirt and dark grout from the kitchen floor and tiles. First, remove the dirt from the surface of the floor using a vacuum cleaner and then make a paste of baking soda and water. Apply the paste on the grout and then spray some vinegar on the surface. After some time scrub the grout using old brush or scrubber to make it clean.
Keep the Surfaces Clean
Remember to wipe the countertops and stovetops with an all-purpose cleaner after use. Stovetops gets dirty with the splatters, grease, and drips, so something tough is required to clean away the greasy film and splatter. You can use a non-scratch scrubbing sponge along with powder cleanser to deal with stubborn messes.
Clean All the Small Appliances in the Kitchen
The small appliances like toasters, blenders, grinders, coffeemakers are used on a regular basis in the kitchen. Due to the regular use of the appliances their interior and exterior parts of the appliances get dirty. It should be cleaned with some cleaners as soon as you finished your work related to the appliances. The spills on the countertops while using the appliances should be wiped frequently and arrange the appliances in their actual place after the use, so the countertops do not look messy. Also don’t directly work on the countertops while cutting vegetables, fruits or working with flours. You can use cutting board, baking sheets, etc. so that the countertops do not get dirty and you can save time on cleaning.
Keep your Refrigerator Away from the Mess
Before bagging up the garbage, open your refrigerator in the kitchen to sort out on the products and contents. Look for any expired food, empty containers, leftovers, liquid spills and take out the things that are no more used regularly. Clear all these things from the refrigerator, clean the inner parts of the fridge by using a sponge and liquid soap with care as well as clean the refrigerators drawers and shelves by taking it out separately. Wipe down away the entire inner case of the refrigerator and freezer with a soft clean cloth before replacing with shelves and food containers, other things.
Clean the Oven
Clean your oven with the combination of lime and baking soda or using a heavy-duty oven cleaner to take care of all the spills, grease and stains. The mixture of baking soda and lime is effective and super easy. The mixture works great on grease and smoky areas. Then wipe entire oven and oven door with a clean damp sponge or with a paper towel.
Use Floor Mats to Catch Spills and Crumbs
As you know that the mats placed at your home’s entrances are used to reduce the dirt and dust people drag indoors. Similarly, you can place a non-slipping floor mat in the entrance of the kitchen and in front of the sink and stove so that it will help to catch spills and cooking crumbs. This will reduce the spreading of the spills and crumbs across the kitchen floor.
Sweep the Floor and Empty the Trash
You can use a broom, dry duster or even a handheld vacuum cleaner to clean the entire area, cabinets, and corners of the kitchen. Arrange all the things on the floor to some specific place so that you can comfortably sweep around the kitchen. After that use a mop and bucket to clean the kitchen floor. Dump the dirty water in the toilet and also empty the trash. Before replacing the bag, just quickly wipe down the inside of the trash bin.