Kitchens can be one of the most demanding areas in a household. They are used daily and require daily maintenance as well, and for a busy person, keeping the kitchen clean can become a real challenge.
Fortunately, there are a couple of tricks you can do to keep your kitchen clean almost effortlessly. Here are 5:
1. Start with the sink
Every time you use the kitchen, make sure you clean the sink first. Keeping the sink clean and clear from the pile of dishes will make cleaning everything else easier. Don’t forget to wipe it with a cloth after doing the dishes to keep it sparkling.
2. An easy trick to clean the blender
The blender can be one of the most difficult kitchen appliances to clean. An effective and fast way to clean it is by pouring in a little water and a couple of drops of dish soap after using it. Put back the pitcher in the blender and turn it on for about 30 seconds. Rinse it and you’re done.
3. White rice to clean a coffee grinder
Any kitchen utensil that has blades can be quite difficult to clean, one of them is the coffee grinder. To clean it pour a handful of uncooked rice and grind it. The first batch of rice you use will result in a black and white looking grind. Throw away that batch and put a new handful of rice and run it. Keep doing this until it comes out without any coffee residues.
4. Spray a mixture of vinegar and baking soda to clean the stove
An easy way to clean, degrease and disinfect your stove is by spraying a mixture of vinegar, baking soda and some drops of lime essential oil on top of your stove. This natural cleaning product will help you degrease the burners and disinfect your stove at the same time.
5. Get rid of flies with cloves
Flies in a kitchen are not only disgusting but a real problem when it comes to health and catching stomach infections. To get rid of flies in the kitchen you can place whole cloves in various points around the kitchen. The smell of cloves will keep them away from areas you don’t want them to be buzzing around.
We hope you find these tips useful, and remember, if you need help from a professional house cleaner or a maid service, we’re always here to help.