Ways to Clean your Kitchen Less Often [Expert Ideas]
Maintaining a clean and clutter free kitchen can be a hard thing these days, with busy professional commitments. But that does not mean it has to turn into a one or twice a year job. So if you often find yourself wondering how to maintain your modular kitchen, then this blog is for you. Here are tips to clean your kitchen on a daily basis which involve minimal time and effort and leaves you with a gleaming kitchen.
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Clean the dishes as soon as possible
Try to wash the dishes as soon as you are done using them. If that is not possible at the moment, put them in the sink and pour a little water over them. The water will prevent the grease from solidifying and make it easier to scrub them clean later on.
Wipe the exposed surfaces
It helps to improve your cooking if your kitchen is neat and clean. Make it a habit to wipe the exposed surfaces – the countertop, cabinet body, stove etc, regularly to keep them looking new. This will also increase the lifespan of your appliances.
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Clean the Kitchen Sink
After you are done cleaning all your dishes, also spend some time maintaining your sink. You may think that with all the soap and water flowing through your sink it does not need cleaning, but it ain’t so. Soap deposits, food stains, rust and water spots can build up and shorten the life span of your sink. Using baking soda and warm water to gently give your sink a rub regularly. Also don’t throw solids in your sink to prevent clogging.
Once a month clean all the burn stains, rust spots and polish the stainless steel pots and pans. Use a mixture of vinegar and lemon to remove stain for your steel utensils and knives. Avoid using steel wool for cleaning, as it will leave scratches. Limit the usage of abrasive cleaners, as they tend to do more harm than good.
Maintaining Cutting Boards
All you need is 5 minutes and your cutting board can last you years.The wooden boards can be cleaned by sprinkling coarse salt and scrubbing it with lemon. Oil the wooden boards on timely intervals. Plastic boards can be maintained by washing them with a made of paste of baking soda, salt and water.
Keeping the Countertops Clean
Since countertops take up a lot of space, they are the also the areas where clutter is easily accumulated. Avoid dropping off things on the countertop, instead keep them in the right place right away. Organize your countertop with small trays and bowls for putting items like keys and mails for later retrieval.
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Managing your Trash
The best option for managing trash is to convert the cabinet space under the sink into a trash and recycling center. This space is usually one of the widest cabinets in the kitchen, making it a great choice. Also better choose a cabinet with provision for separating wet and dry trash.
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Keeping the kitchen clean is not that hard a job. And doing the small things right and often, are the best way to easily maintain the various components of your modular kitchen.
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