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19 Kitchen Cleaning Hacks That Will Make Your Kitchen Extremely Clean

by Ambriel

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Keeping your kitchen clean is essential for your family’s health. That’s why I created a list of 19 kitchen cleaning hacks that you can use to make your kitchen sparkle. From cleaning the garbage disposal to the kitchen cabinets, this list will show you how to clean almost every part of your kitchen!

The Stove

Clean your glass cooktop with 3 ingredients | Happy Mama Tales

Start off by squirting Dawn dish soap over the countertop.

Then, sprinkle on some baking soda and add hydrogen peroxide.

Use a scrubbing brush to scrub and mix the solution together.

Once you have finished scrubbing, let the solution sit for a few minutes before wiping it off. 


How to clean all of the baked gunk off of your stovetop  | Practically Functional

Start by creating a mixture of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide.

Pour the mixture onto the stubborn spots and use a paper towel to scrub the spots away.  


How to clean enameled cast iron stove grates | The Kitchn

The first step is to take the grates off the stove and place them in the sink.

Pour boiling water over the grates to help get rid of grease.

Fill the sink with hot water and add dish soap. Let the grates soak for 10-15 minutes and then rinse them off and dry them.


How to clean stove top hood vent filters | Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch

Fill the sink with hot water and add ¼ cup of borax. Place the vent filters in the water and let them sit for 15 minutes.

After that, take the filters out the water and dry them. If any stubborn grease is still there, repeat the process again. 

Tips for cleaning the oven

How to clean oven glass | 366 Days of Pinterest

Mix ¾ cup of baking soda with a little bit of water until it becomes a paste.

Spread the mixture across the oven glass pane and let it sit. After about 20 minutes, wipe the mixture off with a damp towel. 


How to clean oven racks | Mom4Real on eHow

Start off by removing the racks and placing them in the tub.

Spray the racks with a spray bottle full of vinegar, and then sprinkle a generous amount of baking soda onto the racks.

Let the racks sit for 10 minutes before adding in hot water. Use a scrub pad to remove any stubborn grime, rinse the racks off, and dry them. 

The microwave 

How to clean the microwave with lemon  | Clean Mama

Fill a glass microwave-safe bowl with 4 cups of hot water, and place lemon chunks in the bowl.

Set the timer on the microwave and let it run until the water starts to boil.

Keep the door of the microwave closed while the steam inside the microwave dissolves the grime and grease.

Clean the microwave tray and wipe the inside of the microwave with a cloth. 

The sink

How to unclog a sink with 2 ingredients | One Good Thing By Jillee

First, pour vinegar down the drain of the sink.

Then, sprinkle baking soda down the drain and plug the drain hole until the fizzing stops.

Take out the plug and let the sink sit for 30 minutes.

After that, pour hot boiling water into the drain to flush out any remaining clogs.  


How to clean and shine a stainless steel sink | Simple Joys of Home

Sprinkle baking soda into the sink, and use a spray bottle to spray white vinegar into the sink.

Let that sit for about 15 minutes before using a scrubber to scrub the mixture and then rinse it away. 


How To Clean The Garbage Disposal | Family Handyman

Use an old toothbrush to scrub away old food and grime from the splash guard flap of the garbage disposal. Find more cleaning hacks from Family Handyman

Kitchen cabinets

How to clean greasy kitchen cabinets | The Krazy Coupon Lady

Mix 2 cups of water and 2 tablespoons of Dawn dish soap together in a bowl.

Take a cloth and scrub your greasy cabinets until the grease is gone.

Then, dry the cabinets off with a clean cloth. 

Washing dishes 

How to clean dirty sheet pans | Mom4Real on eHow

Start by squirting Dawn dish liquid all over the pan. 

Then, cover the pan with dryer sheets by placing them on top of the dish liquid.

Pour warm water over the dryer sheets and let the pan sit for close to 3 hours.

Once the time has passed, remove the dryer sheets from the pan and pour the liquid into the sink.

Scrub off any stubborn spots that are left behind and dry the pan with a cloth. 


How to clean a burnt pot with lemons | Hometalk

Chop up a few lemons and place them into the burnt pot.

Fill the pot with water and bring it to a boil.

Once you start to see the burnt spots float around in the water, let the water cool and dump it out.

Scrub away any spots that remain, rinse the pot out, and dry it! 


How to clean burnt pots & scorched pans | All Home Ideas

Pour water into the pan and add vinegar.

Bring the pan to a boil on the stove before removing the pan and adding baking soda.

Empty the pan and scrub at any stubborn spots. 


How to shine cloudy glassware | Simple and Seasonal

Place your glassware in the sink and allow it to soak in a mixture of water and vinegar.

After letting the glassware soak for a while, use a microfiber cloth the scrub off any water spots that still remain.  


Use a laundry bag in your dishwasher | The Krazy Coupon Lady

Prevent small items from falling through the cracks of your dishwasher by placing them in a laundry bag inside of your dishwasher. 

Kitchen equipment 

How to clean a blender | 2wired2tired

Fill your blender with a cup of water and a few drops of dish soap.

Let the blender run for a few minutes before dumping out the water, rinsing the blender, and drying it. 


How to clean a coffee maker | The Frugal Girls

Fill your coffee maker up halfway with vinegar and run the brewing cycle.

Once the cycle is complete, pour the vinegar out, fill the coffee maker with water and start the brewing cycle again.

Do this a few more times to make sure that all of the vinegar is gone.


How to clean your toaster  | The Krazy Coupon Lady

Use a pastry brush to brush crumbs out of your toaster. Find more cleaning hacks from The Krazy Coupon Lady

Use the hacks listed above to keep your kitchen clean at all times. Share your kitchen cleaning tips with me in the comment section below. 


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