Tuesday, November 10, 2009

5 Kitchen Cleaning Tips Before Christmas - By Trish Berg

Well, its time to get your kitchen scrubbed down before you get to cooking all that yummy Christmas food. But who likes to think of cleaning.....not me. But with these quick and easy 5 tips, even I can get things SPARKLING!

5 Tips to Clean Your Kitchen

1. Microwave Magic - To easily clean your microwave, mix together 2 Tbsp. of lemon juice or vinegar and 2 cups of water in a 4 cup glass microwave safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH for two to three minutes. Carefully remove the bowl and wipe the microwave with paper towels. Repeat as necessary.

2. Faucet Fixes - For lime and mineral deposits on your kitchen sink faucet, wrap vinegar-soaked paper towels around faucets for about an hour. This breaks down the mineral scale, and the chrome will be clean and shiny after buffing with a dry paper towel.

3. Counter Top Crevices - To clean the black gunk out from between your counter top and back splash, use your Pampered Chef nylon scraper. Place the corner in the crevice between the counter top and back splash and scrape out the gunk.

4. Cabinet Magic - Use the Mr. Clean magic erasers. They work wonders cleaning grease off kitchen cabinets. Best $1.88 I have ever spent. Can find them at Wally World.

5. Dishwasher Detergent Must Do's - Automatic-dishwasher detergent works well on refrigerators, stoves, floors, walls and glass. Dissolve 1/4 cup in one gallon of very hot water.
Wipe with a dry cloth afterward. Wear rubber gloves and test first to make sure that what you're cleaning is colorfast.

1 comment:

Brenda Nixon said...

Good tips Trish. I just tell people to clean out their frig before it gets too gross. haha