There’s no getting around the fact that the more time you spend whipping up delicious meals, the more your kitchen needs to be cleaned. If you find yourself scrubbing away for hours on end, try some of these time-saving tricks to enjoy a sparkling clean kitchen with minimal effort.
Clean your glass cooktop with 3 ingredients
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
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 oven glass
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
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.
How to clean the microwave with lemon
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
How to unclog a sink with 2 ingredients
First, pour vinegar down the drain of 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
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.
Washing Dishes & Dishwasher Hacks
How to clean dirty sheet pans
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 blender 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
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 up 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 the toaster
Use a pastry brush to brush crumbs out of your toaster. 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.