Kitchen is probably the most important room in your home. Having a dirty kitchen, cluttered, dusty and grimy surfaces is not ideal for your health either. That’s why we’ve got a quick spring cleaning guide for your kitchen.
Dusting, removing cobwebs, cleaning walls
Start at the ceiling by cleaning any cobwebs, if the walls are dirty you can wash them completely or spot clean where needed. Take the time to clean any grease, grime and food spills from your kitchen walls. Dust all art and photo frames hanging on the wall using a microfiber cloth. Using soapy water clean the top of kitchen cabinets, take down curtains, wash blinds and inside of the windows.
Apply oven cleaner to the oven and while it works its magic move on to the next task…
Cleaning fridge and freezer
Spring cleaning is a great opportunity to clean the coils and also underneath the fridge freezer too. Sort your fridge and freezer by throwing any expired food and empty food containers. Take out and clean the shelves and drawers. Wipe down the inside and outside of the fridge and freezer and neatly put the food back in.
Now it’s time to clean your oven after letting the oven cleaning product to work for a while. Clean the oven according the the directions on the oven cleaning product. Or you could save yourself a lot of time and hassle and book an oven cleaning service with your local cleaning company.
Time to clean the toaster, blender, kettle, coffee machine and other kitchen appliances you may have. Clean the outside with a damp cloth, de-scale the kettle. If you have a microwave you should clean the inside and outside too.
Don’t fill the dishwasher, just use baking soda or vinegar and then run it on the hottest cycle to kill all the germs and have a fresh and deeply clean dishwasher. Usually there’s a food trap in the bottom of the dishwasher, clean it in soapy water. Then wash the outside too.
Clean the drawers and cabinets
You can use this time to organize your flatware too, install drawer dividers and organize your kitchen better.
Kitchen sink cleaning
If your sink comes with the food disposal there’s an easy way to clean it. Mix baking soda, lemon peel in warm water and pour down the disposal. It will freshen the drain. To sharpen the blades you can put a few ice cubes through.
Small things to clean
Don’t forget to wipe clean the switches, skirting boards, door frames, doors and handles. It’s very easy to overlook them.
To clean your floor really well use a rag or towel to clean it while on your hands and knees.