Clean Mama’s Kitchen Appliances Quick Clean

  • cleaning cloths (microfiber works great on appliances)
  • dusting wand
  • vacuum cleaner with hose and nozzle attachment (optional)
  • cleaners (all purpose, disinfecting, dish soap, white vinegar)
  • sponges
  • sink full of soapy water
  • empty container for dirty cloths or paper towels
  • caddy or container to carry supplies
  • Dust or vacuum off the tops of your appliances and wipe clean
  • Vacuum appliance corners and crevices.
  • Fill your sink with hot, soapy water.
  • OVEN: Start self-clean on your oven or thoroughly spray a non-toxic degreaser in oven and let sit.
  • MICROWAVE: Remove the glass plate in microwave and place in sink with soapy water. Rinse and dry and place back in the microwave. Put a bowl of water and a halved lemon and boil for 3–5 minutes. Let it sit and steam for 15 minutes and wipe clean.
  • REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER: Empty appliances and discard expired food. Wash removable shelves and drawers in the soapy sink — wash, rinse, dry. Wipe shelves clean with soapy water and dry. Return food.
  • DISHWASHER: Empty and remove racks. Remove the filter, wash, rinse and return to dishwasher. Put 1–2 cups of white vinegar in the bottom of the dishwasher and run a normal wash cycle. Wipe edges and the seals clean when cycle has completed.
  • APPLIANCE FRONTS: Spray microfiber cloth with desired cleaner and wipe clean.

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