clean your kitchen

Cleaning a kitchen appears to be a daunting task. One reason for the apparent difficulty of this house cleaning task is you don't know where to start? And also don't know where the task finishes. However, if you break the task down into two parts and do each part carefully, then this will not become much tedious. Let's breakdown the task into two parts first. 


Breakdown of kitchen cleaning task 

You can divide the kitchen cleaning task into the following two parts:
  • Gathering necessary items
  • Cleaning different components of the kitchen.


Gathering necessary items

The first part is simple. In this part, you need to gather a few essential items. These essential items are as follows:
  • Dust mop
  • Stepladder
  • Cleaning cloths
  • Small bucket
  • Sponges
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Dish soap
  • Oven cleaner
  • Broom
  • Towel or mop
Managing these items is simple. All of them are available in your home. You don’t need to rush to a store.


Cleaning different components of the kitchen

This is the laborious part of the task. In this part, you need to clean the following components of the kitchen:
  1. Kitchen walls
  2. Kitchen sink
  3. Countertop
  4. Clean the kitchen cabinet
  5. Kitchen floor
  6. Clean decorative items
  7. Ceiling Fan
  8. Curtains, drapes, and blinds
  9. Refrigerator and oven
  10. Kitchen stove
  11. Clean other appliances like blender, toaster
  12. Dishwasher


1. Clean the kitchen walls

Kitchen walls become more frequently dirty than any other walls in a house. Get a dust mop and clean grime and greasy material from the wall. Use the dust mop to reach difficult to reach areas and clean those areas too.


2. Clean the kitchen sink

Leave all of your dirty dishes in the dishwasher and then clean the sink with hot, soapy water. Do not use an abrasive pad or caustic material to clean the sink if it is made of stainless steel. It is because these materials lower the durability of the sink. You should get the best kitchen sink on the market so you don’ have to clean it every now and then.


3. Countertop

Spray a mild cleaning agent on the countertop. Let the cleaning the agent to settle and then clean the countertop with a mop.


4. Clean the kitchen cabinet 

Greasy materials make the kitchen cabinet dirty. Get a sponge, soak it with lemon juice mixed water, and heat the damp sponge for a few minutes in the oven. And then clean the kitchen cabinet with simple rubbing the sponge against the cabinet.


5. Clean the kitchen floor

Get a broom and then sweep the kitchen floor. After sweeping, mop the floor with a towel or rag. Your kitchen floor will get a fresh look.


6. Taking care of Decorative items

Many kitchens feature decorative items like arts and photos. One caveat does not spray cleaning agent directly on photos and arts because the liquid can seep through the glass frame and can damage the picture or artwork. Instead, use a soft cloth the clean the photos or artwork.


7. Kitchen ceiling fan

Clean your kitchen ceiling fan using a mild cleaner. Ceiling fan often gathers much dust.


8. Curtains, drapes, and blinds

Takedown your kitchen's curtains, drapes, and blinds and then wash them by following manufactures direction. Clean outside and inside of windows.


9. Refrigerator and oven

The easiest way to clean your oven is by using an oven cleaner. Apply the cleaner and allow it to do its magic. While applying the oven cleaner, never forget to open the kitchen windows. It is because the oven cleaner has an overpowering smell that will make you dizzy.

Cleaning your refrigerator requires taking out drawers and shelves of refrigerator first and then cleans them thoroughly. Blow out any malodor inside the freezer and refrigerator. Wipe down the inner part of the freezer and refrigerator before drawers and shelves of the cooling machine.


10. Kitchen stove

In order to clean your kitchen stove, follow you manufacture guidelines to clean the stove. Manufacturers have specific guidelines based on the model of the stove. When it comes to cleaning your kitchen stove, you need to follow that guideline.

Search on the Internet if you don't get the manufacturer manual.

A straightforward

process of cleaning the stove is wiped the whole stove completely.


11. Clean other kitchen appliances

Before starting cleaning appliances like blender, toaster, you need to unplug these appliances first. After disconnecting, clean and wipe blenders, toasters.


12. Dishwasher

Empty the dishwasher first and then put baking soda or vinegar inside the empty dishwasher. After putting vinegar or baking soda, run the dish cleaning machine empty. Clean the outside of the dishwasher too. Get a good quality dishwasher so you can avoid this hassle as much as possible.


Some additional tips

Do not try to clean the kitchen on your own. Consider washing the kitchen is the responsibility of every family member. So, divide the task into several parts as we do above and then assign these parts among your family members. When you divide the task among your family members, your kitchen will clean quickly.

Persuade your family members to clean their plate after each meal. If they clean their dishes, it will be a great help for the person who cleans the kitchen later.

Dip your cutting boards, knives, spoons in hot soapy water. The hot soapy water prevents greasy materials from sticking on the cooking utensils. The result will be able to clean the cooking utensils easily


Conclusion:

Many people are averse to house cleaning, particularly kitchen cleaning. They feel that kitchen cleaning requires spending a significant amount of time. But if you divide the task as we do above, then the task will not be difficult. To make cleaning kitchen task more enjoyable, you can put your headphone on your ear and enjoy your favorite music!