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Clever Tricks for Cleaning Kitchen Appliances and Cookware

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Cleaning the Kitchen

Many homemakers spend hours on end cleaning their home. And they are constantly hoping for quicker and more effective methods that would save them time and effort. This is possible with a few easy and clever tricks.

To keep your home clean and cozy, you should clean it at least once a week. But if you do not have a strong detergent on hand, there's no need to despair. You will find everything you need in your kitchen cabinets and drawers, all you need to know is how to use them.

Vinegar - Acetic acid is the most effective method for home cleaning. It is capable of removing stubborn dark stains on metallic surfaces, dried soap stains and everything else. Vinegar is most appropriate for cleaning the insides of kitchen appliances.

Lemons - These citrus fruits are incredibly effective for home care. Their acidity adequately gets rid of grime and rust. In combination with salt, it can remove any type of filth. Kitchen surfaces can be cleaned by dipping half a lemon in baking soda and then scrubbing the desired area. Wash it away with a wet towel and then dry. Do not use on marble surfaces because they will darken.

Baby oil - Every chrome surface will shine if scrubbed with 1 drop of this on a clean rag.


Mop - The solution for cobwebs. All you have to do is attach a wet microfiber cloth to the end of the mop.

White bread - A slice of bread can be used to clean the surfaces of oil paintings from any dust.

Ketchup - A little ketchup squeezed out onto a soft towel can clean all types of residue on copper and brass cookware. Rinse with warm water and dry. In minutes, the original color will be visible.

Rice - Rice can best be used to clean deep vases and thin-necked bottles. Fill 3/4 of the container with warm water. Add 1 tbsp raw rice. Close it and shake vigorously. Rinse well.

Carbonated water - Ideal for cleaning the stainless steel surface of the kitchen faucet. Wash it with a towel soaked in carbonated water. Repeat with a dry one.