Keeping your kitchen clean is essential for your family’s health. That’s why I created a list of 19 kitchen cleaning hacks that you can use to make your kitchen sparkle. From cleaning the garage disposal to the kitchen cabinets, this list will show you how to clean almost every part of your kitchen!
Clean your glass cooktop with 3 ingredients
Found from Happy Mama Tales
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. Find more details about this cleaning tip from Happy Mama Tales.
How to clean all of the baked gunk off of your stovetop
Found from Practically Functional
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. Find more details about this cleaning hack from Practically Functional.
How to clean enameled cast iron stove grates
Found from The Kitchn
The first step is to take the grates off the stove and place them in the sink. Pour boiling water over the grates to help get rid of grease. Fill the sink with hot water and add dish soap. Let the grates soak for 10-15 minutes and then rinse them off and dry them. Find more details about this cleaning tip from The Kitchn.
How to clean stove top hood vent filters
Found from Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch
Fill the sink with hot water and add ¼ cup of borax. Place the vent filters in the water and let them sit for 15 minutes. After that, take the filters out the water and dry them. If any stubborn grease is still there, repeat the process again. Find more details from Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch.
How to clean oven glass
Found from 366 Days of Pinterest
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. For more details check out this blog post from 366 days of Pinterest.
How to clean oven racks
Found from Mom4Real on eHow
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. Find more details about this cleaning tip from Mom4Real on eHow.
How to clean the microwave with lemon
Found from Clean Mama
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. For more details on this cleaning tip check out this post from Clean Mama.
How to unclog a sink with 2 ingredients
Found from One Good Thing by Jillee
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. For more details on this tip, check out this post from One Good Thing By Jillee.
How to clean and shine a stainless steel sink
Found from Simple Joys of Home
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. Find more details about this cleaning tip from Simple Joys of Home.
How to clean the garbage disposal
Found from The Family Handyman
Use an old toothbrush to scrub away old food and grime from the splash guard flap of the garage disposal. Find more cleaning hacks from Family Handyman.
How to clean greasy kitchen cabinets
Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady
Mix 2 cups of water and 2 tablespoons of Dawn dish soap together in a bowl. Take a cloth and scrub your greasy cabinets until all of the grease is gone. Then, dry the cabinets off with a clean cloth. For more details on this tip, head over to The Krazy Coupon Lady.
Washing Dishes & Dishwasher Hacks
How to clean dirty sheet pans
Found from Mom 4 Real on eHow
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. Find more details about this cleaning tip from Mom4Real on eHow.
How to clean a burnt pot with lemons
Found from Hometalk
Chop up a few lemons and place them into the burnt pot. Fill the pot with water and bring it to a boil. Once you start to see the burnt spots float around in the water, let the water cool and dump it out. Scrub away any spots that remain, rinse the pot out, and dry it! Check out more details about this tip from Hometalk.
How to clean burnt pots & scorched pans
Found from All Home Ideas
Pour water into the pan and add vinegar. Bring the pan to a boil on the stove before removing the pan and adding baking soda. Empty the pan and scrub at any stubborn spots. Find more details about this from All Home Ideas.
How to shine cloudy glassware
Found from Simple and Seasonal
Place your glassware in the sink and allow it to soak in a mixture of water and vinegar. After letting the glassware soak for awhile, use a cloth the scrub off any water spots that still remain. Check out more details about this cleaning tip from Simple and Seasonal.
Use a laundry bag in the dishwasher
Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady
Prevent small items from falling through the cracks of your dishwasher by placing them in a laundry bag inside of your dishwasher. Find more cleaning hacks from The Krazy Coupon Lady.
How to clean a blender
Found from 2 Wired 2 Tired
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. I found this little tip from 2 Wired 2 Tired.
How to clean a coffee maker
Found from The Frugal Girls
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. Find more details about this cleaning tip from from The Frugal Girls.
How to clean the toaster
Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady
Use a pastry brush to brush crumbs out of your toaster. Find more cleaning hacks from The Krazy Coupon Lady.
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.