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Avoid These Mistakes When Cleaning Your Kitchen!

Avoid These Mistakes When Cleaning Your Kitchen!

Cleaning the kitchen can be one of the most tedious chores that you ever have to do. That’s why it’s so easy to take shortcuts and do it in a hurry.

Cleaning the kitchen can be one of the most tedious chores that you ever have to do. That’s why it’s so easy to take shortcuts and do it in a hurry. But that would be a mistake. Here are some of the other mistakes to steer clear of when it’s time to get your kitchen sparkling clean again!

Relying on Used Sponges

The older a sponge is, the more used up it is. That’s a fact of life for almost anything. Cleaning a kitchen with a dirty sponge means that your surfaces aren’t as renewed as they appear. Relying on old sponges increases your chances of spreading germs and bacteria instead of killing them. You can also sanitize a sponge by putting it in the microwave for two minutes. Plus, the steam from the water you soak the sponge in can also help you loosen food debris that might be stuck to the walls of the microwave!

Not Cleaning Your Dishwasher 

When your sink is full of dirty dishes, it might cause you to panic a little bit. One simple tactic is to load the dishwasher and set the cycle for heavy wash before walking away. But this strategy will give you diminishing returns. Do your best to keep the dishwasher clean, or else you still see dried sauce stains and grease spots.

Starting from the Bottom 

It’s also easy to focus on mopping the floors before doing anything else. However, you are only making more work for yourself. By wiping down the countertops and stovetops, you can remove any messes that you can then use the mop to clean up after yourself. By doing this, you can also prevent dust falling from the ceiling fan onto the freshly mopped floor.

Ignoring Filthy Trash Cans

Eventually, your trash can will also become too dirty to keep around. Even if you are prompt in taking the full bags of garbage out, that doesn’t stop residue and other potential stains and smells from turning your trash can into a kitchen nightmare. One way to ensure that your kitchen remains clean is to also pay attention to how sanitary it is.


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