8 Ways to Clean Your Kitchen Naturally

Blossom Lady
May 22, 2021 01:22 PM
8 Ways to Clean Your Kitchen Naturally

These kitchen cleaning hacks promise to make housework easy and super fast. Depending on how much of a clean fiend you are, tackling the kitchen could be your idea of heaven, or hell. However, with these kitchen cleaning hacks in hand, scrubbing everything from the fridge, oven and dishwasher to the sink, cutlery and not to mention small appliances, needn't be a long and arduous task. In my experience, the best trick when you clean a kitchen from top to bottom is to take the products you use back to basics and to define a schedule that will help streamline (and quicken) all the processes. The best thing is to make the cleaning products at home for quick and organic cleaning. Discover some of the best recipes and hacks to make the kitchen cleaning routine a little bit more pleasant.

1. Cleaning A Blender Quickly And Easily

8 Ways to Clean Your Kitchen Naturally
Use this method for quickly cleaning your blender after basic tasks. However, it does not replace the necessity for deep-cleaning from time to time.
Dish soap
Hot water
Instructions:
Fill the blender pitcher about halfway with very hot water then add a drop of dish soap.
Turn on the blender and run it for 10-15 seconds.
Rinse out properly with additional hot water.
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2. Cleaning Silverware

8 Ways to Clean Your Kitchen Naturally
Use this quick and easy method to bring back the sparkle of the silverware in your kitchen.
1 piece of aluminum foil
4 cups of water
1 tablespoon of baking soda
A large saucepan
Tongs
Instructions:
Combine aluminum foil, water and baking soda in a large saucepan. Place on medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Drop your silverware gently into the boiling water one by one. Let them sit in the water for 10-30 seconds then fish out with the tongs.
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3. Cleaning Copper Cookware

8 Ways to Clean Your Kitchen Naturally
If you take care of copper cookware, it will remain functional and attractive for a long time.
Instructions:
1. Use equal parts of ketchup and kosher salt: Spread the mixture on copperware then scrub with a soft cotton cloth.
2. Vinegar and flour copper polish: Mix together ¼ cup all purpose flour and ¼ cup fine sea salt then stir in white vinegar a little at a time until you have a thick paste. Use a cloth to rub this paste on the pan or pot until it starts shining. Rinse and dry.
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4. Cleaning Burnt Pots And Scorched Pans

8 Ways to Clean Your Kitchen Naturally
This chemical free solution for burnt pots and frying pans also reduces scrubbing time by 50%.
1 cup of water (or more)
1 cup vinegar
2 tablespoons baking soda
A scourer
Instructions:
Pour a layer of water in the pan or pot, enough to cover the bottom.
Add vinegar to the water then bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add baking soda. It will fizz a little. Now, empty the pot and scour. Add more baking soda if necessary.
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5. Remove tea and coffee stains from mugs and teapots

8 Ways to Clean Your Kitchen Naturally
We don't know about you but we find it hard to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee from a stained mug or teapot. You could, of course, soak yours with a solution of bleach and warm water, but for a more natural approach, squirt in some washing up liquid, add some bicarbonate of soda and scrub with a rough sponge. Rinse and allow to dry.
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6. Cleaning Stained Reusable Plastic Containers (like Tupperware)

8 Ways to Clean Your Kitchen Naturally
1 drop of dish soap
1/4 cup of bleach
Hot water
Instructions:
Pour boiling water into the container, and then add the dish soap and bleach. Let the mixture stay in the container until it cools.
Now wash it thoroughly with a sponge, soap and water.
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7. Clean Your Stovetop Naturally

8 Ways to Clean Your Kitchen Naturally
This gets rid of the crusty stuff and you have a sparkling clean stovetop!
Hot water
Soft scrub pad
Instructions:
Boil some water in a kettle then dribble hot water over the stovetop.
Leave it for about 5 minutes to cool then scrub with a soft scrub pad. You may use a steel wool if required. Now wash with soapy water then rinse.
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8. Cleaning Grease From Kitchen Surfaces

8 Ways to Clean Your Kitchen Naturally
Effective tips for cleaning up the mess created by caked-on grease in your kitchen.
Baking Soda, Vinegar, Vegetable Oil
Dishcloth, Non-Abrasive Scrubber or Sponge
Spray Bottle
Instructions:
1. Use vinegar to clean sticky residue from cabinets and stove tops: Pour vinegar into a spray bottle then spray it on the surface. Leave it on for 10-15 minutes then wipe clean with a non-abrasive scrubber or dishcloth.
2. Use baking soda to clean appliances and range hoods: Dampen a sponge with water, put a little baking soda on it then use it to wipe the surface. Wipe with another clean cloth to remove any residue of powder.
3. Use grease to remove grease: Place some vegetable oil on a paper towel and wipe down the surface.
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