Tips for cleaning your dirty kitchen stove and microwave

A clean and tidy kitchen is not only hygienic and healthy, but inspires you to try out some creative recipes as well! Here are three cleaning tips, shared by Ninette Herberger, a cleaning expert at Helpling, that'll get you on your way to a pretty kitchen!

Dirty stoves and ovens

Burnt, crusty spots on the stove are best removed by dissolving a dishwasher tablet in warm water, rubbing the mixture on the warm stove and leaving it for a couple of hours. Then simply wipe it off! Same thing with the oven. For an all-round oven cleaning, fill a baking tray with water and a few drops of washing up liquid. Set at 100 deg C, allow the heat to evaporate the grease and scrub the surfaces when finished.

Give kitchen appliances a shine

Over time kitchen appliances get dusty and sticky. This layer can be removed with a soft damp sponge that you dip in a little baking soda for devices made of chrome or stainless steel (e.g. toasters).

Getting rid of stains in microwave

Put a glass in the microwave with water filled with lemon juice in it, put it on high for 5 mins before wiping.

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