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What are the Easiest Kitchen Appliances to Clean?

Kitchen appliances, such as the microwave, kettle, dishwasher, hob and oven are some of the most used items in your home. However, kitchen appliances are often over looked within a household cleaning routine. Regularly cleaning kitchen appliances can often help keep them working for longer.

Cleaning kitchen appliances can be a lot easier if you tackle the problem straight away. Cleaning an accidental spill or splatter up immediately will reduce the kitchen appliance becoming sticky and coated in grime.

Most kitchen items can be simply cleaned with a kitchen cleaning product or warm soapy water. These small cleans combined with monthly deep cleans with ensure kitchen appliances stay in perfect working order for longer.

Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances

Stainless steel kitchen appliances not only look stylish and sleek in your home but they are also easy to clean. Making stainless steel a popular choice for fridge freezers, microwaves and kettles in contemporary homes.

To keep stainless steel looking shiny and handprint free, stainless steel appliances must be cleaned often. But don’t worry, all you need is a stainless cleaner and a damp cloth to wipe them over.

White Kitchen Appliances

Believe it or not, white kitchen appliances are actually easier to keep clean and more hygienic. When a white kitchen appliance is dirty, you can see the dirt straight away. However, black kitchen appliances tend to hide the dirt and collect dust.

Kettle Cleaning

The small but mighty kitchen kettle is one of the most regularly used kitchen appliances, from a morning coffee to an evening brew. The kitchen kettle can quickly acquire external tea stains and internal limescale. But the kettle is one of the easiest kitchen appliances to clean with natural products.

  1. Fill the kettle with equal parts of White Vinegar and water to ¾ full.
  2. Let it soak for 1 hour.
  3. Once the hour is up, boil the kettle.
  4. Tip the boiled water and vinegar away, then rinse the kettle thoroughly.
  5. Boil the kettle with water and rinse once more.

Hob and Stove Cleaning

Hob Cleaning - Before and After

Keeping the kitchen hob clean is relativity easy. Simply wiping over the hob with a damp cloth after every use can help stop grime building up, reducing the need for a regular deep clean.

Here are our top tips on cleaning an electric or gas stove.

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Microwave Cleaning

Microwaves are an easy kitchen appliance to keep clean, if you are smart. Using a microwave cover prevents food from splattering in the microwave and becoming burnt on. Microwaves may seem awkward to clean however using steam to your advantage can make cleaning the microwave much easier.

Here is the safest and easiest way to clean a microwave.

Fridge Cleaning

The fridge is one of the hardest kitchen appliances to keep clean. Food spills, awkward shelves and drawers make keeping the fridge clean a mammoth task. However, practice makes perfect. Dedicating an hour on a specific day of the week to cleaning the fridge could help. Once you find a routine of fridge cleaning for the best results, it will be complete in no time.

Dishwasher Cleaning

It is a common belief that dishwashers don’t need cleaning, because they clean themselves on every cycle. However, dishwashers do require cleaning and a dirty dishwasher may produce dirty dishes.

If the dishwasher isn’t regularly cleaned, then it could result in unpleasant smells or stained dishes. Cleaning the dishwasher will get the dishes sparkling clean and ensure the dishwasher is working better for longer.

  1. Clean the filter in the dishwasher.
  2. Clean the dishwasher door seals with a damp cloth.
  3. Ensure the dishwasher rinse aid and salt are filled.
  4. Run the dishwasher empty on a hot cycle and consider using a specific dishwasher cleaner.

Oven Cleaning

comparison of a clean and dirty ovenOven cleaning has been named the UK’s most hated household chore and for a good reason. Old food, burnt-on carbon, grease and grime quickly build up in the oven, so cleaning the oven is not a pleasant or quick chore.

That’s where Ovenclean come in, Ovenclean’s unique and innovative domestic oven cleaning system is the perfect solution to restore your oven!

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