04Oct 2013
How to Clean Your Kitchen with Confidence

How to Clean Your Kitchen with Confidence

In order to live we must eat and so we must have a place where food can be stored and prepared. Our provisions have to be kept intact and free from germs, so that we can remain healthy. It is because of this why keeping your kitchen clean is so important. Stains can crop up easily, germs will spread, utensils left out can lead to them becoming damaged and because many are sharp, they can be dangerous. Electronics have to be cleaned and maintained so that they function properly and do not contaminate your foods. None of this is something you cannot ignore or do half-heartedly so you must be willing to put in many hours of work in order to keep your kitchen satisfactory. This is easier said then done though, because it can be tough to find such time to commit and you will have to be ready to commit to it fully. Cleaning your kitchen will always be a chore but that doesn’t mean it has to be difficult. If you want to make your cleaning simpler and still get the best results, read on.


Within a typical kitchen, you can find an oven, fridge, freezer, sink, cupboards and drawers to store things, microwave ovens, dishwashers, dozens of utensils and more. Each of these has to be seen to so you cannot skip or rush through anything. To ensure that the task is comprehensively completed you should consider writing up a schedule. Knowing exactly what you have to do beforehand and having the necessary equipment will ensure you can complete things well. Doing so enables you to appoint specific periods when you will have the time to getting things done and this will prevent you from ignoring it. Look into and buy the materials you need beforehand and you can get to work immediately. This can also be used to encourage others to get involved, assigning jobs to other people who use the kitchen.


It is important that you wipe every surface in your kitchen regularly and disinfect it. Here you will place food and utensils so you can’t risk any germs getting on them. Give them a frequent clean and immediately after any spill or stain. A damp paper towel can to the job, but a strong dedicated cloth can be more successful. Using the right detergents is fundamental, because using the wrong items can lead to things not being disinfected properly. This doesn’t just apply to work surfaces though, as everything should be wiped down on a regular basis. This applies to your oven, fridges, freezers cupboards, drawers and more. After using an oven or other electronics, it is best to clean it up straight away to prevent germs from building up or stains being imbedded or drying up and the same can be applied to utensils and dishes. Food should be stored properly, with things such as plastic wrap and bags keeping food fresh and will prevent mess.


Keeping paper towels and detergents stocked so you can apply them without delay is an important job. Doing so allows you to tackle any problem as soon as it occurs and you can wash up when finished with goods, rather than leaving them for later. This is relevant to dishes as well, so once they have been used, make sure you give them good clean, so you will always have them stocked and no germs have a chance to build up.


This is just the beginning of keeping things clean, so get to work and have the kitchen you deserve.



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