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7 Cleaning Kitchen Hints And Tips - Articles Surfing
Cleaning your kitchen is a necessary chore in order to have a clean working environment and also to avoid health hazards. Cleaning your kitchen will go faster if you have a checklist to follow. Here's some helpful cleaning tips:
How to clean a porcelain kitchen sink:
**Stop up the sink and fill sink with warm water, then add chlorine bleach. Let water soak in sink for one hour. For more stubborn stains, line sink with paper towels saturated with chlorine and let them sit in the there for 8 to 10 hours. WARNING: Do not use chlorine bleach for sinks that are cracked or too porous, this will cause the bleach to leak through and damage the iron base, which leads to rusting.
How to clean a steel sink:
**Wash sink with hot sudsy water. Avoid abrasive cleansers.
**Clean and polish with glass cleaner.
**Remove scratches or pit spots by rubbing sink gently with very fine steel wool. Buff with a soft cloth.
Get rid of kitchen sink odor ' once every week pour one handful of baking soda down the drain and run hot water for a minute or so. You can also pour 1 cup of vinegar down the drain and let it sit for 30 minutes, rinse with hot water.
Avoid clogged drains ' never pour cooking grease or coffee grounds down the kitchen drain.
Hardened food stains ' the quickest way to get rid of hardened food stains is to pry them up with an ice scraper. If you have more patience, you can soak stains with soapy water, which will dissolve them.
Clean countertop stains ' most countertop stains can be cleaned up with baking soda and a damp soft cloth. For persistent stains add a little chlorine bleach to a damp cloth and wipe.
Deodorize your cutting board ' to remove smells from your wooden cutting board, rub it with a freshly cut lemon, rinse and dry.
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