Thursday, 27 September 2012

How to Clean Kitchen Items?

Kitchen seems to be most important and difficult place to clean in the entire house. By following these tips you can clean your kitchen without considerable efforts.

How to Clean Blender:

Blender is constantly used in the kitchen but the cleaning of blender becomes difficult, if not cleaned regularly. For effective cleaning system add some water and few drops of liquid soap or kitchen cleaner. Then run the machine for half minute. Then rinse it with water.

How to Clean the Coffee Maker:

To instantly clean your coffee maker, you will need ice, salt and lemon drops. Add all of this into the coffee maker, mix it well. Then run the machine for few minutes and rinse with clean water.

How to Clean Cast Iron Pan:

Extra care is required with cast– iron pan. If the pan is sticky and is not easily cleaned by water, then use paper towel plus salt and rub it. Then sprinkle some cooking oil and rub again. Rinse well with clean water.

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Baking Soda – Important Ingredient in Kitchen Cleaning

Baking soda is the most important ingredient in kitchen cleaning equipment. If you want to clean your kitchen in an eco-friendly way, baking soda is the best cleaner. Some of the benefits of baking soda are mentioned below:

·        You can use baking soda to clean microwave oven in a simple way. Use warm water and make a paste with baking soda. Rub well and rinse or clean with a damp cloth.

·         For cleaning dish washer, run baking soda in an empty cycle.

·         You can use baking soda to eliminate refrigerator and freezer odors.

·         Baking soda can be used in cleaning kitchen sink.

·         It can be put in trash can to eliminate bad odors. Sprinkle the baking soda inside the trash can.

·         Hard stains like coffee stains can be removed by using baking soda on a damp sponge.

·         Greasy and oily dishes can be cleaned by scrubbing them with damp sponge and baking soda. Leave it for some minutes. Then wash them.

·         For cleaning oven, wet their interiors and make a paste by mixing baking soda into water and salt. Leave it for overnight.

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Tips To Clean and Maintain Vacuum Cleaners

Vacuum cleaner is certainly the most important cleaning equipment required to clean kitchen flooring. It removes bacteria and contaminators from the floor. Taking proper care of vacuum cleaners is very important so that they can perform better with good capability and performance. Some tips for cleaning vacuum cleaners are:

·         Before cleaning kitchen floor, check the vacuum cleaner and its bags. Change the vacuum bag if it is worn out. Vacuum bags should be cleaned regularly before use to avoid dust particles from being discharged into air to ensure good air flow.

·         Damp cloth can be used for regular cleaning from inner and outer casing by using soap and water.

·         Change the vacuum belt after every four months. In case of loose or worn out belt, vacuum will not work properly.

·         Vacuum cleaner should be changed and cleaned as recommended. Change the filters regularly because clogged filters decrease the performance of vacuum cleaners.

·         Damaged wires inside vacuum cleaner should be replaced immediately. Unplug the vacuum cleaner when not in use.

·         Don’t use vacuum on a wet surface.

·         Avoid using on hard or metal objects as they harm motor of the vacuum.

Monday, 24 September 2012

Tips and Easy Methods on How to Clean Textured Kitchen Walls

Textured walls are very much in fashion nowadays. They look amazingly beautiful but require special care as well. Today I will tell you how you can easily clean your kitchen textured walls:

1.       First of all, compile all those things that you will need in the cleaning systems like nylon, brushes, mop, damp cloth, vacuum cleaner, and old tooth brush.

2.       Secondly, turn on the vacuum and use the brush attachment to clean its walls. By vacuuming the walls, all wall corners, dust and cobwebs will be cleaned.

3.       Then take some water and mix washing detergent in it. Use brush and damp cloth soaked in detergent to clean the walls. You can use nylon or sponge for that purpose.

4.       After cleaning the kitchen walls, use clean cloth and water to rinse it off. Be careful to rinse off the walls properly.

5.       Then dry the wall by using any cloth or by using ceiling fan or air conditioner.

Thursday, 20 September 2012

How to Clean Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo floors are in fashion nowadays but these floors need a lot of care and maintenance. They are durable and look beautiful when used in kitchen. Bamboo floors are easy to clean if you know the proper cleaning method. Here are some tips for taking care of bamboo floors:

·         Bamboo floors can be cleaned out by using a soft brush that has soft bristles. Hard bristles brush will create scratches on the bamboo floor.
·         Bamboo flooring increase humidity level in the room so keep humidity level at normal to prevent floor from damaging.
·         Daily clean the floor at night to prevent dirt accumulating on the floor.
·         Use rugs to prevent them from normal wear and tear.
·         Use damp cloth to mop bamboo floor. Wet floor will cause damage to the floor.
·         Stains and scratches can be removed from the floor by using damp cloth and cleaner. Make sure the floor does not get wet.
·         Bamboo floors can also be sealed by using urethane. It protects the floor and keeps it safe from daily cleaning equipment.

      Bamboo floors should be cleaned immediately when there is any spillage or stains. Maintaining and taking proper care of bamboo floor is very easy when you do it on regular basis. 

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Quick and Easy Ways to Clean Dirty and Sticky Pans and Pots

·         Dirty and stick pot or pan.
·         2 tablespoon baking soda.
·         Water.
·         Dish washing soap.
·         Cleaning sponge or tooth brush.

The procedure:

For stainless steel, add few drops of dishwashing soaps to the pan. Fill the pan with water and add baking soda. Put the pan on heat and let it boil or sometime. Drain it, rinse and clean it with clean water. For casserole dishes, Put the mixture in microwave oven until it starts to simmer. The heat will break down the stain and it will be easy for you to remove stains. For any copper cookware dish, use coarse salt instead of using baking soda and add simmering water and soap. Rinse well with water and enjoy your clean and sparkling pots, pans and dishes.

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Green Kitchen Cleaning Chemicals

If you are following my blogs, you must be aware of many methods that you can use to clean your kitchen. Here I will tell you some green kitchen cleaning chemicals that will make your kitchen look clean and feel fresh and green.
·         Alkaline Soap:
Take soap, mild soap with alkaline of PH 8 – 14.  You can use it for cleaning drain spots.

·         Liquid Soap:
It is a vegetable oil based on glycerin and it is used as dirt remover in kitchen.

·         Baking Soda:
Baking soda is a deodizer, an abrasive made from mineral. It comes with handy shaker containers for cleaning kitchen accessories.

·         White Vinegar:
It cleans difficult and tough stains by green chemicals present in it.

·         Club Soda:
It removes dirt and has lots of alkaline minerals and gives brightening shine to the kitchen glass door.

·         Salt:
It is an anti-bacterial green kitchen cleaning product that absorbs oils and combined with water, it kills bacteria in kitchen through dehydrating action.

·         Essential Oils:
Anti-bacterial and antiseptic oils should be organic and not synthetic so that they can clean the kitchen surface evenly.

Monday, 10 September 2012

Kitchen Containers - Repurpose, Innovative

Have you ever look at one product and wonder how you can use this ideal container in some other way? I am always attracted by beautiful containers and then after use, I don’t want to throw them. Instead I try to recycle the containers somehow. Recently I bought pasta sauce container, and by looking at the container, I thought how I could recycle it in my own ways. These containers are easy to re purpose and recycle to be used in other products by just washing label and using different color codes (you can use some colors, paints, charts and add a new look to it)

These containers can be used for pencil box, markers, homemade wipes and other baby items. OK, so the next time you buy any container, keep in mind following things:
·         The label pasted on it is easy to remove.
·         It is durable and strong. Prefer the one’s made up of plastic.
·         Clever niche to be used in making other things.
·         Not to be used for longer purpose.

These re purpose kitchen cleaning items or bottles are a great way of recycling old things, saving your budget and adding innovation to your kitchen.

Friday, 7 September 2012

How to Quickly Clean your Kitchen Appliances – Part 2

Good Morning friends, I shared some of the kitchen cleaning tips last time. Today I am sharing some more tips on how you can effectively clean your appliances by using kitchen cleaning equipment.

·         Place some lemon or lime pieces in your garbage can for a clean and refreshing smell. You can also drain down some table spoon of baking soda in the drain. Run hot water for some minutes and leave.

·         For cleaning stainy drains, pour 1 cup baking soda and white vinegar in the kitchen drain. This mixture will foam in few minutes. Then pour hot water into the drain and leave it for some time.

·         If plastic melts on your toaster while toasting bread, you can use any good nail polish remover to get it off.

·         In case of food spill and burns on the oven floor, sprinkle some salt on it. It will reduce the smoke and it will make it easier to clean it afterwards.

·         To clean microwave oven, mix two tablespoon of vinegar, lemon juice and water, put it in microwave. Set microwave temperature on high for 2-3 minutes. Then take out the water bowl and safely wipe the microwave with towel.

·         For cleaning burned food from frying pan. Take some soap water and boil it. The burned food will be easily removed.

Thursday, 6 September 2012

How to Quickly Clean your Kitchen Appliances

Today I will tell you how you can quickly clean your different kitchen appliances that have hard stains

·         To clean your kitchen stove, use scraper to clean large stains. Then spray kitchen cleaning liquid and let it stay overnight. Clean with a damp cloth in the morning. If you have a glass stove, then you should use special kitchen chemicals that are made to be use on glass stoves and apply the same process.

·         It’s better to purchase a self-cleaning oven in order to avoid the hassle of cleaning. But in case you don’t have any self-cleaning oven, then put oven racks in the bath tub and put 1 cup of washing powder in it. Soak it for one hour. Then rinse and dry.

·         To clean kitchen sink faucet, soak towels in vinegar and wrap around the faucet for an hour. By this method, your kitchen faucet will be clean and it will shine. You can use a dry cloth to wipe after an hour.

·         You should clean your coffee maker once a week. To clean it, you must fill water portion with white vinegar and water, then brew it. To rinse the coffee maker, put some clean water and brew again.

·         For cleaning your juicer or blender, take few drops of liquid soap. Fill it with warm water. Start the blender or juicer. Rinse well.

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

How to Clean your Kitchen by Using Simple and Easy Tips

To save your time and efforts in cleaning kitchen process, you should regularly clean kitchen in weekly kitchen cleaning sessions. Clean the stove grill daily at night before sleeping. After every meal wash the dishes and put them in the rack. It will make kitchen look neat and clean. Those utensils that are not used regularly should be cleaned and stored up in the cupboard to save cleaning systems space and time. Clean the refrigerator from time to time. Clean the shelves and trays and then replace the food. You can also put baking soda inside the refrigerator. Baking soda absorbs all the bad odors from the refrigerator.

Once a month, clean the shelves and the food boxes with a damp cloth. You can make your own kitchen cleaning solution at home. Here’s the recipe:

·         For cleaning porcelain, mix tartar cream in water and make a paste.
·         For cleaning windows of the kitchen, mix ½ cup of vinegar with 1/3 alcohol and fill it in a spray bottle. Use when desired.
·         Mix baking soda and water to make a paste. It will help in cleaning coffee and tea stains.
·         For general kitchen cleaning liquid, use 1/3 cup of baking soda in 1 quart of warm water.

Monday, 3 September 2012

Hand Care While Working in Kitchen

While working in the kitchen, you should not ignore your hands and nails as they are an important part of your body. Before you start cooking, you should wash your hands thoroughly in hot water. You can use paper towel in the kitchen to wipe your hands while cooking.

Accidents can occur in kitchen. Sharp knife may cut your hand and hot food items may burn your skin. Try to avoid cut by knife as these cuts leave bad marks on your hand. Use bandage on your wound immediately in case your hand got damaged by cut or burn. To avoid these incidents, it is always safe to wear gloves while working in kitchen.

Remove all the jewelry items that you are wearing while working in the kitchen including rings, bracelets etc. Germs present in your jewelry items may stick to your jewelry and then transfer to your food. Cover your hairs and cut off your nails, if you have long one. These small tips help you in hand care during kitchen chores.