Monday, 31 December 2012

Multipurpose Kitchen Cleaning Products

Here you will find some basic multi-purpose kitchen cleaning products that will make your kitchen neat and clean.

Daily Kitchen Cleaning:

There are many eco-friendly cleaners that you can use for kitchen cleaning, some of them are mentioned below:

·         Vinegar:

Vinegar helps in getting rid of grease and other sticky substances on cupboards, worktops and other kitchen walls and places. You can make a vinegar mixture by adding water and vinegar in a spray bottle and then using it in the time of need.

·         Floor Cleaner:

Search market for a specific kitchen cleaning chemical depending on the material your floor is made up of. There are different floor care cleaning systems for tiles and wooden floors.

·         Dis Infectant:

This chemical is designed specially to clean places like work tops or kitchen counter. These dis infectants kill all the germs and bacteria present on the kitchen counter.

Friday, 28 December 2012

Cleaning Ceramic Hobs

Cleaning ceramic hobs is a difficult task. Ceramic hobs are usually greasy and oily and therefore they require regular daily cleaning. These hobs should be cleaned well with good cleaning products otherwise the delicate surface of the hob is damaged.

You can buy good and strong kitchen cleaning equipment from market however in case of emergency; you can make a quick mixture at home by adding hot water and vinegar on the hob.  Then leave it for some hours and rinse well. The hot water and vinegar mixture on the hob will soften the dirt and help you to remove the grease easily. You can also use a glass scraper for hard - to- remove stains. After removing the grease and stickiness, clean it with normal kitchen cleaning product. Clean ceramic hobs regularly to avoid detailed cleaning.

Friday, 21 December 2012

Cleaning Kitchen after Christmas

Christmas season is on its peak and so are the preparations. Today I am going to tell you some quick and easy tips on how you can easily clean your kitchen after Christmas party is over.

Cleaning of your kitchen after Christmas party is not a difficult task. Before cleaning, make sure you have collected all the kitchen cleaning items including kitchen cleaning chemicals, clothes etc. Secondly make a list of those entire tasks that you have to do like dusting, moping or cleaning. Start up in this way:

·         Clean dust ceiling along with fan and walls.
·         Cleaning kitchen drawers and cupboards.
·         Windows cleaning, inside out.
·         Cleaning and dusting kitchen chairs and tables.
·         Cleaning electronic appliances like oven, fridge and microwave.
·         Wiping up wooden frames and windows.
·         Moping and cleaning furniture.
·         Clean dish washer, toaster, washing machine etc.
·         Clean and wash dust bin.

This is just the start up list. You can add more items to it depending on your kitchen. Be flexible and divide time for each task. Merry Christmas

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Cleaning Kitchen Blender

Cleaning kitchen blender is not a difficult task as we think it is. Kitchen blender is used for making shakes, smoothies and other creamy delights. Blender is also used in making dips and saves us a lot of time while cooking. This small appliance works so well and is considered as the master of blending and mixing. Besides benefits of kitchen blender, cleaning of blender is considered as a tough task. Today I will tell you how you can clean your kitchen blender by using simple and easy to use kitchen cleaning chemicals:

·         First add warm water to the blender. Then add some drops of kitchen cleaning chemical and add ½ lemon juice.

·         Then plug the blender and run it for 5-10 minutes.

·         Then rinse down blender in the sink and clean with warm water and dish washing liquid.

·         Lemon added in the cleaning process will remove all the nasty smells from the blender and other left over food particles as well.

Monday, 17 December 2012

Simple Kitchen Cleaning Methods

Kitchen cleaning is not a time consuming task if done regularly with proper care. Green kitchen cleaning method is an effective way to limit your exposure with house hold chemicals. Kitchen cleaning by using vapor steam and non-toxic materials is very important. Hot vapor steam used in green kitchen cleaning kills bacteria and germs without using toxic chemicals.

It is impossible to get chemicals out from our life. We, daily inhale chemicals in form of foods, body lotion, creams, and other products. All we can do is to try to convert our routine to non-toxic cleaning. You can change your routine by making your cleaning simple yet effective, follow these tips:

·         Add vinegar along with water to clean windows and blinds.
·         Use mild kitchen cleaning equipment along with lemon juice and water for dish washing.
·         Baking soda is very effective for kitchen cleaning. Mix baking soda and water to make a scrub for cleaning.
·         Baking soda is also used for carpet cleaning.

Selecting kitchen cleaning chemicals that you use for home are very important. Always choose those products that are toxic free and effective.

Friday, 14 December 2012

Hand Care in Kitchen

It’s a known fact that your hands say a lot about your personality than any other part of your body, it says how you take care of yourself and even tell how old you are. By using your hands, you perform each and every task therefore your hands become dull and rough if not taken care of properly.

Working in kitchen also causes your hands to lose their natural moisture and causes dryness. While working in kitchen, keep a lotion bottle on a sink and moisturize your hands after washing dishes. You can wear rubber gloves while washing dishes to reduce hands exposure to soap and hot water.

Perfumed soaps are proved to be irritating and itchy for hands, especially in winters. So it’s better for hand care if you avoid using these soaps in dry weather. In case of irritation of itchiness, use petroleum jelly or any mineral and vegetable oil and put on the gloves. 

Thursday, 13 December 2012

Cleaning the Trash Bag – Kitchen Cleaning

One of the most important tasks while cleaning kitchen is gathering the kitchen garbage and throwing it into the main garbage at the end of the day. If you have compost bin then it is easy for you as you will be discarding cleaning consumerables throughout the week. Make sure to check your garbage before throwing and ensure that no recyclable item is thrown into the trash.

Once the garbage is out of the bin, take some water along with mild kitchen cleaning chemical and add detergent to soak it for 15 minutes. Then scrub, clean and dry the garbage can. Add a new trash can and return it to kitchen. You can assign this task to your children as well.

How do you clean your trash bins? How do you compost and what are your tips on cleaning kitchen trash can? Share with us

Monday, 10 December 2012

Natural Stain Removal Tips

Stain removal is not a difficult process. While removing stains from the scratching surfaces, it is better to use any good kitchen cleaning consumerables.

·         For regular cleaning, dish washing liquid and water is good to use. In this way counter top will not look scratched and will look clean always.

·         You can also use club soda for removing stains with a soft cloth. Then rinse with warm water and dry.

·         You can use lemon juice over the counter tops once a week to clean all the stickiness.

·         Never use harsh or abrasive cleaners on plastic surface. They cause scratches and remove the finishing.

·         For tiles counter tops, you can clean by using 2 tablespoon bleach with some water.  It will bleach out and remove the stains.

·         You can also wash these tiles counter with dish washing liquid and water or scrub tiles by using a nylon brush.

Thursday, 6 December 2012

Kitchen Cleaning in a Non Toxic Way

Kitchen is the place that should be totally bacteria free. Everything ranging from cutting boards to utensils or even sanitizers should be cleaned before using them in food preparation. Here arises need of nontoxic kitchen chemicals that will only kill the bacteria without causing any side effects. You can use these natural kitchen cleaners to get rid of bacteria naturally.

·         Tea Tree oil:

Tea tree oil is known to be effective against anti-bacterial qualities. It kills bacteria while cleaning your kitchen. Add tea tree oil in a spray bottle, and add 2 cups of water, ½ tablespoon liquid soap, and white vinegar. Mix well and spray before cleaning.

·         Hydrogen:

Hydrogen peroxide when combined with vinegar or water makes a good bacteria killer. You can spray this mixture onto counter tops or on the kitchen floor.

·         Vinegar:

Vinegar kills more germs as it is used as a preservative in pickles. To make the mixture, mix vinegar and water. You can add some lemon oil to this solution to make it smell good.

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

How to Clean Kitchen Windows:

Cleaning kitchen windows require a lot of time and effort than other tasks. Right cleaning tools along with good kitchen cleaning chemicals can make kitchen windows cleaning easy and better.

Here are some tips that you can follow for cleaning and washing kitchen windows:

·         You can use good kitchen window cleaning consumerables to get sparkling shine in windows. For removing dust and other particles you can make a solution by adding hot water along with dish washing soap.

·         If the kitchen windows are dusty, you can use vacuum cleaner or a duster to wipe off the dust.

·         You can also use lemon juice and fresh mint for windows cleaning. You can use mop for cleaning glass windows. Newspaper crumpled into a round shape can be used to clean glass windows.

·         You can also use vinegar and plain water beside hot water for windows cleaning.

·         A blackboard duster can also be used to clean windows without any solution. It helps prevent scratches and streaking.

Monday, 3 December 2012

Top 5 Skin Care Ingredients available in your Kitchen

Did you know that these common kitchen ingredients are not only good to eat but instead they are also helpful in taking care of your hands and skin? Some of them are:

·         Milk:

Milk is not only healthy to drink but it is also beneficial for your skin. Milk is used in deep cleansing of your skin and makes your skin absorb milk’s nutritive properties. Milk can be used as a face mask or you can also add 2 cups of milk to your bath as it will soften your body.

·         Baking Soda:

Baking soda effectively removes your dead skin with its odor fighting substances. It works as a natural exfloitant. It is good for your skin as well as for your teeth.

·         Coconut Oil:

Coconut oil is enriched with vitamin K and E that help in skin repair process and protect your skin from sun damage. It minimizes the effect of anti-aging. You can use it as lotion or massage oil.

·         Honey:

The antioxidants present in honey keeps your skin hydrated for longer period of time.