Last Updated on June 16, 2020 by Ellen Christian
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I’m sharing these quick kitchen cleaning tips with you because spending time cleaning is probably one of my least favorite things to do. I love to cook and bake and I enjoy making recipes from scratch but cooking from scratch generally results in a lot of dishes. When I’m done making a meal, the sink is full of dishes, pots, and pans.
Quick Kitchen Cleaning Tips
Since I want the dishes done and the kitchen cleaned up as quickly as possible, I have a few tips that help make the process easier for me. While your kitchen will still need a good, deep cleaning on a regular basis, these quick kitchen cleaning tips will help keep your home company ready every day even when you’re busy.
Clear the clutter out of the kitchen
Make sure that everything has a place and is where it belongs by decluttering. You will always know where it is and you won’t have to work around piles of things that aren’t where they go. Find a home for things that don’t belong in the kitchen. Throw away the trash, things that are broken, or things that no longer have matching lids. Recycle that pile of magazines or junk mail that you keep meaning to get to.
End each day with a clean sink
No one wants to wake up in the morning to a sink full of dirty dishes. Rinse the plates and stack them in the dishwasher if you have one. Then turn it on right before bed. If you don’t have a dishwasher, wash the plates, dry them, and put them away before you go to bed. Check out these tips to make your house look cleaner. You might want to try Scrubbing Bubbles Sonic Scrubber.
Put out fresh linens
Every night before bed, I throw the used towels, sponges and pot holders into the washing machine. I set out fresh linens to start the next day. Make sure that you remember to pre-treat any stains.
Wipe down the stove each night
Before you finish stacking the dishwasher, give the stove top a quick wipe with warm, soapy water. If you need to cut grease, make a 50/50 mix of white vinegar and warm water. If you don’t like the smell, add a drop of lemon essential oil to the mixture.
Quick kitchen cleaning tips
If you clean up a spill when it happens, it will wipe up easily. If you let it sit there, it will be much more difficult to clean up. Stuck on stains can be wiped away easily with a scrubby brush or sponge. If you need a bit more scrubbing power, try a paste of baking soda and water.
Freshen your garbage disposal
Deep clean and freshen your garbage disposal unit by grinding ice cubes made with vinegar. If you don’t like the smell of vinegar, you can use lemon juice instead.
Remove stains on coffee cups
Remove stains on coffee cups by rubbing them with equal parts of salt and white vinegar. It really works and your coffee cups will look like new! It’s a less toxic solution that chlorine bleach.
Brighten your stainless steel
Keep stainless steel looking bright and brand new. Just add a drop of olive oil to a soft cloth and buff to a shine. You can also keep smudges and fingerprints to a minimum by choosing fingerprint-resistant stainless steel.
Kitchen cleaning hacks
Soak your knives in lemon juice for a few minutes and then scrub. The spots will all have disappeared even if you have hard water. Be careful doing this if your knives have wooden handles.
Stop the spills
Cover the bottom of your oven with aluminum foil to catch any overflows. This will save lots of time when it comes time to clean the oven and there will be no more scrubbing.
Invest in a dishwasher
I don’t have time to wash every dish as soon as it’s used. But, I really don’t like a dishpan full of dirty dishes in my kitchen either. With a dishwasher, you can place dishes inside immediately when they’re used.
Bosch is the most reliable dishwasher brand with the lowest repair rate according to a leading consumer publication. It offers a variety of designs and door handle are available to fit any kitchen. Plus, it has a 3rd rack that adds 30% more loading area. The adjustable Rackmatic™ rack provides 9 adjustable positions giving you maximum loading flexibility for all your dishes.
The BOSCH 100 series line of dishwashers has fingerprint-resistant stainless steel that helps guard against smudges and fingerprints and is easy to clean. The Utility rack is the perfect place for hard to place items like that last whisk and opens up space on the upper rack for the rest of your dishes.
All Bosch dishwashers have PrecisionWash™- an intelligent wash system with sensors that target every dish to leave them sparkling clean, every time with no prewash. Bosch is the quietest dishwasher brand in the U.S. and they’re built to last. They perform 485 quality checks on every dishwasher to ensure lasting performance in your home.
Ellen is a busy mom of a 22-year-old son and 27-year-old daughter. She owns 5 blogs and is addicted to social media. She believes that it doesn’t have to be difficult to lead a healthy life. She shares simple healthy living tips to show busy women how to lead fulfilling lives. If you’d like to work together, email firstname.lastname@example.org to chat.