Tips for Cleaning Home Appliances

00104 festival offer home appliances vectors 1013tm setsv2 104Home appliances require regular cleaning and maintenance to ensure their continued proper functionality. Some of these home appliances include: refrigerator, stoves, microwaves, washing machines and dishwashers. Below are some of the tips you may apply in cleaning each of them:

Cleaning Your Refrigerator

  • Open the door and remove all the contents
  • Pull out the drawers and shelves and wash them using soapy water
  •  Rinse them using warm water
  • Wash the door gaskets and the outer part of the refrigerator
  • Use a towel to dry all the washed areas

Cleaning Your Microwave

  • Place a microwave safe bowl filled with water and a tablespoon of vinegar into the microwave
  • Heat for 2 minutes, or until boiling, then let mixture sit for a minute or so after timer stops
  • Wipe out loosened grim and stuck on food with a damp paper towel.
  • Dry out interior with a dry paper towel
  • Wash turntable in the sink with warm, soapy water, dry, and replace back into microwave

Cleaning Your Stove

  • Remove drip pans and wash them separately in the sink with warm, soapy water
  • Wipe down stovetop with a strong cleaner, but one safe for your stove surface material
  • Finally, wipe your stove using a paper towel to remove cleaner

Cleaning Your Dishwasher

  • Remove any food particles stuck around the filter in the bottom of your dishwasher
  • Begin the cycle on your dishwasher (make sure to run this cycle with no dishes inside), then after it fills with water some on the bottom, add a half cup of bleach
  • Close and let the cycle finish
  • There is also the option of commercially available dishwasher cleaning products  

Cleaning Your Washing Machines

  • Fill on large load with hot water and add 1 cup of bleach
  • Let washer run the complete cycle
  • Fill washer again on large load with hot water and then run a complete cycle to make sure washer is free of bleach before your next load of laundry

The above are some of easy tips to use when cleaning your home appliances. And if you are looking to hire a professional maid service to help with all your general home cleaning needs, contact The Maids of Durham-Chapel Hill, in Durham, North Carolina.



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