Many housewives admit they find it difficult to clean the grills, stoves and ovens. Fats and sauces of dishes cooked in the oven leave unsightly traces and odors. Before you have purchased another expensive toxic detergent for oven cleaning, check what the eco-friendly products for keeping your oven spotless are:
Ammonia: Here's a way to clean the electric oven without much effort: first turn on the oven and heat to 65 C, then turn it off. Place a small bowl with ammonia on the upper part of the oven, and insert pot of boiling water at the bottom. Close the oven and leave it until next morning. The next day, remove the bowl of ammonia and leave to ventilate. Then dilute liter cold water with a small quantity of ammonia and a few drops of detergent for dishwashing. With this mixture clean the inside of the oven. You should not, however, apply this method in gas ovens.
Newspaper: Do not waste an entire roll of paper towels to clean scaly remnants of food. Instead, wipe with a slightly dampened and crumpled newspapers.
Salt: To clean the dishes juice splashed in the oven, sprinkle them with salt before they dry. Once the oven cools down, you can easily wipe with a cloth. Take another wet cloth or sponge with cold water and wipe once again. Rinse, then wipe with a dry cloth. The same cleaning method is effective for cleaning the hobs. Furthermore, the salt will remove the unpleasant odors. If you want your kitchen to be filled with pleasant aroma, you can add to the salt some cinnamon.
Vinegar: Once a week you can clean the oven with a cloth moistened with vinegar. The same oven cleaning tip can be applied to the gas ovens.
Microwave oven cleaning
Microwave oven cleaning is also essential factor for maintaining your kitchen spotless.
However, most housewives find microwave oven cleaning unpleasant and exhausting. This is because they simply do not know how to clean it quickly and easily. If you put wet paper towel inside and turn the oven on for a few minutes, this will do a fantastic job. The steam that will be created will help you remove stains more easily. Only remove the cloth from the inside (after cooling) and clean the inside of the kitchen appliance. If the microwave oven has an unpleasant odor, you can add a cup of water in which you have previously added half a cup of lemon juice. Leave it for several minutes in the microwave oven.
Coffee pot cleaning
Unless you pay great attention to the cleanness of coffee pot, soon it will loose its original color. All your efforts to restore its original look will be useless. Ice, salt and lemon is all you need to clean it. Fill one quarter of the pot with ice, squeeze in half a lemon and add two tablespoons of salt. Stir and shake the jar a few minutes and rinse. Now you can enjoy a clean coffee pot!
Cast iron pan cleaning
This is a difficult part of cleaning the kitchen. To keep clean skillets you need a little more care than other items. Although it is a complex activity, it is not impossible. If you can not wash it with water and a sponge, try adding a few tablespoons of salt and wipe with paper towels.
Most people who have such kitchen appliance love it because it gives them the opportunity to prepare healthy food. The bad news is that after each use, it must be cleaned. Fortunately, it is not complicated and frustrating exercise. After use you should pour a small quantity of water and add a few drops of liquid soap. Then, turn it on for about half a minute. All that was left on the walls of the blender will be removed with ease. It remains only to rinse and you're ready to enjoy your meal.
Unclog the kitchen sink
If the blockage is caused by fat we recommend you to pour in the channel mixture of 1 cup baking soda, 1 cup salt, and 5 liters of boiling water. That way fat will melt.
Cleaning of plastic appliances
Contaminated plastic kitchen appliances you can clear with a small quantity of alcohol. Check that the appliances are turned off. Then moisten a cotton ball with alcohol. Rub gently and you are ready. Plastic parts are perfectly clean.
You can clear plastic parts of your appliances with a mixture made from one cup ammonia and one cup water. Rub the mixture with a sponge in the contaminated parts and rinse well with water.