How To Clean A Microwave

By January 3, 2016 Cleaning Tips No Comments
Microwave Cleaning

Cleaning the microwave probably is one of the least things you want to get done when doing kitchen housework because it gives you a hard time and smelly task of cleaning. However, cleaning the microwave wasn’t so hard when you already learn the easy, natural tricks in cleaning it. You will not only save time cleaning it but enjoy doing it as well!

Below are the following:

TRICK #1: VINEGAR

What you need:

Vinegar                                                      Water                                        Microwave-safe bowl                                          Sponge

 

Instructions:

  1. Fill a microwave-safe bowl with a mixture of half vinegar and half water.
  2. Place the bowl in the microwave and steam it for 5 minutes.
  3. After 5 minutes slowly and carefully remove the bowl inside the microwave. Use gloves to protect your hands from the heat.
  4. Let the microwave stay open for 2 minutes while cooling down the water-vinegar mixture aside.
  5. Dip the sponge into the mixture then wipe out the inside of the microwave. Dirt will easily fall off.

 

TRICK #2: LEMON

What you need:

Lemon                                       Water                                        Microwave-safe bowl                                          Sponge

 

Instructions:

  1. Place in the microwave-safe bowl 5-10 slices of lemon and 1 cup water.
  2. Then place the bowl in the microwave and steam it for 5 minutes.
  3. After 5 minutes slowly and carefully remove the bowl inside the microwave. Use gloves to protect your hands from the heat.
  4. Let the microwave stay open for a minute while cooling down the water-vinegar mixture aside.
  5. Wipe out the interior and exterior of the microwave using the sponge. Dirt will easily fall off.

 

TRICK #3: BAKING SODA

What you need:

Baking Soda                          Water                                        Microwave-safe bowl                                          Sponge

 

Instructions:

  1. Place in the microwave-safe bowl 2 tablespoons of baking soda and 1 cup water.
  2. Put the bowl inside the microwave and boil it for 3 minutes.
  3. After 3 minutes slowly and carefully remove the bowl inside the microwave. Use gloves to protect your hands from the heat.
  4. Let the microwave stay open for a minute.
  5. Wipe out the interior and exterior of the microwave using the sponge. Dirt will easily fall off.

 

TRICK #4: DISH SOAP

What you need:

Dishwashing liquid                            Warm water                         Microwave-safe bowl                        Sponge

 

Instructions:

  1. Add some dishwashing liquid in a microwave-safe bowl then fill it with hot water.
  2. Put the bowl in the microwave and boil it for 1 minute.
  3. After a minute, slowly and carefully remove the bowl inside the microwave. Use gloves to protect your hands from the heat.
  4. Let the microwave stay open for a minute.
  5. Wipe out the interior and exterior of the microwave using the sponge. Dirt will easily fall off.

 

TRICK #5: WINDOW CLEANER

What you need:

Window cleaner                                   Warm water                                           Fresh water         

Bowl                                                             Sponge                                                       Clean cloth

 

Instructions:

  1. Mix one part of window cleaner and one part warm water in a bowl.
  2. Dip the sponge in the mixture then use it to wipe the inside of the microwave.
  3. Wipe also the vents of the microwave to remove any grease that has collected there.
  4. After cleaning the microwave with the wet sponge, wipe it again using a clean cloth soaked to a fresh water to clean up the remaining residues left by the window cleaner. Be sure to clean it thoroughly to remove all the chemicals brought by the cleaner.
  5. Let the microwave dry.
  6. Clean the exterior of the microwave then wipes it thoroughly once you’ve removed the grime.

 

Now you have already learned all the comfortable and safe tricks in cleaning a microwave. All these 5 methods are already guaranteed and proven to be effective that’s why it will never give you a hard time anymore. Happy cleaning!

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