Best Tips to Clean Your Kitchen Cabinets
Sometimes you need a kitchen remodel, and sometimes, a thorough cleaning of your kitchen cabinets can bring new life to your kitchen. Cleaning your cabinets might seem like a bit of an undertaking, but if you know how to do it right, it will save you a lot of time and energy. Plus, it will help you get the results you’re looking for. Cut back on cleaning time with these kitchen cabinet cleaning tips:
Empty Your Cabinets
A thorough cleaning starts with empty cabinets. Emptying your cabinets sounds like a chore, but this step will make your life a lot easier in the long run. Before cleaning your cabinets, take time to empty and reorganize them. Then go ahead and dust off the cabinets, and the cans and containers you had in them. That is the best way to keep them organized and have easy access to everything you need.
Avoid Cleaning with Chemical-Heavy Products
Whatever you use to clean your cabinets might come in contact with everything in them, like your food, utensils, and containers. Cleaning with non-toxic products is the best idea. Anything made from natural ingredients is excellent. Some all-purpose cleaners work. You need to check the ingredients. You can also create your own cleaning solution with some liquid soap and warm water. It will help remove dirt and grease and not damage the finish on your cabinets.
Clean Inside and Out
It’s not just the outside that counts. Of course, cleaning the exterior is very important, since it’s the most exposed to dust and grease from cooking, and the accumulation of that can affect your cabinetry finish. But cleaning the interior is just as important, so take advantage of the fact that you’re emptying your cabinets and clean the inside with your cleaning solution to get rid of any crumbs and residue. Remember to wipe down both the exterior and the interior with a damp cloth at the end, to remove the soapy solution.
Make It a Regular Thing
The first cleaning will definitely take the longest, but to maintain the look and make your hard work pay off, don’t let too much time go by without cleaning your cabinets again. If you start doing it regularly, it will become easier and quicker. Once a week would be ideal. The longer you wait, the harder it will be to restore your cabinets to their original look.
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