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Microwaves are truly efficient appliances to have in your kitchen. They are extremely convenient and have proven their usefulness in any household time and time again. We have a completely different situation when it comes to the moment you have to clean a microwave. It takes time and effort and in many cases we do not really have the first idea of how to do it. Fret not! We have prepared this post, giving you helpful insight on how to clean a microwave oven the right way.
Then read on.
While domestic microwaves are generally safe appliances, it is essential to know what are the potential dangers. A really dirty microwave, for example, could become a hazard in two aspects. First of all, leaving splattered or dripped food debris in your microwave, could be excellent grounds for the development of germs and bacteria. As we all know, germs and bacteria thrive in warm and wet areas and a dirty microwave offers both.
In addition, leftover food debris and grime would normally continue to cook and may potentially cause sparking. In order to avoid that, we recommend that you deep clean your microwave at least once a month, and give it a good wipe every week. This way, you would avoid any damages and prolong the lifespan of your appliance.
There are a couple of things to consider in order to prevent microwaves from getting dirty and smelly. Below, we have described a few useful and easy methods of cleaning a microwave. As usual – safety first! Before attempting to clean your appliance, make sure to unplug it. You can also use cleaning gloves to avoid any skin damages, especially if you have allergies. Now that you are safe, we can proceed to let you know how to clean your dirty microwave.
Did you know that you can clean a microwave with a lemon? This is actually a great method recommended by many different sources. It is both organic and safe, eliminating the need to use any chemicals whatsoever. So how does it work?
Next, we are going to review how to clean a microwave with vinegar. Like the lemon cleaning method, this is eco-friendly, affordable, and relatively easy to do.
You now have a clean microwave, ready to safely serve you and your family again.
Let’s now discuss how to clean a microwave with baking soda. Baking soda turns out to be quite useful. There are two ways of cleaning your microwave with baking soda as follows:
Last but not least, we are going to cover how to clean a microwave with dish soap. In most dish soaps there are no harsh chemicals so this is yet another generally non-harmful cleaning method for you to try out.
All of the cleaning methods we have discussed are going to be very helpful in case of a smelly microwave.
Get in touch with Fantastic Services today!
If you are still not convinced that you have the time, desire, or skills to clean your microwave by yourself, then booking a professional appliance cleaning service is our next suggestion. The Fantastic technicians are available seven days a week to lend a helping hand and get this chore off your list. Using efficient and safe antibacterial cleaning solutions, the Fantastic professionals would make your appliance sparkling clean and will improve its overall lifespan.
What method did you use to clean your microwave? Let us know in the comment section below!
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