15 Clever Kitchen Cleaning Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

If you have blinds, use this tongs hack to get them clean in a jiffy.

 Soak the filter for your vent hood in hot water and Borax to make it shine again.

 Wash your sink out like a dish (using hot water and dish soap), then polish it with flour.

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 If you have a garbage disposal, clean it out with an old toothbrush, making sure to get underneath the splash guard.
 If you have curtains in your kitchen, toss them in the washer.

Consider grouping pantry foods in easy-grab bins.

 If you have a stainless steel fridge or other appliances, polish them with Pledge.

Scrub the burnt bottoms of your pans with Bar Keeper’s Friend to make them look new.

  store everything in your fridge according to which areas in your fridge are the coldest.

 If there’s produce you're unsure about, here’s how long it all will keep, plus where you should store it.
 Clean the calcium buildup off of your faucet by tying a plastic bag full of a de-scaler around it.

 Go through your fridge, freezer, pantry, and wherever else you store food and toss anything that’s expired
Make cleaning your wooden cabinets (and other wood in your kitchen) easy with Murphy’s Oil Soap.
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Clean your countertops and backsplash with a cleaner that works for whatever materials are in your kitchen.
Coat the inside of your oven with a mixture of baking soda, water, and dish soap, then let it sit for at least 15 minutes