How To Clean a Microwave: The Right Way
For many of us, cleaning a microwave is one of our least favorite things to do in the kitchen. We usually wind up using harsh chemicals or getting some type of device that will make it look like we never cooked anything and makes a mess in our microwave.
With these easy directions, you can have your microwave looking like new, without all the hassle. Follow these 3 easy steps to clean a microwave with ease.
Quick and Easy Cleaning
The first step to cleaning a microwave is to remove all food and liquid from the inside of the microwave. Then, use a damp soft cloth or paper towel to wipe out any leftover food. The next step is to sprinkle some baking soda on the cloth and wipe down the inside of the microwave. Finally, take a damp cloth with soap and water and clean that off too.
The process of cleaning your dirty microwave in 3 steps will save you time, energy and make it easier than it has ever been before!
Cleaning With Vinegar
Start by filling your container with dish soap and a few cups of water. Next, add about 1 cup of vinegar to the mixture and microwave for two minutes.
The acidity in the vinegar will break down any food particles and you’ll be able to wipe those away. Now all that’s left is a clean surface! the vinegar solution is a natural disinfectant as well.
Cleaning With Lemon
Nobody likes the smell or taste of burned microwave popcorn, but it’s easy to forget that it leaves a really bad smell behind. If you want to get rid of the smell, pour a bowl of water into the microwave and put in two tablespoons of lemon juice. Turn on the oven for about two minutes and let it sit for another five minutes before turning off the microwave. The smell will be gone!
Now wipe it down with a microfiber cloth, Make sure it is a clean cloth! Then with clean water wipe up any loose particles of food from the steaming process. Make sure to pull out the microwave turntable and wipe both sides of this as well.