Our appliances and utensils make our lives so much easier. Constant tidying is necessary to keep them clean and working. Here are fifteen of the mistakes that people usually do when cleaning appliances.
Cleaning Mistake # 1: Not Cleaning The Sink At All
Research says sinks contain higher E. coli than the toilet. Thus cleaning it properly is a necessity. Use mild soap, warm water, and sponge to clean the wet and dark areas.
Cleaning Mistake #2: Using And Not Cleaning The Coffee Maker And Grinder
After a while of not cleaning the coffee maker, it will accumulate germs and also damage the appliance. Brew cycle a cup of vinegar and distilled water to rinse the inside of the coffee maker.
Cleaning Mistake # 3: You Don’t Clean Garbage Disposal
The garbage disposal may have food remnants stuck inside. Mix white vinegar with citrus rinds and cold water, and then throw them down the drain to remove the unwanted smell and chunk of food left behind.
Cleaning Mistake # 4: Putting Knives In The Dishwasher
The dishwasher and knives, especially those with wooden handles do not go well together. When you use the dishwasher to clean the knife, it will lose its sharpness and will become dull.
Cleaning Mistake # 5: You Rely On Self-Cleaning Function Of The Oven
Some appliance has a self-cleaning feature to make life easier. However, this function does not assure that the inside of your machine will be 100 percent clean. Spray an all-purpose cleaner overnight, then rinse in the morning.