The first step towards keeping a clean kitchen is to ensure that every day, you remove all unnecessary objects from your tabletops and counters and then wipe these surfaces clean. You can also carry out the following cleaning activities to keep a clean and pristine kitchen.
Sweep and Mop Up Your Kitchen Floor
Every evening, you should ensure that you sweep and mop up your kitchen floor to avoid the build-up of traffic and food. By sweeping on a daily basis, you can avoid carrying over grime and dirt from one day to the next. You also ensure that your kitchen is clean and ready for use on the next day. By cleaning your kitchen, you can make this space more comfortable and easier to use.
Organize the Kitchen Pantry
Most people tend to dump the things that they do not intend to use in the pantry. You should ensure that you organize your pantry and get rid of expired food items and other irrelevant items. If you have any items that can attract rodents to the pantry such as cereal boxes and food items, ensure that they are stored in tightly shut containers. If you spill any items in the pantry, ensure that you clean up since uncleaned spills can end up becoming permanent stains.
Wash the Sink After Use
Ensure that you wash all the sinks in your kitchen frequently. Through cleaning, you will get rid of any leftover stains that may be left after cleaning dishes. Cleaning also helps in the removal of leftover food particles that can decompose and produce bad odors. When cleaning sinks, do not forget to clean the cabinet below the sink. If there are any leaking pipes, repair them as they can cause bacteria and mold to grow in your kitchen.
Ensure Your Fridge Is Not Cluttered
You should check your fridge regularly and get rid of any spoiled food materials. Many times, we tend to forget spoiled food until it starts to affect other items stored in the fridge. If you inspect your fridge regularly, you can be able to spot foods which are about to go bad and get rid of them before they affect other items in the fridge. You should also ensure that you clean your fridge at least once a month. This way, you will have clean surface to store other items should the need arise. Not keen on cleaning your kitchen? Cascade Maids can get it done for you, don’t hesitate to give us a call.