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Five ways you may be cleaning your kitchen wrong

Five ways you may be cleaning your kitchen wrong|

Do you feverishly clean your kitchen? If so, still there are chances that you may not be cleaning your kitchen properly. There are some mistakes people generally make in cleaning their kitchen and thus they cannot get the desired results from cleaning.

Here are a few mistakes you may be making preventing which would keep your kitchen germs free and keep your family healthy.

You skip cleaning your kitchen sink

Five ways you may be cleaning your kitchen wrong|

There is more bacteria in a kitchen sink than is in your toilet after you flush it. Sink is a perfect place for bacteria to spread as it is wet and dark. Furthermore, there are germs that can spread due to items left to accumulate there. Use a mild soap and warm water to wipe down your sink’s basin with a clean sponge after a dish washing session.

You may not be cleaning your reusable grocery bags

Five ways you may be cleaning your kitchen wrong|

Reusable bags are great for the environment, but they attract germs as well. Wrap raw meat in a plastic bag before putting it in your reusable one to prevent leakage. Never use these bags for anything other than groceries to prevent cross-contamination. To clean then, turn them inside out and spray with an all-purpose cleaner; let the bags air dry.

You do not remove the stove burners

Five ways you may be cleaning your kitchen wrong|

Stoves are the greasiest place in your kitchen and they do have removable burners. If you clean the stove top but do not remove the burner, the cleaning is not done properly. Let the burner soak in warm, soapy water to loosen any stuck-grime, then wipe away after a few hours.

You clean your floor first

Five ways you may be cleaning your kitchen wrong|

If you clean your floor first and then clean the cabinets and counters, then your floor cannot remain clean. As the dust and food particles on the counters would again fall on the floor. Do the dust shelving and cabinets first, then clean countertops, and finally vacuum the kitchen floor, then wipe with dry mop to ensure a truly dust- and crumb-free kitchen.

You oversee handles and doorknobs

Five ways you may be cleaning your kitchen wrong|

Your fridge, cabinets, microwave and oven are opened several times a day which implies that the door knobs of these appliances are touched likewise times so they are host to quite a number of germs. So make a routine to clean them every night.

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