how to clean your kitchen

1.Pick up what doesn’t belong:

-Put trash in trash can

-File away or toss any papers

-Gather items that belong in another room

2.Scour the Sink:

-Empty sink and load dishwasher

-Scour sink with cleanser and sanitize sink surfaces

-Buff faucet

3.Wipe surfaces with cleaner:

-Start high and work down: start with ceiling light fixtures and stove hoods

-Cupboard doors and handles

-Drawer fronts and handles

-small appliances

-stovetop

-range hood

-oven exterior and oven floor

-appliance fronts/exterior (dishwasher, fridge, oven)

-light switches, door knobs, phone/kitchen electronics

4.Clean the microwave:

-heat water inside to get steamy to loosen dirt

-wash the turntable

-wipe all surfaces

5.Clean out the fridge and freezer:

-Toss old food

-Wipe any spills

6.Empty the trash:

-wipe down interior and exterior of trash can

7.Clean the floor:

-sweep

-mop

8.Walls and pantry doors:

-Spot clean any visible dirt

9.Spot clean windows and doors

10.Lay out fresh towels and wash cloths and enjoy your clean kitchen

Need to deep clean every room? I have lists for you to guide you along.

My How to Deep Clean Your Kitchen list can be found here.

My How to Deep Clean Your Bathroom list can be found here.

My How to Deep Clean Your Kids’ Rooms list can be found here.

My How to Deep Clean Your Living Room list can be found here.

My How to Deep Clean Your Bedroom list can be found here.

Also, to keep up the general housework, you may need to create a daily housekeeping schedule that suits your specific needs. To do so, I have created a helpful series you can read here.

Need to Declutter Every room? I have declutter checklists for every room and every space in your home to guide you along below.

How to Declutter the Guest Room or Your Kid’s Room checklist can be found here.

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How to Declutter Your Laundry Room and Patio checklist can be found here.

How to Declutter Your Coat Closet/Hall Closet/Linen Closet checklist can be found here.

How to Declutter Your Home Office checklist can be found here.

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How to Declutter Your Attic checklist can be found here.

How to Declutter Your Garage checklist can be found here.

How to Declutter Your Living Room checklist can be found here.

How to Declutter Your Kitchen Checklist can be found here.

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How to Declutter Your Entry/Foyer/Mudroom checklist can be found here.

How to Declutter Your Clothing checklist can be found here.

How to Declutter Your Bedroom checklist can be found here.

How to Declutter Your Bathroom checklist can be found here.

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Happy Decluttering!