how to deep clean your kitchen

HOW TO DEEP 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

Bonus Tip: Need some cleaning inspiration? Check out this great video.

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

HOW TO DEEP CLEAN YOUR KITCHEN

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.

Also, you can get the complete digital printable copy of the Year Long Thorough Declutter Series Calendar and Checklists here. The printable digital download is delivered to your email. It includes 25 pages of printable calendar pages and checklists to help you declutter every room in your home.

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.

Need some Inspiration to Declutter? Join us for the Year Long Through Declutter Series by subscribing by email below. We declutter 30 minutes  a day, 5 days a week. You’ll receive your daily task by email each day when you subscribe below. To subscribe, just leave e a comment below.

Happy Decluttering!

New to deemiddleton.com and don’t know where to start? I recommend going in this order:

Step 1: Check out this post on the 1st step you should take to get organized. If you don’t have a calendar, you can grab my free weekly printable calendar page here. It is in my shopify store, but it is totally free, so you won’t be prompted to put in any payment information. It is a free download and will be delivered straight to your email.

Also, you can get the complete digital printable copy of the Year Long Thorough Declutter Series Calendar and Checklists here. The printable digital download is delivered to your email. It includes 25 pages of printable calendar pages and checklists to help you declutter every room in your home.

Step 2: Create a daily Housekeeping Schedule. You can use this series to start to set up your own schedule. You can also use this simplified weekly schedule.If you often ask: What is the fastest way to clean a dirty house? Or, if you struggle to get organized and have tried and failed time and again, you can likely find out which of these 11 reasons cause you to fail to get organized.

Step 3:   How do you remove clutter?.…Sign up for the Declutter Series and get your entire home decluttered in just 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week.”Declutter Your Home” checklists are provided in each email.

Step 4: What is the fastest way to clean a dirty house? Use a timer and use the Deep Cleaning Checklists above. They will help you get your home sparkling after you’ve decluttered. 

Interested in becoming a full-time blogger like me? Check out my blogging series. At the top of every page on my blog, you’ll find a drop down menu. Just select the BLOGGING category.

Check out the most popular posts on deemiddleton.com: 

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Also, check out a great post on decluttering over here from becomingminimalist.com. Joshua Becker has some great tips on decluttering and minimalism.

For further reading, check out the fly lady here. She has some great cleaning and kitchen decluttering ideas plus excellent organization tips to get you started.

I hope you have benefitted from my post on How to Deep Clean Your Kitchen. Leave a comment below to subscribe to my daily declutter task email series.