We all have been using the microwave for our cooking purposes. Cooking through it has become so easy; all you have to do is press buttons and Voila! Great food is on its way. It has eased out the cooking process, but it has increased the difficulty of cleaning it even more. The worst situation occurs when days pass by without cleaning it, and the food pieces get stuck inside, harden and just refuse to go away despite hundreds of tries. This removal procedure then turns out to be a tedious process. So just for your help and to reduce your efforts, we have amazing ways and techniques to clean your microwave oven. Read them below.
- Examining the Situation
At first, peep inside the microwave and look for the places where dirt has accumulated. These will be the major targets during our cleaning process. We can also check the parts of the microwave oven which are detachable and remove them for better cleaning. Some dirt can be easily removed by wiping the surface with a clean cloth just once.
- Baking Soda
Make a paste by combining two parts of baking soda to one part of water. Apply it to areas with hardened food and just let it stay for about five to six minutes. Wipe it then with a sponge or wet towel.
Cut the lemon in half. Place both halves cut side down on microwave plate with a tablespoon of water. Microwave for about a minute till the interiors of the microwave is steamy. Wipe with kitchen paper and wash the plate.
- Using Vinegar
Fill a half cup of water in a microwave safe bowl and place it in the microwave. Add a tablespoon of white vinegar to it. Place inside and turn it on for five minutes. It will steam up the walls and loosen the stuck dirt. Then remove the glass container and wipe the internal side with a paper towel. You can even detach the turntable and wash it.
- Dish Soap
Fill a bowl which is microwave safe with warm water and then add as much dishwashing liquid as you need. Microwave it for about a minute. Take the bowl out. Wipe the internal sides with a damp sponge. Baking soda can also be added to this solution to serve as a deodorizer.
- Window Cleaner
Mix two parts of cleaning solution with one part of warm water. It is sufficient to clean the microwave inside and outside. Dip a sponge into this solution and start wiping. Keep on doing it until all stains are gone. Wipe the vents as well to remove any gunk collected there. Then soak a clean towel or cloth in this solution to wipe the microwave from outside. Let the microwave dry.
- Commercial Cleaner
You can always go for the commercial cleanser. These can be purchased from anywhere. Care should be taken while using these cleansers and always opt for the fume free one. Never use pre-soaked scrubbing pads in the internal side of the microwave as it might be dangerous.
You can use any of the above methods to make your microwave look amazing and clean. Although, if you are tired of cleaning it and feel that it has grown old and need to replace it with a new one, save your effort and time my friend, download the Tatacliq app and have great deals on not just the microwave but on all the electronic items.