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Cleaning Kitchen Oil Splatters . . . Fight Oil With Oil! How to Keep Kitchen Cabinet Tops Clean. How to Motivate Yourself to Clean Regularly, For People Who Hate Cleaning. (Image credit: Nancy Mitchell) Judy & Don's Treehouse in the City Your home is truly a reflection of yourself, and mine definitely says, "I hate cleaning"... at least it does right this minute.

How to Motivate Yourself to Clean Regularly, For People Who Hate Cleaning

See, I'm more than capable of getting my home totally tidy (and I love it when I do), but keeping up a regular cleaning routine is a tough task for me. Even though I know the power of a weekly cleaning schedule, I have to resort to tricks — some that practically border on mind control — to actually do it. Depending on how much you hate to clean, you might also be a candidate for a more, um, stringent technique to build a routine. Just how much do you hate cleaning? I'd rather not.

Schedule and host a weekly get-together in your home. I'd rather do something else. Schedule and host a weekly get-together in your home and ask a friend to bring someone you don't know. I'd rather die. Put cash on the line in a pact with family or friends. Quick Tip: The Best Way to Clean Oil Splatters. Sure, my stove might look clean, but peer a little closer and the picture changes.

Quick Tip: The Best Way to Clean Oil Splatters

All those specks on the vent above the microwave? Those are tiny droplets of oil that have built up whenever I pan-fried something. It’s even worse on top of the microwave, where dust has mixed with aerated oil to make a thin film of gunk that’s really tough to clean. See all those rolled up balls of dust? That is what happens when you try and wipe away the oily dust with a dry rag. What is the solution? It will take a lot of soap and water (or any other type of cleaner) to get rid of oil splatters or oily dust. Nice and clean. When you are done cleaning, simply wipe down the surfaces one more time with a new paper towel. Mineral oil is a neutral oil used to treat wood products like cutting boards and salad bowls. 23 Things That Will Make Your Kitchen So Much More Organized. The Best Home Organizing Products. 7 Organizing Tricks You'll Actually Want To Try This Week.

7 Easy Organizing Tricks You'll Actually Want To Try. How to Clean Your Stainless Steel Sink. If your kitchen sink is a bit dingy, then make it look just like new with eco-friendly materials you already have in your kitchen.

How to Clean Your Stainless Steel Sink

And there's no scrubbing involved with this quick clean that basically costs nothing to make. Safely buff your way to a fresh and sparkling basin that will stay that way for weeks. What You'll Need: SpongeBaking sodaVinegarLemon or orange peelOlive oilPaper towel Directions: Give your sink a quick wash and rinse, removing all dishes and any food bits from the drain. Rinse the sink with vinegar, which will bubble and fizz. Finish by buffing with a paper towel and a touch of olive oil. Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Sarah Lipoff POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women.

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How To Clean Rust Off Old Loaf Tins

There. I said it. What You Need Materials baking sodawatera scourerand oil to - well - oil. Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Additional Notes: The pans build up a layer of oil, so don't panic if they aren't spotless. (Images: Sarah Starkey) 28 Clever Ways To Deep Clean Your Tiny Apartment.