Cleaning: ‘unusual’ methods for cleaning kitchen appliances – including using oil

Kitchen maintenance is important to make sure it stays clean and free of bacteria and germs. With so many cleaning products on the market for different jobs, it can be daunting to know which ones work best. According to an expert, Britons can use many items already at home to clean appliances, including oil.

Mark Smithson, CEO of national electrical appliance experts, Marks Electrical, told “There are a few unusual ways to clean kitchen appliances and in many cases it can be done without having to step outside. and purchase specific products. .

“Here are some unusual tips we recommend cleaning your devices with items you may already have at home.”

Fight fat with oil

The expert explained, “While adding oil to fat may seem counterintuitive, using it correctly breaks down the fat that builds up over time.

“Use any of your cooking oils (e.g. olive or vegetable) on a dish towel to remove grease stains.

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Likewise, baby oil can also help remove smears.


Dishwasher tablets can be used for a variety of cleaning jobs, including in the oven.

Mark said: ‘If you have cooked food on your stove, pots, pans or door cutlery, you can use a dishwashing tablet soaked in warm water to scrub down the problem areas.

“Once rubbed over the areas, you can easily wipe away any stains or baked on food.”

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“Use the wax sparingly and apply a light coat when using it to clean.”

Car wax can also be used to clean shower doors.

It is believed to prevent mold growth.

Cleaning enthusiasts can also apply a thin layer of car wax to their bathtub, as it makes it shine and protects it from stains and scratches.

Karl M. Bailey