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The Easiest Way To Clean A Microwave

October 20, 2015
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For today’s cleaning tip I thought I would share this super simple way to clean your microwave. It is so easy you can do it while having your morning cuppa!

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1. Grab a microwave proof bowl and fill it about 2/3 way with water. Now find something yummy smelling! I use either lemon or vanilla essential oil, but you can also use fresh or bottles lemon or lime juice or even vanilla essence. Pop a splash into your bowl with the water.

2. Put the bowl into your microwave and turn on high heat for 5 minutes (this is when you make your cuppa 😉).

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3. While it is in the microwave, grab a cloth and multi-purpose spray and give the front, top and sides a wipe over.

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4. When it is done, remove the bowl and the microwave plate. Put the plate into your sink and pour the water over it (careful, it will be really hot!)

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5. Wipe over the inside of your microwave with a cloth. Any residue will lift off really easily while it is still hot.

6. Wipe and dry the plate and put it back inside your microwave.

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I give my microwave a wipe out once a week while cleaning my kitchen and do this deep clean every couple of weeks to keep it looking and smelling great.

Enjoy your lovely clean and fresh smelling microwave!

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3 Comments

  • Reply Christa October 22, 2015 at 3:10 pm

    Thanks for this! I tried it this morning and it worked a treat. Added bonuses were that I got a cuppa at the same time and it was quick enough that the kids (ages 2 and 4) didn’t bother me from start to finish!

  • Reply foreverorganised October 23, 2015 at 11:48 am

    Great work! Bonus cuppa and a bit of quiet time 🙂

  • Reply Annette November 16, 2015 at 5:40 pm

    We always place a paper towel over whatever we are cooking or heating, which saves the majority of mess from forming in the first place.

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