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Keeping a Kitchen clean is really about organising the space you have well and keep on top of the daily cleaning.

 Have a look at our lists below and work it to fit your space. 

Daily Cleaning List 

  • Spray & Wipe down all your bench space and inside of your sink.
  • Spray and wipe the front of your fridge not forgetting the handles.
  • Load and unload the dishwasher and/or Hand wash and put away all the dishes.
  • Clean your stovetop, wipe down front of your oven and inside and outside of microwave.
  • Do any extra things need to be rinsed or washed? – Coffee machine pieces, microwave plate, lunchboxes, drink bottles, fruit bowls, baby bottles or baby things.  Do these daily so they become habit.
  • Rubbish, Recycling, Compost. Empty it and reline.
  • Replace the linen. Tea towels if they are being used for hands or more replace daily.
  • Sweep the floor. Mop if needed.

Helpful tips

  • Its not hard to keep a kitchen clean and tidy you just have to organise it well, stick to it and do your daily and weekly cleaning. 
  • It’ll make the monthly and quarterly so much easier.
  • If you have a problem area – sort it out.  Find the problem and make the solution.
  • It will save you so much time.
  • Kids snacks taking over? Take them out of the outer boxes and packaging and store in neat jars or containers. 
  • Is the cutlery always out of control?  Get yourself some cutlery trays or containers for all the drawers and spend the time putting things away in the right spot.
  • Keep the spray cleaning product and a specific cleaning cloth on hand all the time. Get into the habit of cleaning a spill with the spray and cloth.  If the spill is food, raw egg, meat  etc  then use spray and paper towel of disinfectant cloths. 
  • If you haven’t used the tool, appliance, plate, mug whatever it is in the last year. Take it out of the kitchen – throw it out, donate it or put it in box packed and hidden away somewhere. 
  • Its taking up space and making an inefficient space. 
  • Wipe over all the sauce bottles, jam lids, salt and pepper shakers etc every time you put them back.Make it a habit. 
  • Organisation is the key if you need something to help keep the cans of food in order or you need an extra drawer or container in the pantry.  Get one, It will help you keep it clean and sorted. 
  • If something needs to be replaced then look at doing it. Chopping boards for example do come to stage where they need to be replaced. Dont just add another one to the kitchen - replace it.
  • These are just our guidelines, tips and practices. Use them as a guide to work out what works best for you.
  • We say spray cleaner. Use any cleaner you feel comfortable with.  Chemicals or homemade or whatever suits you best.

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0 # Sheridan 2014-03-03 21:21
There are some great tips here!!! It really does help a big clean up when you are consisten with your daily routine.
Thanks for linking up at SYLO xox
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