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Keep your Kitchen Clean and Organised  - This is the Weekly List we compiled you may also find our Daily, Monthly and Quarterly Lists handy.

 

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

If you do keep on top of those little daily chores the weekly one will be done in no time.

  Weekly Kitchen Cleaning List

  • Clean and disinfect all your bench space. Yes move things off – the whole bench.
  • Spray and Wipe over the shelves inside the fridge.
  • Spray and Wipe all your kitchen cupboard doors and handles.
  • Check the dates and food in the fridge. Don’t let things just stay there if needs to go chuck it.
  • Spray and wipe over the range hood, splash backs, tiles, window sills, light switches and  everyday appliances.
  • Pull apart the coffee machine or other regularly used appliances and clean them well.
  • Fill soap dispensers, containers, cereal containers everything that is re fillable.
  • Sweep the floor, Mop and take out and shake any mats.  You might need to do this more than once a week if you have kids, pets or spills.

 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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