From the moment the microwave made its entry into our kitchens, heating and even cooking have become much quicker. We rely on the appliance for everything, from warming a cup of tea to cooking an entire meal for the family. Due to its frequent use, your microwave tends to get very dirty. While following the tips below, remember to always wash the rotating glass tray in the microwave only after it has cooled down. Remember, allowing cold or room temperature water to flow over the tray while it is still hot could shatter it.
Try these easy, useful tips and keep your microwave sparkling clean.
1) Use Dishwashing Liquid
Prepare a solution comprising 2 tbsp. of dishwashing liquid and ½ a cup of warm water. Pour this in a spray can. Apply over the stained areas and let it sit for 10 minutes. Wipe the stains away with a clean, dry cloth.
2) Use Lemon
Fill a microwave-safe bowl with 1 cup of water. Add a sliced lemon to it and heat for 3 minutes. Let it sit in the microwave for 5 minutes and let the steam turn into condensation inside the appliance. Use a clean, dry cloth to wipe down the inside of the microwave. The stains will come off easily.
3) Using Baking Soda
Baking soda can help clean your microwave. Put 2 cups of baking soda along with 1 cup of water in a bowl. Mix well to form a paste. Apply the paste on all the stained areas of your microwave and let it sit for 5 minutes. Now, use paper towels to wipe the paste clean along with the stains.
There you have it! These simple tips can help you get your microwave squeaky clean in no time.