Category Archives: Kitchen Improvements

Tips for Kitchen Cleaning

You may think of the bathroom as the hardest room in your home to clean, but that is not really the case. You have to worry about germs and the build up of things like soap and lime, and you also want to keep on top of hair and other things that can be just about anywhere in your bathroom. This is a task to be sure, but kitchen cleaning can be even more daunting. You may not realize it, but grease can build up on just about anything, and though you may think you don’t use a lot of oils in your cooking, you are still going to have this build up. You also have to worry about germs and food borne illnesses.

Though grease is not your biggest health concern in kitchen cleaning, it can be the hardest chore you have to tackle. It may not be an every cleaning type of chore, but getting the grease off has to be a regular part of your kitchen cleaning or it is going to pile up fast and your entire kitchen is going to be sticky. The longer you put off cleaning this the harder it is going to be.

Use a good grease cleaner for kitchen cleaning at least once a month if not more often. It depends on how extensive your grease problem tends to be. Hit the cabinets and counters, even if you don’t think they appear to be greasy. You have to check your ceiling, top of cabinets, and your lighting fixtures occasionally to see if you feel any grease. You may be surprised to find it building up there. Use the grease cutter and some elbow grease of your own to get it off. Everything will be cleaner in the long run because grease captures and traps dust and other types of dirt, making everything dingy.

Your floors are going to have a grease problem too. If you notice that your floor is looking a bit discolored or dingy, it could be that a build up of grease is trapping dust and dirt in the small divots and scratches that are on almost any floor. If you have the time, use the hottest water that you can with a detergent and a splash of bleach to scrub that floor with a scrub brush. This takes some time and some effort on your part in your kitchen cleaning routine, but your floor can look whiter and/or newer than it has looked since it was installed.

Don’t forget about the germs in your kitchen cleaning endeavor. Germs are problematic most commonly in the bathroom, but you don’t want to forget about what raw foods like eggs and meats can leave on your counters and other parts of your kitchen. Use something with bleach if you can, or at least something that promises to kill any germs or bacteria that may land in your kitchen. If you keep up with this part of your kitchen cleaning, you can feel better about cooking for your family each day.

If you find that this is too much work for you and you need to call a pro, in Mamaroneck, Larchmont, and Westchester NY call:
Mamaroneck Cleaning Services
1214 W. Boston Post Rd. #411
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
(914) 825-4420

Refrigerator Repair Time

Have you ever had a lemon of a refrigerator? No not lemons in your refrigerator nor lemons as a refrigerator–but have you have had a refrigerator that did not live up to par with what is supposed to do? Well, many of us suffer with fridges that do not work well. If the problem is on the cosmetic side then many times we neglect to get it fixed. Fro example, if the door dispenser of water or ice does not work then many times we decide to keep it in the condition it is and save the cost to fix it. Is that really the problem though–in how you handle it? Would it be worth it to have a Vacaville refrigerator repair person come out and service it, getting it working again so that you can move on with your life? If time is a problem at your home, then you would do just about anything to make that routine of leaving more efficient–right? Getting your drink to go topped off by the fridge is much quicker than what it takes to harvest and add ice to your drink and then your beverage of choice. So much easier to just get it fixed–right?