The Big Cleanup: How To Clean A Microwave

Hey, fairy cleaners! The new chapter of The Big Cleanup is coming up. Right after you made the big cleanup of all rooms in your home, it is time to see some hacks on how to clean a microwave.

You all love to add a bag of popcorns in the microwave for your Friday movie night. Often you experiment with some meals ready in 20 seconds in it. But the cleaning process of the microwave usually takes at least 20 minutes. Here are some great tips on how to clean a microwave like a pro for less time. Let’s get started. Say goodbye to the dried-on food, greasy stains, and builds-up.

How To Clean A Microwave With Vinegar

This is the easiest and safest way to clean your microwave without any chemicals, and strong cleaners. You will need:

  • a bowl of water
  • 2 ssp of white vinegar
  • a few lemon or orange slices
  • lemon juice

Simple, and smell so fresh. Plus it will remove the bad odor and smell of your microwave. Add the lemon juice, lemon/ orange slices, and the white vinegar into the bowl full of water. Place it inside your microwave and turn it on high power for several minutes. You need to wait for the water to start boiling and to see steam inside the microwave. Wait a few minutes after the program you have chosen is complete and wipe with a sponge. That’s all easy as kid’s stuff.

How to Clean Greasy Microwave Doors

Sometimes the hardest part of the cleaning your microwave is in the exterior- the doors, and the glass surfaces. How to clean a microwave door?

Well if you are following your every week cleaning routine you won’t meet any difficulties, and a wipe with a sponge is enough.

But when it comes to greasy, hard stains you need to use some weapons. Here are the magic ingredients:

  • baking soda
  • sponge
  • dish soap
  • white vinegar

Use a damped sponge and dip it into baking soda. It is a great scrub to clean the edges of the microwave door. If the stains and builds- up are too heavy, use a grease-cutting cleaner. Another solution could be a mixture of dish soap and water. Wipe with a damp cloth or sponge to rinse.

When the microwave glass is too greasy, and there is heavy build-up, the best solution is to mix half part water with half part white vinegar. Rise and wipe dry.

Antoaneta's passion is healthy living, lifestyle, and sports. Her short stay in South France and USA is her wider source of inspiration. Interested in modern models of education, travel, and home interior.