How do I Clean Kitchen Cabinets

The kitchen cabinets tend to get dirty due to our finger prints and food smudges. They should be cleaned regularly but the job is not that easy. For cleaning the cabinets in the kitchen there is no need to call the cleaners because the task would seem easier, if you clean them at regular intervals. To retain the shine your cabinets had when they were new, you can follow the steps written underneath and make them look new again:

  1. Regular cleaning using the mild detergent: mostly the cabinets are made up of plywood, wood, plastic and the like materials. If they are now covered with spots of smoke, grease and dirt, a mild detergent can be used to get rid of them. Make sure that you clean these marks often so that they don’t get stuck to the cabinet.
  2. Use soap and warm water: If the cabinets are caught with some really sticky grease and it’s been a long time that you didn’t even touch them, warm water will help you a lot. You can dilute soap or a strong detergent in the warm water and using a brush or dampened cloth clean the area that is hiding under the grease.
  3. Use vinegar and baking soda: If it is getting difficult to clean the wooden cabinets in your kitchen, you can use vinegar to remove the stubborn marks on the cabinet. This home remedy will help you the most, if you mix half amount of vinegar with half amount of water and using a hard brush clean the cabinet. Baking soda too can do wonders, as it has the capacity to clean the dirty marks left at any cabinet. All you have to do is make a paste using the baking soda, lemon and water and apply it with a scrub on the affected area and see its wonders!
  4. Usage of paint remover: If the marks are still not going, use nail paint remover over the ply wood or plastic made cabinet to get rid of the dirty area on the cabinet. You will have to tae some precautions while using the remover like make sure that there is no flame nearby and the gas is turned off. Also wear a mask while using the remover to clean the cabinets.

Get the luster it has earlier when it was new by cleaning the kitchen cabinets by keeping in mind the tips and tricks mentioned above. It can be a difficult task to remove the stubborn marks on the cabinet if you are not following a strict routine of cleaning them. Make sure that you don’t give a long break to clean them. A regular cleaning activity won’t make the marks stubborn but help you clean them without any wastage of time.