11 Time-Saving Ways to Clean Almost Every Part of Your Kitchen

Silas & Grace

The kitchen is probably my favorite room in the house. I love to cook and I love eating so it only makes sense. But I don’t love the clean up, and I really don’t love cleaning up the mess and dirtiness that builds up over months. You know what I mean; the grease stains that cling to your baking pans and oven glass. Or the even the crumbs in your toaster!

And that’s why I decided I’d accumulate a super helpful list of kitchen cleaning hacks. That way you can make your own homemade cleaning products and save money and time. And you don’t have to wait for company to come over to finally get rid of that mess you’ve been avoiding.

So check them out and let me know what you think!

Fresh Lemon Homemade Dishwasher Detergent

Found from Bren Did

If you want a non-toxic way to clean your dishes, then try this super easy to make recipe. All you need are diced lemons, water, kosher salt, and white vinegar. Simple right?

Frozen Vinegar and Lemon Slices for Garbage Disposals

Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

Garbage disposals can get a certain… odor to them. Which is why I really like this simple hack of making frozen lemon and vinegar cubes to get rid of the bad smell.

Clean Your Wooden Cutting Board with a Couple Ingredients

Found from The Pioneer Woman

Wooden cutting boards are the best. And thankfully, there’s an easy way to keep them properly clean. With just some Kosher salt, baking soda, lemon, vinegar, and water, you can have it cleaned up right away.

Make Your Baking Pan Look Like New Again

Found from One Good Thing

I love baking, but I hate it when my new baking pan gets those grease and burn stains. Thankfully though, with just some baking soda and hydrogen peroxide, it comes off fast.

Use a Pastry Brush to Remove Crumbs from the Toaster

Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

If you’re someone who uses your toaster often (like me), then you probably start to notice that burnt smell. You know, like those crumbs at the bottom have been heated up way too many times? Well with a simple pastry brush, you can easily clean your toaster out.

How to Clean Your Scorched Pan

Found from Apartment Therapy

It’s always a huge annoyance when your pans get scorched. But with just some vinegar, baking soda, water, and a scratcher, you don’t have to soak it for a week straight in hopes of getting it off.

Clean the Baked-On Grease

Found from Ask Anna

These type of pans are the best, especially when it comes to making dishes like lasagna. But too often, that clear glass gets stained with baked-on grease. So just using dish soap and Scotch-Brite Extreme Scrub Sponge will get it right off!

Clean Your Sponges in the Microwave

Found from the Krazy Coupon Lady

I hate it when sponges take on that horrible smell when bacteria gets in them. But by dampening the sponge and heating it in the microwave for 60 seconds, you can get rid of the bad smell and not have to waste money on new ones.

How to Clean Your Oven Glass

Found from Polished Habitat

Alright, so I’ve cleaned my oven glass with hydrogen peroxide and baking soda before, but… I never thought of using the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. Turns out, it’s a lot more easy than my method.

Dishwashing Detergent Tabs

Found from the Krazy Coupon Lady

If you want a quick and simple way to clean your dishes with no toxic ingredients, then this is a great recipe! All it requires is baking soda, borax, Epsom salt, vinegar, lemon essential oil, and an ice tray.

How to Clean Your Kitchen Faucet

Found from Mom 4 Real

Faucets are known for getting dirty, so try using vinegar to clean it up! Seriously easy!

Whether you have company coming over, or you just really want to get that kitchen finally cleaned up, there are plenty of hacks to make things easier on you. Seriously, there’s no need to spend hours on a room when there are so many tips and tricks.

Now if you have any questions, feel free to ask me in the comments below! I’d love to help you out!

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Silas & Grace

Chasing Foxes was started in 2016 as a way for Grace and her husband, Silas, to start traveling. However, they started to realize that they had a passion for improving themselves, and wanted to help others level up their lives as well. So whether it's with cooking, travel, or staying healthy, they want to help you better your life bit by bit, as they do the same.

1 thought on “11 Time-Saving Ways to Clean Almost Every Part of Your Kitchen”

  1. I cook A LOT, so my kitchen is messy A LOT. I have never heard about any of these hacks, but I know they’ll be really helpful after I make a new recipe!


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