If you’re like many West Covina residents are, you spend a long period of time in your kitchen. That can make keeping your kitchen clean a definite challenge. A fresh and clean kitchen is an absolute essential for cooking and gathering with family and friends. But the truth is, few people have time to deep-clean their whole kitchen every day. Thank heavens, there’s no need to invest hours each day to keep your kitchen looking clean, neat, and nicely organized. Instead, we encourage you to try applying these various helpful tips from organizing pros to switch up your kitchen routine and keeps things perfectly clean for the whole day.
1. Put Away the Clean Dishes First
If you’re a busy and active person, in all likelihood you leave the dishes on your drying rack to stack up pretty high before you put them away. To keep your kitchen clean, start by putting away all hand-washed dishes before you start on the dirty ones. You could easily make this action part of your meal prep or make it the first thing you do after dinner.
2. Run the Dishwasher Every Day
Just so long as you’re putting away your clean dishes, it makes a lot of sense to empty your dishwasher, too. Employ this approach as part of your daily pattern by running your dishwasher every day instead of just when it gets full. If you use the dishwasher at the same time every day, for example after dinner, or after cleaning up your breakfast dishes, it will always be ready for the current day’s dishes.
3. Load the Dishwasher as You Go
To ensure that your kitchen is clean all day, see to it to put your dirty dishes in the dishwasher immediately after using them. Numerous people will let dirty dishes heap up in the sink and then try and clean them up at the end of the day. But as a matter of fact, you can save yourself time in the evening – and keep your sink clean and empty – by simply cleaning up after each meal.
4. Keep Dishes Out of the Sink
One other useful but simple technique for keeping dirty dishes from stacking up in your sink is to use a plastic tub to collect them instead. Seriously think about providing a “bus bin,” like those restaurants use to gather dirty plates and utensils. This bin can then be set out of the way until you have time to load the dishes into the dishwasher. This will keep your sink empty and your kitchen clean the rest of the day.
5. Tackle Pots and Pans First
Each time you cook, chances are that you set your dirty pots and pans aside to clean them later. But on the other hand, to keep your kitchen clean, try modifying your process. Rather than doing the pots and pans last, try washing them immediately after they are used. Thus, they’ll be ready for the next time you need them, and your kitchen will stay fresh and clean.
By changing your cleaning process and building a few new routines, keeping your kitchen clean all throughout the day is possible. Are you needing more tips on keeping your house clean and organized? Come and visit Real Property Management Fairmate’s blog or contact us online today!
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