Modular kitchens today are more of a norm than an exception. Modular kitchens have changed the age old concepts and ideas of kitchens, these kitchens are beyond style and comfort. Modular kitchens are very convenient and versatile. In order to keep your modular kitchen up and running for several years to come, here are a few cleaning tips and tricks that will help you maintain the lustre of your kitchen.
Cleaning your kitchen on a daily basis will help you get rid of dirt that usually tends to accumulate on the cabinets, and this can be done by just using some lukewarm water and a microfiber soft cloth.
By using warm water regularly on the surface of the cabinets not only help you clean the kitchen but also helps in removing of food grease getting accumulated on the surface.
Kindly use microfiber cloth only as any other material will leave watermarks on the surface and will damage in the kitchen on the long run.
You should always use the mild detergents over the strong abrasives that might damage the surface of your modular kitchen.
With the utilization of mild detergents, even the tough stains or food grease would come off the surface with minimal effort.
You must not go by the misconception that steel or wooden surfaces would be strong enough to bear the harsh treatment of strong detergents and rough scrubbers.
Olive Oil/Baby Oil
Using Olive oil or baby oil prove highly beneficial in cleaning the countertops of your modular kitchen.
If you wish to retain the glossy texture of your counter top for a longer period, then olive oil or baby oil can work wonders for you.
With just a dab of olive oil or baby oil on the surface, gently rub it throughout the kitchen surface to revive the glossy appearance of the countertops.
Baking Soda/White Vinegar
If you have got stains on your kitchen surface or counter top, then one of the best ways to get rid of it is to make use of the white vinegar or baking soda that is commonly found in almost every household.
You only need to rub the steel surface with a microfiber cloth over the application of baking soda on the desired area. The acetic acid present in vinegar serves as a great cleaning agent.
Moreover, your kitchen counter surface also gets sanitized under the effect of baking soda due to its anti-bacterial properties.
Rubbing alcohol can be used to clean a variety of surfaces in your home. This cleaner has the capacity to clean the entire kitchen, remove stains, freshen fabrics, and can even be used to kill insects inside.
All thanks to the isopropyl alcohol found inside. One of the main reasons rubbing alcohol works well on wood and other porous surfaces is that it evaporates quickly and doesn’t leave a layer of moisture on the surface.
To get the best out of rubbing alcohol, apply a small portion of wax on the surface once the alcohol evaporates and gently polish the surface using a microfiber cloth. This is mostly recommended for lacquer finish kitchens as it retains the beauty of lacquer for a longer duration.
Exposing your kitchen to direct sunlight can cause the wood or the kitchen facia to fade, even if it is in the form of a laminate or any other finish. You cannot completely block sunlight from entering into your kitchen.
Hence an ideal solution to protect your kitchen from direct sunlight would be using curtains or blinds, which will minimize the impact of direct sunlight on the kitchen.