Revamp Your Kitchen for Spring: A Complete Guide to Cleaning Your Appliances

Revamp Your Kitchen for Spring: A Complete Guide to Cleaning Your Appliances

April 6, 2023

Spring is the perfect time to give your home a deep clean and the kitchen is no exception. Your kitchen appliances work hard year-round and over time they accumulate dirt and grime. Make your kitchen more efficient and modern-looking by taking the time to assess, clean and organize your appliances. Below we’ve outlined some ways you can renew your kitchen this spring, beginning with your appliances. You’ll be left with a sparking and wonderfully efficient kitchen. 

  1. Assess the condition of your appliances

Assessing the condition of your kitchen appliances is an important first step in spring cleaning your kitchen. Take the time to inspect each appliance and determine if it is working properly. If an appliance is no longer functioning correctly, it’s probably time to replace the item. 

Consider whether any appliances need an upgrade. Changing over to newer, energy-efficient appliances can save you money on your energy bill in the long run. 

  1. Clean every surface 

Cleaning all surfaces of your refrigeratoroven and stove top is an effective way to remove dirt and grime from your kitchen appliances. You don’t need a special kitchen appliance cleaner, either. All that’s necessary is a general, all-purpose cleaner.

Use this all-purpose cleaner and a scrub brush for ovens and stovetops to remove any built-up grease or stains. Be sure to clean all knobs, buttons and handles as well. 

By thoroughly cleaning all surfaces of your kitchen appliances, you not only remove dirt and grime but also ensure that your appliances are functioning at their best. A clean kitchen is more appealing to the eye and provides a safer and healthier environment for cooking and eating.

  1. Deep clean your fridge 

Deep cleaning the inside of your fridge is an important part of spring cleaning your kitchen. Start by removing all the food items from your fridge and discarding expired products or items you no longer need. Wipe down all the shelves, drawers and walls with a damp cloth or sponge and a cleaning solution. 

If there are any tough stains or spills, use a baking soda solution to clean them up. Don't forget to vacuum out the back of the fridge to remove any dust or debris that may have accumulated. 

Once you're done cleaning, organize your food items back into the fridge in a way that makes sense to you. This will make it easier to find what you need and prevent food from going bad. 

Deep cleaning of your fridge helps keep it hygienic, in good condition and ensures that your food stays fresh and safe to eat.

  1. Declutter countertops and cabinets 

Decluttering your countertops and cabinets is essential in making your kitchen more organized and functional. 

Start by removing all non-essential items from your countertops and cabinets, such as small appliances and kitchen gadgets that you rarely use. Consider donating or selling any items that you no longer need.

Organize your cabinets by grouping similar items together and placing them in labeled containers or shelves. This will make it easier to find items when you're cooking or baking. 

By clearing clutter from your countertops and cabinets, you will have more space to work and prepare meals, making your kitchen more enjoyable to use. 

  1. Replace old light bulbs 

Replacing old light bulbs with energy-saving LED bulbs is an excellent way to make your kitchen more energy-efficient. LED bulbs use less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs and last much longer, making them a cost-effective choice in the long run. 

Start by identifying any old or burnt-out light bulbs in your kitchen and replace them with energy-saving LED bulbs. They will help you save money on your energy bill and emit less heat, making your kitchen a more comfortable place to work. Additionally, LED bulbs are available in a range of brightness and color options, so you can choose the ones that best suit your needs and preferences. 

Refresh with Rosner’s

Now that your appliances are spic and span, you can enjoy the benefits of renewed efficiency and peace of mind that comes with clean items. Keeping your appliances maintained will also extend their life, which will ultimately save you money in the long run. And if you require a few new appliances to complete your refresh, be sure to swing by Rosner's at 1480 South Military Trail. With our knowledgeable staff, we’ll make sure you’ve got everything you need.