How to Clean Small Appliances

How to Clean Small Appliances

How to Clean Small Appliances? Small appliances get frequent use and infrequent cleaning. It’s easy to clean small appliances and it doesn’t take more than a few minutes and a little effort.

How to Clean 7 Small Kitchen Appliances

Check these tips:

  1. Unplug or Turn Off: Before cleaning any small appliance, ensure it’s unplugged from the power source or turned off. Safety should always be your priority.
  2. Gather Supplies: Gather the cleaning supplies you’ll need, such as mild dish soap, warm water, microfiber cloths, a soft brush, vinegar, baking soda, and a sponge.
  3. Toasters and Toaster Ovens:
    • Unplug and remove the crumb tray.
    • Shake out or brush away loose crumbs.
    • Wipe down the exterior with a damp cloth.
    • Use a soft brush to clean the heating elements or racks.
    • Reassemble when dry.
  4. Coffee Makers:
    • Remove and clean the removable parts like the carafe, filter basket, and water reservoir in warm, soapy water.
    • Use a vinegar-water solution (1:1 ratio) to run a cycle through the machine to descale it. Then, run two cycles of clean water.
    • Wipe the exterior with a damp cloth.
  5. Blenders and Food Processors:
    • Disassemble the blades and containers.
    • Wash the removable parts in warm, soapy water.
    • Use a brush to clean the blade assembly carefully.
    • Wipe down the base with a damp cloth.
  6. Microwave Ovens:
    • Remove any loose debris.
    • Mix equal parts water and vinegar in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for a few minutes to loosen food stains.
    • Wipe the interior with a damp cloth or sponge.
    • Clean the exterior with a damp cloth.
  7. Electric Kettles:
    • Fill the kettle with equal parts water and vinegar, boil it, and then let it sit for 15-30 minutes.
    • Rinse thoroughly with clean water.
    • Wipe the exterior with a damp cloth.
  8. Food Mixers:
    • Unplug and remove attachments.
    • Wash attachments and mixing bowl in warm, soapy water.
    • Use a brush to clean the mixer’s nooks and crannies.
    • Wipe the base with a damp cloth.
  9. Rice Cookers and Slow Cookers:
    • Remove the inner pot and lid.
    • Wash them with warm, soapy water.
    • Wipe down the exterior.
    • For stubborn stains, soak in a vinegar solution before washing.
  10. Juicers:
    • Disassemble and wash removable parts in warm, soapy water.
    • Use a brush to clean the mesh filter thoroughly.
    • Wipe the base with a damp cloth.
  11. Handheld Appliances (Hand Blenders, Hand Mixers):
    • Unplug and remove attachments.
    • Wash attachments and wipe the base with a damp cloth.
  12. General Tips:
    • Always follow the manufacturer’s cleaning instructions when available.
    • For stainless steel exteriors, use a stainless steel cleaner to maintain shine.
    • Periodically check for any damaged parts and replace as needed.

How to Clean 7 Small Kitchen Appliances

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