Discover how to completely clean your microwave without scrubbing! All that caked on food and grease are no match for this super easy cleaning hack.
The microwave and the oven are two areas in the kitchen that get messy quick. Not only are they easy to get messy, but they can also be difficult to clean. So, today I’m sharing a simple trick for cleaning your microwave and stove with little or no scrubbing.
My Favorite Microwave Cleaning Hack
This trick comes in handy pretty much anytime I let my kids microwave or cook anything. It doesn’t matter what they are cooking, it will end up everywhere. A bag of popcorn leaves butter covering the microwave. Noodles boil over and burn on the stove. Both of these are a nightmare to clean up, but not anymore.
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How to Clean Your Microwave Without Scrubbing
To make your microwave squeaky clean in 5 minutes all you need is water and white vinegar.
Just follow these three simple steps and you’ll effortlessly clean out your microwave.
1. Place water and vinegar in the microwave
Place a cup with water and vinegar in the microwave. Heat the vinegar and water in the microwave for 4 minutes.
2. Let the cup cool
Let the cup cool for 1 minute before removing. Be careful it’s hot.
3. Wipe the microwave out with a cloth
Reuse the cleaning water to clean your stove
When you are all done don’t toss out the hot water. Instead, use it to clean the stove top.
Squirt some dish soap over the stove top, then pour the vinegar water over it.
Now stand back and stare at your sparkling stove and microwave that was cleaned from start to finish in less than 15 minutes with minimal elbow grease.
More Cleaning Hacks and Tips
Now that you know how to clean your microwave without scrubbing, here are some more cleaning hacks that will save you a ton of time – and frustration!