Most modern kitchens today are equipped with a convenient device such as a microwave. You can cook food in it, reheat it and defrost it. During operation, the internal part of the microwave oven is very dirty. But only housewives know how easy, but at the same time, high quality, clean the microwave from grease, soot and dirt at home.
Today the market offers a variety of household chemicals, designed exclusively for the purification of microwave ovens. Substances in the form of sprays and aerosols are convenient in that they can be immediately sprayed onto the walls and bottom of the oven, left to act for a few minutes, then scrupulously wash the surface with a wet and then dry sponge. When applying such drugs should be controlled to the chemical composition does not fall on the lattice.
Also in the fight against dirt inside the microwave will help the gel or liquid intended for washing dishes. For the procedure, you will need to apply the substance to a wet foam sponge, foaming it with compressive movements. Then distribute the foam on the walls of the stove for splitting fat and, after half an hour, rinse thoroughly with water.
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Undoubtedly, modern chemicals easily cope with pollution. But they can be easily abandoned in favor of equally effective folk methods. Having the simplest products and means available, and knowing how to clean the microwave inside with their help, you can significantly save money on the purchase of chemicals.
Cleaning the microwave with a lemon
Depending on the degree of contamination, you can wash the microwave with a lemon in two ways.
1 way. You can remove some dirt by lemon. With a half of this fruit you need to rub the inner surface of the oven and specifically the polluted area. An hour later, wash the lemon juice with a damp sponge, then wipe dry with a dry cloth.
2 way. You can use not only lemon, but other citrus fruits, which are cut into pieces and put in a container with water. Such dishes should be heat-resistant, because it with the contents will need to be put inside the oven and turned on for a period of up to 20 minutes at maximum power. After the stove is finished, let the containers with lemon and water stand inside it. Citric acid is a very aggressive solvent. Its evaporation in the form of steam settles on the walls of the microwave and dissolves fat. Then using a sponge to clean the microwave oven from dirt and grease and wipe it until dry.
While using lemon and other citrus fruits, not only cleaning of the microwave occurs, but also getting rid of unpleasant odors inside the equipment.
Peeling the citric acid furnace
If citrus season is not, then you can easily replace them with citric acid solution. For one microwave cleaning with citric acid, you will need to mix 25 g of the substance and 250 ml of water in a container. And repeat the procedure of heating the solution, as with lemon.
The cleaning properties of citric acid are not inferior in strength to ordinary lemons, but it will not be possible to aromatize the air inside the oven chamber.
- To prevent heavy pollution, it is recommended to use a special plastic cap, and in the absence of such, you can use parchment paper, food wrap or glass heat-resistant dishes.
- It is advisable to wipe the surface with a damp cloth after each use to prevent corrosive contamination.
- If the interior of the chamber has an enamel coating, then vinegar and citric acid should not be used to clean the oven.