Cooking activities always leave rubbish and dirt in the kitchen of a house which is not infrequently very difficult to clean. Such as oil splashes on the wall, sauce scattered on the floor, and a spill of gravy on the kitchen table. This condition is certainly very disturbing if it is not fixed immediately. It can even invite disease through the presence of pest animals at home such as cockroaches, lizards, and mice. Therefore, keeping the home kitchen always clean is a must.
1. Choose materials that are easy to clean
Ceramic material on the walls of the home kitchen, especially behind the stove, is very helpful when you clean oil or cooking stains that pollute the walls. In contrast to wood walls or walls covered with paint. In addition to stains difficult to remove, this material will also be damaged by heat during the process cook.
2. Clean the cooking utensils
After use, immediately wash all utensils used before making the kitchen smell and mess. Dispose of the remnants of food that sticks, so as not visited by cockroaches, rats, or ants. Wipe also the surface and stove holder after use. If not cleaned immediately, splashes of oil can become crust that is increasingly difficult to remove. Spray special cleaning fluid and leave it for a moment before wiping it with a cloth.
3. Using a cooker hood
This tool works to suck smoke and odors in the home kitchen. The smoke from the cooking process is directly sucked by the cooker hood and throws it through the chimney. If not possible, you can install a window that is connected to the outside of the house to minimize smoke and odors in the kitchen, so that the air remains fresh.
4. Do not leave the drains clogged
Food scraps and other rubbish often make the drains in the sinks clog. The trash will eventually rot and cause odor, in addition to making the water flow not smooth. How to prevent it, by throwing solid waste in the trash before washing cooking and eating utensils. Place a filter in the drain hole to filter out small trash so you can get rid of it.
5. Arrange the storage area
Provide cabinets, kitchen racks or cabinets for storing cooking utensils so they don’t fall apart. Storage cabinets can keep things from lying around just anywhere. Arrange the equipment by size and frequently used. Place frequently used equipment in an easily accessible place. This method also makes it easier for you to find it again if you are going to use it.
6. Separating wet and dry rubbish
Manage rubbish by separating wet and dry trash cans. Choose a closed trash can to avoid odors that can invite cockroaches, rats, ants or flies. Use a large trash can with a plastic bag lined with it. This trick is very helpful when you are going to take out the trash. Apart from that the trash will keep clean. Tie a plastic bag before throwing it away, so that the trash is not scattered.