Introduction: Life Hack : Clean Your Microwave

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Nobody likes cleaning out that gross, burnt-on foodstuff in the microwave. Here is the simplest way how you can clean your microwave.

It’s easy to do, only takes about five minutes, and it works great! I love simple cleaning solutions like this. This tip for cleaning a microwave is just simple. It only requires water, vinegar, and lemon.

So here you go! Get a sparkling clean Microwave within minutes.

No big labor involved. :)

Happy Cleaning!

Step 1:

Time for the clean up: 10 minutes


1 lemon

1 microwave-safe bowl

Dry towel

1 Tbsp - Vinegar

1 Cup - Water

Step 2:

Fill a microwaveable bowl with water and vinegar.

Squeeze lemon and add the juice into the bowl of water.

Step 3: Microwave

Put the bowl in the microwave and shut the door. Microwave on high power for 3 minutes so the liquid comes to a boil.

Step 4: Let It Shut!

If your microwave is really dirty and you have real stubborn stains that wont come out easily go for this step.

Leave the door of the microwave closed for 5 minutes even after the timer goes off.

Let the steam continue to work.

The steam will help loosen up stubborn food particles, and the vinegar will help eliminate any odors.

The steam trapped inside will help loosen food particles.

Step 5: Cleaning!

Wipe the inside of the microwave clean starting with the ceiling and the sides.

When you open be careful with the bowl. It will be really hot.

Remove the turntable tray. It will be hot too. Wash it in the sink.

Don't forget the door. Wipe it with a towel.

Dip the corner of your towel in the lemon-water and scrub until the stubborn dirt spot comes away.

Step 6:

With a cloth or sponge wipe the inside of the microwave clean.

The dirt will come out easily and you will get a sparkling white and clean microwave.

The lemon will give a nice odor.

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