Cleaning a kitchen platform is very necessary to avoid diseases and to keep your family healthy and happy. It is said that 80% of diseases occur due to dirty kitchen platform. So it is our duty to keep it clean. A dirty kitchen platform also leads to contamination of food.
Kitchen platform is the heart of the kitchen and it gets dirty very fast. Here are some tips to make your platform clean and clear.
Avoid stagnation of water
Don’t allow stagnation of water on your kitchen platform, it encourages the growth of germs. To avoid germs, cockroaches, lizards and other insect wipe off your kitchen platform and keep your platform dry.
Wipe off regularly
Wipe off your kitchen platform with a wet cloth before and after cutting and chopping vegetables or meat.
Lemon juice magic
Add few drops of lime juice to the lukewarm water and wipe down your kitchen platform. It will work fantastically and also give pleasant fragrance.
Adding few drops of rose water or lemon juice to lukewarm water also give pleasant fragrance.
Citronella oil is a colourless or light yellow liquid with a characteristic woody, grassy or lemony odour. It is used as an insect repellent, clean your kitchen platform with few drops of citronella oil and warm water. You will find your platform is free from lizards, cockroaches and other insects.
Clean your stove after having your lunch and dinner with a cloth dipped in vinegar it will remove all spill over stain. Clean your platform with vinegar after the lunch and dinner. The acidic content of the vinegar cleans and removes all stain that accumulates on the platform.
Use hot water
Clean your platform with hot water and detergent soda use hard brush or scrubbers do it once in a week. It will help to remove all difficult stain.
Market is filled with different liquid soaps brands.Lemon based liquid soap is also a quick way to clean your platform when you don’t have time. Just a few drops and clean it with sponge. This will give shining effect to your kitchen !
Bhakti D MBA in HR and Finance who found her love and passion in cooking and writing. She enjoys experimenting new recipes as much as enjoy playing with her son, she also brings her expertise as a parent and a qualified professional to WSL