Okay, so a half hour might not be enough time to deep clean your entire kitchen. But when a full-blown, floor-to-ceiling cleaning session is out of the question, this 30-minute routine will keep your space tidy, sanitary, and usable. After all, there’s nothing wrong with a “nearly spotless” kitchen. Set your timer and get going. We get it — the kitchen counter is the holy grail of catch-all storage spaces.
If last night’s chicken dinner is already looking sad and slightly spoiled, odds are that you’ve got a refrigerator issue on your hands. But how do you know if you really need to replace your fridge or if it just needs a little TLC? Try looking out for the following tell-tale signs of fridge problems, then have a heart-to-heart chat with yourself about whether it’s really time to let go or not. If your fridge is sweating, something’s likely not right.
If you’re looking to purchase a new fridge, you’re probably a bit perplexed about where to start — especially if you’ve never gone through this before. Well, we’ve got you covered with a few of the most vital need-to-know items. Read on and you’ll be sure to stay savvy as you navigate the fridge market.
After all the research, shopping, and deliberating, you might think your fridge-related work is done by the time it arrives at your doorstep. Well, not quite. There are a few things you should do when your fridge arrives. We spoke with Christian Boscherini, of Smeg USA, to help you prepare for that fateful delivery day. Just like with any major delivery, you’ll want to be certain you don’t have any missing pieces or issues before signing for the delivery.
With the advent of smartphones and smartwatches and smart, well, everything, you’d think kitchen timers would have become a thing of the past, right? Nope! We still swear by the little guys when it comes to keeping track of time. And with all these cute and helpful options, you might too.
As excited as we are to start having brighter evenings, the fact that we all have to move our clocks up this weekend is kinda brutal. That means we’ll have one less hour (gasp!) to get our kitchens looking their best before the busy week starts. But never fear — what you can’t make up for in lost time, you can make up for in sheer brilliance. To help you out, we’ve rounded up a few of our most ingenious, time-saving cleaning hacks.
Some combination of baking soda, lemon, and vinegar will almost always do the trick when it comes to cleaning the kitchen and all the stuff in it. But for those of us who just don’t have the time (or the desire!) to make our own cleaning supplies, there are plenty of good-for-the-planet options to buy. Here are some of our favorites. Get shopping — and then get cleaning!
If you have an abundance of stainless steel appliances in your home, you know that it can get streaky, cloudy, and fingerprint-y very easily. While stainless is less prone to corrosion than other materials (and super trendy), it does take a bit of effort to keep it looking handsome. Here’s what you need to know about cleaning and maintaining your beloved stainless steel surfaces. Stainless steel has a wood-like grain to it.