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Keep your kitchen clean and hygienic with these 6 tips

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We've said this before, but at homify, we believe the kitchen is at the heart of a home. 

Kitchens, however, can be tricky places to keep organised and clean. Especially when you're working with raw meat, have small spaces to reach, and intricate appliances to keep sterile.

That's why we've gathered 6 tips to keep your kitchen neat and fresh, so you can enjoy your meals more easily with friends and family. Let's take a look! 

1. Clean while you cook

Easiest tip in the book: clean your kitchen while you cook! We like to wash dishes while we have food in the oven, or run the dishwasher before we eat. It's the quickest and fastest way to enjoy your meal without worrying about the cleanup. 

2. Periodically clean your refrigerator

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This isn't always the most pleasant task, but cleaning your refrigerator every two-six months can keep your kitchen consistently sterile and clean. Regularly cleaning your refrigerator can also help you understand what food you're eating and what food to toss. 

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3. Don't forget to clean your microwave

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The microwave is another appliance that often goes unnoticed. We recommend cleaning the microwave more frequently due to high use. 

4. Keep your countertops neat and sterile

Your countertops collect the residue of food and kitchen byproducts, and can sometimes be undetectable with the naked eye.  Make sure to clean these surfaces regularly with anti-bacterial wipes. We also recommend keeping decorations and kitchen utensils at minimal on these spaces. 

5. Wipe down garbage cans

Not surprising but your trash can also collect unwanted bacteria and become an eyesore. Make sure to wipe your trash bins down regularly. 

6. Regularly wash your hand towels

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Last but not least, regularly wash your hand towels. They often collect the residue of the kitchen and cooking materials, and need to be cleaned often. 

We have more tips for upkeep the heart of your home. Look at 23 best-ever tips for a perfect kitchen.

What's your favourite tip to keeping your kitchen clean? Tell us in the comments below!
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