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Your Guide to Deep-Cleaning Kitchen Appliances: Choosing the Right Products

3/30/2023 (Permalink)

Lady cleaning kitchen cabinets with a sponge SERVPRO of Northwest Cobb County specializes in commercial restoration services and cleaning here in Acworth and surrounding areas.

Maintaining a clean and hygienic kitchen is essential for the health and well-being of your family. Deep-cleaning your kitchen appliances is a vital part of this process, ensuring that every nook and cranny is free of dirt, grime, and bacteria. Our SERVPRO team specializes in commercial restoration and cleaning services, so we know a thing or two about deep cleaning. Knowing what products to use for deep-cleaning kitchen appliances can make the task more manageable and ensure that the job is done effectively. In this blog, we'll discuss the best products for deep-cleaning various kitchen appliances and provide tips for achieving sparkling clean results.

Essential Cleaning Products for Kitchen Appliances

When deep-cleaning your kitchen appliances, there are a few staple products that you should have on hand. These include:

  1. Dish soap and sponge: Perfect for cleaning surfaces and removing dirt, grime, and food debris.
  2. Multipurpose or all-purpose cleaner: Useful for thoroughly cleaning various surfaces and appliances.
  3. Oven cleaner or kitchen degreaser: Designed for tackling tough grease stains and baked-on grime.
  4. Microfiber cloths: Excellent for wiping down surfaces and appliances, leaving them streak-free.
  5. Specialty cleaners: Certain appliances, like stainless steel or glass stovetops, may require specific cleaning products to avoid damage.

Deep-Cleaning Techniques for Specific Appliances

Different kitchen appliances may require unique cleaning techniques and products for the best results. Here are some tips for deep-cleaning various appliances:

  1. Oven and stovetop: Use oven cleaner or kitchen degreaser to remove baked-on grease and grime. For glass stovetops, use a specialized cleaner and a non-abrasive sponge.
  2. Refrigerator: Remove all food and shelves before cleaning the interior with a multipurpose cleaner or a solution of warm water and dish soap. Wipe down shelves and drawers separately before reassembling.
  3. Dishwasher: Run an empty cycle with a dishwasher cleaner to remove buildup and mineral deposits. Clean the filter and wipe down the interior surfaces with a damp cloth.
  4. Microwave: Place a microwave-safe bowl filled with water and a few tablespoons of vinegar inside and heat on high for several minutes. This will help loosen any stuck-on food particles, making it easier to wipe the interior clean with a damp cloth.

Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Options

For those looking to reduce their environmental impact, consider using eco-friendly cleaning products when deep-cleaning kitchen appliances. These products often contain biodegradable, non-toxic, and plant-based ingredients, making them a more sustainable choice.


Deep-cleaning kitchen appliances is a crucial task for maintaining a clean and healthy kitchen. By choosing the right products and following the appropriate techniques, you can ensure that your appliances are thoroughly cleaned and ready for use.

However, if your kitchen has experienced serious fire or smoke damage, SERVPRO of Northwest Cobb County is committed to helping you regain a pristine kitchen environment. Our SERVPRO team specializes in commercial restoration services and cleaning, so if you need assistance or have questions about the right product for your kitchen cleaning, please give us a call!

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