Tired of seeing toast crumbs on your counter? It may be time to clean your toaster. Learn how to clean a toaster quickly and effectively to prevent messes from occurring on your counters.
Things You'll Need
- Garbage pail
- Damp cloth
Unplug toaster and allow to cool after use.
Turn the toaster over--upside down--over the garbage pail. Shake out any loose crumbs.
Hold the toaster upright and depress claps beneath the toaster. This will open the "trap doors" on the bottom of the toaster.
Use a damp cloth to the remove fine crumbs which did not "shake out." Press metal clasps to fasten the bottom of the toaster after it's clean.
Rinse cloth and wipe the exterior of the toaster to remove smudges and fingerprints.
Tips & Warnings
- Wipe the exterior of a stainless steel toaster with a cloth dipped in vinegar to make it shine!
- Clean your toaster regularly to prevent fires! A fire can start very easily if large crumbs or a chunk of bread gets lodged in the toaster.
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