How to Quickly Clean a Microwave


Once a microwave gets overly messing it can be a real chore to clean. Try this tip and see how fast you can get the job done.

Things You'll Need

  • med size plastic bowl
  • water
  • dish soap
  • glass cleaner
  • clean rag or papertowels
  • Find a medium sturdy Tupperware or Rubbermaid type bowl.

  • Pour some dish soap into the plastic bowl.

  • Add some glass cleaner like Windex to the bowl too.

  • Then fill the bowl up to about three quarters full of water and stir mixture.

  • Place the bowl into your dirty microwave.

  • Start the microwave and run for enough time for the water to boil for awhile. Approximately 3 minutes, depending on the size of the bowl and amount of water you have.

  • If you watch the first time you do this you'll have an idea of what is long enough.

  • Leave the bowl in there while doing other chores.

  • Come back and carefully remove the bowl, using mits, because it will be hot!

  • Wipe down the entire microwave, stuck on food will come off easily. The steaming effect loosens everything and makes clean up a breeze.

Tips & Warnings

  • Watch to get the water boiling but not over flowing.
  • Use the hot soapy water to clean your stove or to spot clean the microwave.
  • Be careful when you first remove the bowl, it will be steaming.

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