What can I buy or use to remove grease buildup on my kitchen cabinets and appliances? I have tried Pine Sol and hot water but it isn't going well.
Kizzy from Michigan
Murphy's oil soap is cheap, gentle, yet effective on nasty grease!
You can also try a product called Simple Green. It is a great degreaser. (11/29/2006)
During cabinet cleaning I found a small trial sized bottle of Greased Lightening that I must have had for 2-3 yrs. According to the bottle it will clean almost anything grease included. I threw it away then fished it back out of the trash and cleaned my whole bathroom with it, lol. Just to think it had been under the sink all that time. It served it's purpose well :) Try it, I plan on buying more. (11/29/2006)
For really difficult build-up, purchase TSP tri sodium phosphate at your local hardware store. This is great if you are planning on repainting. (11/30/2006)
I know exactly how you feel. Last year, I tried cleaning my cabinets also, I finally ended up just stripping the cabinets, refinishing them and we also put in new counter tops. My husband doesn't like it when I deep clean now. But since that time I came across a site www.rd.com/ that suggested baking soda. It's the Readers Digest site, click on Home and Garden. There is a world of info there. Good Luck. (11/30/2006)
By Jean in GA
Window cleaner is great for grease. Its hands down my favorite cleaner as it leaves a wonderful shine. Its the ammonia in the window cleaner that cuts the grease. The cheapest thing would be to add ammonia to water and just use that. Or add ammonia to an all purpose cleaner. Check out what it does for your appliances, sink, and stove!
Warm regards. (11/30/2006)
By Carol in PA
Ammonia is excellent for kitchen grease. I use it straight but may you want to dilute it in case it may harm the cabinets if they are wood. It also works fantastic getting the dust/grease off ceiling fans. (11/30/2006)
Thanks to you all for your tips. I used the simple green and the grease lightening and now my cabinets look like new. Thank you again, forever appreciated. By Ms. Clean from MI (11/30/2006)
Arm & Hammer Washing soda, non-toxic & cleans everything. Wear gloves though, it'll make your hands super dry. (11/30/2006)
In SA we have Handy Andy Oven cleaner - I am sure you will have something similar. It is a spray cleaner and I have used it very successfully to get years of old oil and grease marks off a kitchen of a house we bought. (12/01/2006)
For grease buildup on the floor besides the stove, I use fairy dish washing detergent. I pour it on the grease, let it work for 20 mins, then pour some hot water and clean with a rag. The floor is vinyl linoleum. (12/03/2006)
I have used Thunderblast on everything and it is the greatest. I have not been able to find it lately anywhere. Does anyone know who still carries it or if you have an old bottle, what the phone number is that is on it. I have called before. (01/20/2007)
I use the dawn foam dispenser, it works so great for grease, and you don't have to worry about harsh chemicals. I use it on my old stove top, it the only thing I have found that will clean away the gunk from around the burners. Just dispense it over the greased area, and let it sit for about 5 mins. then wipe with a damp sponge, and poof. It works so great and it's multipurpose, which is even better. (01/20/2007)
I have used Thunder Blast for everything and I cannot find it anywhere. I do have a phone number for Chrissy posted on 1/20/2007.
Manufacturers' Sales Agency, LLC
Knoxville, TN 37909
That's all that is on the bottle. (03/21/2007)
By Rhonda M
Thund'r Blast is being offered exclusively in your local Family Dollar store. Thank you for your continued support.
Manufacturers' Sales Agency, LLC.
By Manufacturers' Sales Agency, LLC.
My husband and I have been using Thund'r Blast for at least 6 or 7 years. Dollar General use to carry it. They stopped, so I called the number on the bottle; 888-353-3162. Months later we received a call from them telling us it would be in the Family Dollar stores. We did finally find it, but now they are out and no one knows if they will be continuing to stock it. We are desperate. We use it on everything from our clothes to our cars. Any help would be appreciated in helping us to find it. We would be willing to buy it by the case if we have to. (07/07/2007)
By Rena from Arkansas
I too was worried about grease build up on my kitchen cabinets. I google searched only to find that the "Greased Lightning" is the best. What should I say more? I rushed to the supermarket, got a bottle and sprayed, and the grease with an amber color flowed down like crazy, wiped it with paper towels. Problem solved! (07/21/2008)
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