Removing Permanent Marker from Inside a DryerIf you accidentally get marker stains on the inside of your dryer, it is imperative to remove them entirely or they may stain your clothing. This is a page about removing permanent marker from inside a dryer.
Cleaning the Burners on a Gas StoveFood particles and grease build up on gas stove burners can effect your cooking and be unsightly. A clean burner will help with even heat distribution and the efficiency of your stove. This is a page about cleaning the burners of a gas stove.
Cleaning Heat Stains on Kitchen Stoves?Heat stains on ovens and stovetops can be a challenge to remove properly. This is a page about cleaning heat stains on kitchen stoves.
Cleaning Grease off a Deep FryerDry, cooked on grease can be tough to remove and deep fryers can spatter a lot. This is a page about cleaning grease off a deep fryer.
Removing Water Marks from Stainless Steel Dishwasher Front?While durable, stainless steel does have the disadvantage of showing water marks. This is a page about removing water marks from stainless steel dishwasher front.
Removing Burnt Food Stains on a Glass Top StoveThis is a page about removing burnt food stains on a glass top stove. While often easier to clean than traditional stoves, glass top stoves do have their own cleaning issues.
Removing Melted Plastic from a Stove Burner?It happens, the burner on the stove is still hot and you accidentally put a plastic bowl, spoon, or even a bag on the burner. Too late you get it off, but the damage is done. This is a page about removing melted plastic from a stove burner.
Cleaning Odors From a Travel Trailer...Occasionally after retuning home from a This is a page about cleaning odors from a travel trailer refrigerator. Occasionally after returning home from a camping trip you may forget to clean out the fridge in your travel trailer or to at least air it out.
Using Ammonia for Cleaning Oven RacksPlacing dirty oven racks in a plastic trash bag with some household ammonia is an effective method for cleaning them. This is a page about using ammonia for cleaning oven racks.
Cleaning Fabric Softener Build Up...This is a page about cleaning fabric softener build up from a washer. Fabric softener can build up and become a gooey mess in the dispenser on your washer.
Refrigerator Fan Blowing a Bad Smell?This is a page about refrigerator fan blowing bad smell. Odors in your refrigerator drip pan can be blown into your home by the fridge fan.
Cleaning Burnt Sugar on a Smooth Top StoveThis is a page about cleaning burnt sugar on a smooth top stove. Boiled over sugary foods can be difficult to clean off your smooth top stove.
Cleaning Ink Out of a DryerYou open the dryer door to find the colorful evidence of a pen that made it through the wash. This is a page about cleaning ink out of a dryer.
Cleaning a Smelly FreezerThis is a page about cleaning a smelly freezer. Cleaning the stench out of a freezer can be difficult especially if you have a lot of built up ice. With these tips you will have your freezer smelling fresh again.
Use Lemon and Baking Soda for Cleaning Your MicrowaveMicrowaving a water filled container, to which lemon slices and some baking soda has been added, is an effective way to clean the oven's interior. This is a page about use lemon and baking soda for cleaning your microwave.
Cleaning Steam Iron of Calcium DepositsUsing tap water in your steam iron can result in hard water deposits on your steam iron. Vinegar is a good product to use for this cleaning job. You can also try the paraffin method. This is a page about cleaning a steam iron of calcium deposits.
Cleaning a Stainless Steel RefrigeratorThis page is about cleaning a stainless steel refrigerator. Removing all the prints, streaks and film that collect on your refrigerator can be challenging.
Front Loading Washer Smells BadThis is a page about front loading washer smells bad. Because of their extremely tight seal, front load washers can be more prone to developing odors due to mold growth.
Badly Burnt Foreman Grill?What to do? I lent my daughter in law my Foreman Grill and I think she thought it was self cleaning, or was just too lazy. When she returned it, it looks worse then a outside grill. And she wonders why I don't go to her house for dinner. I have tried cleaning it with orange cleaner, vinegar and baking soda. I know I should not use chemicals on it. But, I don't want to buy a new one. Any suggestions. Rita
Rotten Egg Smell in a Front Loading WasherThis is a page about rotten egg smell in a front load washer. A foul odor coming from your washer is not a pleasant situation. Determining the source and cause are needed to eliminate the problem and prevent it from occurring in the future.
Cleaning a Microwave Over a StoveThis is a page about cleaning a microwave over a stove. Cleaning your over the stove microwave is a routine task. The interior and even the exterior can be splattered with food and grease. There are many ways to keep your oven clean.
Cleaning a PercolatorThis page is about cleaning a percolator. Coffee stains can be stubborn to remove from a pot.
Removing Yellow Stains from Inside a...This is a page about removing yellow stains from inside a microwave. Burning food in your microwave can often leave unsightly yellow stains that are difficult to remove.
Cleaning the Filter Screen in a Dishwasher?This is a page about cleaning the filter screen in a dishwasher. Food particles and hard water deposits can eventually stop up the filter in your dishwasher.
Cleaning a Freezer After a Power OutageThis is a page about cleaning a freezer after a power outage. A power outage can leave your freezer full of spoiled food. It is important to clean out the freezer and remove any odors before putting new food in it.
Cleaning a Fabric Softener DispenserA clothes washer's softener dispenser can develop a build up and become pretty gunky. This page is about cleaning a fabric softener dispenser.
Cleaning the Outside of a RefrigeratorThis is a page about cleaning the outside of a refrigerator. The exterior of your fridge can get pretty dirty from constant use.
Cleaning Your Burner's Drip PansThis is a page about cleaning your burner's drip pans. The drip pans on your range can get really messy. Once the spills burn on you have a challenging cleaning job ahead.
Cleaning Melted Plastic From a Smooth Cooktop...Accidents happen and sometimes plastic containers or packaging are placed on hot smooth top ranges. This is a page about cleaning melted plastic from a smooth cooktop range.
Cleaning a Refrigerator GasketHaving clean gaskets help your door to seal better. This page is about cleaning a refrigerator gasket.
Removing Grease in a Dishwasher?This is a page about removing grease in a dishwasher. When pans or dishes are not scraped properly, fat or shortening can leave a residue on everything in the load and the machine.
Cleaning Chemicals Burnt Into Microwave?Cleaning products used in a microwave can leave stains and odors, if the oven is inadvertently used prior to rinsing them off. This is a page about cleaning chemicals burnt into microwave.
Mold In a Washing Machine's Detergent Dispenser?How do I prevent mold from growing in my washing machine detergent dispenser. I clean it about every 2 weeks but it is still there and there are spots that I just can't get to.
Cleaning a Burnt MicrowaveThis is a page about cleaning a burnt microwave. Using too high a power setting or starting to heat your food and walking away, sometimes results in a burn marks in your microwave.
Melted Rubber Inside a Dryer?How do I remove melted rubber (from the sole of a tennis shoe) from inside of an electric dryer?
Cleaning a Tanning Bed?I have just got a tanning bed. I'm not sure what to clean it with. I don't want to buy the expensive cleaning stuff from the company ir possible. Any ideas?
Cleaning Nicotine Stains from the Exterior of a...This is a page about cleaning nicotine stains from the exterior of a refrigerator. Nicotine stains can get everywhere in a home where someone has smoked.
Removing Soap Scum from a Dishwasher?This is a page about removing soap scum from a dishwasher. Removing the built up residue in your dishwasher from detergents can seem daunting.
Removing Yellow Stains on AppliancesThe exterior and interior surfaces of appliances can become stained. Depending on the cause, many of these stains can be removed or diminished. This is a page about removing yellow stains on appliances.
Cleaning Permanent Marker on a RefrigeratorIf you or your kids have accidentally used a permanent marker on your fridge door, you should be able to remove it. This is a page about cleaning permanent marker on a refrigerator.
Cleaning Hard Water Stains in a Washing Machine Drum?This is a page about cleaning hard water stains in a washing machine drum. Hard water can leave deposits on the tub of your washing machine.
Cleaning Rotten Meat Odors from a...This is a page about cleaning rotten meat odors from a refrigerator. A power outage or a fridge that stops working can result in spoiled food.
Keeping Electric Range Drip Pans CleanThis is a page about keeping electric range drip pans clean. One way to not have to spend hours cleaning the drip pans on your range is to keep them clean.
Cleaning Black Refrigerator Doors?This is a page about cleaning black refrigerator doors. A vinegar solution seems to be one of the best ways to prevent streaks and smudges when cleaning refrigerator doors.
Cleaning an Enamel StovetopThis is a page about cleaning an enamel stovetop. When cleaning your enamel stovetop you want to use methods and products that will not damage the finish.
White Spots on a Glass Stove Top?White Spots on a Glass Stove Top. I need help removing white spots on a glass top stove? They have been there a while. I tried a razor but it did not work.
Rotten Fish Smell in Freezer?A fishy smell in an appliance can be a challenge to remove. This page is about rotten fish smell in freezer.
Removing Rust from Steam IronThis page is about removing rust from steam iron. Having rust in or on your iron can stain your clothing.
Wooden Spoon Burnt in Dishwasher?My wooden spoon burned in the dishwasher. I can't get the smoke smell out of the plastic dishes or from the machine. Is it safe to use dishes? How can I get rid of this smell?
Removing Spilt Milk Smell From Refrigerator?How do I get rid of a spilt milk smell. It is a stale smell from the inside of the fridge.
Spaghetti Sauce Stain In Dishwasher?My husband put a pan in the dishwasher that still had spaghetti sauce in it now my dishwasher is stained inside. can anyone recommend how to make it white again??
Removing Burnt Popcorn Smell and Stains from a...This is a page about removing burnt popcorn smell and stains from a microwave. Overcooking popcorn in the microwave can result in a burnt odor and staining.
Removing Candle Wax from Dishwasher?I put in some candle holders into my dishwasher and the wax melted and now all of my dishes come out with a waxy film. How can I get rid of the wax that is left over in my dishwasher?
Removing Gum from the DryerA wash day mess can happen if gum is left in a clothes pocket. This page is about removing gum from the dryer.
Cleaning a Smelly Washing MachineThis page is about cleaning a smelly washing machine. Stubborn odors sometimes develop in clothes washing machines.
Cleaning Aluminum Rings on Gas Stove Top?Does anyone have any non-toxic options for cleaning those aluminum/alloy rings that sit under the burners on gas stove tops? They are removable so I could soak them in something (hot soapy water doesn't cut it) - Any ideas?
White Film on a Glass Stovetop?This is a page about white film on glass stovetop. Although easier to clean than the traditional electric stovetop, a ceramic top still has its cleaning challenges.
Removing Rust on a RefrigeratorRefrigerators are expensive and can occasionally acquire bits of rust. This is a page about removing rust on a refrigerator.
Top Loading Washer Smells Musty?Frequently musty odors are associated with front loading washers, however a top loading model can also develop a musty smell. This is a page about top loading washer smells musty.
Gasoline Smell in a Washing Machine?I washed a towel full of diesel in the washing machine. I've washed clothes several times after that and the diesel smell is still on the clothes. I've put it on many empty cycles to wash it away but no luck. Can you help?
Cleaning Soap Scum Out of a Washing Machine?This is a page about cleaning soap scum out of a washing machine. Some detergents can leave a layer of soap scum inside your washing machine.
Cleaning Oven RacksThis is a page about cleaning oven racks. Cleaning your oven racks is no fun; it can be difficult to remove the burned on food drippings. Looking for easy ways to take on this often put off task?
Removing Lipstick From Inside a DryerThis is a page about removing lipstick from inside the dryer. Lipstick left in clothing can open in the dryer and leave messy streaks for your to clean out.
Cleaning a George Foreman GrillThis is a page about cleaning a George Foreman grill. Cleaning your George Foreman grill is actually quite easy, if you consistently follow a couple of simple steps.
Cleaning a DishwasherPeriodic cleaning of your dishwasher can help prevent odors. It will also ensure that you get many years of use out of it. This is a page about cleaning a dishwasher.
Cleaning Textured Appliances?This is a page about cleaning textured appliances. The textured finish on your appliances may reduce the appearance of fingerprints, but it can present its own cleaning challenges.
Musty Smell in a Front Loading WasherFront loading washers in particular can develop a musty odor. This is a page about how to remove and prevent musty smells in your front loading washing machine
Grease Build Up on Oven Control Panel?How can I remove grease from the control panel on my oven? It is black and grease has built up on it and I have tried a lot of different things. It is not a slick smooth surface, the surface is somewhat textured.
Removing Odors from the MicrowaveMicrowaves can pick up odors from the foods that you cook, especially if they get burnt. It is unappealing to use a microwave that smells bad. This is a page about removing odors from the microwave.
Cleaning Grease Out of a Washer and Dryer?This is a page about cleaning grease out of a washer and dryer. Sometimes oil and grease is not completely removed from work clothing in the wash and can get smeared on the dryer drum.
Homemade Cleaner for Glass Top StoveThis is a page about homemade cleaner for glass top stove. Rather than buy a commercial product to clean your smooth top stove, make your own.
Clean Your Iron with a Dryer SheetTo clean a sticky or dirty iron, try running it over a dryer sheet and then onto a paper towel. Continue this process with your iron on high until the sole plate is clean. This is a page about how to clean your iron with a dryer sheet.
Removing Dry Erase Marker from a RefrigeratorWhether the marker got on the fridge due to a slip of the hand when writing on a whiteboard, or as the result of your little artist, it can be removed. This is a page about removing dry erase marker from a refrigerator.
Cleaning a Top Load Washing Machine?This is a page about cleaning a top load washing machine. Clothes washers, whether front or top load, will periodically need cleaning.
Removing Burnt Smell From a MicrowaveWhen food gets burnt in a microwave it can leave behind a strong burnt odor that can be challenging to remove. This page shares advice about removing burnt smell from a microwave.
How Do You Clean a Breadmaker?The canister and paddle I can throw in the dishwasher, but what about the rest of the machine?
Cleaning a RotisserieThis is a page about cleaning a rotisserie. A rotisserie may seem difficult to clean, but if done soon after use and with the right cleaner it is easier.
Cleaning a Coffee PotWhen your metal or glass coffee pot has stains it can affect the flavor of the coffee. There are a variety of ways to remove them. This is a page about cleaning a coffee pot.
Can You Use Easy Off in a Self Cleaning Oven?Good grief. I cleaned my son's self-cleaning oven with Easy Off. Have I ruined the oven?
Cleaning The Back of The Refrigerator?I saw an article some years ago about a lady that moved out the refrigerator by herself to clean the coils as she had nobody to assist her. I would like to see that reprinted. Thanks!
Using Totally Awesome Cleaner for Washing Machines?Is LA's totally awesome all purpose concentrate cleaner degreaser spot remover able to clean the washer for odd smells too? I have to get a funky stinky smell out of the washer before I can't wash my clothes anymore! It's getting ''''nasty!
Adding Scent to Vacuum Cleaner?What can I use to make my vacuum bag smell better?
Keep Refrigerator Coils CleanIn 2021, we used more electric (kWh) than we did the year before, causing our electric bill to be over $200.00 more for the year. I have been trying to figure out why. Recently, I noticed that our 1994 refrigerator was not cooling like it should and when the milk soured way before the expiration date, I knew something was wrong. I started searching the internet to see how much it was going to cost to get a new refrigerator.
Deep Clean Your Microwave/Oven When Changing ClocksWhen I went to set my clocks ahead in the kitchen, I took the time to thoroughly clean the microwave. It gets wiped down pretty regularly but there was a surprising amount of greasy dust on the top and bottom. It's over our stove so I removed the vent fan filters and gave them a rinse too. I plan to do my oven this weekend so it is clean and ready for Thanksgiving and holiday baking.
Exterminating Bugs From a MicrowaveMicrowaves can become a haven for unwelcome pests and it could be difficult to eradicate them. They can hide in the internal workings, which will require a pesticide or disassembly in order to evict them.
Remedy for Odor from Front Load Washing Machine?After using the washing machine I keep the door ajar. Several hours or longer later there is a musty odor from the machine and in the inside. Any solutions? The machine is three years old and besides that I really like it.
Cleaning a Glass Cook Top?Can I use baking soda to clean my glass cook top?
Removing Items Stuck to Freezer Shelf?On occasion food items and plastic bags of food can get stuck to a freezer shelf. Two good ways to try and remove them are using a blow dryer or very warm water.
Removing Fabric Dye Stain on a Stove?Fabric dyes are not always stable. If you have a towel or other fabric item that transfers dye to your stovetop check out the suggestions on this page for removing it.
Removing Old Fabric Softener Stick On Bars from Dryer?To remove fabric softener stick on bars from your dryer you will likely need to use a two step process. The steps for removal and suggestions for solvents that will remove the remaining adhesive are found on this page.
Cleaning a Mister Coffee Maker?How do I clean a Mister Coffee machine?
Clean Fridge And Freezer Interior With PeroxidePeroxide is a good alternative to baking soda for cleaning your fridge and freezer. This page contains the details for using this cleaning method.
Removing Moldy Smell from Inside Bread Maker?How can a moldy smell be removed from the inside of a bread maker?
Using Paper as Refrigerator Mats?Can I use paper instead of fridge mats in my fridge?
Preventing Mold Growth on a Freezer Kept on a Porch?I have a deep freezer that we keep outside on our back porch. I clean it and after a couple of days it gets wet on top of the freezer and green. How do I keep it clean?
How to Clean a Vacuum Cleaner Brush RollThread, yarn, and hair can become tightly wrapped around the brush roll on your vacuum. Using scissors or a seam ripper can help make cleaning it easier. This is a page about how to clean a vacuum cleaner brush roll.
Cleaning Porcelain Stove GratesKeep your gas stove grates looking clean and new with the tips in this page. Ammonia is often recommended. This is a page about cleaning porcelain stove grates.
How to Sanitize a Bread Machine?Cleaning a bread machine involves two steps. First remove the bread pan and wash thoroughly. For the interior you can use a warm soapy cloth that is wrung nearly dry, then rinse and repeat as needed. An older or second hand one may require some elbow grease as well. This is a page about how to sanitize a bread machine.
Removing Lighter Fluid Smell in Dryer?My partner left a lighter in his pocket and after washing his clothes I put them in the dryer and now every time I use the dryer the clothes come out smelling of lighter fluid and it's disgusting. What can I do to get rid of the smell?
Keeping Blender Buttons CleanThe buttons on blenders and other small appliances can get very dirty over time. This page contains tips for keeping blender buttons clean.
Cleaning a Hamilton Beach Coffee MakerOver time, coffee can leave ugly brown stains on your coffee maker, requiring regular thorough cleaning to keep it looking new. This is a page about cleaning a Hamilton Beach coffee maker.
How to Clean a Room Air ConditionerStagnant water can let mold grow and cause the air conditioner to blow unhealthy, smelly air. Be sure to check your warranty before cleaning your AC unit. This page is about how to clean a room air conditioner.
Refrigerator Care and Cleaning TipsNext time you scrub out your refrigerator, scrub it with baking soda added to your water. It gives it a clean fresh smell. Then, remove the lid of the baking soda box and place it in the back to absorb odors.
Cleaning Stainless Steel AppliancesKeeping your stainless steel sparkling and streak free can be a challenge. This page is about cleaning stainless steel appliances.
Cleaning Your Hair DryerDust can clog the motor, and shorten its life. I used a combination of a vacuum cleaner and an old toothbrush to clean mine.
Cleaning a StovetopThis morning, the weather was cool and I thought it would be a good time to clean the top of the kitchen stove. The large eye gets used a lot and over a period of time the stove top looks awful with baked on grease around the stove eye. To remove it, I use Easy Off Heavy Duty Oven Cleaner.
Cleaning the Clothes Dryer FilterWhen cleaning the lint filter on my dryer (which I do before every load), I use a small, damp paper towel. I have found that this works better than me licking the tips of my fingers to do it. The damp paper towel removes the lint better and cuts down on the dust that cleaning the filter creates.
Polish Stainless Steel Appliances With...An easy way to clean and polish stainless steel appliances is with vegetable oil and a rag. Dampen the rag with some vegetable oil, wipe down the appliance and it will shine like new.
Cleaning a Gas Oven with Ammonia?Is it safe to use ammonia to clean a gas oven?
Removing a Dryer Sheet Stuck to Drum in Gas Dryer?There is a dryer sheet stuck to my gas dryer drum. I was able to pull part of the sheet off, but now a sticky layer remains! What is the best way to remove this residue?
Removing a Gasoline Odor from a Front Load Washer?Can I user Awesome to repair my front load washer that now smells like gas after running a gas soaked piece of clothing through it instead of throwing it away.
Removing Yellow Drip Lines Off the Front of a Washer?I've tried everything from bleach to erasers to get these yellow drip lines off the front of my washer. I mean I've really scrubbed. Could there be anything to to remove these stains or is it old age stains?
Cleaning the Outside of a Refrigerator?My problem is with the fridge door handle and the outside of the door. The only thing is that it is close to the stove so there are grease spots, and it is giving me the dickens to clean. I have even tried Brillo, but that tends to take the finish off, so I stopped that. Does anyone have any suggestions? I can't stand a dirty fridge.
Cleaning Grease Off a Gas Dryer Drum?Anyone know how to clean grease from a gas dryer drum please?