Cleaning a Refrigerator GasketHaving clean gaskets help your door to seal better. This page is about cleaning a refrigerator gasket.
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 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 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.
Cleaning a Moldy RefrigeratorAfter a power outage or malfunction a refrigerator that had food in it is not a pretty site. Mold can grow rapidly in these conditions. This is a page about cleaning a moldy refrigerator.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 a Gas Oven?Cleaning an oven, while necessary, is probably one of the least exciting household cleaning jobs. This is a page about cleaning a gas oven.
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.
Deodorizing a Non-Removable Refrigerator Drip Pan?This is a page about deodorizing a non-removable refrigerator drip pan. When you can't remove and clean the drip pan in a refrigerator, you may need to get creative to remove the scum and goo.
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 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.
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 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.
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 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?
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.
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.
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
Removing Rust on a RefrigeratorRefrigerators are expensive and can occasionally acquire bits of rust. This is a page about removing rust on a refrigerator.
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.
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.
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
How Do I Remove Diesel Smell from the Dryer?How can I get diesel smell from my dryer? My husband washed his soaked jeans then put them in the dryer.
Cleaning a PercolatorThis page is about cleaning a percolator. Coffee stains can be stubborn to remove from a pot.
Cleaning Spills on a Smooth Top StoveWhile there may be no more grates, elements, or drip pans to clean, food still gets on your smooth top stove. Once it dries or cooks, on these spills can be difficult to remove without damaging the surface. This is a page about cleaning spills on a smooth top stove.
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.
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 a Front Loading Washing MachineFront loaders are becoming the washing machine of choice for many families, but they do have specific cleaning issues that can cause odors. This is a page about cleaning a front loading washing machine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Exterminating Bugs From A MicrowaveHave you ever gotten a roach or any other type of bug inside the workings of your microwave and didn't know what to do? Well I found out an easy way to kill anything crawling around in there.
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 Smooth Top StoveThe smooth top stove has eliminated the dreaded job of cleaning burners and drip pans. However, this surface does have its own challenges and precautions for cleaning. This is a page about cleaning a 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 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.
Using Acetone In Microwave?I'm concerned about using acetone in my microwave. Is it dangerous to use in a device meant for cooking?
Cleaning a Coffee Pot Burner?Your coffee pot burner needs to cleaned from time to time. This is a page about cleaning a coffee pot burner.
Removing Stains on Refrigerator Seals?The seals in my fridge have rust like spots. It is only 2 years old. How do I clean them? I have tried baking soda and other cleaners. Any hints? It looks really bad.
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.
Aluminum Foil Stuck to the Bottom of My Oven?I have some aluminum foil that accidentally got "baked" onto the oven bottom; any ideas to get it off? Everything I've tried hasn't worked for me. Thank you.
Cleaning Stainless Steel AppliancesKeeping your stainless steel sparkling and streak free can be a challenge. This page is about cleaning stainless steel appliances.
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.
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 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.
Cleaning Stove GratesThis is a page about cleaning stove grates. Cast iron, enamel or ceramic gas stove grates can become dirty with burned on foods.
How to Get Rid of Musty Smells in a Washing MachineIf your washing machine is smelly, don't worry, it is simple to fix. Get tips for getting rid of musty smells in a washing machine in this page.
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.
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.
Cleaning a Toaster OvenThis a page about cleaning a toaster oven. If your toaster oven gets lots of use then you probably have to clean it regularly.
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.
Clean Your Dishwasher with TangTang powdered orange drink can help remove the hard water spots inside your dishwasher. This is a page about clean your dishwasher with Tang.
Using Ammonia as an Oven CleanerAmmonia is useful in cleaning the burned on food and grease off of your oven walls and racks. This is a page about using ammonia as an oven cleaner.
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 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 a Smelly Dishwasher?If your dishwasher has food particulatesleft over in it, that food can rot and begin to smell bad. This is a page about cleaning a smelly dishwasher.
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.
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.
Fixing a Clogged Fabric Softener DispenserThis is a page about fixing a clogged fabric softener dispense. The very nature of fabric softener creates the potential for clogged dispensers.
Removing Hard Water Stains Inside DishwasherThis is a page about removing hard water stains inside the dishwasher. The hard white chalky buildup in your dishwasher can be difficult to remove. There are a number of ways to clean this off.
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.
How to Clean an Electric KettleTo clean the inside of your electric tea kettle you can boil a lemon a couple of times. Boiling a mixture of white vinegar and water and then allowing it to sit for 10 or 15 minutes also works well. This is a page about how to clean an electric kettle.
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.
Burnt Milk on a Smooth Top Range?Burnt Milk on a Smooth Top Range. I have a smooth top range. While boiling water and milk it overflowed causing it to burn into the eye. I used a cleaner and scrubbed it but it didn't take off the burnt liquid.
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 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.
Removing a Smoke Stain on a Enamel...This is a page about smoke stain on enamel stovetop. A baked on stain on a stovetop can be difficult to remove.
Cleaning Electric Stove BurnersThis is a page about cleaning electric stove burners. Electric stove burners can be a chore to clean.
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.
Cleaning a Self Cleaning Oven By Hand?Is it safe to use ammonia in a self-cleaning oven to clean without heating it up? I'd like to clean by hand, but don't know what to use.
Garlic Smell In My Fridge?How do I get the smell of garlic out of my refrigerator and freezer?
Removing Yellow Stains from a Juicer?How can I remove carrot stains from a juicer?
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.
Cleaning a Smelly Washing MachineThis page is about cleaning a smelly washing machine. Stubborn odors sometimes develop in clothes washing machines.
Removing Rust from a Meat Grinder?This is a page about removing rust from a meat grinder. Your meat grinder might develop rust, if not dried well or due to moisture where it is stored.
Washer Door Damaged by Goof Off?Goof Off is a potent solvent that may damage the thing you are trying to clean, especially if it is made of plastic or coated with plastic. This is a page about washer door damaged by Goof Off.
Cleaning a Sharp Carousel Convection Oven?I have a Sharp Carousel Convection/Microwave oven and I love it except for cleaning it. The inside of it is metal. I guess stainless steel. It doesn't say in my manual how to clean this. Food has spattered and it looks filthy. I have used the Magic Eraser and everything else I can think of.
Cleaning Grease Off a Refrigerator?This is a page about cleaning grease off a refrigerator. Your kitchen can be a greasy environment, leaving residue on appliances, counters, and cabinets.
Removing Eyebrow Wax from the Microwave?How do I remove eyebrow wax from the inside of my microwave oven?
Removing Odors from a DishwasherThis is a page about removing odors from a dishwasher. Dishwashers can develop unpleasant odors for a variety of reasons, including bits of food trapped near the drain.
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.
Magic Eraser to Clean IronIf you have built up gunk on your iron and absolute foolproof method to clean it is a Magic Eraser. I have tried lots of things through the years but this works amazingly well.
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?
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?
Plastic Spoon Burnt in Dishwasher?A plastic spoon fell on the heating coil in my dishwasher during the drying cycle and melted it. There is now a burned smell in the washer and in my plastic dishes. How can I remove the smell?
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 Stains on a Smooth Stove TopThis is a page about cleaning stains on a smooth stove top. Smooth top or ceramic stoves are generally easier to clean than the traditional electric range top. They do, however, have their own cleaning challenges.
Removing Odors from a Clothes Dryer?This is a page about removing odors from a clothes dryer. Occasionally something is dried in the dryer that leaves a lingering odor.
Smell Out of Washer?How do I get rid of the smell of white spirits in the washing machine and clothes?
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.
Removing Rust from Steam IronThis page is about removing rust from steam iron. Having rust in or on your iron can stain your clothing.
Cleaning a Water and Ice Dispenser on Refrigerator Door?I have a refrigerator with an ice/water dispenser in the door. I have used several cleansers (Comet, bleach, etc.) and am unable to make them appear clean. Does anyone else have this problem?
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?
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 a MicrowaveYour microwave probably gets a lot of use and needs to be cleaned regularly. This is a page about cleaning a microwave.
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 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.
Airing Out the Washing MachineSome high efficiency washers have a bad smell inside. Rather than leave the door hanging open to air out (and risk hitting into it or a pet or child climbing inside and having it shut) I thought, for safety...
Cleaning a StovetopThis is a page about cleaning a stovetop. The top of a range can develop stubborn baked-on spills that can be difficult to remove.
Cleaning Your K-Cup Coffee MakerThose of us who have a K-cup coffee maker know how important it is to keep it running smoothly. Cleaning it regularly is a must. One year on Christmas morning, I learned the hard way, with several guests wanting coffee, and a machine that was on strike because it needed to be cleaned. I now make a point of cleaning it on the 1st day of each month.
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.
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.
Cleaning Burned Grease Off of Stove Elements?How do I clean burned on grease on my heating elements on my stove?
Cleaning a Gas Oven with Ammonia?Is it safe to use ammonia to clean a gas oven?
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.
Cleaning a Glass Cook Top?Can I use baking soda to clean my glass cook top?
Covering Lemon in MicrowaveCan you put the plastic cover on when steaming?
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.