3 Natural Cleaning Methods to Keep Your Kitchen Cabinets Clean

Anyone that has chosen to install custom kitchen cabinets knows that taking care of them and protecting their value is very important.  You do not want to take any commercial cleaning product to them because it could destroy their finish, stain your kitchen cabinets, or cause irreparable damage.  Fortunately, when it comes to keeping your custom kitchen cabinets clean, there are many natural and safe cleaning methods.  Below are 3 natural cleaning methods that will help you keep your kitchen cabinets clean.  As always, consult your cabinet manufacturer to ensure that these cleaning methods are approved for your unique custom kitchen cabinets.

1. Baking Soda and Water

Baking soda might be one of the most powerful and useful cleaning tools anyone can have in their home.  And, fortunately, most homes already have it in their pantry!  The DIY Network provides instructions on how to use baking soda and water to clean your kitchen cabinets, “For tough stain spots, create a paste using baking soda and water. Scrub with a sponge to remove the buildup and then rinse with water. If your cabinets have splattered tomato sauce or other stubborn food stains, this treatment might be the key to clean cabinets. You can follow this treatment up with the detergent and water solution for an even more thorough cleaning.”

2. Vinegar and Water

Vinegar is a powerful cleaning tool that is safe to use on most surfaces of your home and has no harsh or harmful chemicals like commercial cleaning products.  Simply mix a solution of 1 part vinegar and 1 part water together in a spray bottle and you have a great cleaner for your kitchen counters and your kitchen cabinets!  Spray the mixture on your cabinets and watch as the built up grease, dirt, spills and other residue comes easily off without damaging your cabinets.

3. Detergent and Water

Any gentle laundry or dish detergent can be mixed with water to make a safe and easy to use on your cabinets.  Mix 1 cup detergent with 2 cups of warm water, spray on the cabinets, and then wipe down with a wet rag.  Immediately wipe with a dry rag to avoid damaging your cabinets.