How To Clean A Microwave With Lemon And Vinegar

It’s essential to clean your microwave because all of the food that pops around and create dirty bacteria. Natural Cures on YouTube explains how to clean your microwave with simple products such as lemon and vinegar. I know it can get rough in the microwave especially if you use it frequently at home. The splatters of food and grease inside of the microwave can contaminate your food from the residue. It’s unhealthy to have gross leftover food particles from past microwaving sit in there. Plus, it can be embarrassing to have a dirty microwave in your house if you have other guests or family members using it too.


  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • lemon
  • towel
  • small microwavable glass bowl


First, fill a small glass bowl with water and white vinegar. Microwave the vinegar water for about 5 minutes on high. Let the mixture sit in the microwave for about 3 minutes.

Easy Ways To Clean A Microwave - Lemon and Vinegar To Clean Microwave - Kitchen Cleaning Hacks
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Next, the dirt inside will soften so take a paper towel or clean cloth to remove all the dirt. Clean the turntable and its support in the sink with dish soap and a sponge. Wait until they are cold before washing them to avoid cracking the glass. Continue to watch Natural Cures tutorial on YouTube on how to remove the odors from your microwave with lemons.

How To Remove Odors From Microwave - Remove Odors From Microwave With Lemon
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Overall, vinegar is a great natural product for cleaning because it acts as a degreaser and disinfectant. You can use a soft damp towel and a few drops of dish soap to clean the outside exterior of the microwave. Also, this tutorial has another part on how to remove odors from the microwave using lemons. So, with all of these kitchen cleaning tips and tricks, keep the microwave clean and deodorized with natural ingredients.

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