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Save Money and Time: Budget-Friendly Hacks for Cleaning Kitchen Appliances

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  • Lemi Shine

You’ve got the latest blender, the hottest air fryer, and a fun mini waffle maker – but have you given your trusted appliances the care they deserve lately?

Your kitchen gadgets are meant to save you time and money, and so should your cleaning products! On the hunt for a budget-friendly, efficient cleaner for all your appliances? We've got you covered!

Lemi Shine fam, meet our powerful citric acid-based Dish Soaps, specially formulated to tackle grease and stuck-on messes.

Let's break it down for you:

Juicer, Blender, Food Processor

After every use, rinse your appliance, fill it half full with warm water, and add a drop or two of our Dish Soap. Give it all a whirl for 15 to 30 seconds and rinse. Then, disassemble the appliance blades and lid parts, rinsing them well in hot water, and allow them to air dry completely before reassembling. Once done, unplug your appliance and wipe down the outside of the base with a clean cloth.

Pro-Tip: For those hard-to-reach spots, we recommend using a toothbrush!

Waffle Maker, Panini Press, Grill

Once the appliance has completely cooled, mix warm water with a drop or two of Dish Soap to dampen a clean, soft cloth. Use the cloth to wipe the entire cooking surface and any outside surfaces. For appliances with removable plates and trays, wash in hot, soapy water or place in the dishwasher if recommended by the manufacturer.

Portable Mixer

Wipe down the mixer each time you use it and periodically between uses. Wash beaters by hand unless they are stainless. 

Pro-Tip: Automatic dishwashers can discolor brushed aluminum, so be extra careful! Wipe the base with a damp cloth or sponge. You can loosen the buildup with a toothpick if the vent is clogged.

Toaster Oven and Toaster

Once the appliance has cooled, unplug and carry it to the sink. Pull down the crumb tray, letting the crumbs fall into the sink (or turn it upside down). Wipe the crumb tray and exterior with a soft cloth dampened with warm water and Dish Soap. For toaster ovens, wash the removable tray or toasting rack in hot soapy water, rinse, and remember to air dry after every use!

Air Fryer

Fill your sink with hot water and a few drops of Dish Soap, then let the pan and basket soak for about 10 minutes to soften any stuck-on food. Wipe the pan and basket with a scrubber sponge to remove food bits and grease buildup. Wipe down the outside of the air fryer with a damp cloth and the inside of the basket base. 

Pro-Tip: Never submerge the main body of the air fryer as it houses all the electronic components!

When you invest in the best appliances, maintaining their convenience and efficiency is key. Trust Lemi Shine's powerful cleaning solutions to keep them in perfect working order for years to come!

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