How to Clean Your Range Hood Filter

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Your Range Hood Filter Is Covered with Grease and Here’s How to Clean It. When is the last time you cleaned your range hood filter? Some people don't even think to clean this part of the stove, but you'd be surprised at just how dirty it gets. The range hood filter absorbs all the smoke and grease created from cooking, with the filter stopping the greasy particles from going into the fan. You range hood filter should be cleaned about twice a year, and more often if you fry a lot of foods. Some people just go out and purchase a new hood filter, but these simple cleaning tips will save you from having to do that. You might also notice that if you cook with cast iron that the range hood filter gets dirtier quicker, so you may have to clean more often if you use cast iron to cook. This short and informative kitchen cleaner tutorial will show you natural kitchen cleaners, and the best cleaning products for kitchen range hood filters that you can use. One kitchen cleaner that you can use is oxy clean mixed with hot water. You could also try using a degreasing solution or enzyme cleaner to get rid of the grease.

Start by filling a bucket with boiling water and adding in the oxy clean, then soak the range hood filter in the oxy clean and boiling water mixture for about ten to thirty minutes. For stubborn spots, you can use a scrub brush or bristle brush to help remove the grease. Another idea for cleaning your range hood filter is to lay the filter down on an old towel and use a steam cleaner. Directing the steam cleaner on the grease stains will remove and leave it looking like new again. You can also use a cookie sheet and lay down some newspaper over top the baking sheet. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit and put the filter overtop the newspaper and let bake in the hot oven for between 30 to 60 minutes. While the range hood is out, you can take the opportunity to clean the fan with some degreaser and scrub with a sponge. For stubborn stains you can use some mineral oil to scrub the stains.

These range hood kitchen cleaner ideas use nontoxic products that you can feel safe using around your family, and know that they are safe for the environment. It seems that more and more people are trying to stay away from kitchen cleaner products that are toxic and contain ingredients that you don't feel safe using. Some of the best cleaning products for kitchen are simple ingredients that you already have in your pantry. Ingredients like white distilled vinegar, baking soda and lemon juice all work to help get your kitchen looking clean again. Using safe natural kitchen cleaners is a smart move and one that you can feel good about. Besides, using lemons for your cleaning projects leaves your house smelling lemony fresh and clean, and you don't have to be afraid of breathing it in. For whatever cleaning project you have, there is sure to be natural kitchen cleaners that will get the job done. This short video tutorial on natural kitchen cleaners to clean your range hood filter can be found on the "Clean My Space" YouTube channel. This site has all sorts of little cleaning video that have been watched over 60,000,000 in 165 countries. On this site you will the host Melissa, offering up all sorts of cleaning tips from kitchen cleaner ideas, natural kitchen cleaners, the best cleaning products for kitchen and so much more. *

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