Literally a few decades ago,Microwave could only dream and fantasize on this topic. But from the moment of its appearance, not too little time passed, and the popularity of this "assistant" very quickly gained momentum. Almost every mistress dreams of having a microwave oven at home, and those who have already purchased, remain satisfied. Of course, microwave ovens have their ownpositive sides and negative. One of the negative aspects is that it still requires some kind of self-care. And sooner or later the hostess will be asked: "How to wash the microwave inside?" Of course, other questions will follow, for example, what means can be used to clean the microwave oven, and which ones are not desirable? How often does the care of yourself require a stove, etc.? But, despite the so-called shortcomings, microwave oven is still an indispensable assistant in the kitchen. After all, with its help you can not only warm up food, but also to defrost frozen foods, cook all kinds of dishes, and also bake cupcakes and other simple baked goods.
To date, many companies are engaged in the production of care products for microwave ovens
But first, a little about history. The creator and "father" of the first microwave oven was American Percy Spencer. Actually, he patented the oven in 1946, and the first furnace was released a year later, in 1947. The first microwaves were large enough, practically with human growth. It was used solely for defrosting products by servicemen and not for cooking. In the Soviet Union, microwave ovens began to be produced in the 1980s. Currently, both domestic furnaces and imported products are in demand. The producer and the quality of the goods each determines for himself, relying also on material possibilities.
So, how do you wash the microwave inside?
There is a sufficient number of various means and methods for this. Here each mistress determines for herself, what is closer to her and what she can afford.
Juice of citrus fruits clears the microwave and gives a light citrus flavor
To date, many companies are engaged in the production of care products for microwave ovens. As a rule, they are made in the form of gels or sprays.
In order to wash the microwave inside,it is necessary to apply the spray directly to the walls and bottom of the microwave oven. Then leave the product for a while, usually for no more than 5 minutes. During this time the tool has time to act. At the end of the allotted time, the spray should be removed from the surface first with a damp cloth and then wiped dry with a soft cloth.
Before using the spray, you need to pay attention to the precautionary measures. Usually the manufacturer advises to spray carefully to avoid penetration of the protective grilles.
Chemicals are designed for rapidwashing mikrovolnovki, they are easy to use. But they are not always cheap. Therefore, many landladies in order to save money, or simply having at home improvised means, use them to remove fat from the inner surface of the microwave. They are also doing their job well, but they are less expensive.
Folk remedies for microwave care
As mentioned above, improvised means at allnot inferior to chemical, besides they have one not unimportant advantage - they are not toxic, environmentally friendly, do not pose a danger in case of a poorly washed surface. So, what are these means?
Firstly, it is freshly squeezed juices, with juice of citrus fruits;
second, you can use citric acid;
Of course, the most pleasant way is tothe first, because, in addition to what it purifies, it also gives a light citrus flavor, not only inside the oven, but also throughout the kitchen. To implement the plan, you need 1-2 citrus, it all depends on the size of the fruit, if large enough to be alone. Then you need to cut it into pieces (shape and size do not matter), put it in a bowl and pour in a glass of water, put in a microwave, set the power to maximum and turn on for 5-20 minutes. At the end of the work, do not immediately take out the contents, for some time the dishwasher with citrus should stand inside. After that, the surface is wiped first with a damp sponge, removing accumulated grease and dirt, and then wipe with a dry cloth that absorbs moisture well.
Vinegar, undoubtedly, well splits frozen fat, but at the same time it gives off a very sharp aroma
Instead of fruits you can use the peel, the result will be the same, but the flavor is more.
In the absence of citrus, you can replace themcitric acid. All you need is a bag of citric acid and a glass of water. The acid dissolves in water, then the vessel with the prepared solution should be placed in the microwave. Citric acid very quickly cope with washing the microwave inside, the only drawback is the absence of citrus smell.
But also there will be no sharp odor arisingusually when using vinegar, as a means of caring for a microwave oven. Vinegar, undoubtedly, well splits frozen fat, but at the same time it gives off a very sharp aroma. Therefore, using it, it is necessary to remember good ventilation. Open the windows or turn on the hood.
Another means to care for the microwave ovenis baking soda. For this method, you need a tablespoon of baking soda and a glass of water. Soda is dissolved in water, put in a microwave, and it runs at full power for 20 minutes. After that, the inner surface is wiped, as in the above described methods.
Baking soda is put into the microwave, and it runs at full power for 20 minutes
And one more effective tool islaundry soap. Soap should be applied to a damp cloth, then with a napkin applied to the walls, aged for several minutes and wiped with a clean damp cloth, and then dry.
Of course, it should be noted that the problem is easierto warn, than then to struggle with it. Therefore, it is recommended after using the microwave to immediately wipe the inner surface, until the fat has not had time to solidify and accumulate in large quantities.