Keep sponges, plastic scrubbers, and dish mops clean and fresh smelling: occasionally, run them through a dishwasher load in the top rack.(Tips from cleaning service section)
Soak-and-dissolve is still the easiest way to loosen dried on foods on the floor, table, and counters. But if you are the impatient type, a plastic windshield ice scraper is good for snooping them off.
To keep a butcher block worktop clean and fresh, scrape off all waste after each use and rub it with salt or a baking soda paste every now and then
After cutting onions or garlic on a wood surface, rub it with a slice of freshly cut lemon. Rinse and wipe dry.
Every few days—or immediately after cutting meat or poultry—wipe down your food preparation surfaces with hot soapy water to discourage bacteria. Rinse thoroughly and wipe dry.
Get rid of those pesky purple price marks that transfer from containers onto worktops. Rubbing alcohol quickly erases them.
Rub worktop stains, such as mustard, tea, or fruit juice, with baking soda and a damp cloth or sponge. If the stain persists, wipe it with a cloth moistened with a little chlorine bleach.