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Cleaning Induction Hob

Cleaning Ceremic/Induction Hob

Clean your glass ceremic / induction hob regularly, try to clean every time you use it. Avoid using abrasive sponges or scouring agents. Harsh chemical cleaners like oven sprays or stain removers are also unsuitable, as are bathroom or household cleaners. We advise you to use a list of recommended cleaners and substances from ceremic / induction hob manufacturers, to protect your induction/ ceramic hob against damage such as chipping.Ceremic induction1

Cleaning tips:

  1. To thoroughly clean your glass ceramic cooktop, first ensuring your hob is cold, simply scrape food deposits off with a suitable metal scraper or special sponge for glass ceramic hob.
  2. Once the glass ceramic/induction hob has cooled, put a few drops of a suitable cleaner on it and rub it on with a paper towel, a clean cloth or an approved cleaning sponge.
  3. Then wipe the glass ceramic/induction hob with a damp cloth and dry it with a clean cloth or an approved cleaning sponge.
  4. - Use the scraper at a shallow angle with smooth strokes
  5. - Always ensure cloths used are clean and non-abrasive

Tips for keeping your glass ceramic/induction hob shiny:

  • Use a burner that is the same size as your cookware.
  • Use cookware with smooth undersides to prevent them from scratching the glass induction hob.
  • When hot, keep cookware flat on the glass ceramic/induction hob. This enables the heat to be more effectively transferred.
  • If you use the ceramic/induction hob as a work surface when cold, make sure you wipe it clean to avoid any residue scratching.
  • Lift up your cookware when moving them around on the hob to avoid scratches

 

Published in Cleaning Tips
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 00:00

House Cleaning Tools - Essentials

Remember there's no point in doing a job if you can't do it right - and you can't do it right if you don't have the essential house cleaning tools that you need! A plumber cannot fix a leak without his tools and you cannot clean your house without the proper household cleaning tools. Buying better quality cleaning tools it’s important; they usually work better and last longer. Here are the necessary house cleaning tools to keep on hand:

Vacuum Cleaner

A good Vacuum is a number one must-have for every household. Vacuums prices are vary there are cheap and expensive ones, be sure to buy from a name you trust, a good brand! E.g. Henry, Dyson etc. If you're not sure, ask friends and family about theirs. Offer to vacuum a room in their home so that you can test it out! Or go to stores such as Dixons Retail Megastore and ask for Vacuums machine expert who can demonstrate a few Vacuums for you.

Broom

You definitely need a well-made broom for sweeping, as well as Dustpan to pick up a few dirt on floors. Use broom such as Vileda 2-in-1 which will gather dirt and dust in one sweep. The broom uses foam to collect fine dust, while the bristles collect particles and hair.

Dustpan and Brush

Use standard dust pan and brush set can deal with any kitchen situation from spilt food to broken crockery. Go with brush that has soft bristles for easy use and easy clean, sturdy plastic material will ensures longevity. dustpan1

Mop

You need a high quality mop. One that you can really push around without it snapping. Use either sponge mops, the kind with replaceable heads. Or some other people prefer cotton string mops. It’s definitely personal preference as longer as it does a good job.

Cleaning Cloths

You need plenty of Cleaning Cloths to clean effectively. You can purchase Microfibre cleaning cloths. These can be used for polishing, dusting, cleaning, wiping up, wiping down as household chores are endless, but at least they can be cheery with these different of microfibre cloths. They're practical too as it's easy to pick the right cloth for the job at a glance, and with no need for harsh chemicals.

Extendable Telescopic Duster

Extendable Dusters - some of these handy duster extends to 1.96m to allow cleaning in all harder to reach areas such as ceilings, pictures rails, skirtings, radiators, paintings etc to help you clean at home or even in the workplace.

Bucket

Use a bucket to store cleaning products and to carry from room to room and of course, to mop your floors. Brushes

Toilet Brushes for each bathroom.

An old toothbrush for getting into cracks and crevices, like around the knobs on the toilet seat and behind faucets. If you don't have an old one, grab a cheap one at the one pound shop.Paintbrushes of different shapes and sizes with good stiff bristles for dusting delicate items, wicker and lamp shades. Small scrub brush for cleaning tub and tile.

Rubber Gloves

You should always wear rubber gloves when cleaning. Not just because of germs but also to save your hands from chemicals.

Cleaning Solutions

There are many different cleaning products and tools on the market, each promising to help make house cleaning easier. However, in order to keep your home clean, you must choose cleaning products that works, effective and easy. Although everybody's cleaning needs are slightly different, for instance, a home with full wall-to-wall carpeting throughout will have different needs than one with hardwood floors. The basic good cleaning supplies do most of the work in your home, and the really good ones will limit the number of cleaning products you need to purchase. Take an inventory of your cleaning supplies now. Do you have what you need? If not, write it down. Does your mop need replacing? Make a point to buy a new one. Having the proper tools to clean will help you to clean your home properly. With the right tools you'll have your house or apartment clean in no time! If you still doubt ask Decent Cleaning.

Published in Cleaning Tips
Thursday, 06 June 2013 21:50

Cleaning Interior Oven

Cleaning Oven Interior

All ovens should be cleaned frequently with hot, soapy water. range interior

Non self-cleaning ovens

Oven door: For non self-cleaning ovens, use Oven Mate Cleaner. Apply oven cleaner with a damp sponge.(Tips from professional cleaners in Cambridge)
Oven racks and rack supports: Clean with hot, soapy water or use soft scrub cleanser. Remove before self-cleaning.
Oven interior surfaces: Use Oven Mate Cleaner. Follow manufacturer’s directions. For self-cleaning ovens,
remove oven racks and rack supports and follow self-clean instructions in the Use and Care Manual.
Never line the oven cavity with aluminum foil. It will melt on and permanently damage the surface.

Self-cleaning ovens

Oven interior surfaces: Remove oven racks and rack supports (Some types only) and follow self-cleaning instructions in the Use and
Care Manual.
The infrared broiler should never be cleaned. Any cleaner can damage the special mesh screen and/or the igniter.

This cleans most efficiently while still hot.

Roast & Rack Grills:

May be cleaned immediately after cooking is complete and before turning off the flame. Use a soft bristle brush to scrub the grill racks. Dip the brush frequently into a bowl of water. Steam is created as the water contacts the hot grate. The steam assists the cleaning process by softening the food particles. For thorough cleaning of the grill racks, use grill cleaner according to manufacturer’s directions and then soak 15 to 20 minutes in a hot water and mild detergent solution. After soaking, scrub with a blue scotch-brite pad. Do not use a steel wool pad or abrasive cleaners, for risk of damaging the porcelain finish. Dry thoroughly.

Oven trays:

Scrape off all burned on debris. Soak 15-20 minutes in a hot water and mild detergent solution. After soaking, scrub with a green scotch-brite pad. Oven trays can be also safe washed using a dishwasher.

Published in Cleaning Tips
Thursday, 29 March 2012 17:05

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Cleaning toilet bowl, removing heavy limescale & mould, cleaning oven, fridge freezer, vacuum carpet

Our End of Tenancy/Move-Out cleaning is carried out by our staff whose specialty are properties in need of a thorough deep clean either at the end of a tenancy or at the time tenants are moving in. Our teams are equipped with all the necessary chemicals, tools and equipment.
We realize how important for you tenant /landlord or letting agency is to have the property professionally cleaned and checked. We have carried out many of move in/out cleaning jobs in Cambridge and some of CB postcodes so far and know how to please property owners. We have created an extensive checklist reflecting the cleanliness standards required by major national UK letting agents and which our cleaners use at all times.

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