A Detailed Guide on Cleaning and Maintaining Household Appliances

A Detailed Guide on Cleaning and Maintaining Household Appliances

Are you ready to give your household appliances a spring refresh?

As the seasons change, it’s important to ensure that your appliances are clean and well-maintained for optimal performance. In this guide, we will provide you with a step-by-step process to clean and maintain your household appliances. We’ll also introduce you to some fantastic products that can help you achieve remarkable results. Let’s dive in and make your appliances shine!

Cleaning and Maintaining Kitchen Appliances

The Refrigerator

Start with the heart of your kitchen – the refrigerator. Here’s how to clean and maintain it:

  1. Empty the refrigerator and remove all shelves and drawers.
  2. Wash the shelves and drawers with Easy Oxy to deodorize and clean any hard surfaces.
  3. Wipe down the interior walls as well as the door gaskets.
  4. Vacuum the condenser coils to remove dust and debris. Be careful not to bend or damage anything.
  5. Clean the exterior using Easy Oxy as well. For extra protection against fingerprints and watermarks, apply Finito Ultimate finishing spray.
  6. Reassemble the shelves and drawers, and restock the refrigerator with fresh, organized items.

The Oven and Stovetop Appliances

Next up, let’s tackle the oven and stovetop:

  1. Remove oven racks and soak them in warm, soapy water. Use a plastic scraper to remove any stubborn residue.
  2. Clean the interior walls of the oven by sprinkling baking soda and spraying with water until a paste forms. Let it sit for 30 minutes, then wipe away with a damp cloth.
  3. Clean the stovetop by removing grates and burner caps. Soak them in warm, soapy water and scrub away any grease or stains. Easy Oxy is also a degreaser and would work well to remove any tough grease.
  4. Wipe down the stovetop surface with Easy Oxy.
  5. Use a microfiber cloth and Easy Oxy to clean the exterior surfaces of the oven and stovetop. Apply Finito Ultimate for added protection and to repel fingerprints and watermarks.
  6. Reassemble the oven racks and burner caps once they are dry and enjoy a sparkling clean cooking space.

The Dishwasher

To keep your dishwasher running efficiently, follow these steps:

  1. Empty the dishwasher and remove any food debris from the bottom.
  2. Wipe down the interior walls and door with Easy Oxy as well.
  3. Inspect the spinning arms for clogs and remove any debris.
  4. Run a cycle with a dishwasher cleaner to remove any buildup or odors.
  5. Clean the exterior with a microfiber cloth and Easy Oxy. Apply Finito Ultimate for a streak-free shine.
  6. Load the dishwasher with dirty dishes and enjoy the convenience of a clean and well-maintained appliance.

Cleaning and Maintaining Laundry Appliances

The Washing Machine

Don’t forget to give your washing machine some attention:

  1. Run a cycle with hot water and vinegar to remove any lingering odors. Don’t get vinegar near stone surfaces though as it could cause damage.
  2. Wipe down the detergent dispenser drawer and remove any buildup.
  3. Clean the rubber gasket with warm, soapy water and a toothbrush.
  4. Use Easy Oxy to clean the exterior of the washing machine.
  5. Leave the door open after each use to prevent mold and mildew buildup.

The Dryer

Maintain your dryer for optimal performance:

  1. Remove the lint trap and clean any lint buildup.
  2. Clean the lint vent with a vacuum or a long brush.
  3. Wipe down the exterior of the dryer with a microfiber cloth and Easy Oxy.
  4. Ensure proper ventilation by checking the dryer duct for any obstructions.


Congratulations! You’ve now successfully cleaned and maintained your household appliances for the spring season. By following this detailed guide and using products like Easy Oxy and Finito Ultimate from MB Stone, you can be confident that your appliances will function optimally and look their best. Remember to repeat these steps regularly for long-lasting performance. Now sit back, relax, and enjoy the fresh and sparkling atmosphere of your home!