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How do you clean your microwave?

I usually place a soaked sponge in for 30minutes and then wipe.

Open to more suggestions though.

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Liveyourlifeval

Asked by Liveyourlifeval at 4:18 PM on Jun. 18, 2011 in Home & Garden

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Answers (14)
  • U usually give my husband a thing of wipes and some gloves lol.
    emmyandlisa

    Answer by emmyandlisa at 4:20 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • 30 minutes or 3 minutes?

    I put a sponge sprayed thoroughly in cleaning solution in for 5 minutes. Once the sponge is cool enough to handle, I wipe everything down.

    I think this is the best way. Once when I was younger & stupider, sprayed the inside of the microwave directly & it damaged it. Lesson learned!
    sweetpotato418

    Answer by sweetpotato418 at 4:21 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • I use warm soapy water.
    Simplicity3

    Answer by Simplicity3 at 4:21 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • i heat up a bowl of vinegar for 1min and then wipe it down! works like a charm!
    Caroline2010

    Answer by Caroline2010 at 4:21 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • i say, ''HONEY, i can't reach this darn microwave. would you PLEASE do it for little o' me?"

    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 4:46 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • I put a lemon in a bowl of water in the microwave for 10 min and it cleans easy.
    Bubbie0809

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 4:49 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • A cup with water and 1/2 fresh lemon on high for about 5 mins and any dried-on food splashes should wipe off and it smells really fresh.
    ItsHalfFull

    Answer by ItsHalfFull at 5:50 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • Oops! Same as bubbie ;0)
    ItsHalfFull

    Answer by ItsHalfFull at 5:52 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • I do the vinegar as well. Heat it up in the microwave for a minute, then use it and a sponge and go to town. Warm vinegar doesn't smell that good, but it sure cleans wonderfully.
    Eviesmommy

    Answer by Eviesmommy at 6:25 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • Vinegar like everyone else-
    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 6:34 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

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