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Tips on Cleaning Terracotta Dishes

Posted on May 7, 2013 by in Cleaning Advice | 0 comments

Terracotta Dishes

You can prepare wonderful meals in terracotta dishes but they can become glazed pretty easily. There are just some spots that won’t come out with regular washing. Truth be told, you won’t be able to find useful information or tips on cleaning terracotta dishes. That’s because people aren’t using them that often anymore. And others don’t even have any idea of their existence. So, here is what you need to do in order to fully clean your terracotta dishes.

Cleaners Barbican – http://gocleanerslondon.co.uk/domestic-cleaning/central-london/barbican-ec2/ – suggest the following method but first you’ll have to gear up. You probably have these things at home, though. You will need the following things:

  • White vinegar (distilled);
  • Tap water;
  • Stiff-bristled brush;

Usually, it is best to clean a dish immediately after you’ve finished a meal but who wants to clean when his belly is full? Take the terracotta dishes to the sink and prepare a cleaning solution by mixing 1 cup of hot water with 1 cup of white vinegar. If the stains are inside the dish then prepare the cleaning solution directly in it. If there are stains outside the dish then it would be best to fill the entire sink with the cleaning solution. Let the dishes soak for at least 30 minutes. When the water cools down you can scrub the dishes using the stiff-bristled brush. The stains should come out very easily. After that, rinse the dishes with water and let them air dry before you put them in your kitchen cabinet.

For particularly tough stains you should let the dishes soak overnight. But this time add a cup of baking soda to the cleaning solution. This will dramatically increase the cleaning power. In the morning, give them the usual scrubbing and you’re done. Keep in mind that the condition of your dishes also depends on how clean your oven is. An oven that is used too many times and not cleaned even once starts to accumulate greasy build-up on it’s inside walls. This is bad in several ways. It can affect the taste of the food you’re preparing and can compromise the efficiency of your oven.

Either order domestic cleaning in London for your home or try the following oven cleaning method. Mix some water and baking soda in order to create a thick paste. Preheat your oven a little bit – you only need it to be a little bit warmer. Apply the baking soda paste to the inside walls of the oven and wait for it to dry. After that, use a wooden spatula to remove the baking soda film. You will see that your oven is perfectly clean after that!

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