You may believe that cleaning under the sink is pointless, but it is one of the dirtiest areas in the house, especially if you keep your garbage bin there. Kitchen cleaning supplies, outdated sponges, dish soap overstock, and other miscellaneous items frequently end up under the kitchen sink. Chemicals, leaking faucets, soap spills, rubbish, mildew, and food particles can all accumulate under the sink, causing it to smell musty and dirty. If you have a nasty feeling every time you open the cupboard under your sink, it is time to clear everything out and start over.
Tips for cleaning cabinets
A functional place is free of clutter. Remove everything from under your kitchen sink and properly clean it once you are ready to organise it. Any water leaks, rust stains, or odd dirt under the sink must be cleaned up. Wipe down any cleaning supplies or bottles that you take out. Discard all unwanted or used objects. Spray it down with a disinfectant and a cleaner that is safe, then wipe it dry. The stains will be so hard to get rid of. So the best option is to hire a professional house cleaning service to make this job easier. Consider lining the cabinet with a strong shelf liner to prevent it from scratches and spills (as well as to make it look attractive).
Use available space wisely
Put some organisers in the sink before you start loading everything back in. This will help you make the most of the space you have. Working under a sink necessitates manoeuvring around pipes and other impediments. If you have the space, invest in a two-tiered organiser. By utilising vertical space adjacent to the drain pipe that would otherwise be wasted, more space for extra dish soap and cleaning supplies will be available.
Use the cabinet doors
If you have the space, install some cabinet door organisers before closing the cleaned cupboard. Utilise all available storage space, including the cabinet door. Purchase small containers and attach them to the inside of the door to keep items such as soap, sponges, and hand towels. It is much easier to find what you are looking for without having to rummage through all of your other cleaning materials.
Clean out the trash
Some people keep their garbage can under the sink in the kitchen. If you have enough space, it is an excellent method to keep it out of the way. Make sure to empty the garbage cans on a regular basis. When it is hidden, it is simple for it to fall out of sight and out of mind. Keep some garbage bags hidden in the bottom of the trash bin to make emptying it easier. This also helps to save space.
Put everything back
Place the goods you need to put under the sink back in their proper places. Only keep items in the sink that will not ooze or leak and will not be destroyed if the sink spills. A revolving shelf can keep items within easy reach so you don’t have to reach too far back into the cabinet to find what you need.
Often we tend to forget about cleaning out the cabinet under the sink. It will continue to accumulate dirt and grime along with unwanted trash so if you do not feel like cleaning it yourself, hire a good house cleaning company to do it.