Toasters are great helpers during breakfast, lots of people love toasts for breakfast, but not most of them know how to clean all the crumbs that are accumulated in it.
You need to understand that dirty toaster can add unpleasant smell not only to your kitchen, but also to your food, dirty toaster can also make your food to taste badly.
If you use your toaster very often, you need to clean it once a week, if not so often – cleaning it twice a month will be fine.
So, what are the tips on how to clean up your pop-up toaster?
First of all, don’t forget to unplug your toaster. It should not be hot.
Usually a toaster has a removable crumb tray, so now it’s time to remove it. Be careful because you will have crumbs everywhere. It’s recommended to remove a tray over a sink or a garbage can.
If you use your toaster regularly, you may have greasy spots on the tray. It is recommended to soak it in the washing-up liquid for some time.
The next step is cleaning coils. You need to remember that they can not be rinsed off, that is why you need to use a small brush. You may start cleaning of coils by shaking a toaster in the upside-down position. Everything that will be left can be removed with the help of a dampen brush.
Now when the inside is clean, it’s time to clean the outside of your toaster. The best variant for cleaning the outside parts of a toaster is usual warm water and soap. You may also use baking soda to scrub difficult and greasy stains.
Sometimes different kinds of marks appear on a toaster, they can be easily removed with the help of a usual nail polish remover.
Don’t forget to leave your toaster after cleaning aside. It should dry completely before you use it again.
Enjoy your tasty toasts again!