Cleaning a dirty microwave can be a real hard task for all housewives. No matter which detergent you choose to use, you risk not cleaning effectively the foam which can be very toxic.
There are housewives who prefer to clean home appliances with the help of natural solutions that do not contain toxic components. So, below you have 2 extremely effective solutions that will clean your microwave like magic.

How to clean the microwave?

You only need:
– a bowl
– water
– vinegar
– a lemon
– a few drops of essential oil

First method
Put 2 cups of water in the bowl and add 2 tablespoons of vinegar. Put a few drops of essential oil and put the bowl in the microwave. Set at the highest temperature for 5 minutes.

If the microwave is very dirty, after those 5 minutes, let the bowl in the microwave for another 2-3 minutes.
Open the microwave, and wipe the steam with a clean cloth. Your microwave will be shiny as new, and as a bonus it will smell very pleasant from the essential oil.

Second method
You need a bowl in which you put 2 cups of water and lemon juice. Add the lemon peels after squeezing. Put the bowl in the microwave, and proceed as in the first method.
This recipe can also be used if you want to refresh the house urgently to get rid of any unpleasant smell.

Tip: To prevent the water from exploding, add a toothpick to the bowl.

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