5 Chemical-Free Cleaning Methods For Your Kitchen

by Home.by.hand

Are you ready for some chemical-free cleaning ideas? Let's dive into a step-by-step tutorial on transforming your cleaning routine with some natural ingredients.

We're talking baking soda, vegetable or coconut oil, and a few clever tricks. Let's get started!

Baking soda and oil

1 - Sparkling Cabinets with Baking Soda and Oil:

Tools and materials

  • Baking soda
  • Vegetable or coconut oil
  • Paper towels
Using baking soda and oil to clean cabinets


  • Mix baking soda and oil together.
  • Apply the mixture to your cabinets using a paper towel.
  • Give it a good scrub, then wipe off any residue with a clean paper towel.

2 - Hood Vent Cover Cleanup:

Cleaning hood vent covers

Tools and materials

  • Dishwasher
  • Hood vent covers


  • Pop those hood vent covers onto the top rack of your dishwasher.
  • Run a cycle, and voila! Easy cleaning without the elbow grease.
Cleaning a dishwasher

3 - Freshen Up with a Keurig Water Filter:

Keurig water filters

Tools and materials

  • Keurig water filter
  • Glass bowl
Using a Keurig water filter


  • Take a new Keurig water filter out of its package.
  • Wet it and place it in a glass bowl.
  • Pop the bowl in your fridge or cabinet for an hour, then say goodbye to unwanted odors.
Timing the steam

4 - Grease-Busting a Range Hood with a Garment Steamer:

Using a garment steamer to clean a range hood

Tools and materials

  • Handheld garment steamer
  • Dry paper towels
How to steam clean your kitchen


  • Use the steamer to blast away grease from your range hood.
  • Wipe it down with dry paper towels for a sparkling finish.

5 - Oven Steam Clean with Water:

How to clean your oven without chemicals

Tools and materials

  • Pan
  • Water
  • Oven
Pan of water


  • Place a pan of water in your oven.
Baking the water
Setting a timer
  • Bake at 450 degrees for 20 minutes to steam clean that oven of yours.

Chemical-free cleaning ideas

There you have it, chemical-free cleaning methods that will keep your house sparkling. These tips and tricks all work without the use of harsh chemicals.

What chemical-free cleaning products or techniques do you use? Share your methods in the comments below.

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  • Coyle Coyle on Jan 07, 2024
    After the 20 minutes for the oven steam clean, then what do you need to do? Just wipe it clean?
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