How to Clean Kitchen Cabinets and Remove Grease

Over time your kitchen cabinets can get dirty, and accumulate grease and food stains. Let me show you how to clean kitchen cabinets and remove grease with just a few simple ingredients and in a short amount of time. This easy kitchen cleaning method works for wood cabinets and painted cabinets too!

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Years ago, I painted my kitchen cabinets light grey, so when they get anything on them at all, you can really see it. Over time, grease and food spots will accumulate on them, so I try to give them a good cleaning at least once every couple of months. The good news is, it's much easier to clean them than you may think, and you only need a few ingredients that you already have in your kitchen pantry! This cleaning method is totally safe for wood and painted cabinets, and will remove grease in seconds without damaging them. Some store bought cleaners can pull paint away or damage wood.

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How to Remove Grease and Food From Kitchen Cabinets

Time needed: 10 minutes

How to Clean Kitchen Cabinets

  1. Make my DIY Grease Cleaning Spray

    Put together my 3 Ingredient Kitchen Degreaser.

    What you'll need:
    1 ¾ cup distilled water
    2 tablespoons of Castile soap ( Purchase HERE )
    20 drops of orange essential oil ( Purchase HERE )
    Spray bottle ( Purchase HERE )

    Shake well before each use. This amazing cleaner will cut through just about any grease, food or dirt in seconds. The Castile soap is olive oil based and the orange essential oil helps with stain also smells like an orange grove and can be used to clean your entire kitchen!

  2. Spray cabinets liberally with degreaser.

    Clean one cabinet at a time and place a towel below to catch any drips.

  3. Use a clean cloth to wipe away any dirt, grease or food residue.

  4. Enjoy your clean cabinets!

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