Disinfecting Cabinets Properly – A Beginner’s Guide

Disinfecting Cabinets is a topic you may come across while in the process of remodeling your kitchen. This is especially true if you are doing a complete gutting and rebuilding of your kitchen cabinets. Reading articles like this one can help shed light on how easy they can be made to be safe for use. Also, this article will reveal to you the most effective way of disinfecting them.

Disinfecting Cabinets

I also wanted to take the time to include in this Disinfecting Cabinets Review some information on how to do a self test. You can purchase test kits at your local hardware store that you can do from the comfort of your own home. The instructions will also include detailed pictures. Once you have made the purchase and received the test kits, follow all instructions carefully. Test each kit by opening the lid and shaking it for a full ten seconds or so.

Follow the instructions closely but don’t overdo it. When you first test it, the material might appear fine. Over time it will also develop an odor. However, if you don’t feel that the odor is too strong, you are recommended to do a follow up test using diluted bleach.

It is also recommended that you use other disinfecting agents apart from bleach when disinfecting cabinets. For instance, I have also been known to use borax as a disinfecting agent for years. It’s cheap, readily available and can be found in almost any store selling household goods.

Another way of disinfecting cabinets is through the use of products such as Oxy Clean. There are quite a few of these products available on the market today. This is great news for those who live in areas that have harsh chemicals or toxic fumes present. You can also purchase bottle form products that can easily be put into your cabinets. If you’re handy with a knife and a screwdriver, this should work just fine.

Disinfecting cabinet doors should be a fairly easy task. Just be sure that you use the proper materials and follow all instructions. Hopefully this will help you to make your own cabinet door cleaner.

For the most part, if you can follow simple instructions and use common sense, your project should go very smoothly. If there’s anything at all that you don’t understand, don’t hesitate to seek out the assistance of a more experienced person. You never know how serious a situation can become until you have called in the professionals. After all, you don’t want to waste your time or your money on something that either won’t work or could potentially harm you or your family.

For the best results, I would recommend that you follow the directions that accompany your cleaner. It may be a simple as running hot water and mixing in some detergent. Or it may require you to utilize specialized equipment. In any case, follow all of the instructions carefully. This will help ensure that you get your job done correctly the first time.

If you find that the stain in your cabinets is becoming too difficult to remove, you may want to consider using a bleaching agent. Bleach will not harm you and it will leave the cabinets looking like new. Just be sure that you follow the package instructions carefully. Many people believe that bleach will cause the surface to chip, but this is not true.