People have different perceptions on dishwashing; some may find it as a relaxing task, while others see it in bad light because of their tough experience while doing it. Unless you have your own dishwasher at home or hire someone to do it for you, then it is something that you inevitably have to face almost every day right after every meal.
But there’s no need to worry because with the right strategy and appropriate dishwashing tools, there will be no tough stain that cannot be removed. As proof, here are some tips that will make dishwashing easier for you and your household:
Wipe Off Leftover Food from Your Dishes as Soon as You Can
It’s obvious that what makes dishwashing hard is letting leftover food sit on the dish for long periods of time. When this happens, scraps adhere to plates and utensils, making it more difficult to remove. This is why it is a lot easier to clean them if you make it a habit of wiping the dishes as soon as possible. This is to prevent moisture, oil, fat and other dirt from sticking and drying on the pots and plates.
It is also not a good idea to stack dirty dishes in your sink. Not only will it make washing them more time consuming due to unstacking and restacking, but it also mixes the leftover food and sauce creating an unpleasant odor and even an aftertaste effect on the pots and other dishes. So, it would be better if you and the other members of the household practice putting the plates next to the sink instead of stacking everything inside.
Use Hot Water to Level Up Your Game
While using hot water when washing the dishes helps make the food and grease break away from surfaces more easily, it also aides in drying your glasses and cutlery without spots or streaks. So, it is advisable to use the hottest bearable water when doing the dishes.
Use the Right Kind of Sponge
The ultimate secret in making dishwashing easy yet effective is using the right tool. Thus, choosing the right scrubber and sponge is the most important decision that you have to make as it will make the biggest difference.
Pot Brite™ Scour N' Sponge is made from the combination of Nylon and Polyester for thorough and delicate scrubbing that is tough on dirt but won’t scratch most surfaces. It is perfect for cleaning pots, pans, and oven grills as it can outperform the conventional steel wool.
Meanwhile, for non-stick and coated cookware, use Lola Jumbo Microfiber Cleaning Cloth & Nylon Net & Terry Cleaning Pad. It has non-abrasive features so rest assured that it won’t cause scratches on most surfaces. Aside from the dishes, this cleaning pad can also be used all-around the kitchen, from microwaves, countertops, appliances, and even on other parts of the house such as the bathroom!
For even tougher scrubbing, you can count on Lola Jumbo Stainless Steel Scourer to make it easier and faster to clean pots, pans, and other cooking ware. It eases the pressure on your hands while delivering ideal results.
With these tips, we hope dishwashing after every meal will be lighter and less stressing.