We'll give you the benefit of the doubt and assume you wipe down your kitchen counters every day. What about cleaning the seals of your dishwasher? We didn't think so. Apartment Therapy lightly reminds its readers of commonly overlooked areas that contribute to an overall clean, hygienic feel to any kitchen. Among them?
If you've got a dishwasher, clean inside it. Pay special attention to areas where dirt can build up, like the rubber seal around the door and the top edge of the door as well.
Upon inspection of my own dishwasher, it became apparent why an occasional wipe-down made their list of deep-cleaning musts. Even if you feel like an area doesn't get used often, the crannies of any kitchen can get fairly dirty from the smoke and grease of cooking. For more nooks to clean this weekend or for later on your to-do list, check out their full list. Photo by blmurch.