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Old 08-30-2012, 05:49 AM   #1
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How often do you....

Clean your oven?
The burner rings/under the burners on the stove?
kitchen floor?
dishwasher?
Fridge?

I clean my oven once/week.
I do the burner rings/under them daily
Ditto for the kitchen floor
The dishwasher--once a month
The fridge--once a week (usually on Saturday mornings--but not always)

I find cleaning the oven and burner rings means that it is never a big chore. The fridge--that is to make sure nothing is turning green! The DW, to keep it running. The floor--I have a thing about being able to walk on a clean floor in barefeet and not get dirty feet. What about you--how often, if at all, do you do these chores?
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Old 08-30-2012, 06:26 AM   #2
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This cleaning has got to stop!

I clean the oven every thirty or forty years, as needed! I do keep a pan in it to catch the odd drip but, that does not happen often.

The floor gets swept every day and mopped once in a while, my feet are clean.

Cleaning the burner rings is not much of a problem for me. My problem is trying to rotate the use of the burners so I don't wear one out by using it all the time. I rarely use more than one burner at a time.

The fridg. gets a musgoe review once a week and a wipe or two as needed.

I am the dishwasher and I shower at least once a day, sometimes twice!
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Old 08-30-2012, 06:49 AM   #3
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This cleaning has got to stop!

I clean the oven every thirty or forty years, as needed! I do keep a pan in it to catch the odd drip but, that does not happen often.

The floor gets swept every day and mopped once in a while, my feet are clean.

Cleaning the burner rings is not much of a problem for me. My problem is trying to rotate the use of the burners so I don't wear one out by using it all the time. I rarely use more than one burner at a time.

The fridg. gets a musgoe review once a week and a wipe or two as needed.

I am the dishwasher and I shower at least once a day, sometimes twice!

Oh to have a terrazzo kitchen floor like the ones at the old Zum Zum and a slop sink to go with it; although softer floors are better for Mrs. Butterfingers.
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Old 08-30-2012, 08:05 AM   #4
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I do that kind of cleaning very rarely. DW usually does it. Not that I am a male chauvinist pig, because I'm not. She's just a little more compulsive about the cleaning than I am, and if she waits for me to do something, it doesn't get done as quickly or to her satisfaction.
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Old 08-30-2012, 08:22 AM   #5
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I think something in the fridge growled at me just now.
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Old 08-30-2012, 09:58 AM   #6
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I have a glass top stove an a self-cleaning oven, so a quick swipe witn=h a wet sponge is usually all that's needed.

I clean the fridge when it looks dirty.

The dishwasher gets cleaned every time I run a load of dishes.

You're supposed to clean the klitchen floor? I thought that's what the dog was for.
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:05 AM   #7
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I clean the oven when preheating it generates smells and smoke.
I clean the top of the stove when spilled food bits interfere with the flame.
I clean the fridge when it smells or something spills
I clean the floor when I start sticking to it too often

I don't clean the dishwasher, it cleans itself when I run it.

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Old 08-30-2012, 11:01 AM   #8
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The only other room I clean obsessively (do I really clean the kitchen obsessively?) is the bathroom...every other room is supposed to clean itself. I guess I just feel that the kitchen, since that is where food is prepped, should be clean. And, I hate cleaning the oven, the stovetop--so cleaning those often, cuts down on the pain.
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Old 08-30-2012, 11:21 AM   #9
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Y'all are kidding, right? I mean come on, you can't eat an unpasterized egg, won't eat s/thing prepared and brought to a potluck, but you have no problem eating food that has been prepared in a kitchen where the floor isn't washed until it is sticky, etc. or kitchen appliances are kept in bathrooms (btw, when you flush, I do hope you close the lid), you've got to be egging me on, I hope. The kitchen and bathroom are the two rooms where the most germs are found. My house may not be the cleanest house in town, but my kitichen and bathroom are cleaned daily.

Question--do you keep your car cleaner than your kitchen? If so, why?
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Old 08-30-2012, 11:29 AM   #10
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...Question--do you keep your car cleaner than your kitchen? If so, why?
My car floors are sticky too.
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