When was the last time you checked your cooker hood? You might just realized it needs some cleaning. Worry no more as here at Yeobuild HomeRepair, we will show you some effective ways on how to clean your cooker hood filter. Being tagged as the Home Repair and Maintenance experts, we always make sure that we share our expertise in keeping a well-maintained home!
We already shared some cleaning hacks on our blog before! Now, just prepare some basic home ingredients! Let’s start cleaning your greasy cooker hood filter with water, baking soda, and a good soap. Let’s get started!
What You Need For A Greasy Cooker Hood Filter
We don’t want you to worry about the materials! Just check out your kitchen, and surely, most of these basic household items will be there! These materials are not only inexpensive, but also the safest to use at home!
- Hot water
- Degreasing dish soap
- Baking soda
- Non-abrasive scrub brush
- Paper towels or dish cloth
- Remove the filters from the greasy cooker hood filter: Most filters can easily be removed. Slide or pop it out of the underside of the cooker hood.
- Fill the sink or a bucket with boiling water: The hotter the better. It all depends on how hot you can get the water that will be good enough. Boil your water in an electric tea kettle and pour it onto the sink or bucket.
- Pour in baking soda and dish soap: Pour a few good drops of of de-greasing dish soap and 1/4 cup baking soda into the hot water. Mix it with a brush (not your hand because it’s too hot!) until the water is nice and foamy.
- Put the filters in water: Once filter is in the water. You should make sure that they’re completely covered.
- Let them soak: Allow the filters to soak for about10 minutes.
- Scrub the filters: After soaking, take your non-abrasive scrub brush and scrub the filters. Add more dish soap to your brush as needed.
- Rinse and dry: Rinse the filters thoroughly in hot water and dry with a paper towel or clean cloth.
- Replace the filters and repeat as needed: Put the filters back into the hood, and repeat as needed! Cleaning the filters once a month is a good maintenance strategy to keep your cooker hood in proper condition.
Well, with all of these basic steps, we are sure that your cooker hood is now as good as new! Keeping your cooker hood well-maintained will help you to get out with the woes of a kitchen appliance problems in the future. If you did all of these steps, and still the kitchen hood is still not working properly, then it is the time to call the Cooker Hood Repair Experts!