While we may on occasion complain about just how bitter this winter has been, there is one thing we love about the season: warm home cooked meals. And the cold weather has us hunkered down and getting pretty crafty in -- cooking up a storm. But we didn't realize just how dirty this space can get until Money Crashers pointed out the importance of cleaning the kitchen ceiling and walls.
According to their winter cleaning article, the moisture and smoke from making all those delicious comfort foods can really add a lot of grime to surfaces. But there is a solution. Simply mix a small amount of dish soap and warm water together. Then dip a cloth into the solution and wring it out well. Finally just wash down the dirty spots and the room should be sparkling.
It's a little scary to think about just how often we neglect our kitchen ceiling. But we love that the solution to this problem is super easy and completely doable.
Click through our slideshow to see other unusual cleaning tips and head over to US & World News for more great winter cleaning tips from Money Crashers.
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