How to Clean a Kitchen Checklist


  • lemon-fresh-cleaner
  • measuring-cup Measuring cup
  • bucket Bucket
  • sponge Sponge


Learn how to clean a kitchen and knock out kitchen messes. Pine-Sol can help with cleaning a kitchen and cleans various surfaces.

  1. Step 1 Clean the Refrigerator
    Sticky fridge shelves, forgotten takeout boxes and dirty produce drawers are a sign it's time to scour the fridge. Start with this job, as you'll be unloading those messy surprises on your counters, sink or trash, afterwards.
  2. Step 2 Clean the Microwave
    Turns out high heat makes for some major mess. Try our Pine-Sol® trick to wipe away crusty food residue inside your microwave with ease.
  3. Step 3 Clean the Appliances
    Get those appliances gleaming next — think big surfaces like your range and smaller appliances like your toaster and food processor too.
  4. Step 4 Clean the Countertops
    A Pine-Sol® wipedown takes care of crumbs, cooking splatters and grimy corners for counters that sparkle.
  5. Step 5 Clean the Garbage Can
    Nothing says "pristine kitchen" like an empty, de-gunked trash can. It's the perfect finishing touch for to get that Pine-Sol® clean and scent you love.

With an improved concentrated formula that is 2x as strong* to last 2x as long*, you can use less for the same great clean.

concentrated formula Non-concentrated formula
¼ cup in 2 gallons water ½ cup in 2 gallons water
⅛ cup in 1 gallon water ¼ cup in 1 gallon water
¹⁄₁₆ cup or 1 tablespoon in ½ gallon water ⅛ cup in ½ gallon water
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  • 2X concentrated
    Tackle more messes per bottle.*
  • 5x cleaning
    Odor, grease, grime, dirt & allergens.
  • removes 99% of allergens§
    Destroy dust mites & pet dander.
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  • * vs. previous Pine-Sol® Pine/Scented Formula when used as directed
  • When diluted as directed vs previous Original Pine-Sol® Multi-Surface Cleaner.
  • § Non-living dust mite matter and pet dander