Carpet Cleaning for Pets – Remove Pet Stains and Odors

Dog with spots falling off - remove pet stains and odors

Pets bring a lot of love into our homes, but they also bring a lot of stains and odors. No matter how well trained your pet is, accidents happen. Kittens take time to get used to new litter boxes, and excitable pups tend to pee when they get excited. 

Whatever the reason for pet stains, you must act fast, it can become impossible to get out of your carpets. You need to have a plan for cleaning up any urine and stains that might occur in your home. This is why we are here to fix your furry friends’ accidents whenever they happen.

Can Professional Carpet Cleaning Remove Pet Odors?

Professional carpet cleaning services will remove most debris, but shampoo might not be able to remove pet smells completely. Hot water activates the bacteria in the urine, giving it the distinct odor we pet owners have come to dread. Using steam after a carpet shampoo will release the pet odors in your carpets, not get rid of them.

Here at Be Green Carpet Cleaning, saving water and using safer products is our priority. This is why dry foam encapsulation is the best way to remove pet stains and odors from your carpet.

Why Can’t I Use a Traditional Carpet Cleaner?

When using pet stain remover and carpet cleaning products, you’re only focusing on the surface level of your carpets. Household cleaners only deodorizer the surface and temporarily eliminate pet odors while lifting the surface-level waste from your carpet. This method might help tide you over, but it won’t fix the problem in the long term.

Our Pet Stain and Odor Removal Services

Most household carpet cleaning products only treat the surface of your carpet. Products like this are fine for temporarily cleaning the visible part of the animal waste or stains on the carpet. While these products can provide a temporary fix, they won’t remove pet stains and odors longterm.

How to Remove Pet Odors and Stains

We aim to completely remove pet odors and stains from your carpet using our dry encapsulation method of cleaning carpets. Our method provides a more permanent solution than any temporary over-the-counter carpet cleaning product can provide.

Pet Urine Odor Removal

The Be Green all natural solutions remove pet odors and stains quickly. Our proprietary “KillOdorizer” penetrates deep into the carpet’s surface to eliminate all the foul smelling dried urine crystals. Every service comes with a satisfaction guarantee, if you’re not completely happy, then you don’t pay for it!

How Our Pet Stain and Odor Removal Service Works:

Black light identifies dog and cat urine in carpet
A black light will quickly highlight any dog or cat urine stains

Step 1: Evaluate the Situation

Be Green carpet cleaning experts will come to your home and move any furniture that one person can safely move. They will then expertly analyze your home using a blacklight and make note of all the areas that need attention. Removing pet stains and odors starts with identifying sneaky pee spots and hidden animal marking areas in the beginning.

Step 2: Pretreatment – Rake, Vacuum, & Spot Treat

Raking carpet to dislodge dot and cat urine
Raking the carpet will dislodge all the trapped dust & dirt

Using a rake, your service provider will dislodge any trapped dust, dirt, and other solid particles. Carpet raking loosens the solid particles and the stiff nylon bristles comb through the fibers to remove long pet hair. Raking is a painstaking process because it requires stamina and strength. However, it is a crucial step before vacuuming and spraying on the enzyme spotter.

A thorough vacuuming making sure not to miss corners and edges.
A thorough vacuuming covers corners and edges.

After a vigorous raking, your service provider will start vacuuming. Corners and edges will get extra special attention. Professional grade vacuums have their filters cleaned out in-between every appointment. A thorough vacuuming will remove pet hair, dirt, bugs, and fecal matter traffic’d in from pet’s feet. Only fats, oils, germs and bacteria remain. Before applying any new moisture we strive to remove as much dry material as possible. This is important because water + dirt = mud, and mud is much harder to remove!

To begin the spot treatment process, your service provider will spray a fermented spotter enzyme solution all over the fibers. Areas with stubborn stains or heavy soils will get special attention.

Our pretreatment solution is an all natural enzyme solution which contains the active ingredient: Protease (Subtilisin). Before arriving to your home, your service provider will have prepared this spotter solution for weeks ahead of time. This enzyme is a highly reactive organic compound and has fermented for weeks. It actually get’s stronger with age. Once the enzyme is ripe, it becomes super effective at breaking chemical bonds and digesting proteins. Next, the spotting solution get’s applied everywhere (sprayed). This is where the magic starts to happen: a chemical reaction breaks down the proteins, fats, and oils which dissipate into basic amino acids, peptides, and carbon molecules. Of course, this treatment is safe for pets and children. Carbon detectors may trigger the alarms. This is not uncommon, it just means the organic chemical reaction is working! Standard ventilation will displace the air quickly.

Step 3: Shampoo – Cleanse the Carpet

Carpet Shampoo

After the spot treatment, your service provider will message the carpet with a bubbly foam shampoo and citric acid mixture. The carpet shampoo is a surfactant soap and will unfold the left over proteins, leaving behind zero residue. Additionally, the citric acid acts as an all natural brightener to make the white’s whiter and colors more vivid. Citric acid is less harsh than chemicals like hydrogen peroxide or bleach. Fun fact: citric acid is an organic compound and abundantly found in nature. It’s what makes oranges, lemons and limes taste so sour!

During the shampoo, Be Green service providers are careful to not to “soak” the carpet. Keeping the moisture content as low as possible helps prevent mildew, mold and other bacteria regrowth. This is where your carpets get the refreshing bath they deserve. All of the previously sticky and gummed up carpet fibers will now be clean and smoothed.

After the shampoo, the carpets immediately begin to look cleaner and brighter. However, pungent odors from dog or cat urine may smell even worse now that the moisture has reactivated pee spots. Pet owners should additionally purchase deodorizer and stain guard (protection) described in the next steps.

Step 4: Disinfect and Deodorize

After your carpet has been shampoo’d, the carpet will look much brighter and feel rejuvenated to the touch. But looks aren’t everything! The only thing that’s going to remove pet stains and odors is KillOdorizer (our powerfully effective deodorizing solution). The strength of the deodorizer solution varies because it depends on the severity of your issue. Everybody’s home is different and our beloved pets always find ways to leave behind messes. Even the most strictly trained animals find hidden places to mark their territory, it’s just in their instinctual nature. We love our pets so much, but their outdoor tendencies can be a real pain. Trust us, we’ve seen it all!

KillOdorizer work’s wonders because it has two primary active ingredients: methyl alcohol, and all natural essential oils. The methyl alcohol is the sanitizing disinfection agent, which quickly destroys germs, bacteria, and animal waste festering in the carpet. The essential oils provide a refreshing light fragrance to enhance the feeling of your newly cleaned carpet. KillOdorizer is available in several different scents and the fragrances are extracted from all natural plant and other fruit sources.

(Optional but necessary for pet accidents)

As mentioned above, adding a deodorizer is an optional purchase because it’s application varies drastically from home to home. Severely soiled areas require multiple applications of disinfectant, while other areas may only need 1 single application to smell fantastic. Your service provider will analyze every area with a blacklight to determine how many applications of disinfectant your home needs. We often find pet accidents in hidden areas. Regardless, you can’t go wrong by adding applications of KillOdorizer onto your order. Keep in mind: some rooms may need more, while some rooms may need less.

Step 5: Soil Retardant (Optional)

Finally, fully protect your carpets with a high quality stain guard. You may choose to add on an application of stain guard protection. Our soil retardant is like a force field against future stains and pet accidents. Although it will not train your cat to use a toilet, or show your dog to the doggy door, it will provide a silicone based protective layer to your carpet fibers which makes pet urine & other accidents much easier to clean up in between professional cleanings. Soil Retardant is the cherry on top add on to help you protect your investment and keep your carpets looking and smelling fresh all year long.

Pet Odor Upholstery Removal 

Be Green Carpet Cleaning also works on furniture! Our company offers upholstery cleaning services where we can apply the Be Green Carpet Cleaning process to clean pet stains on furniture and help remove odors. This is an easy and effective way to clean your furniture without throwing out your favorite pieces.

Our cleaning experts can handle pet stains and odors on:

  • Couches
  • Chairs
  • Loveseats
  • Sectionals
  • Ottomans
  • Dining Room Chairs
  • Sofas

Learn more about our upholstery cleaning services here.

Pet Carpet Stain Cleaning Tips

When pet accidents happen in your home, acting quickly is extremely important. If you find a fresh urine stain or pet waste, you may be able to prevent long-term staining and odors with the proper methods.

  • Pick up waste: If your pet has thrown up or defecated on your carpet, pick up as much as possible before focusing on the stain.
  • Blot the stain: Apply a clean, dry cloth over the stain and press down firmly to absorb any moisture. Avoid rubbing, as this can rub the stain into the fibers of your carpet. 
  • Rinse the stain: Using a wet clean cloth, apply it to the stain until the area is damp. You don’t want to soak your carpet; if you add too much water, the urine or stain will soak deeper into the carpet.
  • Blot the area until dry: Apply another clean cloth to blot the rinsed area. Repeat until there is no more liquid to absorb.
  • Repeat steps 2 and 3: Repeat these steps until there are no more stains visible and as little odor as possible.
  • Note: There are some pet & child friendly natural house hold cleaning solutions available for DIY use, although you should read the labels carefully and make sure to follow the instructions as best you can. We’re happy to refer you to our friends over at The Pet Fix for handheld spray solutions that you can use yourself. Just keep in mind, these solutions may work well temporarily, but they will not come anywhere close to providing a full on professional carpet cleaning from a Be Green Service Provider.

If your pet stain has settled or leaked into the subfloor, this method won’t work. However, this process will work on fresh stains, so try to catch them as soon as possible.

Using these methods, you can easily help prevent accident stains and help take any old stains and odors out of your carpet for good.

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Join The Be Green Culture: Jobs

Be Green Carpet Cleaning Jobs

Available Position:                            Carpet Cleaning Technician

Compensation Potential:                 $1200-$1700 (Weekly before taxes)

Employment Type:                            Contractor

Application Link:                                https://begreencarpetcleaning.com/join

Description: 

Grow your own business using our experience, culture, and lifestyle of organic services. We’ll provide education, a consistent stream of clients, scheduling, and a great reputation to put your name behind. Our web-based application allows you to build and grow a client database and control your own schedule so you can be as flexible as you want. If you choose to participate in our programs, you’ll have the opportunity to earn more than the national contractor average and track your earnings with our app. By joining our team of expert carpet cleaning technicians, you’ll also gain access to our proprietary cleaning organic products, which are safe for kids, pets, and the environment.

You’ll gain valuable sales experience and learn to provide a quality experience for your customers. We provide everything you need (except the vehicle and hard work) to be a legitimate sole proprietor.

Being green isn’t just a choice, it’s a lifestyle. We are a unique company that stands by our mission to help our team members achieve their personal development goals, promote an organic lifestyle, and improve the world’s well-being.

Requirements: 

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Acceptable results from a background check
  • Must be capable of heavy lifting -up to 70 lbs.
  • Must have a reliable work vehicle to transport your equipment (pick up truck, SUV, hatchback)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Capable of operating necessary equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision

If you are ready to join our team of expert contractors click the Apply Here button. If you want to get a jump start in learning about who we are and what we do, then click here to read about our onboarding First Steps.

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1,857 trees, thanks to you!

Be Green Carpet Cleaning is about more than just making your carpets clean. Because we’re a green business, we know it takes more than just reducing our waste and choosing sustainable materials. We hope to one day be one of the most sustainable cleaning companies and continue to make a difference in our communities.

Be Green Carpet Cleaning is focused on company sustainability and going green as a core part of our business model. Carpet cleaning uses many resources, from the chemicals that remove dirt to the water used in the service.

This is why we focus on saving water and using eco-friendly products and techniques such as dry foam encapsulation rather than traditional “steam cleaning” or hot water extraction.

Who is Be Green Carpet Cleaning?

Be Green Carpet Cleaning brings sustainability to more than just our dry carpet cleaning and disinfecting services. We also work to provide our customers with healthier living spaces. With a shared love for sustainability and excellence, our service providers and administrative staff work together to make Be Green Carpet Cleaning a sustainable business today.

Be Green Carpet Cleaning Sustainability

You won’t find greenwashing in our sustainability efforts. Instead, you’ll find that we are intentional as a business to be more eco-friendly. We have worked hard to establish best practices within Be Green Carpet Cleaning, but we know that sustainability requires more than just what we do within our own business. One of the ways we’ve chosen to do this is by partnering with One Tree Planted.

Why Work with a Green Business?

Every little thing we can do for the environment makes a big difference. While efforts such as compostable packaging or green cleaning products might feel small, they make a significant positive impact over time. 

Environmentally friendly companies can do several things to help their business be more green:

  • Make eco-friendly charitable donations
  • Choose green suppliers and manufacturers
  • Make sustainability part of their core values
  • Utilize green energy whenever possible
  • …and so much more!

Our choice to make our business more sustainable stems from being aware of the issues, and understanding how we can make changes to contribute to a cleaner future for our planet. 

We have established company sustainability in a few core areas of our business:

  • Working with natural and organic cleaning agents
  • Minimizing waste and using sustainable materials
  • Purchasing green equipment and products
  • Lowering energy and water consumption and improving efficiency
  • Equal and fair opportunities for staff and service providers

One-for-One Be Green Carpet Cleaning Company Sustainability Efforts

Sustainability isn’t something one business or one person can do alone, which is why we’ve chosen to contribute to One Tree Planted. One Tree Planted has planted over 40 million trees across the globe since 2014 and shares our vision of a greener world.

Through donations from our services, One Tree Planted works with its partners to grow saplings and plant them during rainy seasons. Trees are monitored to ensure growth, and then they report your impact! Through this green company, we can aid in environmental conservation and restoration and help with global reforestation efforts.

Be Green is committed to plant a tree for every service we provide to our customers. 

We have began contributing to One Tree Planted this year, and with their help, we intend to become one of the most sustainable green companies.

How Does One Tree Planted Fit Into Be Green Carpet Cleaning?

One Tree Planted has the vision to make it easy for anyone to help the environment and make planting trees sustainable for anyone.  

For every dollar donated, One Tree Planted will plant one tree. 

Through their partnerships with U.S. Forest Service, U.S. State Forest, and Conservation District, they can plant trees in various areas across the United States.

One Tree Planted shares many of our core sustainability values, making them the perfect way for us to make eco-friendly charitable contributions. While cleaning carpets and upholstery is our specialty, planted trees are One Tree Planted’s specialty.

Why Plant Trees?

Trees are a lot more helpful than we often give them credit for. They clean the air we breathe, filter the water we drink, and provide habitats for over 80% of the world’s terrestrial fauna. These forests also provide jobs to over a billion people and are a vital ingredient in nearly a quarter of all medicines.

One Tree Planted plants trees in North America, Latin America, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Pacific. They have planted trees in more than a dozen US states, three Canadian provinces, and Mexico in North America alone.

In the wake of major wildfires across California, many of their restoration projects have been focused on repairing damage caused by resource extraction, restoring forests, and even protecting endangered Orcas through their sustainability efforts.

How Much Does it Cost to Plant a Tree?

One Tree Planted has more than doubled the number of trees planted yearly since it began in 2014. They have dedicated extensive time and effort to make it easier for everyone to give back to the environment. One Tree Planted is committed to planting one tree for every $1 donated. 

You may be thinking to yourself, how can you plant a tree for only $1? The answer isn’t very simple, and the cost of planting a tree can vary quite a bit based on location and project size. This is why they work with local planting partners to lay out where, why, and how the trees will be planted.

The direct costs of planting trees are:

  • Seed/seedlings (typically $0.30 to $0.80 per tree)
  • Site preparation & planting (typically $0.20 to $0.50 per tree)
  • Equipment & materials (typically $0.05 to $0.20 per tree)
  • Site monitoring & maintenance for three years (typically $0.30 to $1 per tree)

One Tree Planted covers the cost of the seed and seedlings at a minimum, and everything else is covered within their one-tree planted model.

How Can You Join The Mission?

You are already helping One Tree Planted by purchasing any of our services. One Tree Planted will plant a tree for every service we provide our customers. By choosing Be Green as your trusted service provider, you are also planting more trees!

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What’s the Best Way to Clean Carpet?

Spot Treat Carpet Stain

Carpet Cleaning is a very subjective subject, and there are so many different recommendations and claims all across the internet. Carpet flooring is one of the most expensive investments in our homes, and at the end of the day, we all want the same end result: Great looking, fresh-smelling, soft, stain-free carpets that last for years.

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Getting Rid of Pet Dander

Spring Cleaning Tips for Getting Rid of Pet Dander

Spring is here, and there is no better time than right now to do some deep cleaning. With this spring cleaning guide for pet owners, we have customized a perfectly green way to clean your home, of pet dander, with your furry friend in mind.

As pet owners, we are used to cleaning up after them. Whether it’s the shedding between the couch cushions or drool on the windows, cleaning up after your pet can feel like a full-time job. If you’re wondering how to get rid of pet dander and fur, these simple green spring cleaning tips can help! 

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Be Green COVID-19 Updated Information May 19th 2020:

Be Green COVID-19 Updated Information May 19th 2020:

Due to popular demand we will now be accepting disinfection fogging service requests in Colorado. Our fogging disinfectant is EPA approved for COVID-19, hospital grade and available upon request. At this time, our fogging services are ONLY available in Colorado, however we are working diligently to make them available in our other markets.
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Be Green COVID-19 Updated Information March 19th 2020:
Hello valued customer,

We want to give you an update with how things are going with our business as we cautiously navigate our way though this pandemic.

There’s been on-going discussion and careful consideration about whether or not we will continue to operate during these times of quarantine. We here at Be Green understand how important it is to keep our services available to you. The decision has been made to keep our doors open and continue to service our clients with the utmost amount of caution. We feel that we owe it to you and our employees to be as careful as possible to continue to provide services. As a local business we rely on your continued support to contribute to economic stability and work hard to disinfect this dangerous virus in your homes. Unfortunately, our business is not one that can continue to operate “from home” like others in our community. If we were to shut our doors, our cleaners and other employees will greatly suffer and we want to do everything we can to keep them healthy, physically and financially.

There has been a shortage of disinfectant and other household cleaners on Amazon, in stores, and other retailers. However, we use products that are not typically available to residential customers and continue to work exclusively with our chemical manufacturer. With that being said, we have plenty of our all natural & organic germicide/disinfectant in stock and are scheduling/completing appointments as fast and carefully as we can.

Thanks for being patient, and please schedule your appointment early.

(855) 578-6344

 

Our workplace plan to help slow the spread COVID-19:

  • We are now requiring our service providers to wash their hands for at least 20 seconds in between each appointment.
  • We are also requiring our service providers to wipe down and disinfect their equipment and mobile devices in between each appointment.
  • We have also implemented an automatic electronic hand washing and personal hygiene reminder system within our proprietary scheduling application.
  • Unfortunately, we will not be able to service any nursing homes, assisted living facilities, or containment zones until further notice.
  • As a courtesy to our elders and high risk clients, we are adding a FREE disinfectant solution to our cleaning process.

We would like to thank the healthcare workers, responders, and emergency service providers around the world for putting their lives on the line to help keep our communities safe.

Below, we have also included the official prevention slides from the CDC for keeping homes, and workplaces safe.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/workplace-school-and-home-guidance.pdf

Free disinfectant policy valid for clients who are 65+ and cannot be combined with any other offers.

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Keep your carpets and furniture clean with these helpful tips.

Keep your carpets and furniture clean with these helpful tips.

Keeping your carpet and furniture looking its best is more than just a service to us at Be Green.  These tips will help maintain your carpet and upholstery between regular professional Be Green Services carpet cleanings.  By using these tips along with annual professional cleanings, you can help increase the longevity of your carpets and the health of your home. 

Spots and Spills

  • Food, grease & oil
    • Mix ½ cup water with 1 heaping tablespoon cornstarch
    • Mix until it is a milky thin consistency
    • Apply to the spot and scrub in gently
    • Allow to dry
    • Brush loose
    • Vacuum
  • Coffee, tea, soda, or anything which contains a dye
    • Sponge the spill/spot immediately (absorb with terry cloth)
    • Soak with club soda or a mixture of part white vinegar an part water
    • Lightly scrub the spot, applying more moisture from either solution until gone
    • Keeping the spill moist until the spot is gone.  This will keep the dye in the spill from setting into the carpet fibers.
  • Pet Stains
    • Spray on a solution part white vinegar and part water.  The vinegar will attract the acid from the pet stain preventing browning or yellowing of the carpet fiber.
    • Purchase and apply AIP.  Call and ask us about it1-855-578-6344

Carpet & Upholstery Care Maintenance Tips:

  • We recommend always raking your carpet before vacuuming.  Dirt has a sandpaper effect on your carpet.  By raking your carpet first, this loosens the dirt, allowing your vacuum to work more efficiently. Call us to purchase a rake directly from us!1-855-578-6344
  • To remove a dimple left by furniture in your carpet, place an ice cube in the dimple before bed.  The dimple will be removed overnight.
  • Once a month, brush the surface of your furniture to remove trapped dust, dirt, and silt.  Use a natural fiber brush to insure delicacy.

 

These are excellent ways to help keep your home environment thriving and healthy! After all a healthy home results in a healthier YOU!

Check out our blog regularly for more helpful tips and information on how to create a healthier and thriving home environment.

 

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Dry clothes fast with a Dry towel

 

 

 

Dry your clothes fast with this dryer hack!

 

In a pinch for time and need your clothes dry now?

Grab a fluffy dry towel and throw it in with your wet clothes in the dryer. The dry towel will help draw out the moisture from your wet clothes accelerating the drying time and saving energy!

We recommend using a towel that matches the color of your clothes so you don’t have to worry about the towel changing the color of your clothes or your clothes changing the color of your towel.

This is most effective the first 15-20 minutes of drying time. After 15-20 minutes pull the towel out and start the dryer again and your load should be done drying in 15-20 minutes (times will vary depending on the load size.). This also helps reduce wrinkles in your clothes!

 

Ta da! You just got a little greener and a little smarter. Now go tell your friends and family how to dry clothes fast with a dry towel!

 

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Be Green Carpet Cleaning Jobs – Denver, Colorado

Be Green Carpet Cleaning Jobs

Available Position:                            Carpet Cleaner (Denver, CO – & Surrounding Areas)

Compensation Potential:                 $1000-$2000 (Weekly)

Employment Type:                            Contractor

Description: 

Grow your own business using our experience, culture, and lifestyle of organic services. We’ll provide consistent clients, marketing, scheduling, client management, and a great reputation to put your name behind. Our web based application allows you to build and grow a client database and control your own schedule so you can be as flexible as you want. If you choose to participate in our programs, you’ll have the opportunity to earn more than the national contractor average ($1388 weekly) and track your earnings with our app which refreshes every 15 seconds. By joining our team, you’ll also gain access to our proprietary cleaning products, which are safer and more efficient than the competitors. You’ll gain valuable sale experience and learn to provide a quality experience for customers. We provide everything you need (except the vehicle) to be a legitimate sole proprietor.

Being organic isn’t just a choice, it’s a lifestyle. We stand by our mission to help you achieve your goals, promote an organic lifestyle,  and improve the world’s well-being.

Requirements: 

  • Must have above normal cleaning standards
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Pass a background check
  • Dependable transportation (Vans, SUVs, and Pickup Trucks preferred)
    • A sedan is acceptable but not as credible for clients
  • Great attitude
  • Sales experience is a bonus!

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Clean your microwave The Be Green way with lemons and water!

Clean your microwave with lemons and water

Clean Your Microwave Using Only Lemons and Water:

Cleaning your microwave is awkward and requires a lot of elbow grease. The dried crusty food is difficult to remove. Cleaning your microwave the Be Green way is quick and cleans much better without using any chemicals! So grab a lemon, a microwave safe bowl and a dry towel.

  1. Cut the lemon in half
  2. Fill the bowl with 1/2 cup water
  3. Squeeze the lemon juice into the water and put the lemons in the bowl
  4. Place bowl in microwave and set to 3 minutes push start
  5. The lemon water will boil and create steam in the microwave.
  6. After 3 minutes carefully remove the bowl from microwave (it will be VERY HOT)
  7. The steam created will soften the dried crusty food.
  8. Take your towel and just wipe the stuck on food away.
  9. If any tough spots left dip your towel into the lemon water and clean it up with the lemon water!

This method is so quick and convenient you’ll wish you’ve learned this years ago!

Watch the video below to see how it’s done:

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