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Microwave Oven saves time and is easy to use!

Its been there, in your comfortable kitchen, offices, cafeterias and everywhere. The easiest and handy option all of us have to heat that frozen food, leftovers and even make those crunchy all time favourite pop-corns. It is like a great time saving machine for busy bees, house moms and students.  

You all know the use of a Microwave oven are, but to put it in details, Microwaves are high frequency radio waves which are a part of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Microwaves are commonly used for navigation aids, broadcasting, for certain health treatments and in your kitchens for cooking food.

There is a common myth about safety of microwave oven for household use. Microwave ovens are convenient and safe to heat or cook foods.

Myth 1: Microwave causes cancer

When this heat box came to the market, every single person on this earth thought at a time that the frequency radiation inside ca cause cancer. But proven results from American Cancer Society states that as long as the unit is used in safe and good conditions, they pose no threat.

Myth 2: Microwaves are Radioactive

For those who are still in doubt, this is for you! Microwave use electromagnetic waves and are not radioactive. When a microwave oven is turned on, it only excites the water molecules in it which causes friction and heat the food. Hence, items with high water content like vegetables cook very easily and quick in a microwave.

Myth 3: Consuming microwave food is dangerous.

When using a microwave oven safely with appropriate containers, it poses no threat. Ensure buying those containers which do not contain lead, Bisphenol A (BPA) or phthalates. Beware of plastics which can cause negative effects on health.

It’s just how you handle your microwave and the correct timing for each food.

The next important safety tip is keeping you microwave oven clean and health. It can be tedious at times, but cleaning it regularly can ease the task and take it a long way.

Microwave Cleaning

Ways to clean Microwave Oven:

There are several ways to clean a Microwave Oven. Traditional home available methods can be used and commercial cleansers are also a great idea to clean your Microwave oven. We bring to you a few easy ways:

Wet Paper towels: Probably one of the quickest and easiest way is to place wet paper towels inside the oven and run it for five minutes. This way the steam from the towels will soften any residue inside. After they cool down, wipe the interior of the oven.

Water and Vinegar: Add one tablespoon of white vinegar to half bowl (microwave safe) of water and heat it up for five minutes. The steam will help loosen any dirt from the insides. Carefully remove the bowl and clean the microwave.

Baking Soda: Spills are common in a microwave oven and if not cleaned timely can make the oven smell and greasy. Just mix in two parts of baking soda to one part of water and apply this paste  on the spilled areas. Rest for five minutes and wipe of with any wet sponge or cloth. Dry it off with a paper towel.

Lemon Juice: One of the easily available method in all households is Lemon. Cut the lemon in two parts and place it down side on a microwaveable plate by adding a spoon of water. Run it for one minute and then wipe the internals of your microwave clean.

Dish Soap: Add dish soap to a microwave bowl full of water and run it for a minute. Dip a sponge in this solution and wipe the microwave from inside. Dry it off with paper towel.

Commercial cleansers: Easily available in any supermarket or grocery store, these cleansers can clean any type of mess and remove bad smell from the microwave.

Not the interiors alone, the exteriors of your microwave should be cleaned as well from all sides including the back of the microwave. Make sure to plug it off while doing so. Like any other electrical appliance, microwave oven also needs enough care and handle.

However, there can be times when Microwave Repairs are inevitable. You may dial in and call us anytime to schedule an appointment and get your microwave serviced. ARS repairs all brands of Microwave ovens giving the most effective and quick service at reasonable prices, 24/7.