How to Clean Oil Stains in the Kitchen

Soak a paper towel in mineral oil.

Wipe the greasy surface of the stove hood and stove top with this paper towel until the film of gunk is removed.

In case of stubborn gunk accumulated over a long time, add some baking soda in the oil and then rub it on the affected areas.

Take another clean paper towel and wipe down the surface again to remove the excess oil leave a minimal coating of oil on the surface. This shall help make the task of cleaning easier for your next cleaning session. Plus, it will keep the surface shiny.

Next, mix equal amounts of warm water and white vinegar.

Soak a kitchen rag or sponge in this solution and wipe the kitchen cabinets with it to clean them by removing the light oil stains.

For stubborn stains, use straight vinegar. Wipe the cabinets with a rag soaked in cold water.

Coming to the stove hood filter, you can clean it with warm water and baking soda. Boil a pot of water. Add a cup of baking soda in it. Do not mix it in one go; rather, add in small batches or else, it is likely to frizz up. Immerse the grimy filter it in it for a few minutes.

If the gunk is still not removed then repeat the process again. Finally, rinse the filter with hot water.