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How to remove grease from kitchen cupboards

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hollyisalovelyname Tue 31-Dec-13 11:13:44

Mum had a flat let. Tenants have left it in an awful state. How can we get grease off cupboard doors. Tried Astonish paste. Tried Max- Degreaser from Lakeland. Tried Cif. Nothing has worked. Any wonder product out there? Would a steam cleaner do it? We would have to buy one.
Any tips please?

StanHouseMuir Tue 31-Dec-13 11:20:43

Sugar soap?

justaweeone Tue 31-Dec-13 11:22:09

Second sugar soap

justaweeone Tue 31-Dec-13 11:23:05

Or this

StuntNun Tue 31-Dec-13 11:23:51

I use The Pink Stuff it can be used on different materials as you can rub it in gently on surfaces you don't want to scratch such as the ceramic hob or use a bit of elbow grease on the inside of the oven. I swear it got grime of our shower that had been there from before we moved in and that ordinary shower cleaners couldn't remove.

Moln Tue 31-Dec-13 11:23:54

Definitely sugar soap.

magimedi Tue 31-Dec-13 11:28:12

Another vote for sugar soap & then a good rinse.

hollyisalovelyname Tue 31-Dec-13 12:16:38

Thank you for your replies.
Stunt is Pink Stuff better than Astonish in a tub?

Weelady77 Tue 31-Dec-13 12:41:32

I've just ordered some of the pink stuff got fab reviews smile

StuntNun Tue 31-Dec-13 15:37:16

I haven't tried Astonish but the Pink Stuff is fab, I use it on almost everything now. I couldn't believe how clean it got the inside of my oven. It has granules in it so you have to be gentle on surfaces which could get scratched like shower screens but it still works really well.

insancerre Tue 31-Dec-13 15:41:31

I have used sugar soap and it is wonderful stuff.

fluffysticks Tue 31-Dec-13 17:54:13

HG Greaseaway is really good, it removed 10 years of grime from the top of kitchen cupboards!

usualsuspect Tue 31-Dec-13 17:56:21

I bought some stuff from Asda for a quid.

Best degreaser I've ever used. It was in the pound bargain section.Can't remember what it was called.

Droves Tue 31-Dec-13 18:05:41

Depeo's what takeaways use to degrease . You can get it in cash and carrys like bookers . Brilliant stuff .

Droves Tue 31-Dec-13 18:07:15 Amazon have it too

hollyisalovelyname Tue 31-Dec-13 19:50:58

Thank you all for bothering to reply. I really appreciate it. Happy 2014

SprinkleLiberally Tue 31-Dec-13 19:53:09

Biological washing powder can be very good too.

TheDayOfMyDoctor Thu 02-Jan-14 22:28:02

I used bicarb to decrease my cupboards and now a white vinegar solution (approx 50/50 with water) to keep on top of them. Has worked a treat!

80sMum Thu 02-Jan-14 22:36:22

Sugar soap and a very hot cloth. I heat the wet cloths in microwave for 2 minutes, then wear very thick industrial rubber gloves. The heat helps dissolve the grease.

FourArms Fri 03-Jan-14 13:47:41

We used Ajax in McDonalds. Can you still get it?

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