The best way to keep these items clean is by cleaning them ''often''. As soon as something is spilled on the stovetop, in the microwave, or in the fridge, it is a ''lot'' easier to clean ''now'' than it will be later when the spilled item hardens.
==4. Under what conditions do germs and pests thrive? Give ways of cleaning each of the following: basement, closets, cupboards, sinks, floors and toilets. == <!--T:6-->
Germs and pests love filth, and that is the primary reason for keeping things clean. Germs and pests carry and spread disease, so keeping the house clean will also help keep its occupants healthy.