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Cleaning Kitchen Counters

  1. Locate counter.
  2. Remove all items from section of counter to be cleaned.
  3. Get dish cloth and wet it.
  4. Squeeze excess water from cloth.
  5. Find corner of counter.
  6. Clean around edge of wall. Wipe with fingertip in one direction. Rinse cloth.
  7. Start from back wall, bring cloth forward into hand or wastebasket.
  8. Move hand over one half-length. Repeat this vertical pull until counter is covered. Rinse cloth.
  9. Repeat, going in a horizontal direction. See Mirror for detail of hand positions if this isn’t clear.