06/19/2013 08:37 am ET Updated Sep 25, 2013

Smart Microwave Cleaning Tip Using... A Coffee Filter?

We'll be using our microwave instead of the oven a lot more thanks to the heat, and that means we're going to have to work harder to keep it clean. But there it one thing you can do to help it stay splatter-free.

Editor's note: As always be super careful when dealing with a hot microwave.

FreeShipping.org recommends placing a damp coffee filter over the dish that's being heated up. If there does happen to be a mess, simply wait until the filter has cooled and wipe up the food. Curbly even suggests washing, drying and reusing these disposable holders after each time.

Click through our slideshow for more tips and tricks. Be sure to head over to FreeShipping.org and Curbly for more information.

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