Maintaining your kitchen tools and equipment is quite easy. Keep your kitchen gadgets very clean when not in use. Keep your blades sharpened and protected. Most of all, when a tool can no longer effectively be used, replace it.
Cleaning and storing cooking tools and equipment is very important, for food safety and illness prevention reasons. A common way to clean is to use warm water and soap while washing the tools and equipment, then rinsing them. When storing, they must be dried before putting away in a dry place.
Kitchen equipment and tools are slightly different. Example of kitchen tools include measuring cups and spoons, colanders, and thermometers and equipment would be things like stoves, ovens and stand mixers.
In most commercial kitchens, dishwashers are used to quickly clean and sanitize kitchen tools using detergents and high temperature (Steaming) At home, a dishwasher can have temperatures up to 100 degrees celsius, which helps sanitizing kitchen tools.