Cleaning Soiled Cabinets?

Need to know the best solvent or cleaner to use when it comes to Kitchen cabinets. The cabinets are in good shape with a nice cherry stain look. Just dirty as hell with years of kitchen grease and the usual build up.
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If you have the ventilation, mineral spirits works well. It wont harm the wood. Or, Murphys oil soap--be careful not to soak wood with a water-based cleaner.
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The old Pledge use to be a silcone cleaner and worked well. Now it contains some wax and doesn't work as well for this purpose. Varsol or paint thinner may remove the grease and follow up with some oil (silicone prefered) lube.
Water based solvents (citrus cleaners (green product) the mechanics use, especially) may work well too but get it dry fast and follow with a good wood oil as above. This depends whether the finish was a good urethane or water resitant laquer. Test in an inconspicious spot first.
Need to know the best solvent or cleaner to use when it comes to Kitchen cabinets. The cabinets are in good shape with a nice cherry stain look. Just dirty as hell with years of kitchen grease and the usual build up.
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I did mine about 5 years ago. Try a cabinet scraper with no hook. For me it was the fastest.
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the following:

Kneejerk answer: MEK paint stripper. (Prompted by the "nice cherry stain look", ya putz. ;)
OK, now the real answer: First, spray on plain water and wait five minutes. Now spray on straight concrete degreaser (from your garage, of course.) These two will remove the waterbased grime.
Second, on a hidden spot, try some denatured alcohol, paint thinner, or naphtha. Use the one which removes the remaining grime but doesn't remove either the entire finish or the gloss.
Some of the citrus cleaners can work well, too, but watch the finish.
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Larry Jaques wrote:

The mineral spirits seem to work well and didn't mess with the finish. Just wish they looked that well when still wet with the mineral spirits!!! May have to spray them with a good urethane to get that new shiny look.
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