House Cleaning Hacks You Wish You Already Knew

 

Let’s face it – when it comes to cleaning, we all dread it. After all, cleaning can be so boring, tedious, and time-consuming that we prefer to avoid it like the plague. But what if we told you that cleaning can become easy and quick. How you ask? Continue reading this post as we uncover some incredible home cleaning hacks you’ll wish you had known sooner. Have a look!

Use DIY Window Cleaners for Deep Window Cleaning

Deep cleaning windows may sound like a lot of hard work, but that’s not the case as long as you use the right window cleaner. You don’t even have to invest in expensive window cleaners for this problem. A great DIY window-cleaning recipe will do the trick. All you need to do is mix a ¼ cup of vinegar and a ½ teaspoon of liquid dish soap in a spray bottle. Add in two cups of water. Shake thoroughly and use this mixture to make your windows squeaky clean!

Don’t worry if you have run out of vinegar or dish soap. Simply brew a strong cup of tea and let it cool for an hour. Transfer it to a spray bottle and let the tannic acid work its magic!

Use Heat to Clean Your Microwave

Those hard stains from your leftover pasta will take a lot of elbow grease to get rid of. But don’t worry. A bit of steam will do the job you don’t want to do. Simply heat a bowl of water in your microwave for five minutes. The steam generated from heating the water will release the grime in your microwave. You can then easily remove it using a clean cloth.

Deep Clean Your Coffee Maker With Vinegar

If you are a regular coffee drinker, we bet you probably aren’t deep cleaning your coffee-maker as often as you should. Well, you should get started with the cleaning of this appliance, and with the help of vinegar and water mixture, you can easily eliminate all the unwanted spots and stains from your coffee maker – and faster than you think at that!

Use Soft Drink to Clean a Stained Toilet

If you’re opposed to harsh chemicals, such as bleach, you can try a soft drink like Pepsi or Coke to clean your toilet. No jokes! Soft drinks work really well to clean stains that make their way onto ceramic materials.

Coke is also known as a popular cleaning hack for accessories.

Use Dryer Sheets for Cleaning Pans, Pots, etc.

Getting rid of that stubborn grime from your pans, pots, etc., can be a real pain. Nobody likes to spend hours scrubbing those dirty spots… and you don’t need to. Simply put the messy pans, pots, trays, etc. in the sink with warm water, soap, and a dryer sheet. Leave them for a couple of hours and watch the mess just disappear before your eyes!

Deodorize the Drain with Lemon

You don’t have to call professional services for this one. We understand, over time, your garbage disposal can start to give off strange smells.

What you can do is cut a lemon in half and turn the water on in your garbage disposal. Add in the cut lemon and wait for some time until the fruit helps cleanse the drain.

Use Grapefruit and Salt for Cleaning Your Bathtub

Again, if you’re averse to using toxic chemicals, you don’t have to go down that path. You can scrub your bathtub with salty grapefruit. Once you’re done, rinse with warm water. This not only will leave your bathtub squeaky clean but smelling super fresh as well.

Use Baking Soda for Removing Oil Stains Off Carpets

This is one of the best cleaning hacks to remove greasy stains from your carpets. All you have to do is pour some baking soda on the affected area and then spray with equal amounts of vinegar and water. Allow it to sit for a few hours and then vacuum it all up.

Clean Stove Burners with Ammonia

Stove burners can be super hard to clean, but not with the cleaning hack that we’re about to share. Simply put the stock burner into a zip lock bag or some Tupperware. And add ammonia to cover the burner. Let it sit for 12 hours or so.

You will be able to easily clean off the stone burner with a sponge afterward.

Use Chalk to Get Grease Stains Out of Clothing

We know how tough it can be to get rid of oil stains from clothing. However, this is all made easier by rubbing some chalk into the grease stains. Simply wash afterward and tada! No more stains!

With these top 10 house cleaning hacks in your arsenal, you can clean your house more efficiently and much faster than ever!