How to Clean Almost Anything

These clever ideas from Buzzfeed are sure to make spring cleaning a little less frustrating and time consuming. Oh yeah, and lots of them will save you money too.

Air Vents

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Just grab a rag, a knife and some 409 and good to go.

 

Gross Armpit Stains

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Use 1 tsp of Dawn dishwashing detergent, 3-4 tbsp of hydrogen peroxide and 2 tbsp of baking soda to scrub the stain. Then launder as usual.

 

Carpet Pet Hair

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Just use a squeegee.

 

Ear Buds

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Dampen a q-tip with a bit of rubbing alcohol (just a bit, since you don’t want to damage your electronics by getting them wet). Then wipe over the surface.

 

Engagement Ring

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Make a paste out of baking soda and water. Or you can use toothpaste as well! Then follow these directions.

 

George Foreman Grill

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Grab some paper towels for this task.

 

Keurig Coffeemaker

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Fill the water reservoir halfway with vinegar, then run a cycle through without adding a k-cup or filter. Then run 2 cycles of water through to eliminate the vinegar taste and smell.

 

Microfiber Couch

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Use some rubbing alcohol, and light-colored sponge and water to get these couches clean.

Check out many more great tips over at BuzzFeed’s How to Clean (Almost) Anything and Everything.