Here are 26 awesome tips that will make you a cleaning rock star. These clever tips will save you hours and hours of heartbreak cleaning your home. I was shocked at how many things I could make sparkly new again.
1. For really tough carpet stains use an iron and damp washcloth
To get all those pesky food particles on cutting boards halve a lemon and sprinkle some kosher salt to rub along the board. This works magic getting those deep lodged in particles to dislodge. After, take a little warm water and dish soap to rinse your board off.
Want those old cookie sheets to sparkle like new again? Take a mixure of 1/4 cup baking soda and add enough hydrogen peroxide to make a paste. Next rub the paste all over your sheet in small little circles. Let it sit for 2-3 hours and then rinse. Like new again.
A quick way to clean and de-clog shower heads is to grab a small plastic bag and fill it with white vinegar. Get a twisty tie and wrap it around your shower head. Leave it there for 2 hours and then wipe down with water after you remove the bag. Your shower head should be off-the-shelf new again.
Got a grimy microwave? Simply fill a bowl with 1 part water and 1 part vinegar and microwave at high for 2 minutes. This will steam clean the microwave from the inside. Then simply wipe down and the grime will come right off.
Fill your coffee maker’s chamber with equal parts white vinegar and water. Brew, using a paper filter, until half of the chamber is empty. Turn off the machine for 30 minutes and let sit. After 30 minutes, finish brewing. Use a new paper filter to brew a pot of clear water. Then repeat this step. That’s all you need to enjoy mold free coffee.
Forget the vacuum attachement. Simply take an old but clean sock and dip it in a mixture of 1 part vinegar and 1 part water. Then wipe down each individual slat. Use another sock to dry off. It’s a perfect way to use those old socks with holes in them that you were going to throw away.
Let your blender clean itself. After you’re done making smothies simply add some warm water and a few kisses of dish soap and turn your blender on for a few seconds. See this in action: How to clean a blender
Don’t neglect the outsides of appliances. To clean grime and gunk off appliances, simply mix some water and cream of tartar and get scrubbing.
Want an all natural way to clean your oven just as well as store-bought cleaners like 409? Check out this all-natural oven cleaner recipe that will get your ovens sparkling like new again: Oven Cleaner Recipe
There’s a pretty simple method for cleaning your Keurig. You only need to do it once in a while and it makes a big difference in the quality of your cup o’ Joe. Just grab some regular white distilled vinegar and follow these instructions.
Mix together 3/4 cups of baking soda together with 1/4 cup of bleach to create a thick paste. Then using the brush, apply the paste to the dirty grout and let sit for about 10 minutes. After that, work the cleaner deeper into the grout with the brush. Allow to sit for another 5-10 minutes, then rinse the cleaner off of the grout. Once the grout has completely dried, you’re sure to be stunned by the effectiveness of this cleaning technique!