Nothing feels quite as satisfying as coming home to a house that sparkles. From the kitchen to the bathroom to the bedroom, the list of items that need scrubbing in your household can seem endless. Here’s a guide to make your spring-cleaning manageable!
Disinfect your sponge in the microwave.
Clean your vacuum and its attachments with a damp cloth and mild detergent.
Sanitize your mop with vinegar.
Buy eco-friendly wipe.
Defrost your freezer in a flash by turning it into a sauna.
Refresh your garbage disposal with ice and citrus.
If your closet feels cramped, your fridge smells funky, and your tiles look terrifying, checkout our these DIY cleaning tips.
Use dryer sheets to buff hard-to-clean spots from mirrors, kitchen and bathroom fixtures, shower doors, even stubborn toilet rings and dirty oven racks.
Spray an old sock with some all-purpose cleaner and run your foot along baseboards to get those hard-to-reach corners.
Try cutting up a lemons, put them in your garbage disposal and run with cold water to get rid of unwanted smells.
Fill a plastic bag with white vinegar, secure it over the showerhead with a rubber band and leave it overnight to get rid of buildup.
Get your grill cleaned up and ready for the warm weather. First, heat it up and spray some white vinegar onto the grates to help loosen the residue. Then, scrub the area firmly using half an onion. The acid from the onion will rid your grill of any leftover remnants.
Combine 1 tsp of cream of tartar with just enough water to create a milky paste. Rub the solution onto your stainless steel appliances and wipe away to reveal their original shine.
The rubber edge of the squeegee is a great tool for gripping and removing pet hair from your rug. Use a firm grip and make sure to clean up the excess hair as you go
To remove fingerprints, smudges and dust off your TV screen or computer monitor, gently rub coffee filters.
Cobwebs and dust can collect in room corners and on ceiling fans. Wipe them away by securing a towel over the bristle end of a broom with a large rubber band. The dust and cobwebs stick to the cloth.
Wrap the knife in a rag and wipe between the slats. Then, open the windows and run your central air to fill your home with fresh spring air.
Attach the grippy strips to one end of your drawer and the other to your drawer organizers. This keeps the organizers in place, but lets you remove them when needed.
Slide heavy pieces like couches and tables easily and without damage by placing folded, clean towels under each end of the furniture.
To de-grime the inside of the oven door (including the glass) without using chemicals or scratching, wet a scouring pumice stone, scrub, then wipe clean with a wet microfiber cloth.
Don’t ruin your upholstered furniture by using the wrong cleaner.
Mix ¼ cup of white vinegar, 2 cups of water, and 2 teaspoons of liquid soap into a spray bottle. Spray the mixture onto the glass and scrub with newspaper for a streak-free window or mirror.