Cleaning the house shouldn't have to be a long and tedious journey. Households items like dryer sheets, vinegar and shaving cream can cut in half the time spent cleaning. Simply follow the tricks below to save time and energy, because everybody has better things to do than cleaning!
1. Clean the baseboards.
A quick and easy way to clean the baseboards is to use a dryer sheet to pick up the dust and it will even leave your house with a fresh smell! You can even attach a dryer sheet to your favourite sweeping tool (like a Swiffer) to make it even easier.
2. Clean dirty pans.
Those dryer sheets have a lot of use! You can soak your dirty pans with hot water, dish soap and a dryer sheet, and let it sit for a few hours for an easy cleaning. You can even use the sheet as a wipe!
3. Clean your dish sponges in the microwave.
To kills 99% of the bacteria in your sponges, slightly wet them and put them in the microwave for about 90 seconds. This tip only work for sponges that don’t have any metal scrubber.
4. Clean your coffee machine.
Drop a few tablespoons of white vinegar and hot water in the reservoir to eliminate the bacteria in your machine. Make sure to run the machine another time with only water to avoid any vinegary smell. This can be done once a month.
5. Clean your shower head.
Fill a Ziploc bag with white vinegar add your shower head and leave it overnight, simply rinse with hot water in the morning to get rid of bacteria lingering.
6. Clean your keyboard.
Use a toothbrush and a 50/50 vinegar water solution to clean your keyboard. Simply dip the toothbrush in the mixture and gently scrub your keyboard, this will also get rid of bacteria.
7. Clean your couch.
To clean the textile on your furniture, simply rub a little bit of shaving cream on any stain and leave it overnight. The next morning use a clean towel to pat dry the area and the stain should be gone!
8. Clean your mattress.
It is easy to refresh your old mattress using baking soda. Simply cover your mattress with a thin layer of baking soda, lit it sit for a few hours and vacuum the excess.
9. Clean your microwave.
There is no need to spend hours scrubbing your microwave. Fill a large bowl with water and a few tablespoons of vinegar, set the microwave on high for only a few minutes. You can simply wipe the inside now!
10. Clean your blender.
The easiest way to clean your blender is to fill half with warm water and a few drops of dish soap and run it for a few seconds. You will never cut yourself on those sharp knifes again.
A special thanks to our friends Best Life Online for sharing these amazing hacks! Which one will you be trying at home?