Cleaning the house is a difficult task – it takes time and a lot of effort, which is why we often look for easier ways to do it. Thankfully, we have some nice tips on cleaning your house.
Wet cleaning sponges are the ideal breeding ground for bacteria which can end up on your dishes. In order to disinfect the sponge, microwave it for 2 minutes every day.
In order to clean your washing machine, pour 2 cups of vinegar in the it and let it work for an hour, then repeat the cycle once more. If there’s dirt accumulated on the inside, clean it with a sponge and vinegar, then put 2 cups of bleach inside and run a cycle for an hour. Clean the knobs, lids, nooks and crannies with cotton swabs, then run a cycle for the final time in order to make your machine clean and glowing.
Use sheets soaked in fabric softener to clean dirty baseboards easily.
Carpet and mattress stains
These kind of stains are pretty common and difficult to remove, but a mixture of hydrogen peroxide and dish soap will make them disappear quickly.
Water stains on taps are a common problem which can be resolved by rubbing the taps with wax paper. This will leave a thin protective layer over them which will prevent water stains in the future as well as fingerprints.
To clean toilet rings, put a piece of Mr. Clean Magic Eraser and leave it to work overnight. In the morning, you will be amazed by the results.
It’s not just the cleaning – your house must smell perfectly as well. Mix 2 bottle caps of vanilla extract with a cup of coffee, then heat the mixture in the oven at 300 F for an hour. There you have it – a fresh and strong homemade air freshener!
Sticky stains are especially irritating, but they can be removed with this simple trick. Mix equal amounts of coconut oil and baking soda and use the mixture on the stains to easily remove them.
Filling the bathtub with hot water will double the effect of alkaline cleaners.
You can wipe the lightbulbs with a microfiber cloth to complete the cleaning process.