How about cutting some time out of your cleaning routine? We've gathered some home cleaning tips & tricks that you can use to help with the endless task of keeping your house clean. Incorporating these into your weekly cleaning can help save you some time and aggravation. Let us know what other tips you use - we'd love to hear more!
Dust In Small Spaces
Use paint brushes to dust cracks and hard to reach places in telephones, stereos, etc.
Use Club soda or seltzer water to clean chrome.
Magic Marker Ink
Hair spray will remove magic-marker ink from surfaces.
Door That Sticks
Car wax applied to a sticking door will ease opening and closing.
Use a pencil eraser on black heel marks.
- A little vanilla poured on a piece of cotton and placed in the refrigerator will eliminate odors.
- After cleaning the refrigerator add a dash of lemon extract to the rinse water for a fresh scent.
Shower curtains can be renovated by being washed, on gentle cycle, with a pint of white vinegar.
Food Particles In Microwave
Cleaning a microwave is easy. Fill up a cup of water and put it in there on high for a few minutes. The steam from the cup will loosen any stuck-on food, and then you can just wipe it away. It’s that simple.
** Toilet Cleaning Trick **
Most cleaners are tough on your toilet, so try something gentler that will do the job just as well. Once a week, drop two denture tablets into the bowl and leave for at least 20 minutes. Then give the inside of the bowl a quick brushing and flush. The same action that brightens dentures will leave your toilet gleaming.