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Nobody likes to clean but the truth of the matter is unless you don’t give a shit what your house looks like, at some point, you’re going to have to pick up a vacuum, a toilet brush or duster every once in a while.
I know that most of us LOVE to look to Pinterest too for cleaning hacks, but here’s what I know…some of those hacks are so worthless they are laughable. You can check out my particular favorite cleaning hacks that are a complete waste of time. But rest assured none of these are like that.
These are the cleaning hacks everyone should know because they DO work and WILL make cleaning much easier for you!
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CLEANING HACKS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW
So here’s my 17 absolute favorite cleaning hacks everyone should know that will absolutely, positively make cleaning easier on you!
1. HOW TO CLEAN STAINLESS STEEL
How To Clean Stainless Steel With Vinegar – Seasoned Homemaker
Grease and fingerprints leave a dull and messy look on stainless steel appliances. Here’s a safe way to clean and shine all your stainless steel appliances.
2. DIY ADHESIVE REMOVER
Adhesive Remover – Mommy Potamus
There’s nothing more frustrating than getting a new item and trying to peel off the label only to have it firmly lodged in place or leaving a sticky patch of adhesive goo behind. Here’s a simple DIY remover that you can apply for easy removal of stubborn label residue.
3. 3 EASY WAYS TO CLEAN AND DISINFECT SPONGES
3 Easy Ways To Clean And Disinfect Sponges – Mom4Real
Sponges are a prime breeding ground for germs and bacteria so you’ll want to keep them as clean as possible with minimal effort. Here are 3 time-saving ways to extend the life of your sponges while also disinfecting them.
4. EASIEST WAY TO CLEAN A BLENDER
Easiest Way To Clean A Blender – Lemons Lavender and Laundry
Your blender probably gets used daily: from smoothies to sauces, from pancakes batters to pesto, and it can be difficult to adequately clean without disassembling all the parts and soaking them while trying to avoid injuring yourself on the blades. Here’s the easiest and safest way to clean your blender.
5. HOW TO HAVE A SPOTLESS KITCHEN ALL THE TIME
How To Have Spotless Kitchen All The Time – Housewife How-To’s
Having a spotless kitchen seems like a dream. Short of eating out every single meal, here are some tips that you may want to adopt as daily habits so that you can enjoy a perpetually spotless kitchen.
6. HOW TO CLEAN A DISHWASHER
How To Clean A Dishwasher – Clean Mama
The inside of your dishwasher does a lot of hard work with all that swishing, draining and drying, so every 3 months or so you should give it a deep clean of its own. Best part? All it takes is one ingredient, then close the door, turn it on, and walk away.
7. GARBAGE DISPOSAL TABLETS
Garbage Disposal Tablets – Bitz N Giggles
When your garbage disposal starts emitting a not-so-fresh odor, it’s time to consider feeding it a freshener tablet. These cute and effective DIY tablets are a breeze to make.
8. HOW TO CLEAN A MICROWAVE FAST
How To Clean A Microwave Fast – The Happier Homemaker
Looking for a chemical-free way to clean your microwave? Here it is. This method is ridiculously easy. And the best part? You already have everything you need to make your microwave sparkling clean with minimal effort.
9. CLEAN YOUR HOUSE FAST
Clean Your House Fast – A Mess Free Life
Unexpected guests due to arrive in about an hour? No problem! Here are the essentials tips you need to quickly tidy your house in under an hour.
10. CLEANING YOUR OVEN RACKS
Cleaning Your Oven Racks – Homespun Haley
Oven racks are just awkward and messy to clean. Here’s a simple way to clean the baked on grease with minimal scrubbing and mess. You’ll never guess the product that makes that gunk come right off.
11. DIY DRILL BRUSH ATTACHMENT
How To DIY Drill Brush Attachment – Amber Oliver
If you’re not afraid of power tools, here’s a DIY hack for a power scrubber for those jobs where scrubbing is absolutely required.
12. HOW TO PREVENT SOAP SCUM ON SHOWER DOORS
Prevent Soap Scum Build-up on Glass Shower Doors – I Dream Of Clean
If you have a glass shower door you know that soap scum is not only unsightly but difficult to clean. Here’s a great hack to keep your glass shower clear and clean.
13. FIZZY TOILET BOMBS
Fizzy Toilet Bombs – Mindful Momma
Keep your toilet fresh between cleanings with these DIY fizzy toilet bombs. They help deodorize and disinfect and make less work for you when it’s time to get out the toilet brush for the deep clean.
14. 7 EASY TIPS TO KEEP YOUR BEDROOM CLEAN
7 Easy Tips To Keep Your Bedroom Clean – A Mess Free Life
Your bedroom should be a welcoming and restful room at the end of the day. Implement these simple habits to keep yours tidy and clean. Having a clean bedroom is easy once you commit to these easy tips.
15. HOW TO CLEAN YOUR VEHICLE IN 15 MINUTES
How To Clean Your Vehicle In 15 Minutes – Clean Mama
All the tips and tricks to having a clean car are right here. Learn which tools and products to use and how to train your family to help keep it clean.
16. HOW TO CLEAN YOUR BATHROOM IN JUST 10 MINUTES
How To Clean Your Bathroom In Just 10 Minutes – A Mess Free Life
Everyone’s least favorite room in the house to clean can be kept sparkling in just 10 minutes when you follow these simple daily tasks.
17. 5 EVENING HOUSEKEEPING ROUTINES
5 Evening Housekeeping Routines – Centsable Momma
By doing these 5 housekeeping chores every evening before you go to bed, you’ll wake up to a clean home with fewer messes to clean in the morning. The great thing about these evening tasks is that they really don’t take much time to do. Plus, you could delegate a few of these items to another family member or two. Win-win!
So there you have it – awesome cleaning hacks everyone should know! Some great cleaning hacks that will really help you clean faster and save time all the while making your house sparkly!