Most of the people clean the same things in their homes, mostly those places which are used every day. However, the places and objects we don’t clean that often can become really dirty over a period of time.
Keep reading if you want to find which areas in your home you should clean and how to clean them!
18 GENIUS TRICKS TO CLEAN THINGS YOU WEREN’T REALLY SURE HOW TO CLEAN
1. Bathroom grouting
This is the place where you can find mildew and mold. You will need a toothbrush and a bleach to clean this place. As a finish you can use a candle wax by rubbing it on the gout and you will coat the place and prevent any new mold from occuring.
2. Window tracks and interior sills
A mixture of baking soda, dish soap and vinegar will clean this area. All you need to do is rub those areas with the mixture and open the windows afterwards.
3. Window blinds
A lot of people forget to clean their windows or window blinds. To clean the blinds you will only need a dish soap, warm water, and a microfiber cloth. Just wipe the dust from the blinds and you are done!
4. Shower curtain
You should take down the shower curtain and soak it in a salt water bath. This is the most effective way to eliminate all the microbes and the mildew because the salt will dry them out and you will have a clean shower curtain!
You can clean your toaster with a cream of tartar and nail polish remover.
6. Cast-Iron skillet
You should take your skillet and cover it in salt. Then, slice a potato and rub the salt on the skillet with the half potato. In the end rinse everything and your skillet will be as new.
First thing you should do is vacuum the mattress. Then, spread some baking soda on top of the mattress and leave it for half an hour. Afterwards, you should vacuum the surface of the mattress again. If you have some stains on the mattress, you should mix baking soda, water, and salt and rub it on those areas. Scrub them nicely and vacuum the mattress one more time.
You will need a mild dish soap, distilled water, rubbing alcohol, compressed air, and microfiber towels. Be careful when you clean it and enjoy in the final result!
9. Odd-shaped glasses and bottles
You should attach two sponges with magnets in between them. If you have troubles to stick your hand into the bottle or vase, the sponges won’t have that issue. Therefore, you will wipe everything with those two sponges.
10. Make-up brushes
Just dip your brushes into olive oil and wash them, and they will be exfoliated and fresh!
First thing you should do is remove the hair from the brushes, and use some shampoo and baking soda to clean them once per month.
If you blend salt and vinegar you will clean your iron effortlessly!
13. Ceiling fan
You can take a pillow case and use it to clean all the blades from the ceiling fan. Simply apply any cleanser to the pillow case and wrap it around the blade to clean it.
14. Dog toys
Even though you can wash most toys in washing machine, you can soak them in a solution of warm water and vinegar and they will be clean again.
15. Car seating
You should mix equal parts of vinegar, baking soda, and club soda and scrub those car seats. Afterwards, use a steam cleaner to clean the seats and you are good to go.
16. Baseball caps
You should put some Borax into the dishwasher and put the caps in it. Note: Don’t confuse Borax with Boric acid, which is a toxic ingredient.
You will need some water, vinegar, rubbing alcohol, and a microfiber cloth. Wipe the mirrors with this solution and they will have its original reflective surface!
18. Refrigerator coils
Vacuum up all the debris and the dust from the fridge!