Cleaning is not among the favorite things that you will look forward to, yet the result is quit rewarding. To make it less painful as well, you should be aware of a few cleaning tricks and tips, several good practices and shortcuts, that will help you tidy your house without being completely exhausted. Check the ten useful cleaning tips that we share and learn new ways of reaching great result without all the stress.
1. Clean the air-conditioner
You should check your air-conditioner in the spring and clean the dirt that is in and surrounding the unit. This will help the device better cool your home, as if it has a dirty blower fan filter or clogged cooling fins, your air conditioner will not be efficient.
2. Set the white marks and the scratches on wood on the furniture
If you have bought new furniture but you do have scratches and white marks, you should fix that. To do that you will need ¾ cup of olive oil mixed with ¼ cup of vinegar and a kitchen rag which with to rub the zones that have such scratches. Sometimes white marks on the wooden table also appear from hot dishes and if that happens you will need a white linen napkins of mist with water and an iron on a steam setting. The spots will disappear if you go over the problem areas for 15 sec, yet you should do this only for the table furniture and not on other pieces of furniture.
Yeah, this could be very annoying procedure. Yet, if you know and can apply the magic trick things are getting better. To get a clean window with no streaks, make this do-it-yourself cleaner by using vinegar, water and dish soap. Then use a white cloth to wipe down the windows, after which buff them with newspaper wad.
4. The Glassware that looks cloudy
Often, no matter how hard we try, our glasses do look cloudy thanks to a residue that sticks to them. Luckily, there is a smart and quick trick that you can use. You will need a huge bottle of vinegar, if you add one cup of vinegar to the bottom at the cleaning cycle of your washing machine, there will be no cloudy stains any more. The vinegar will make your stainless steel dishwasher look perfect as well. You still need to use the dishwasher detergent.
5. Grout Cleaner made at home
The perfect cleaner for your dirty tiles is handmade. The mixture is done with ¼ cup bleach and ¾ cup baking soda. It should be applied for a while, after which the scrubbing should start. Try it once and see for yourself.
6. Remove the labels on the new dishes
In order to remove the stickers from the new glasses and dishes you have bought you should put Oxi-Clean once you have plugged your sink with some warm water, then you should leave the items there to soak for half an hour. The removal will be easy.
7. Cleaning the bathtub
The bathtub often gets a clogged drain usually from the hair. Always keep a detergent and clean the bathtub at least once in two weeks.
8. Clean the kitchen cabinets
The kitchen cabinets and the handles need regular cleaning. They often collect grime and dirt. Make a mixture of 2 parts of baking soda and one part of vegetable oil. Then, you can use an old toothbrush to reach even the hard to get spots.