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Cleaning Tips For Every Household That Is Proven Effective

Are you having a hard time making our house as spotless as possible? Don’t fret, most of us are having the same issue.

Today we’re going to teach you how simple things can help you achieve that sparkling glow inside our home. Others manage to achieve that god-like cleanliness inside their household so can us. Let’s take a look on how they do this.

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Rust Removal

 

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Lemon is a good cleaner when it comes to rusts. Cut a piece of lemon in half. Damp it with a pinch of table salt and rub it to those rusty areas.

Old Dishes

 

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Stains and old-colored plates can be good as new again by using a mixture of baking soda and water.

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Sparkling-clean Bathtub

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Filling a bathtub with hot to warm water with some oxygen bleach will help us achieve that brand-new look again.

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Air Vents

 

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Adding a bit of wax after washing our air vents will make it a lot cleaner longer. Try doing this and we’ll see ourselves cleaning our vents a lot less than normal.

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Handling our Walls and Ceiling

 

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Those hard to reach places like walls and ceilings can cleaned using our everyday mop.

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Soap Smudges on our Shower Door

 

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Remove smudges by using a small stiff brush with a window cleaner. This will slowly eliminate those nasty soap smudges.

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Bathroom Faucets

Aside from using the vinegar trick, we can use baby oil on a cotton ball to polish those nasty looking faucets.

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Bad Smell In Kitchen Sink

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All the grease and other dirt on our sink can leave a nasty smell, clean it up using an old toothbrush and a small soap.

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Rust Stains

Removing rust stains can be done by mixing a small portion of cream of tartar and lemon juice. Simply mix them up and use a small brush to clear those spots.

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A Shiny Faucet

Soak a paper towel in vinegar for a few seconds and simply wrap them around on our old and dirty-looking faucets. Leave it for about thirty minutes and you’ll be surprised how shiny and good-looking your faucet can be.

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Granite Countertops

 

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Countertops is easier to clean with warm water mixed with a gentle detergent. We can also use a quarter cup of rubbing alcohol with five to six drops of our everyday dishwashing liquid to two cups of water.

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Doorknobs and Cabinet Handle

A gentle scrub using our toothbrush with an oil soap is the best way to do this.

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Tiles

Baking soda is our best friend when it comes to cleaning our tiles.

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Sink

A sparkling sink can be done by damping a small portion of baking soda over the wet surface. Then wipe it out with a sponge with a few drops of hydrogen peroxide.

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Microwave

Bring in a microwaveable bowl with a solution of water and a portion of lemon juice. You’ll see how clean the insides of our microwave after doing this.

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Oven

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Prepare a mixture of 1 cup of baking soda, 1 tablespoon of dishsoap and water. Mix them well until it is thick and spread it over on those dirty areas. After fifteen minutes, wipe it dry and enjoy your newly cleaned oven.

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Gas Stove

 

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 We’re still going to use baking soda for this one. Mix it with water and hydrogen peroxide until it is thick and spread it over. Leave it on for about five to ten minutes and wipe it off clean using a dry sponge or a towel.

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Oven Door

 

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Dirty-looking oven door can be sorted out by using baking soda. Sprinkle an ample amount of baking soda on the oven door surface and use a damp cloth soaked in water and soap. Cover it up using the cloth and leave it there for fifteen minutes and wipe it clean.

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Grease Stain

 

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We need a few drops of mineral oil on a paper towel. Wipe out all the grease and stains using our paper towels and watch how much stain you can clean with this.

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Cleaning our Bathtubs

 

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 Cleaning our bathtub is no longer a major task if we’re going to do this. Place our cotton balls soaked in bleach along the edges where those slippery molds build up. Do this overnight and our bathtubs will be good as new again.

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Clearing Smudges on our Mirror

 

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Our mirrors can achieve that sparkling glow again if you mix up a solution of fifty percent vinegar to water. We can also drop some essential oil to for that added scent.

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AC Vents

 

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Aside from using our regular towel-cleaner combo, we can also add a knife in the equation. Simply wrap our towel around our knife and run it through the vents.

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Stove Burners

Make a thick paste of dish soap, baking soda and water solution. Apply it onto the burners and wait for fifteen to thirty minutes. Wipe them clean and it should be all set.

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Vent Filters

 

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Soak your filter in a hot water with a few drops of borax. Leave it there for fifteen minutes and rinse using warm water.

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Wood Cutting Boards

 

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Sprinkle coarse salt on your cutting board and rub a piece of lemon to clean it up. Salt helps on clearing out stains while the lemon removes those nasty smell.

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Plastic Cutting Boards

 

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Dealing with plastic chopping boards, you can soak them in a small mixture of water with a little bleach. Just be sure to rinse it well after doing this.

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Windows

 

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Every kitchen has its own onions and you can use this for cleaning up our windows. Rub a piece of onion over your window glass.

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Carpet Stains

 

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Mix a part vinegar to into two parts of water. Use a towel and soak it into the mixture and cover the stain on your carpet. Lastly, place a hot iron sitting right on top of the soaked towel for about half a minute.

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Carpets and Rags

 

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Clean your carpets and rags with a mixture of soap and a few drops of hydrogen peroxide. This will surely eliminate those stubborn stains.

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Iron

 

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Speaking of iron, you can clean the base of our iron by using either vinegar or baking soda.

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Steel Sink

 

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If you want your steel sink to be sparkling clean, try using flour after your initial cleaning.

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Washing Machine

 

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Let your washing machine clean itself by adding bleach, citric acid or vinegar. Start up your machine, set it to the hottest wash cycle and just wait for the results.

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Washing Machine Drum

 

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Mix some water, baking soda and vinegar and start cleaning up your washing machine drum.

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Furniture Stain

 

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Grab our baking soda and sprinkle it on top of the stain of our furniture. Wait for 20 minutes and brush it off. You may also use a vacuum cleaner.

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Leather Furniture

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Shoe polish is leather’s best friend.

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Microfiber Furniture

 

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Grab a rubbing alcohol and put some onto the dirty area. Gently scrub it out by a sponge and let it dry. Once it dries up, use a stiff brush to even the surface out.

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Lampshades

 

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Use an adhesive lint roller for our lampshade.

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TV and Monitors

 

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If there are any coffee filter around your house, use it for cleaning your TVs and Monitors.

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Vases

 

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Use an eggshell along with a warm water for cleaning up our vases. Don’t forget to add a drop of dishwashing liquid.

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Coffee Grinder

 

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Using rice grains can help you clean up dirt and stale odors left in your coffee grinder.

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Coffee Mug Stains

Remove stains from our coffee mugs by using lemon peel mixed with salt.

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Burnt Pans

 

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Pour vinegar to your pan and let it boil for a few minutes. Sprinkle a bit of baking soda around the pan and clean it up with a towel or a sponge.

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Use Toothpaste

 

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Toothpaste is not only for our teeth, you can also use it to any plastic surface and it is a good cleaning agent.

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