Do you want to simplify cleaning around the house? You want to be able to do your household chores and still have time to have a life? Are you struggling to keep your home clean and not be tired? Well, you came to the right place!
We, obviously, can’t do without cleaning and tidying the house, because who wants to live in a set of a crime-drama series? None of us, is happy when things are not spick and span, and when nothing is in its right place. Because, let’s face it, when we see our house is neat as a new pin, there’s no better feeling of accomplishment and self love!
Since there’s no fairy maid that will suddenly appear, and do the chores for us, here are the 10 hacks that will make your cleaning around the house easier and definitely less tiring.
1- Use toothpaste to clean pen on the walls
Among the many uses toothpaste can have, there’s one you never thought of! Toothpaste can, actually, help you clean after your kids when they have that special talent of drawing on the walls. You only have to scrub a little amount of paste on the drawings to be able to erase everything once and for all.
2- Use an old sock to clean the blinds
Next time you are cleaning your blinds, don’t go for the store bought wipes right away, use an damp sock to clean the blinds and hard to reach spots. You can reuse the sock indefinitely!
3- Use baking soda to clean your sofa or mattress
4 – Use white vinegar to clean your dishwasher
For a dishwasher deep cleanse, pour 2 cups of white vinegar in you appliance, and run a cycle, the hottest you can. You dishwasher is now clean, effortlessly!
5- Use grapefruit and salt to clean the bathtub
Dab salt on half a grapefruit and scrub your tub. This little trick will allow you to get rid of any rust, chemical residue and scale deposits.
6- Use a cotton swab and vinegar to clean keyboards
For a clean and spotless keyboard, spray white vinegar on a cotton swab and gently scrub the keyboard’s key. This will also allow you to clean between the keys, an area where dirt like to rest.
7- Use baking soda to whiten your linens and clothes
White clothes and linens all tend to loose their bright color as time passes. But if you use baking soda once a while when you run a machine, it will help you keep your clothes white as new!
8- Use coffee ground to clear out the pipes
Don’t call in the plumber just yet, because you can try to fix the pipes by yourself without much effort. You will need to throw some coffee ground on the sink, then some dish washing soap and finally hot water! It will completly clean and scrape the pipes.
9- Use the dishwasher to clean toys
You can put toys, makeup brushes, combs and hair clips to clean them up without making any effort.
10- Use vodka to clean your mattress
Fill a spray bottle with vodka and spray it on your mattress to disinfect it in no time. You can add a few drops of your favorite essential oil to scent your mattress and your room.