We all wish to have a spick and span house. But our hectic life schedule barely leaves us with enough time to attain this dream. And to make things worse, the good cleaners come with a hefty price tag.
Keeping such things in mind, we have come up with some useful hacks, which can help out with your household cleaning. You can try them out in your spare time and that too without burning a hole in your wallet.
#1 You need to split the entire cleaning drill according to chores. In this way, you can dust first and follow it up with vacuuming before finishing off with mopping.
#2 Placing some old newspaper sheets at the base of bin liners can help in dealing with spillage of liquid wastes by absorbing them.
#3 While cleaning your window, mix some dishwasher rinse aid with the water. This can remove all streaks from your windows and leave them looking shinier than before. You can finish it up with a neat round of vacuuming for adding up to the shine meter.
#4 While cleaning your basin and tub, spray on some bathroom cleaner 10 minutes prior to rinsing it off. This can remove all the girth and help out with your cleaning chore.
#5 Prior to using the oven, you can place an empty baking sheet directly on the bottom shelf. This can be of great help in catching drips and keeping your oven clean at all times.
#6 Placing your hand inside a moderately damp sock and running it over dusty blinds can ease out your cleaning works. Once you are done with the blinds, you can simply pop the sock inside the washing machine.
#7 Small fittings such as extractor fan filters, fridge shelves and oven shelves can be placed easily inside the dishwasher for a thorough cleaning.
#8 You can toggle with the speed of your washing machine to decrease the time spent on ironing creased clothes.
#9 Pouring leftover coke inside the toilet can work wonders in removing stains from even the most remote places which cannot be accessed by a toilet brush.
#10 You can use baking soda for deodorizing your toilet. For this, you will have to pour several tablespoons of soda on your toilet bowl and allow it a resting time of 10 minutes. Finally, you can brush it off. Adding a few drops of your favorite essential oil can further add up to its aromatic allure.
#11 If you wish to make your shower tiles shinier, then you can dab on a paste of lemon juice and baking soda over the same.
#12 You can easily ward off limescale by placing a lemon on your tap and rinsing it with boiling water after one hour. This trick can work wonders even on stains caused by hard water.
#13 A lot of dirt deposits around toothbrush holders. You can tackle the same using hydrogen peroxide. This chemical can ward off all germs without harming humans. For this, you will have to soak the bristles in a hydrogen peroxide liquid for an hour. You can even pour in some inside the cup where the brushes are stored.
#14 You can clean oven trays easily using baking soda. For this, you need to spread generous amounts of soda over the tray and pour in some boiling water. This will lead to intensive bubbling. You can set the tray aside for an hour before rinsing it off.
#15 Salt, vinegar and lemon can be mixed together to create an effective dishwashing detergent.
#16 You can descale your tea kettle by mixing water and vinegar in equal proportions and pouring it inside the kettle. This should be set to a boiling temperature and washed off before pouring in more hot water. You need to keep the vinegar mix for an hour inside the kettle prior to boiling while dealing with harsh scale.
#17 Coffee grounds can be of great help in preventing odors inside the fridge.
#18 If you have some vodka stored in your mini bar, then you can use it to make your glasses shine. For this, you will simply have to soak a paper towel in the liquid and rub it over the glasses.
#19 Baby powder can be of great help in removing oily stains. For this, you will have to spread it generously over the greasy spots and leave it throughout the night.
So, bid adieu to the chemical cleaners and try out these easy hacks to get rid of dirt and stains in a seamless manner.