Unexpected Cleaning Hacks For Your Whole House
Yes, even your grimy shower tile grout and your super dusty window blinds. Don’t worry — we’ve got you covered.
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If you have pieces of burnt, spilled food in your oven, a combination of dish soap, baking soda, and water is all you need to make it disappear.
Or for an even easier way to clean your oven, place a shallow cookie sheet on the bottom rack of your oven (or a reusable liner) to catch any spills.
And every few months, make sure to give the sides and door of your oven a deep clean with this hard-working oven scrub cleaner.
To deep clean your Keurig, wash your Keurig K-Cup holder in regular old soap and water, just like you would any other dish in the sink. Then, to flush the machine of any bacteria or calcium buildups, you’ll fill up the water reservoir 3/4 of the way with white vinegar and run the machine for a full cycle.
Or for an easier way to get rid of bacteria and mold, use these cleaning pods in your Keurig coffee machine like you would a regular K-Cup, and you’ll be back in business.
Line your refrigerator shelves with these washable mats — it’ll prevent any dreaded spills from drying, getting crusty, and becoming impossible to clean off. Plus: it’s much easier to wash these mats than your entire fridge shelf!
Get rid of hard water rings, calcium buildup, iron, and rust with this pumice stone toilet bowl scrubber. You might cry tears of relief when you see those stubborn stains finally disappear.
While you’re cleaning your toilet, make sure to get underneath the rim and scrub the water jets to eliminate any hard water buildup.
Use a flexible cleaning brush to clear out your lint trap on a regular basis. It’ll not only help your clothes dry faster, but it will also prevent house fires that can occur when it’s clogged. Use this after every load of laundry just to stay extra safe!
While you’re cleaning out your lint trap, make sure to wipe down your washing machine with these cleaning wipes that are super effective at getting into all the nooks and crannies where grime can get trapped. You’ll be amazed at how much dust and dirt you unearth with these!
Soak your showerhead in a plastic bag filled with vinegar and a sprinkle of baking soda for a couple of hours, and then proceed to be shocked at how much mildew, rust, and build-up dissolves away.
Have fun and clean at the same time with these mop slippers you can slide on over your shoes so you can literally dance all over your room and still get your cleaning done. Sounds like a win to me!
Speaking of unconventional cleaning gadgets, try out a pair of rubber gloves with built-in scrubbing bristles that make washing dishes so much less miserable than usual. Seriously — you’ll feel like a mean lean scrubbing machine as you tackle dried pieces of food with ease.
Or for something more natural, try out this cleaning paste formulated to deep clean any sealed surface and remove any caked-on gunk from your shower. Just apply a tablespoon amount on a cloth and start scrubbing!
Blast away all that stuck-on grime in your shower with this mold and mildew remover spray so powerful, it could lift the filth from an old abandoned house. Or that one suspiciously stained corner of your shower.
And to go the extra mile, scrub the tile grout and shower door track with this Rubbermaid’s power scrubbing brush. This oddly entertaining motorized tool will take the pain and suffering out of using just elbow grease.
If you have a whirlpool tub, take the time to deep clean it with this jet cleaner — you might not even be aware of the filth that’s built up in your jets until you use this and watch the water turn brown. 🤢
Transform the notoriously annoying chore of dusting with this microfiber duster that actually attracts and holds onto dust like a magnet, instead of just moving it into the air for it to land on other surfaces.
To capture all the dust on your ceiling fan in a clean, easy way, wipe down the blades with an old pillowcase — all the dust stays inside!
And for those pesky window blinds, use this nifty blind cleaner with three blades that clean two blinds at once. You’ll be done in no time and finally be able to cross off it off your to-do list.
Can’t forget to dust the lampshades! Just whip out a simple lint roller to quickly pick up all the dust that’s been accumulating for….forever.
If you have four-legged friends in the house, wipe down their paws after they go outside with this paw cleaner. Add water, dunk their paw in, and the gentle silicone bristles remove caked-on dirt and mud before it gets all over your floors and carpet.
And to control all their loose hair, run this rubber squeegee brush over your carpet. It’s capable of lifting up so much pet hair that you didn’t even know was trapped in there. You might think your vacuum is picking up all your pet’s hair, but just you WAIT.
Catch your pet’s loose hair before it even hits the ground with this pet grooming glove with 255 silicone grooming tips. Not only will you get to spend some quality time petting your furry friend, your dog will paws-itively love getting a ‘lil massage from the bristles!
Speaking of loose hair, start shaving with this Beard King apron that attaches to your bathroom mirror and catches all of your beard hair trimmings for a super simple cleanup. No more finding little pieces of hair scattered around your bathroom counter like confetti!
Put down a layer of wax paper or paper bags on the tops of cabinets and furniture — especially in the kitchen. It’ll catch loose dirt and greasy residue, and all you have to do is change it out every few months.
Make your glass stovetop shine in under five minutes. All you have to do is drizzle on some Dawn and hydrogen peroxide, sprinkle with baking soda, and scrub in circles with a dish brush.
Or, if you have some seriously dried-on cooking stains, try a cooktop cleaning kit that comes with a cleansing polish and a razor scraper.
Don’t forget to deep clean your stainless steel sink just like you would your dishes! All it needs is a quick dusting of flour and a microfiber cloth — that’ll scrub away all of that food and gunk regular cleaners can leave behind.
Scrub the underside of the splash guard of your garbage disposal with an old toothbrush. It’ll blast away all that gross food trapped in there that might be giving off a foul smell.
After that, stuff one of these garbage disposal cleaners down the sink to complete your cleaning. Once you shove one of the packets down there, turn on your disposal, and watch in amazement as the cleaner foams up and chomps away all the grunge.
Spray this magical carpet cleaner on those intense spills and stains you thought there was no coming back from. It’s a much better solution than placing a piece of furniture over the stain and forgetting about it!
And to keep your carpet and floors clean without even trying, feel free to splurge a little on a robo vac. Between you and me, there’s no way I’m vacuuming or sweeping every day, and with this lil gadget, there’s no need for me to!
Finally eliminate all that discoloring and build-up in your water bottles with these Bottle Bright tablets. It’s also great for cleaning a coffee mug that you might have left out for a few days that now has a ~questionable~ substance at the bottom.
Blast all the dirt, algae, and built-up sediment off your deck with a good old-fashioned water pressure cleaner. You’ll find it so satisfying to see the wood literally change color before your eyes.
If your dishwasher has a funky smell, check your dishwasher’s filter for any food. Then run the washer on hot with some vinegar in the bottom to help dissolve anything that’s left.
And if there’s still some white film or gunk in your dishwasher, run a cycle with these dishwasher-cleaning tablets that will restore it to its fresh-smelling, sparkling glory.
Got any of those aggravating adhesive residue marks in your house? Use a bottle of Goo Gone to get rid of those stubborn glue stains or old stickers marks with ease.
Soften all the dried splashes of food in your microwave with an Angry Mama cleaner. Just add water and vinegar to the device, microwave for seven minutes, and all the food particles can be wiped away with just a cloth.
Wash your grimy plastic shower curtain liner along with a couple of towels in the washing machine to get rid of those soap scum stains.
Keep those pesky handprints at bay thanks to this stainless steel cleaner. It won’t leave behind any streaks, and your appliances will look so clean, people will think you got brand-new ones! Don’t worry — your secret’s safe with us.
Finally, it’s a good idea to make sure you’re always stocked with an all-purpose cleaner. This great-smelling option does it all — it’ll clean floors, counters, walls, windows, tubs, sinks, you name it!
You after successfully cleaning every surface of your house until it glistens:
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