At first, housework seems to be something that never ends. When we get to the last thing, the first thing needs to be done again, and so it seems to be a constant scrubbing, cleaning, polishing, washing, etc, etc.
Likewise, it is important to know some tricks for the house that when cleaning can make the work easier and allow the cleaning to stop being such a tiring and tedious time, to become a simple and practical task.
Check out some suggestions and tips for cleaning almost everything, and see that scrubbing scrubs can be beaten by cunning!
1. Tips for cleaning air vents and narrow spaces
To clean a gap that doesn’t even enter your little finger, try using a chopstick wrapped in a cloth and your favorite degreasing product.
2. Vacuum difficult spaces
Whenever you have difficulty vacuuming narrow spaces, use an empty paper roll in the vacuum’s nozzle to reach difficult places.
3. Yellowish stains in the armpit of the clothes
Every time you wash a shirt with stains in the armpits, mix it with the ingredients below, let it work on the stains and then wash the garment.
- 1 tablespoon laundry detergent,
- 2 tablespoons of baking soda
- 4 tablespoons of hydrogen peroxide
Use cleaning gloves to be able to scrub the blinds or an old sock so you can dress your hand and make this task easier.
5. Charcoal barbecue grill
With the grill still hot, cut an onion in half, skewer with a fork and rub the cut part on the grill to remove the fat.
6. Foggy cup
Soak a paper towel in vinegar and rub into the cup.
7. Dirty oven
When the oven is cold, place a bowl with a cup of ammonia inside it and let it spend the night like that. The next day just wipe the oven with a clean cloth.
8. Yellowish or stained plastic
The ideal solution to cleanse yellowish plastics is to soak the piece in water and bleach. You won’t even have to scrub. To clean small pots use a solution of water and baking soda and place in the freezer. Once frozen, just unmold!
9. Slime on the grout
Don’t waste time rubbing slime on the bathroom grout. With the help of a product with a nozzle, apply chlorine to the grout and then let it dissolve the dirt effortlessly. Be careful with your clothes, with the strong smell and remember to keep the room well ventilated.
10. Greasy floor
To clean a greasy floor, make this recipe.
- 500 ml of hot water
- ¼ cup of white vinegar
- 1 tablespoon of baking soda
- 1 scoop of liquid detergent.
11. Glass sleepers
Use liquid soap and a small ball of aluminum foil to make the glass shapes look like new.
12. Glass shards
Use bread crumbs or loaf of bread and gently press over where the shards are to remove the broken glass.
13. Leather sofas
For a brand-new sofa, use a little colorless shoe polish to take the whitish look off the worn leather and moisturize with a little body moisturizer (which may be overdue).
14. Mattress or upholstery
Sanitize your mattress by sprinkling a little sodium bicarbonate, let it act for half an hour and then vacuum the impurities using a vacuum cleaner.
15. Animal hair
Remove your pet’s fur from the couch by putting your hand in a wet rubber glove and running it over the couch. The hair will get caught in the glove.
To clean the shower, use vinegar in a plastic bag of water and wrap the shower. Leave to soak for 30 minutes, then sanitize with a dry cloth.
Clean the iron by heating the piece and passing it over a sheet of paper sprinkled with salt.
Apply some baby oil to a cotton cloth and use it to make the metals shine.
19. Lipstick stain
To remove lipstick stain from an item of clothing, spray the stain with hairspray and let it sit for 10 minutes. Then use a damp cloth or sponge to remove the stain and wash the garment as usual.
20. Porcelain stain
21. Pen Stains
Remove pen stains with a little alcohol on a cotton ball and rub over the stain.
22. Grease on hands
To remove grease from your hands, rub them in a mixture of sugar and water.
23. Cleaning the computer keyboard
Clean up your computer keyboard in a simple way. Slide a strip of duct tape between the rows of your keyboard. The sticky side will remove dust and crumbs.
24. Cleaning of scratched walls
Sprinkle baking soda on a damp sponge to erase pencils and pens from painted surfaces. Always test in a corner of the wall.
25. Avoid Rust stains
To prevent rust stains from the shaving cream packaging, use clear enamel around the bottom edges of the can.
In short, the day-to-day is very busy and there are so many things to do with the house, work, children and other activities that cleaning the house ends up being for later. For this reason, the more we can facilitate this service with cleaning tricks, the less time cleaning will take, and the house will always remain clean, leaving more time for what really matters.