If cleaning isn’t your favorite thing to do in the world (welcome to the club), check out these 18 amazing household cleaning tips to make your life easier.
I’m going to be honest, I don’t love cleaning. I think I’m the only person in the world that is truly not good at it. I like things tidy, but I’m just never sure what to do – so I need household cleaning tips.
How do I clean burners? What about shower heads? There are so many tricks and tips out there for cleaning and I had NO IDEA.
If you aren’t the best at cleaning either or you just want to learn some shortcuts, this round up is for you. Check out these 18 household cleaning tips – and prepare to be amazed!
PS – if you like this post, you’ll probably like our 12 recipes for homemade cleaners.
Household Cleaning Tips
If you find lampshades hard to dust like I do, use a lint roller to make them easy to clean.
The next time you spill paint on the carpet, don’t worry about tearing it all out – use this special method to get it all clean. This is one of my favorite household cleaning tips given my crafting!
Those grease stains on your clothes aren’t permanent – use chalk to get them out.
Flat Screen + Crayon
Did your child ruin your television with crayons? Never fear – you can remedy the situation with WD-40.
Baseboards get dusty, and the best way to clean them is to use a supply you likely already have on hand – dryer sheets!
Front Load Washers
Front load washers can get moldy and smelly – find out how to resolve this unfortunate situation.
Lemons and ice cubes are perfect for deodorizing your disposal naturally.
Dirty Shower Head
How do you clean a dirty shower head with soap scum and build up? Use vinegar (it works on the fixtures, too!)
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This no-scrub method of cleaning burners uses ammonia and takes a little patience (but this is one of those household cleaning tips that is completely worth it!).
This simple solution to shining up your granite countertop will cost you only pennies.
Use bleach and baking soda to make an awesome paste that restores your grout to new.
Clean Your Dishwasher
All the nooks and crannies of a dishwasher can get dirty and clogged – this tutorial will show you how to make it look new again.
Microwave Steam Treatment
Even caked on crap in your microwave will disappear just by using vinegar.
If your light colored plates have scrapes on them, you can use a mild abrasive cleanser to restore them to new.
If time in the dishwasher has given your knives a little, use this simple solution to remove it.
Use a homemade recipe and newspaper to get your windows looking like they were cleaned by professionals.
A coffee filter can be used to clean dust off of all of your dirty LCD screens.
Nail Polish Spill
You don’t have to throw yourself off of a bridge if a nail polish bottle breaks – just use a magic eraser and nail polish remover.