We all have cleaning routines, but the odd items are a bit tricky. Those things you don’t clean often, or a super fragile, or you forget they exist. What we should do about them? Just check these tricks out.
- Window tracks – once you open your window to catch the amazing summer breezes, make sure the wind does not blow any debris, dirt, or other messy things. If you want to bring their glory back, use baking soda, dish soap, and vinegar and use some elbow grease.
- Blinds – clean the blinds with a simple microfiber cloth, liquid dish soap, and warm water.
- Shower certain – wash it in a salt bath to get rid of mildew and prevent it from forming it.
- Shower caulking – get rid of it with bleach and a toothbrush.
- Bathroom tiles – use candle wax to seal the grounding and prevent mildew from coming back.
- Porcelain sink – make it look as whit as snow with white vinegar, baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, lemon, and salt.
- Hard water deposits – use some distilled white vinegar and an old T-shirt to get rid of hard water deposits.
- Range hood filter – clean it with some OxiClean.
- Glass oven door – use an overnight baking soda paste to take care of messy glass oven door.
- Toaster – make your toaster safe with a nail polish remover and cream of tartar.
- Fridge – make sure you give a deep clean like this at least 2 times a year.
- Fridge coils – vacuum the fridge coils at the bottom of the fridge for less costly power usage.
- Cast iron skillet – all you need is salt and a potato.
- Pot and pan bottoms – get rid of burn marks or leftover mess with Bar Keeper’s friend or baking soda.
- Mattress – bust out the vacuum cleaner, use some baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, and dish soap, and go to town.
- Lap top – clean it with microfiber cloths, mild dish soap, distilled water, compressed air, rubbing alcohol, and pipe cleaners.
- Mirrors – do not use Windex on them, but microfiber cloth, cotton pads, rubbing alcohol, vinegar, and water.
- Odd-shaped glasses and bottles – there are no other items more frustrating for cleaning than those with odd shapes, thus use this clever magnet cleaning method.
- Keurigs and coffee makers – they are very tricky with all of their moving parts and compartments, thus use leads to build-up, making sure you are regularly descaling, disinfecting, and cleaning those appliances.
- Makeup brushes – make sure they are germ-free by regularly and safely cleaning them with olive oil and dish soap.
- Hair brushes – clean them once in a month by using baking soda and shampoo.
- Baseball caps – clean them easily in a dishwasher. Put on some Borax and the will look line new.
- Iron – salt and white vinegar are the best combo for a clean and effective iron.
- Air conditioner – it is a bit complicated, but possible. The dirty conditioner won’t work well, thus you must clean them.
- Ceiling fan – clean the blades with this pillowcase trick.
- Dog toys – soak them in warm water and vinegar. They will look like new.
- Car upholstery – make a cleaner with club soda, dish soap, and vinegar in equal ratio, scrub it with a brush, and then rinse it with a shop vac or steam cleaner.
Let us know what you think!
Have you tried some of these? How did the work?