1. Effortless Garbage Disposal Cleaning
Make a tray of ice cubes made of 1 part vinegar and 1 part water. Drop a couple of cubes in your garbage disposal, let them melt, and it'll be clean and bad smells gone.
2. Soda Toilet Cleaner
Pour carbonated soda directly into the toilet and allow it to sit at least half an hour. The carbonation will remove stains and leave it sparkling like new.
3. Vegetable Oil Cleans Stove Hoods
Add a little vegetable oil to your rag when cleaning the stove hood to help easily remove grease-caked dust. As you'll see in another tip, apply car wax to prevent future buildup.
4. Stainless Steel Shine
Mix 1 cup water with 1/4 cup cream of tartar to clean and shine your stainless steel appliance.
5. Wax Paper for Faucets
Wiping faucets with wax paper prevents water spots and finger prints.
6. Lint Roller Your Lamp Shades
Dusting lampshades is a breeze with a lint roller. Just run the roller around the shade a couple of times and walk away.
7. Dust Ceiling Fans with a Pillowcase
Inser the fan blade into the opening of the pillowcase and slide up to the arm. Clinch shut and pull back. Dump your pillowcase into the garbage when done.
8. Boil the Stove Hood Filter
Clean your stove hood to like new by submerging in a pot of boiling water and I cup of baking soda. Check periodically and remove when clean.
9. Car Wax Detracts Dust
Apply a thin coat of car wax to air returns, vents, stove hoods, and the sorts to keep hem dust-free longer.
10. Dryer Sheets Repel Dust from Baseboards
Upcycle a used dryer sheet by wiping down baseboards with it. Doing so repels dust.
11. Soap Scum Hates Dryer Sheets Too
After cleaning your tub or shower, wipe it over with an unused dryer sheet to prevent soap scum.
12. Clean Vents with a Butter Knife and Rag
Make an impromptu vent cleaner using a butter knife and dusting rags. Slide between the slats and wipe.
13. Use Coffee Filters On Glass
Clean your mirrors and windows with coffee filters instead of rags or paper that wells for a streak and lint free shine.
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