36 daily life hacks: a collection of our best home cleaning tips
- Universal cleaner
- Shoe freshener
- Marker stain remover
- Clean soft toys
- Erase children's drawings from the wall
- Remove pet odors
- Refresh the color of white sneakers
- Unravel the chain
- Soften hard towels
- Clear-cutting board
- Clear silver
- Wash garden furniture
- Vinegar for cleaning windows
- Remove sweat stains from blouses and t-shirts
- Herbal air freshener
- Or try citrus
- Remove grease from kitchen furniture
- Clean copper with ketchup
- Cover scratches on furniture
- Use liquid soap with a dispenser
- Clean microwave
- Wipe your wallet
- Dry dirt is easier to remove
- Make faucets sparkle
- Fighting musty odor
- Hang your towels the right way
- Use your dishwasher more
- Removing stains from carpets
- The silence of the creaky floors
- Wood Cleaning Salt
- Remove coffee stains from cups
- Wash Basket
- Iron your clothes when they are damp.
- Mayonnaise for polishing leaves
- How to remove pilling from a sweater
- Clean oven
You will definitely want to bookmark this collection of practical home cleaning tips to help you clean every corner, remove all old stains, and make your apartment cozier.
Here is a recipe for cleaning almost any surface and giving it a shine (especially kitchen cabinets, appliances, and the inside of a refrigerator). Mix 4 tbsp. Spoons of baking soda and 1 liter of warm water, and use a solution to clean surfaces. With this cleaner, cleaning is fast!
To get rid of the unpleasant smell of sneakers and a sports bag after a fitness session, pour baking soda inside and leave for several hours. Then just shake out the baking soda, and you're done.
Toothpaste is an excellent tool for removing felt-tip and marker stains on wood surfaces. Keep it handy if you have creatively active children. With ordinary paste, general cleaning will become much easier and faster.
Between washes in the washing machine, you can clean soft toys with a Velcro roller.
If your kids have scribbled on freshly painted walls, try removing the scribbles with a wet sponge and baking soda, rubbing them lightly.
Drinking soda will again help freshen up upholstered furniture, carpets, dog beds, and houses. Place it in a spray bottle (4 tablespoons per 1 liter of water), fill it with water, and spray surfaces. Let them sit for 15 minutes, and then vacuum.
White tennis shoes or sneakers can be refreshed with toothpaste. Spread paste on them, let it dry, and then shake off the remnants.
Don't waste time frantically tugging at jewelry or gold chains that have become tangled. Loosen the knot by sprinkling it with baby powder, and then untie it with a thin pin or needle.
If you have hard water in your home, mineral rinses can make your terry towels hard. To soften them, rinse the towels in hot water with a little ammonia.
Wipe a plastic cutting board with half a lemon, cut side down; the acid will remove odors and many stains. If that doesn't help, sprinkle the board with baking soda or salt, rub with a sponge, and leave for 5 minutes, then rinse with water.
If your silver rings, chains, and bracelets have darkened, clean them with a cloth smeared with toothpaste, then rinse in cold water and dry.
Add some dishwashing liquid to a bowl of warm water and wipe garden tables and chairs with a rag. Then rinse them out with a garden hose. This home cleaning idea is the advice of an experienced housewife.
Use white vinegar to clean windows to make the glass shine. Mix 2 tbsp. Spoons of white vinegar and 3 liters of water, and pour the solution into a spray bottle. Spray the glasses and wipe with a clean microfiber cloth (do not use paper towels as they may cause streaks).
If you want to remove yellow sweat stains from the armpits of white and colored shirts, soak the area with liquid enzyme detergent and leave it for 15 minutes. Then sort the laundry and wash whites with strong bleach and powder at the highest temperature. And color—with a stain remover intended for colored linen.
If you add sprigs of thyme or dried lavender to a bottle of white vinegar, you have a homemade air freshener. Wipe surfaces with this product or spray it as a spray.
Create an air freshener with a fresh orange scent by adding a few orange rinds to vinegar.
Just like cooking tools, kitchen cabinets can get greasy when you're preparing dinner. Add a small amount of liquid soap to a spray bottle of warm water to remove grease. Then wipe with a well-wrung, wet cloth, and then dry. For high-quality cleaning in the house, such useful tips will come in handy, right?
Copper dishes and utensils can be cleaned with ordinary ketchup, and then rinsed with water.
Have you noticed scuffs or scratches on your wood furniture? Wipe them with a shelled walnut kernel to mask any damage.
Instead of a soap dish with a bar of soap, which often gets dirty, put a bottle with a liquid soap dispenser on the bathroom sink. It is much more hygienic, and such soap lasts for a long time.
To clean the inside of the microwave, put a cup of water and crushed lemon slices in it. Turn on high power and heat until all the water starts to boil and the door glass fogs up. Do not open the door for 15 minutes, then open it and clean everything with a cloth.
Surprisingly, sometimes we do not clean the things we come into contact with on a daily basis; this also applies to wallets for money. Studies have shown that fecal bacteria settle on the wallets of half of the women, so do not forget to wipe the wallet with a disinfectant wipe. The same applies to bags.
Dry dirt is easier to remove than sticky dirt. So if there are traces of dirty shoes on the floor in the hallway, let them dry, and then remove them with a broom. Then wipe the floors with a cloth dampened with soapy water.
Coat your bathroom faucets with toothpaste and scrub with a sponge, then rinse with water to make them shine like new.
Place an open box of baking soda in your linen closet on a shelf with sheets and towels to help remove bad odors.
To prevent wet towels in the bathroom from acquiring a bad smell, do not hang them on hooks, but purchase a special towel rack with slats, on which they will be well blown with air.
Plastic toys, toothbrush holders, soap dishes, flower vases, pet bowls, and more can all be washed in the dishwasher. Use it more actively!
Dishwashing liquid will help you. Dissolve 1 tbsp. Spoon the liquid into 2 cups of warm water, dampen a clean white cloth, and blot the stain. Repeat several times until the stain is absorbed into the fabric and disappears from the carpet. Then rinse the stain with a sponge and cold water, and pat it dry with a clean cloth.
Noise pollution is no joke. If squeaky floorboards in your home are getting on your nerves, sprinkle baby powder on the floor and then sweep it into the cracks and crevices with a broom. Remove excess powder and enjoy the silence!
Coarse table salt will help clean wooden cutting boards and countertops. It can also be used to clean heavy cast-iron pans. Sprinkle salt on the surface, rub, and rinse with water.
If there are traces of tea or coffee on your cup, remove them with toothpaste and then rinse.
To ensure you don't forget to wash your son's tracksuit or daughter's ballet outfit the day before you need it, put an extra "priority" laundry basket in the bathroom, so you don't forget anything.
Moisture helps straighten wrinkles in fabrics, so try to iron straight out of the dryer or use a spray iron.
Use the trick of professional florists: clean the dusty leaves of potted plants (palms, ficuses) with a mild soapy solution, and then put a drop of mayonnaise on the leaf and wipe with a paper towel. The leaves will shine.
A coarse-textured sponge will help remove lint from a worn sweater. Just rub the sweater with this sponge and shake it.
First, remove all crumbs from the oven, then sprinkle everything burned inside with ammonia from a spray bottle, then sprinkle with baking soda and drizzle with wine vinegar. Close the oven for a couple of minutes. Then scrape off the dirt with a hard sponge or brush and rinse the oven thoroughly with water. We hope that cleaning your home with helpful tips will be easier!