20 Brilliant Cleaning Hacks You Probably Didn’t Know About

11. Use Your Hair Dryer To Remove Water Rings From Wooden Surfaces


Use Your Hairdryer To Remove Water Marks From Wooden Surfaces

Remove water ring marks by using the hot air from your hair dryer and refresh the wood with olive oil.

12. Clean a Bathtub with Grapefruit & Salt


Clean a Bathtub with Grapefruit and Salt

Using the grapefruit and salt to scrub your bathtub will do a good job of cleaning away dirt and grime and when you’re done, all you have to do is rinse it out. (Source: Apartment Therapy)

13. Clean Lamp Shades With A Lint Roller


Clean Lamp Shades With A Lint Roller

The fastest and easiest way to clean your lampshades. (Source: The Creek Line House)

14. Clean Your Iron With Vinegar And Baking Soda


Clean Your Iron With Vinegar And Baking Soda

You can make your dirty steam iron look like new again using a mixture of vinegar and baking soda. (Get full instructions: Thrifty and Chic)

15. Clean Your Microwave With A Lemon


Clean Your Microwave Naturally With Just a Lemon

Remove the build up of all your past microwaved meals using just a lemon! (How-to: The Kitchn)

16. Cleaning Up Dog Hair With Just A Rubber Glove


Cleaning Up Dog Hair With Just A Rubber Glove

Rubber gloves rubbed over a sofa or cloth surface is one of the best kept and cheapest tricks for hair removal. (Source: Real Simple)

17. Clean A Shower Head With Vinegar And A Plastic Bag


Clean A Shower Head wWith Vinegar And A Plastic Bag

Use distilled white vinegar and a pastic baggy to make your shower head look like new again. (Source: A Real-Life Housewife)

18. Clean The Stove Burners with Ammonia


Clean The Stove Burners with Ammonia

Just put the dirty burners in a large plastic bag with ¼ cup ammonia. Let it sit 12 hours, and then wipe clean with a sponge. (Source: The V Spot)

19. Remove Grease and Oil Stains From The Carpet with Baking Soda


Remove Grease and Oil Stains From The Carpet with Baking Soda

Sprinkle baking soda on the stain and spray it with vinegar-water(50/50 Mix). Leave it for a few hours. After that, vacuum it up. (Source: Instructables)

20. Use Chalk To Remove Greasy Stains On Your Clothing


Use Chalk To Remove Greasy Stains On Your Clothing

Simply rub the chalk over your greasy stains and the chalk powder will absorb the grease. After that, wash as usual. (Source: Kitchen Stewardship)

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7 thoughts on “20 Brilliant Cleaning Hacks You Probably Didn’t Know About

  1. Right before i saw this my grandma was cleaning her stove with the same baking soda trick above

  2. Hello I love these great cleaning tips, because it’s cheap and I never cared for buying expensive cleaners. They certainly are costly. It is amazing how well the baking soda and vinegar clean. Thank you for sharing . Linda

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