19 essential cleaning hacks

Speed up home cleaning by putting into practice some of these 19 essential cleaning hacks for your home.

Clean Baseboards

Find a spray bottle with water works best for this task. Details

Clean a Bathroom Exhaust Vent Fan

Use a vacuum cleaner equipped with a bristle brush dusting attachment to clean the fan. Details

Clean Glass Bottles

Fill the bottles with dry rice then add water and swirl around. Details

Clean Oven Racks

Add up to 1/2 cup of dishwashing soap or up to 3/4 cup laundry detergent to clean it. Details

Clean Refrigerator Coils

A special long-handled brush will help you to clean it easily. Details

Remove Scratches from Dishes

Simply mix Baking Soda and Water into a Runny Paste and see magic. Details


Rub the towel rigorously over the area for a few minutes, to get up the stain. Details

Scrub the tub With Half a Grapefruit

Grab yourself a grapefruit from the kitchen and dip it into a shallow bowl of salt. Next, use the halve to scrub your bathtub. Details

Cleaning Your Dryer’s Lint Trap

To clean your dryer’s lint trap, use a pillow case and a stick. Details

Make Your Baking Glass Dishes Sparkle

Best cleaning recipe which uses safe ingredients such as tea tree soap, aluminum foil, baking soda, water and a tooth brush. Details

Sanitize your toothbrush

Dip your toothbrush in mixture and let it sit for 15 to 30 minutes. Details

Clean grimy glass

Coat the bottom of the pan with baking soda and dish soap and soak in hot water for 15 minutes. Details

Erase Ugly Mold And Stains From Your Walls

Mixing vinegar and baking soda for a potent mixture that will remove even the toughest of stains. Details

Clean tiles, tub, and grout

Mix 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/4 cup hydrogen peroxide and 1 teaspoon of liquid dish soap. Details


Used about 1 tablespoon of Borax, poured around 3-4 tablespoons Dawn soap. Details

Cutting Board Clean

Lemon juice/salt mixture sit on your board for 10 minutes before wiping away with a damp cloth. Details

Deep Clean Area Rugs

For extra dirty rugs you need to let the soap soak in for up to an hour. Details

Vent Covers

Wipe it down with a paper towel and toss them into your dishwasher. Details

Toilet Siphons

Cover your siphons with duct tape and pour vinegar into the toilet tanks and flush. Details

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