We may have posted a couple or more home cleaning hacks in the past, but with all the stuffs that need to be cleaned inside our house, it’s hard to say that we have covered everything. Also, there may be tons of cleaning agents and supplies available in home cleaning aisles of grocery stores, but we all know many of them can actually be harmful for our families. If you’re looking for safe and natural ways to clean any areas or items in your home, then this post is for you. We will feature some of the best and cheapest hacks for natural home cleaning.
Free your stainless steel appliances such as microwave, oven, bread toasters, etc., of grimes and smudges using the combo of sponge and cream of tartar.
Want to get rid of the smell of food inside your microwave? Pour a bowl of vinegar and heat it up for a couple of minutes.
Prevent mess in your grill or Panini maker by using tin foil.
Keep your garbage disposal clean by using a lemon/vinegar ice cube. Cut small pieces of ice cube and place in your ice cube mold. Pour vinegar and freeze. Every couple of days, throw a cube to your garbage disposal to keep it fresh and super clean.
Rid dust and fluff from your bathroom extractor fan using canned air.
Save time in washing the dishes and your kids’ toys by washing them all together in your dishwasher.
Tired of looking at your dirty and grubby window trucks? Clean it up using a Q-tip dipped in vinegar and brush it along the tracks. Use a paper towel to wipe all dirt out.
Remove smudges and food particles off of your oven using a mixture of baking soda and water. Scrub the inside of your oven gently and wipe them all off using cloth.
Unclog and free your shower head of grimes by pouring distilled vinegar in a bag of plastic and then wrap the shower head with it. Let it soak it for about an hour before removing and rinsing.
Paintings are delicate, and they are quite tricky to clean. You most definitely can’t use liquid cleaning agents to clean it. So what’s the easiest way to rid it of dust and dirt? Well, you can rub a bagel (soft side) on to the painting and watch it collect dust and dirt.
Stove burners covered with grimes? Well, you definitely can’t scrub it as it may scratch the paint. You can however, place it inside a clear sealable bag with 1/4 cup of ammonia. Seal the bag and let leave it overnight. The morning after, you can wipe the grease off using sponge.
Smudgy sink? Clean and shine using citrus and baking soda. Scrub it thoroughly, let it soak for a couple of minutes before cleaning with cloth. This works in all types of sinks, even stainless steel sinks. Then, grind the citrus and throw it in your garbage disposal to keep it fresh.
For hard-to-reach areas such as corners of cabinets and baseboards, use a dish scrubber filled with soap. Scrub them gently to the surface to clean.
Remove grease stains from your clothes using dish detergent. Squirt a few drops to the stained part and gently rub it with your fingers. Use toothbrush and brush it gently to remove stain off the fabric. Leave it for about 15 to 30 minutes.
Clean your blinds by mixing equal parts of water and vinegar. Then dip a cloth to your mixture and wipe your dirty blinds thoroughly.
Get rid of water rings from wooden surfaces using a hot hairdryer.
Rid of your hairbrush of hairs by using a scissor to cutting the lengthwise down in every couple of rows. Make sure you cut between the bristles. Then, slide the scissor lengthwise underneath the layer of hair and lift. Continue until you have removed all hairs.