As spring is in the air it’s time to set your mind to Spring Cleaning, and getting your house organized after the hibernation season of winter. You can make natural cleaning products from items you already have in your home such as baking soda and vinegar. For small tight spaces you can use an old toothbrush to get into it to give it a proper clean. These tips will really help you to breeze through the process and will serve as a reference for years to come.
1. Cleaning Solutions
Before you start cleaning, make a list of all the products you will need before you endeavor to rid your house of the dust bunnies.
2. How To Clean Your Shower Head
Since the shower helps to keep you clean – it’s important to remember to descale your shower head for maximum efficiency and to keep it squeaky clean.
3. Magic Cleaner
The best way to clean the oven is to use ta solution of Dawn, Lemon Juice, White Vinegar and water.. Just spray it on the insides of the machine and let it sit overnight. In the morning you can wipe it clean.
Spring Cleaning Hacks
We’re including this video by HGTV to show you some more tips and tricks.
4. Goo Gone Recipe
To remove something sticky from a surface – try this ingenious idea.
5. Grease Cleaner
Baking soda is a gem to have in your cupboard as many homemade cleaning recipes make use of this ingredient.
6. Carpet Stain Remover
Mixing some Dawn and hydrogen peroxide makes a great carpet stain remover.
7. Vinegar Soak
Apply a small amount of vinegar on stains around the faucet and wrap some cotton around this to let it soak in. After some time you can easily remove the buildup.
Using a lemon cut in half is great way to remove hard water stains in the bathroom.
9. Washing Pillows
If guests stay often, then it’s important to wash pillows at least twice a year with some detergent and baking soda. To fluff the pillows, place two tennis balls ins socks and place in the dryer.
10. Mattress Cleaning
To give your mattress a deep clean , mix 3 tablespoons of baking soda, 8 ounces of hydrogen peroxide and a drop of dish soap in a spray bottle. Begin by vacuuming the mattress and then spray the mixture onto the mattress. Allow to dry and then vacuum your mattress once more.
11. Carpet Cleaning
12. Natural Tips
It is always nice to have some natural cleaning methods in your armor to give you a break from harsh chemicals which can cause irritation.
13. Clean Green
14. Baking Soda Cleaner
To keep your cookie sheet gleaming – apply a paste of Hydrogen Peroxide and baking soda to the sheet and let it rest for 2 hours. Then you can scrub the paste away to reveal a brand new looking sheet.
15. Oven Cleaning
In a spray bottle combine 2oz dawn, 4oz lemon juice, 8oz white vinegar, 10oz water. Spray on racks and oven let sit overnight. Works for self cleaning ovens too.
16. Stove Vents
1/2 bucket boiling water & 1/2 cup baking soda , soak for at least 5 min.
17. Window Tracks
For a super easy solution to way to cleaning window tracks – use your cleaning spray and sponge brush to remove dirt and debris.
18. The Lazy Girls Guide to Spring Cleaning
19. Boiling Water & Unstopabbles
You can put a few pellets in a ceramic warmer with a bit of water and let it scent your house that way.
20. Sparkling Grout
Combining baking soda, lemon juice and vinegar will help to get your grout sparkling clean.