DIY Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks

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. These tips will really help you to breeze through the process and will serve as a reference for years to come.

1. Cleaning Solutions

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

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

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.

4. Goo Gone Recipe

Goo Gone Recipe
To remove something sticky from a surface – try this ingenious idea.

5. Grease Cleaner

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

Carpet Stain Remover
Mixing some Dawn and hydrogen peroxide makes a great carpet stain remover.

7. Vinegar Soak

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.

8. Restore

Restore
Using a lemon cut in half is great way to remove hard water stains in the bathroom.

9. Washing Pillows

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

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

Carpet Cleaning
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12. Natural Tips

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

Clean Green

14. Baking Soda Cleaner

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

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

Stove Vents
1/2 bucket boiling water & 1/2 cup baking soda , soak for at least 5 min

17. Window Tracks

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.

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