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50 Brilliant Cleaning Hacks For Every Room In Your Home.






Ever feel like your house is just not clean enough, even after you've spent hours working on it? Or maybe you despise cleaning and you just want a few tips and tricks to to make it slightly less painful. Today I'm sharing fifty brilliant cleaning tips and tricks for every room in your home. Whether you're a super clean freak looking for clever ideas to add to your cleaning routine, or you're a cleaning novice trying to fool your guests into thinking you're not a complete slob, there are hacks here for everyone.



Fabulessly Frugal shares how to get rid of that funky bathroom smell using baking soda, vinegar, and lemon juice. (view full tutorial)



This Grandma Is Fun discovered a brilliant way to clean her hair brush in only minutes using a simple pair of scissors. (view full tutorial)



Dana White with Home Depot shares this tip. Pour a small amount of Pine-Sol into the bottom of your toilet brush holder. This will keep your bathroom smelling fresh and add a little extra cleaning power the next time you scrub the toilet. (view full tutorial)


A Real-Life Housewife pours vinegar into plastic bag and secures it over her shower head. This simple and easy hack will unclog any plugged spray holes and make your shower head shine like new. (view full tutorial)



Life, Crafts, and Whatever shows us the 'magic' formula to get rid of soap scum. Using a 50/50 ratio of vinegar and blue dawn dish soap, heat the vinegar then add it to the dish soap in a spray bottle. Spray, scrub, and rinse and your soap scum will disappear. (view full tutorial)



Ask Anna teaches us how to remove the toilet seat and use a flat head screw driver with a disinfectant wipe wrapped around it to clean those hard to reach places on the toilet. (view full tutorial)



I found this tip on Joyful Homemaking. Pour dawn dish soap and vinegar into a dish wand and keep it in the shower. Give the walls a quick scrub whenever you take shower. (view full tutorial)



Cleaning your shower curtain liner is super easy. Just toss it in the washing machine with a few towels. It will come out looking good as new. To dry, just hang it back up on the curtain rod and let it air dry. The Prudent Pantry suggests using vinegar in your washing machine, however, I've read that vinegar can ruin your washing machine. I've always used my normal detergent and it works just as well. (view full tutorial)



Follow this recipe to create your own green and frugal disinfectant wipes. Make multiple batches to store in every room or your house for quick access. (view full tutorial)






PopSugar shares how to make your own toilet fizz bombs to freshen your bathroom fast by cleaning and eliminating smells. (view full tutorial)



Use a lemon to remove hard water stains from your fixtures. For extra scrubbing power you can sprinkle a pinch of salt on the lemon first. (view full tutorial)



Follow these instructions on instructables to create your own power brush drill and make cleaning your tub and shower a breeze. (view full tutorial)



Real Simple shares this trick to spend less time cleaning your faucets, sinks, and tiles by covering them in turtle wax. (view full tutorial)



Earlier I shared this tip to use a simple mixture of baking soda and water to clean your oven glass. (view full tutorial)



Over at Macheesmo, Nick will show you how to restore an old cast iron pan using a good amount of scrubbing and some bacon grease. (view full tutorial)



Make you sheet pans look new again with this hack I shared a while back using tea tree castile liquid soap. (view full tutorial)



Life PreKARIous shares this brilliant idea to whiten your grout using cleaning bleach gel. You can also make your own inexpensive bleach gel by mixing 3/4 cup water and 3 Tbsp corn starch. Heat and stir until combined then add 6 Tbsp household bleach. Place the mixture in a container with a small opening such as a condiments container or a repurposed elmers glue bottle. (view full tutorial)





Serena Bakes Simple From Scratch teaches us how to clean those nasty stove hood vent filters using borax and hot water. (view full tutorial)



365ish Days of Pinterest teaches us how to shine glassware with vinegar. (view full tutorial)



One Good Thing teaches us how to use ammonia to clean those greasy, burnt spots on your stove burner pans. (view full tutorial)



Sweet Southern Mel shares how easy it is to clean your microwave by heating up a cup of vinegar and water to loosen any baked on grime. Hint: place a slice of lemon in the mixture before heating for a fresh clean scent. (view full tutorial)



Bren Did shows us how to mix up a simple citrus cleaner and shares how she uses it around her home. (view full tutorial)



Out Numbered used bar keepers friend to clean the scratches off of her 18 year old serving platters. (view full tutorial)



Head on over to The Creak Line House to learn how to properly clean your drip coffee maker using basic, natural ingredients. (view full tutorial)



Banish the stink coming from your garbage disposal with these simple to make garbage disposal tablets from Bitz & Giggles. (view full tutorial)





Head on over to Apartment therapy to learn how to condition and deodorize your wood cutting board using vinegar and hydrogen peroxide to remove left over food and bacteria. Then deodorizing it with sea salt and lemon. And finally condition it with mineral oil. (view full tutorial)



One Good Thing shares how to remove stubborn stains and whiten your plastic cutting boards using lemon juice. (view full tutorial)



Is your furniture looking a little worn? Domestic Bliss Squared used a mixture of olive oil and vinegar to remove the scratched from her wood furniture. (view full tutorial)



Cleaning tight spaces can be a pain. Home Sweet Homebodies share how they use a butter knife and a rag to reach those tough spots in their air vent. (view full tutorial)



Homemaker Chic uses this brilliant tip to clean fan blades. Just place a pillow case over the blade then slide it off. All the little dust bunnies will stay confined inside the pillow case. (view full tutorial)




Family Handyman shares this genius tip for using a painting roller with a dryer sheet wrapped around it and secured with rubber bands, to clean your fan blades. (view full tutorial)



This brilliant hack uses only a wet paper towel and ashes to clean the glass on your fireplace. (view full tutorial)






Bob Vila shares with us the proper way to clean a flat screen tv with a cotton cloth (or t-shirt) and a solution of vinegar and water. (view full tutorial)



Teal & Lime tells us how to use a carpet rake (did you even know such a thing existed) to remove pet fur from your carpet. (view full tutorial)



Skip the dry cleaners and use these instructions on eHow to clean your down comforter at home. (view full tutorial)



This brilliant idea from Sprinkle Some Fun shares how to use a couple rags and a pair of tongs to clean your blinds.  (view full tutorial)



City Suburb Sanity teaches us how to use baking soda and vinegar to clean your iron and remove years of baked on gunk. (view full tutorial)



Clean those dingy, yellow pillows with this tip from Picklee. She uses Cascade dish detergent, Arm & Hammer super washing sodavinegar, laundry detergent, and hot water to make her pillows look new again. (view full tutorial)



Use these tips from Love, Pomegranate House to clean inside your washing machine using household bleach and vinegar. (view full tutorial)



Use this guide from She Knows to tackle every kind of laundry stain. (view full tutorial)



Clean Mama shares her recipe for this amazing laundry scent booster, using Epson salt and essential oils, to get that clean, fresh smell with every load. (view full tutorial)





Nifty posted a brilliant video on how to clean your shoes using hydrogen peroxide, baking soda, and water then leaving them out in the sun. (view full tutorial)




Mom 4 Real shares how she cleans and deodorizes her mattress using her homemade mattress deodorizer and stain remover.(view full tutorial)



Pintester had great success with using windex, a rag, and an iron to remove an ugly carpet stain. (view full tutorial)



Follow these tips from This Old House to refinish old wood floors.(view full tutorial)



Lemons, Lavender, and Laundry shares her tip of using a lint roller to quickly clean off dusty lamp shades. (view full tutorial)



My Life as a Stay at Farm Mom discovered this simple hack for cleaning a microsuede couch using rubbing alcohol and a cleaning brush. (view full tutorial)



Clean the gunk off the inside of your slow cooker using the technique from One Good Thing. Place a small bowl of ammonia inside the cooker and, with the lid on, let it sit over night. Then mix up a paste of hydrogen peroxide and baking soda to remove any left over gunk. (view full tutorial)



Frugally Blonde shares how she cleans her dryer vent out like a pro using dryer lint removal kit. (view full tutorial)



Follow these instructions from Family Handyman to clean your air conditioner condenser unit to increase efficiency and expand the life of your air conditioner. (view full tutorial)


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