The Most Useful Cleaning Hacks For Every Household

Cleaning has always been an amazingly tedious job that I think no one likes doing. If it weren’t for all the appliances that are making our lives easier right now by providing easier alternatives to cleaning, people would be spending thrice the amount of time on cleaning than they’re spending right now.

But the thing is, some things just need to be done by hand or with a human effort. There’s no running away from it. So we gathered the most amazing cleaning hacks that people have ever thought of, besides technology, with things that are just commonly found in every household and they’re getting the job done way better than your regular cleaning methods.

  1. Use Kosher salt and lemons to clean your chopping board without leaving any chemicals.


  1. Baking soda can be a great solution for cleaning your sofa.


  1. Vinegar and baking soda can be a great combo for cleaning your oven.


  1. Use a razor to remove paint from clothes.


  1. Clean your blinds with a 50-50 vinegar and water mixture and an old sock.


  1. Use your hairdryer to remove water rings from wooden surfaces and refresh them with olive oil.


  1.  Oil stains can be removed from the carpet with baking soda.


  1. Use lemons to remove stains from faucets.


  1. Use one teaspoon of liquid soap, a few drops of antibacterial oils, and baking soda mixed with water to create a paste to clean the tub with.


  1. Use sea salt to clean iron dishes.


  1. Clean stainless steel appliances with cream of tartar.


  1. Protect your baseboards from hair and dust with dryer sheets.


  1. Use chalk before you wash your clothes to clean greasy stains quickly.


  1. Use your old toothbrush (washed) to clean your keyboard.


  1. Use duct tape and vinegar to perfectly clean your toilet.


  1. Use vegetable oil and baking soda on a toothbrush to clean your cabinet doors.


  1. Use rubbing alcohol and a microfiber cloth to remove nail polish from the carpet.


  1. Clean your grater by grating raw chunks of potato.


  1. Use a squeegee to remove hairs from the carpet.


  1. Use steel wool to clean your curling iron.


  1. Coffee stains are a breeze to clean with baking soda.


  1. Use a ball of aluminum foil with a bit of dish soap to scrub glass baking dishes clean.


  1. Play dough can be used to remove spilled glitter.


  1. Clean up your makeup brushes with baby shampoo and hang them to dry to avoid mold.


  1. Put plastic bags filled with vinegar around your shower heads to rid them of stains.


  1. Use some Coca Cola to clean oil stains off your garage floors. (Yeah, this works!)


  1. Clean your ear buds with a Q-tip and a smallamount of rubbing alcohol.


  1. Your coffee grinder can be smell free if you just grind some uncooked white rice in it.


  1. Toothpaste can restore your old sneakers to glory.


  1. Toothpaste can also be used to clean your engagement ring.


  1. Fill your burned pan with water, add two cups of vinegar, bring to the boil, take it off the heat and add two tablespoons of baking soda.


  1. Clean your hair brush with shampoo.


  1. Shoe polish can hide the scratches in leather furniture (be sure to use appropriate colors and rub off any excess well).


  1. Baking soda and bleach can clean the grimiest grout in your bathroom.


  1. Fill your blender with water, add a couple of drops of dish soap, blend for a few seconds, then rinse.


  1. Broken glass can be picked up by pressing a piece of bread on it.


  1. Crumpled paper can be used to quick dry your shoes.


  1. While your glue gun is still hot from use, wipe it off with a  ball of aluminum foil.


  1. Bathtub rings can be removed by rubbing them using salt and a cut grapefruit.


  1. Put a microwave-safe dish filled with water and dishwashing liquid into your microwave for one minute and then wipe with a wet sponge.


  1. Lint rollers are great for removing dust from your lamps.


  1. Canned air can be used to remove dust from inaccessible places.


  1. Use coffee filters to clean TVs, monitors and other screens.


  1. Old dusty candles can be brought back to life by rubbing them with stockings.


  1. You can easily clean your iron by running it hot (no steam) over a piece of paper or foil covered with salt.


  1. Newspaper can be used to absorb smells in a refrigerator.


  1. Lipstick stains can be removed by spraying them with hairspray, rubbing them with a damp cloth and then washing them.


  1. Clean your silverware with baking soda.


  1. Use coasters to prevent jar leakage.


  1. Use a dustpan to pick up small toys all over your home.