Some people like to clean. I was one of those people, way back when, before kids, when I had more time and a tiny apartment. The more kids, and older and more tired and busy I get, the harder it is to keep it all together. I’m not alone in that, am I? I LOVE finding new cleaning tips and tricks to get things spic and span, in a simple, easy and efficient manner. These cleaning tips are all things I’ve used and love, and have shared before, but are awesome enough to share again in case you missed them the first time! 🙂
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All you have to do is fill a dish wand with half vinegar and half Dawn dish liquid. Before you use it the first time, make sure you keep the wand upright so the liquid doesn’t leak out. It’s so simple to run a little water in the shower, and then scrub it down with the dish wand, rinse it well, and then take your shower. Your shower will be clean and sparkling!
If you get water stains/mineral deposits around your faucets, which seem almost impossible to get off, I have an easy, cheap and effective way to get rid of them! Here is what you do:
Soak a couple of paper towels in white vinegar and wrap them around your faucet. Let them soak for a while and then scrub. I’ve never had an issue with it removing a finish on my counter-tops, but if you’re worried, test it in an inconspicuous spot first, and make sure you have a window open or fan running to vent out the vinegar smell.
Does your kitchen garbage can get grimy and smelly sometimes? Well, a super easy way to clean way down in the bottom of it, is to keep a toilet brush (new and used only for that purpose) on hand to easily clean deep inside the garbage can.
Mini blinds can sure collect dust, can’t they? A clean paint brush makes a painless way to brush the dust off!
Who doesn’t like bright and shiny chrome fixtures? Believe it or not, a lemon not only shines them up like new, but also smells really good!