Fast House Cleaning Tips!
Some great tips to get your home in order for Spring, Fall or any time of the year!
Coffee grinder cleaning trick: Run a small handful of uncooked white rice through the coffee grinder, especially if you use it for grinding anything other than coffee beans. Most coffee experts advise against using your machine for grinding dry spices since the smells from grinding ingredients, such as cinnamon sticks and dried basil, are nearly always impossible to get out.
wish I knew this years ago- Right after using the grill, unplug it and place a wet double-sheet of paper towel between the lid and the surface. The leftover heat causes the towel to steam and clean the grill. Wiping it dry with another paper towel is all that’s needed. I'm going to try with waffle iron.
How to remove permanent marker from everything! With kids it's only a matter of time before I need this
Wash windows like a pro- no more streaks
Tons of uses for hydrogen peroxide. The list is full of tips. I had no idea for you could use this for so many things! So glad I saw this pin!!
Trouble Spot: Linen Disorganization You don't even want to look in your messy linen closet—let alone let overnight guests poke around in there! Fast fix: Add shelf dividers to keep stacks of towels neat and separated; use undermount shelving to hold rolled washcloths. Put small appliances in woven baskets and stock up on soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, and lotion. Label the shelving for easy organization.
Another pinner said: "btw...my sister and i made this, figured it was worth a try...& by FAR the best laundry detergent EVER! only need a tablespoon per load (we just use the oxy scoop) and it smells so good! Needless to say, I will NEVER purchase another laundry detergent brand. This has inspired me to make more homemade cleaning products :) very exciting!" Laundry soap recipe - $20 for 9+ months' worth of soap.
Homemade Laundry Soap
Soak orange peels in vinegar for two weeks in a sealed mason jar then pour the vinegar into a spray bottle. Use as a non-toxic and yummy smelling "green" cleaner. I love using vinegar to clean with but have always wondered how to make it smell better - can't wait to do this!
How to dry shoes in a dryer without noise or damage
How to Clean Pillows. Good to know! I do this every other month, but I also wash my pillows on the hottest setting with a cup of bleach. Always does the trick. This way, you don't have to do the "smell" check! I also like my pillows to smell fresh, so I add fabric softener to the washer and dry with a sheet. Also helps get rid of static in your hair on those dry winter months!
How to Clean Pillows
How to treat grass stains.