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from The Family Handyman

Top 10 Household Cleaning Tips: The Tough Problems

Professional house cleaners spill their 10 best-kept secrets to save time & effort. 1 most definitely liked was how to remove grease/dirt build up from kitchen cabinets. Say to clean cabinets, 1st heat slightly damp sponge/cloth in microwave for 20 - 30 sec. until it's hot. Put on a pair of rubber gloves, spray cabinets w/ an all-purpose cleaner containing orange oil, then wipe off cleaner w/ hot sponge. This should make the kitchen look & smell wonderful too!

from Listotic

55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips and Tricks (With Pictures)

Make all purpose cleaners by pouring with equal parts into a spray bottle Clean dirt off your computer and mouse with a little vinegar and a q tip Clean your drains with vinegar and baking soda Wipe away mildew Clean and polish chrome and stainless steel Use as a fruit wash-rinses away germs Erase ballpoint-pen marks Erase crayon marks from clothes Remove stickers and price tags Disinfect cutting boards Restore wood paneling Remove carpet stains Keep car windows frost free…

from BuzzFeed

29 Hacks For The Frugal Clean Freak

Banish grout mold with some bleach, baking soda and elbow grease. | 29 Hacks For The Frugal Clean Freak

Naturally Repair Wood With Vinegar and Canola Oil. So, for a super cheap, use 3/4 cup of oil, add 1/4 cup vinegar. white or apple cider vinegar, mix it in a jar, then rub it into the wood. You don’t need to wipe it off; the wood just soaks it in.

from The Family Handyman

Dryer Lint Cleaning Tips

Prevent house fires. Clean the lint from inside your clothes dryer as well as lint caught in the exhaust vent. You can complete the cleaning in about 30 minutes.

from Martha Stewart

10 Cleaning Myths Debunked

Giving your home a good clean can be quite the chore; one that isn’t made easier by conflicting cleaning philosophies. We’re here to set the record straight so that you can spend less time contemplating your cleaning method and more time making your home spotless.

How To Recycle Old Bath Towels. We have a Swiffer at home that goes through the disposable pads like crazy. This is a great idea to save money on cleaning supplies.

from Home Restoration

Removing soap scum from shower doors – 4 methods and a winner!!

Use this to clean soap scum off glass shower doors--stovetop cleaner! what what?! Yeah Times Union!