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Below are some must-know shortcuts for getting your house spotless with items you already have, 

  1. Clean your tub and shower with White Vinegar and Dawn : Want your beautiful bathroom to stay sparkling clean? Remove stubborn soap scum and hard water buildup from glass shower doors with a mixture of White Vinegarand Dawn dishwashing detergent. Just heat up half a cup of White Vinegar in the microwave until hot, then mix with half a cup of Dawn detergent inside an empty spray bottle. Spray it all over your shower doors, tub, or any other surface you want clean, let sit for a minute, then wipe or scrub off. This recipe promises to leave glass doors like-new and remove buildup using much less elbow grease than other methods require.

  2. Clean your stove with baking soda and salt: Many people view cleaning their stovetops as one of the most loathsome chores on their household to-do list. Kitchens seem to collect stubborn stuck-on food bits and cooking spills with such frequency that when people approach kitchen remodeling, many do it with durable and easy-to-clean materials in mind. However, that doesn't mean you have to buy a new stove if you ever want to see a clean one again. In fact, this simple recipe makes stovetop cleaning easier to tackle: simply mix a tablespoon of salt with a tablespoon of baking baking soda, then add a tablespoon of water to make a paste. Dip a cloth into your mixture and scrub the food stains away. Not only is the recipe simple, cheap, and effective, but it allows you to avoid the heavy-duty chemicals in commercial stove-cleaning products.

  3. Steam clean your microwave with White Vinegar : Vinegar is your pantry's secret weapon: this miracle worker can give your microwave a thorough clean merely by being heated up inside. Mix equal parts vinegar and water and heat them in the microwave until it steams up, then pop open the door and wipe the inside clean. This simple trick leaves your microwave's inside looking like new.

  4. Wash windows with vinegar: Outside windows are one of the toughest cleaning challenges. Windows collect more dirt and grime from their exposure to the elements than any spot inside your home. This project takes a bit of work, but once more the cleaning powers of vinegar yield tremendous results. First, use a brush to wipe away dirt, cobwebs, and other loose debris. Then, sponge the windows with a mixture of equal parts white vinegar and hot water, then use a squeegee to wipe windows dry.

  5. Use Lime to Eliminate Rust Stains: If pesky rust stains litter your stainless steel sink, pots and pans, or knives, a lime can help you get rid of them and leave things shiny again. Just rub a slice of lime on the stubborn spots or go all around the inside of your pots or your sink with it. Let it sit for ten minutes, then sprinkle some salt over the top and rub away with a scouring pad.

  6. Restore a White Sink with Baking Soda and Salt: If you're debating pros and cons of sink styles for a new bathroom or kitchen, here's a couple for white sinks: Con - there's an ongoing struggle to keep it free from discoloration from food stains and grime; Pro - you can restore your pristine sink with a simple sprinkling of baking soda all over a dry sink combined with a squirt of dish soap and some scrubbing. Adding some salt, tea tree oil, lemon juice, or hydrogen peroxide to the mixture can add an extra whitening boost for particularly stubborn stains.

These simple tricks will help you tackle some of your home's most daunting cleaning challenges with items you likely have on hand.










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