Most of us keep the house clean. However, there are places that we neglect for various reasons: either they don’t reach their hands, they overcome laziness, or nobody sees there anyway ... But when it comes to deep cleaning before a holiday or important events, one can’t pay attention to such “trifles” attention.
For those who want to make their home perfectly clean, we recommend 10 useful tips - they will help to cope with problems much faster and without unnecessary expenses. The house is really sparkling like a Christmas tree.
1. Perfectly sparkling bath
Grapefruit - an effective tool in the fight against dirt in the bathroom.
Bath is one of the most used places in the house. It accumulates dirt, microbes, ugly sediment from water. To make a bath perfectly clean, it is not necessary to rub it with a sponge for 2 hours and use expensive or potent agents. Just take a grapefruit and some salt. First sprinkle the bath with coarse homogeneous salt without lumps. Grapefruit cut in half. One of his halves, used as a sponge to rub the bath with salt. After the bath is completely cleaned and begins to sparkle, the remnants of salt and grapefruit need to be washed off, and all excess should be discarded.
2. Iron cleaning
All old stains and soot can be removed in the blink of an eye.
During long use on the iron, in one way or another, the remnants of burnt parts of the fabric, adherent fibers, limestone deposits from water or other contaminants accumulate. It all looks ugly and degrades the characteristics of the iron. Fortunately, this problem is easy to fix. You just need to use a mixture of baking soda and vinegar to iron shone like new. The device must be turned off while you apply and leave a homemade mix on it. When she stands up a little, we wipe with an important cloth — no pollution will remain.
3. Super clean sink in the kitchen
Simple instructions for shining stainless steel purity.
Sink - one of the places in the kitchen, which immediately catches the eye. To make it perfectly clean will help simple cleaning in several stages. First, prepare a mixture of baking soda and water. It should not be very liquid. Apply it to the sink, rub with a sponge, and then allow to dry. After that, wipe with a damp cloth to remove residual soda.
Polish a small amount of flour, which you need to polish the surface, to polish stainless steel and make it even more beautiful. To do this, fit a dry soft cloth. Flush off the flour, and let the sink dry. The final stage of beauty: a few drops of olive oil with a clean cloth rubbed into the surface of the sink to a perfect shine.
4. Resuscitation of old wood cutting boards
Perfect cleanliness and pleasant smell are important aspects of delicious dishes.
Wooden chopping boards tend to accumulate on themselves everything that they just cut. This causes unpleasant odor, darkening of color and cracked microbes. To make the cutting boards again suitable for use will help a few items that should be exactly at home.
First, it is advisable to polish the board with an emery paper to remove deep cracks. After that, wipe the chopping boards with coarse salt - this will help in removing all germs and unpleasant odors. After salty harvesting, use half a lemon, which we wipe the board from all sides. It will give the kitchen utensils a pleasant aroma. Now the board is thoroughly disinfected and has a fresh smell.
5. Brand new 20 year old oven
In fact, it is not as difficult as it seems at first glance.
Even a very old and polluted oven can be cleaned with minimal effort. Despite the fact that there are many specialized products and tools on the market that are designed for this purpose, the problem can be dealt with much cheaper and easier. In a separate container you need to mix 1/2 cup of baking soda with a few tablespoons of water to make a paste. With its help, wipe the entire inner surface of the oven and leave overnight (or about 12 hours). After everything is washed off with a damp cloth. To finish the cleaning and make the final touch, you need to spray vinegar everywhere and also wipe.
6. Improving the efficiency of the vacuum cleaner
Now he can do much more.
For thorough cleaning you need to penetrate into all narrow cracks and hard-to-reach corners of the apartment. Alas, a vacuum cleaner with this task does not always cope with a bang. Often for him there is no suitable nozzle. But this problem can be solved independently. If there is a hardware store near the house - go there to buy a lid with a dispenser. It fits perfectly on the hose of a vacuum cleaner and will precisely penetrate anywhere. Dust will be defeated!
7. Anti-lime scale
Lemon-nomad: from the kitchen to all rooms for perfect cleanliness.
Lime deposits from hard water are ugly and unpleasant. Spots do not rub off well, and the shower, faucet and other sanitary appliances begin to work worse. Lemon will help to cope with the problem quickly and without effort. Cut off a piece and rub the affected areas. Leave the juice for 10 minutes, and then wash off with warm water.
8. There are no stains on the mattress!
Fresh mattress, as from the store.
To clean the fabric of the sofa or mattress, it is better to use a stiff brush. A simple piece of advice will help you quickly get rid of any stains and dirt: sprinkle some baking soda, leave for 20 minutes, vacuum. The spots disappeared.
9. Deep toilet cleaning
Unexpected assistant in the toilet.
Strangely enough, a screwdriver will help us in this matter. In order to remove hard-to-reach places with high quality, you need to wrap a napkin with disinfectant on it and walk a couple of times under a cistern, toilet seat, in narrow lye.
10. Shining wooden floors
Beauty in everything!
Over time, the wood flooring may fade and lose its appeal. A simple mixture of ½ cup of vinegar, ¼ cup of alcohol, 1 tablespoon of liquid soap and 2 glasses of warm water will help to correct the situation. All must be thoroughly mixed and poured into the sprayer. After spraying, mop the floors.