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Top 44 ingenious ways to clean all the nooks of your home


Cleaning a house or apartment is a must, but not our favorite occupation. But everyone wants his home to be the most clean and sparkling.

We share ingenious tricks that will help you bring perfect purity.

Sparkling taps

For 30-40 minutes, wrap the tap with vinegar moistened with paper towels, and after that it will shine like a new one.

Snow-white bath edges

Dip cotton wool into the bleach, cover the dirty edges of the bath with them and leave them there for one night. After this procedure, all the mold is guaranteed to disappear and the edges of your bath again become snow white and white.

Clean mirrors

Wipe the mirror with white vinegar, half diluted with water. Add a few drops of lemon juice or any essential oil to the solution, which will give you a pleasant aroma.

Rust removal

Go through the rust stains with half a lemon dipped in salt and they will all disappear.

Less dust on ventilation

After you wash the ventilation hatch, rub it with wax - this will significantly reduce the appearance of dust in the future.

Wall and ceiling cleaning

Simple and ingenious: wash the walls with a regular mop.

Sparkling bath

Fill the bath with hot water and dissolve in it the double rate of any oxygen bleach. Leave this solution in the bath overnight, and its previous sparkling whiteness will return to it.

Disposal of soap spots on glasses

Wash the glass shower stall from soap stains, you can use a stiff brush and any means for cleaning windows.

Grinding Mixers

Apply some baby oil on a napkin and wipe the surface of the taps with it. After that, polish all taps to a state of brilliance.

Removing rust stains

A mixture of tartar and lemon juice will help to clean any surfaces from rust. You only need to rub the stain with this mixture with a toothbrush.

Purification of granite surfaces

To effectively clean the granite countertops, mix 2 cups of water, 1/4 cup alcohol and 5-6 drops of liquid soap in a spray bottle and wipe the surface with this solution.

Clean cabinet and door handles

Clean all furniture and door handles with oil soap and a toothbrush.

Clean tile

You can clean the tile and the seams between it with ordinary baking soda. In addition to the excellent cleansing effect, soda will prevent the sponge from sliding and sticking to the surface of the greasy tile.

Sink cleaning

First sprinkle the moistened surface of the sink with baking soda, then remove it and wipe the sink with a sponge moistened with a small amount of hydrogen peroxide. All stains and scratches will disappear without a trace.

Clean microwave

Just put in a microwave bowl with water and lemons for 5 minutes and see what happens!

Oven cleansing

Make a paste of 1 cup of baking soda, 1 tbsp. l soap and water. The consistency of pasta should resemble the dough for pancakes. Then grease all dirty places in the oven with it and set the timer for 15 minutes. After that, wash off the paste and wipe the oven surface with a dry cloth.

Hotplate cleaning

Apply baking soda, soap and water to the hotplates and leave it for 15-20 minutes. After that, thoroughly wash the burners and allow them to dry well.

Clean gas stove

Apply paste from soda, water, and a few drops of hydrogen peroxide to the most difficult spots on the surface of the cooker. Leave on for 5-10 minutes and carefully wipe these places with a sponge or towel - the spots will disappear.

Oven cleansing

Sprinkle baking soda over the surface of the oven door and place a cloth or towel pre-soaked in soapy water. Leave everything in this form for 15 minutes. Then thoroughly wipe the surface of the oven in a circular motion with the same towel.

Quick disposal of oil stains

Apply a couple of drops of mineral oil to a clean paper towel and wipe dirty areas with it. After you finish cleaning all the oil stains, wipe the surface again with a clean rag or other paper towel.

Ventilation washing

Remove dust and all harmful substances from the vents using a rag wrapped around the knife. Pre-moisten the cloth with detergent.

Clean vent filter

Soak the dirty filter in hot water with a few drops of borax for 15 minutes. Then wash the filter thoroughly and dry it.

Wooden chopping boards

If you want to give your cutting boards a fresh look, just sprinkle them with salt and wipe with a lemon: the lemon will absorb all the unpleasant odors, and the salt will help get rid of stubborn stains.

Plastic chopping boards

Soak plastic chopping boards for an hour in bleach, and they will delight you with their appearance.

Blinds cleaning

Wrap the tongs in the house with a damp cloth and use this clever but uncomplicated device to wipe all the blinds in the house.

Window cleaning

Did you know that onions that were cut in half perfectly washed out the glass? Just wipe with a half glass bulb and you will see the result. Do not worry - there will be no smell at all.

Floor and flooring

Clean the stains on the carpet with good soap and a few drops of hydrogen peroxide.

Removing stains on the carpet

Dilute white vinegar with water in proportions 1/2 and moisten a rag or towel with this solution. Cover the stain with a moistened towel and place a steam iron on it for about 30 seconds.

Iron cleaning

To clean the sole of the iron, you can use vinegar or baking soda.

Eliminating bad smell from the sink

Gently remove all debris from the sink drain with a toothbrush, and the foul odor will immediately disappear.

Polishing sinks with flour

After you wash the sink, dry it with a towel. Then sprinkle flour over the surface of the sink, and then polish the shell with a cloth and remove any flour that remains.

Descaling and odor-free washing

You can get rid of scale in a washing machine and prolong its service life in several simple ways at once. Simply run the wash for the longest cycle and add bleach, vinegar or citric acid to the conditioner compartment.

Washing drum washing machine

Rinse the drum of the washing machine thoroughly with a solution of vinegar, baking soda, and water. Pay special attention to the places near and behind the rubber nozzle of the drum of the washing machine - there is often accumulated dirt and mold.

Cleaning furniture from stains

Sprinkle the furniture with baking soda and leave it for 20 minutes. Then gently clean the soda using a stiff brush and vacuum the furniture.

Leather furniture

Smear all scratches on leather furniture, you can ordinary shoe polish in the color of the furniture.

Microfiber Furniture

Moisten dirty areas with alcohol and sponge them. After damp places dry, walk on them with a stiff brush. Make sure that the color of the sponge and the brush matches the color of your sofa or take the objects of white flowers so that they do not shed.

Pure lampshades

Collect all the dust from lamp shades and other similar surfaces with a sticky roller.

Dust on the TV screen

Remove dust from television or computer screens with a coffee filter that leaves no residue, including lint.

Cleansing vases

Use hard-boiled eggshells for cleaning vases and glass bottles in hard-to-reach places: throw the crushed shells into the bottle, add warm water and a drop of dishwashing liquid and shake well.

Rice for cleaning coffee grinders

Pass the rice through the coffee grinder - it will not only remove all the dirt, but also eliminate the stale smell.

Removing coffee stains in mugs

Remove mugs of tea and coffee stains enamel by wiping them with lightly salted citrus peel.

Removing stains on old dishes

Wash all faded dishes with soda - it will easily remove all stains and return the dishes to its former color. Details can be found here.

Clean pans

Your pans will be as good as new if you boil them with vinegar and clean the soda.

Cleaning up pots and pans

Sprinkle your pots and pans with salt, and then wipe them thoroughly with raw potatoes. After that, rinse the dishes with water, dry, rub a small amount of oil with a paper towel and hold the pot or pan on low heat for 30 minutes.