7 Cleaning Hacks You Must Try at Home

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Do you usually spend a lot of time trying to do chores in the house? And you feel like they are never-ending? Lucky for you, we have made a list of easy to do cleaning hacks that will help you save a lot of time and leave your house looking spotlessly clean.

Remove Stains from the Iron Box

removing stains from the iron box

Do you iron your clothes and they stick to your iron box? Sometimes you’ll end up staining or burning them? To remove the top layer, pour salt on your ironing board and rub the hot iron box on it. It will look close to new in no time.

Gett Rid of Microwave Stains Using Lemon

cleaning the microwave

Having food stains and soup splattered all over your microwave can make you disgusted from and not wanting to use your microwave. A simple hack to clean your microwave is to fill a bowl with water and vinegar then add lemon to it.

Microwave the bowl for 3 minutes. The steam will get rid of the burnt-off foodstuff stuck in the microwave while the vinegar will remove any bad odour present.

Clean Chopping Boards with Salt and Lemon

removing stains from the chopping board

Constantly preparing food on the chopping board will leave it with bacteria and germs. This will leave it with stains over prolonged use. To give it that extra clean look, sprinkle a dash of baking soda and salt then scrub it with the inside part of a lemon. Let it sit for a few minutes then rinse off with a clean sponge.

Use Newspapers to Clean Windows

cleaning windows with newspapers

One of the oldest tricks people use to leave their windows looking spotless is wiping them down using newspapers. After cleaning the windows with soap and water, crumble an old newspaper and give it the final wipe to give them a sparkling look.

Sanitize Kitchen Sponges
cleaning sponges

The microwave is one of the most effective ways to clean off germs. Throw the sponge in the microwave for approximately 2 minutes to sanitize it. Make sure the sponge is wet and it doesn’t have any metals.

Unclog Shower Heads

soaking shower head in vinegar
Does your shower head sprinkle water everyone as opposed to one direction? Those are signs of blockage from dirt. Fill a bag with vinegar and water then tie it on the shower head overnight. You will have a clean head the next morning.

Remove Stubborn Stains from Sneakers

making sneakers whiter

To get your sneakers looking brand new, all you need is some toothpaste and a toothbrush. Scrub them gently to avoid damaging your shoe. You can also use nail polish to scrub the white part and give it a new look.

Maureen Mbithe
Content Writer at BuyRentKenya