Having children comes with a ton of love, fun, and messes. Cleaning is just a part of the deal. Even without those extra messes, there is basic cleaning ever adult has to maintain around the home. Some times, you just don’t know where to start! Luckily, our friend has Sury Jane & Alpine Maids Cleaning Services has come up with 10 cleaning hacks every grown up should know.
All Natural Cleaning Hacks Every Grown up Should Know
Items You’ll Need for these Cleaning Hacks:
- Baking Soda
- Distilled White Vinegar
- Spray Bottle With Soap And Water
- Scour Pads
- Clean Cloths
- Lemons Juice And Lemons
10 All Natural Cleaning Hacks Every Grown up Should Know
Cleaning Hack #1: Vacuum One Room
We place the vacuum in different rooms we want to be vacuumed each night before bed. In the morning while the coffee brews, plug it in, vacuum quickly and enjoy your coffee. Check out this guide on how to choose the handheld vacuum cleaner that will help you to keep your home clean.
Items Needed: Besides a vacuum, try adding a few drops of lemon juice to the vacuum bag. It will give the carpet a fresh citrus scent
Cleaning Hack #2: Clean The Microwave
Place 4 lemon wedges into a glass bowl of water in the microwave. Microwave on high until the water boils and steams. Clean the steamed walls of the microwave using a cloth.
Items Needed: Glass bowl, lemons, a cloth, and water.
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Cleaning Hack #3: Cleaning the Sink
Whomever is on microwave duty, squeeze the lemons from that bowl into the kitchen sink. Sprinkle baking soda over the juice. Add a tablespoon of the vinegar. Wipe with a cloth and rinse. The sink is clean.
Items Needed: The bowl of lemons and water from the microwave, baking soda, distilled white vinegar, and a cloth.
Cleaning Hack #4: Cleaning the Garbage Disposal
Put those leftover squeezed lemons into the garbage disposal with 2 tablespoons of salt and a handful of ice. Turn the disposal on and BOOM it’s now fresh, clean, and the blades have been slightly sharpened.
Items Needed: Leftover lemons, ice, and salt.
Cleaning Hack #5: The Bathroom Mirror
Any mirror in any bathroom. Just pick one. Mix warm water and a squeezed wedge of lemon juice into a bowl. Dampen a cloth and wipe the mirror down. Then use a dry cloth to wipe it dry.
Items Needed: Lemon wedge, warm water, bowl, and two cloths.
Cleaning Hack #6: Two For One -The Bathroom Sink
Odds are the sink is below the mirror. Wipe it down while you are there.
Items Needed: Same items used on mirror.
Cleaning Hack #7: Spot Clean The Walls In One Room
Small spots end up on walls no matter what you do. Dampen a cloth with warm water. Add a few drops of lemon juice, and a pinch of baking soda. Spot check. Wipe anything minor.
Items Needed: A cloth, lemon juice, baking soda, and water.
Cleaning Hack #8: Kitchen Counter tops
Dampen a cloth with some lemon juice. Wipe down the counter tops quickly. Spray the soap and water mixture onto the counter next, and wipe with a dry cloth.
Items Needed: Two cloths, lemon juice, and the soap/water mixture.
Cleaning Hack #9: Coffee Pot
Put two cups of the white distilled vinegar in the coffee pot reservoir and turn on. Let the vinegar pour through it unfiltered. Once the vinegar has run through once, run a full pot of water through to get the remains of the vinegar out. And BOOM your coffee pot insides are clean.
Items Needed: White distilled vinegar and water.
Cleaning Hack #10: Air Freshen The House
Cut 3 lemons in half. Place them in pot of water on the stove. Simmer at medium-low heat. The house should begin to have that invigorating citrus scent, which means it’s working. Bonus: After you turn off the stove, you can dampen a cloth in the water/lemon pot and use to spot clean counters.
Items Needed: Pot, water, and lemons.
There Ya Go!
Whether it’s a stubborn stain in the kitchen, or just everyday cleaning, these 10 all natural cleaning hacks every grown up should know will have you home spic and span in no time! What’s your all time favorite cleaning hack? Let us know in the comments below!