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Clean Your Home Right With This Complete Guide

 Keeping our homes as clean as possible is essential for our well-being. The problem is that many of us don't have the time, patience or know-how to really do everything we can to ensure our home is as good as it can be. That's why I've put this thoroughly comprehensive guide together for you - to cover every base possible in regard to home cleaning: 

 

 

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A. General Home Cleaning

1. Declutter Your Home

2. Carpets

3. Clean Like a Professional 

4. Get Rid of Mold and Mildew

5. Easy Solutions to Common Cleaning Problems

6. Windows

7. Cleaning Hacks

8. Cleaning Ingredients to Avoid 

9. Cleaning Mistakes 

10. Save Money on Cleaning

11. Make Your Home Sparkle in Minutes 

12. Grandma's Cleaning Secrets

13. Cleaning Apps

14. Cleaning Everyday Items 

15. Great House Cleaning Habits 

16. Clean Dusty Devices

17. Make Your Own Magic Eraser

18. Be a Smart Cleaner 

19. Natural Cleaning Solutions and Tips

B. Kitchen 

1. Things You Can Clean in the Dishwasher

2. Cleaning Your Microwave

3. Good Appliance Cleaning

C. Bedroom 

1. Furniture

2. Mattress 

3. Bed Sheets 

4. Jewelry

D. Living Room

E. Dining Room 

F. Bathroom 

1. General Bathroom Cleaning Tips 

2. Make Your Bath Look Brand-New 

3. Laundry Mistakes to Avoid 

G. Study

1. Clean Your Computer  

H. Things You Can Use to Help You with Your Cleaning

1. Bleach

2. Borax

3. Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

4. Vinegar 

5. Toothpaste

6. Baking Soda

 

A. General Home Cleaning

1. Declutter Your Home

Clutter in the home is not conducive to being in a productive, relaxed state of mind. That's why it's important to eliminate as much of it as you can for a sense of order and calm in your home. 

2. Carpets

Stained or marked carpets can be hard work to get back to their best once they've been soiled in some way or another, but that doesn't mean it's an impossible task. Here's how to clean any carpet in your home quickly and easily

3. Clean Like a Professional 

There are some jobs that professional cleaners just seem to make light work of when they're called in to clean a home. You can get on their level too, but only if you know their secrets

4. Get Rid of Mold and Mildew

Mold and mildew can be a nuisance, especially during the winter months, not to mention the fact that it can turn into a health hazard if left unattended to. Keep it at bay with these handy tips.

5. Easy Solutions to Common Cleaning Problems

There are certain cleaning problems in the home that are commonplace, for instance seeing a buildup of hard water on your shower head. Want to know what to do about it? Find out how, and much more, right here

6. Windows

Ever spent what seemed like hours cleaning windows, only for them to be covered in streaks and marks once you were done? Here's how to clean your windows like a champion

7. Cleaning Hacks

There are certain shortcuts you can take and certain things you can do to make cleaning your home much easier. Get the low-down on these tips and tricks here

8. Cleaning Ingredients to Avoid 

Cleaning products, by their very nature, contain ingredients that can be harmful to human health. Some are downright dangerous to it. Although most household cleaning products are fine to use, there are some ingredients contained in certain products that should be avoided if possible. There are even alterations to your spring cleaning that you should consider making

9. Cleaning Mistakes 

You might have been cleaning in the wrong way for as long as you know it, and have no idea that you've been doing so. Here are some common cleaning mistakes to avoid for a quicker, better result. 

10. Save Money on Cleaning

Did you know that you could be wasting money just by employing your current cleaning method in your home? There are numerous ways that you can save money on cleaning, and you can learn all about them here

11. Make Your Home Sparkle in Minutes 

Need to get your home clean as soon as possible, but don't have a lot of time? Knowing these tips will allow you to make your home sparkle in no time at all. 

12. Grandma's Cleaning Secrets

They do say that knowledge is passed down from one generation to another, and the same goes for knowledge of cleaning. Grandma would like to share her cleaning secrets with you

13. Cleaning Apps

Certain mobile applications, which are available on both Android and iOS platforms, can actually make cleaning your home that much easier. Find out how these apps can help you

14. Cleaning Everyday Items 

Unfortunately, there are certain things in the house that just need to be cleaned every day - there's simply no way around it. Take note of these items and add them to your daily to-do list. 

15. Great House Cleaning Habits 

Adopting specific habits in relation to cleaning your home can actually make your life much easier. These subtle hints and tips will make cleaning less daunting when you get round to it. 

16. Clean Dusty Devices

Our lives are full of digital devices these days, but there are specific things you can do to ensure that yours, together with their peripherals, remain as clean as can be

17. Make Your Own Magic Eraser

If you happen to have a toddler in your home, you'll know what having marks all over your walls is like. Here's how to make your very own magic eraser at home, and make your walls sparkle once again

18. Be a Smart Cleaner 

It's said that getting ahead in life is all about working smart, rather than working hard. The same goes for cleaning, and this article will show you exactly how to do it

19. Natural Cleaning Solutions and Tips

If you want to make avoiding hazardous chemicals that can be found in cleaning products a priority, then you need to learn some natural cleaning solutions and tips.

 

B. Kitchen 

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1. Things You Can Clean in the Dishwasher

Your dishwasher isn't just capable of cleaning cutlery and crockery - there's a whole lot more it can clean too. This list will definitively show you what you can and cannot wash in your dishwasher

2. Cleaning Your Microwave

It's easy for microwaves to get all gunked up pretty quickly, but there are some sure-fire methods you can learn to make it spotless in no time at all.

3. Good Appliance Cleaning 

Kitchen appliances are the workhorses of our homes, and despite them living up to our daily, repeated demands of them, they also need proper maintenance and care, not least when it comes to them being cleaned

 

C. Bedroom 

1. Furniture 

Our bedrooms tend to be full of knickknacks, photos, highly personal belongings and other things, so deciding where to start cleaning it from can be quite daunting. Nevertheless, it's still something that needs to be done to keep your home as clean as possible, so this guide will help you figure out exactly what you need to do. 

2. Mattress 

Did you know that your mattress can be home to between 10,000 and 100,000 dust mites, which can leave you with allergies and allergic rhinitis? This great mattress cleaning method is very simple to employ and will make your mattress as good as new in no time at all. 

3. Bed Sheets 

You should never leave it too long to wash and change your bed sheets, and this is because all kinds of awful things, such as fungi, can develop on pillowcases and sheets. This is how often, and why, you should change your bed sheets.

4. Jewelry

There's no denying that jewelry can lose its luster over time, but there are various methods that you can employ in order to give it back its luster. Furthermore, this jewelry cleaning method involves using an old toothbrush, aluminum foil and some baking soda.


D. Living Room

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It's inevitable that our living rooms get dusty and dirty, and that's because it's the room in a home that tends to be used most. If you know what you're doing, however, living room cleaning doesn't need to take long and be difficult. Check out this living room cleaning guide.

E. Dining Room

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If you're having guests over for a big meal or occasion, you're bound to want to have your dining room looking and feeling its absolute best. That's why you need a checklist to make sure that you've covered all the bases that you need to. 

F. Bathroom 

1. General Bathroom Cleaning Tips 

It doesn't take much for a bathroom to become dirty and grimy - from limescale buildup on fixtures, to the remnants of bodily byproducts being left on sinks and toilets, things can quickly get out of hand if your bathroom is not kept on top of. Here are the handy bathroom cleaning tips that you absolutely must know

2. Make Your Bath Look Brand-New 

Apparently, all you need to make your bath look brand-new again is baking soda, dish soap and an essential oil of your choice! Find out how to put them together and use them right here. 

3. Laundry Mistakes to Avoid 

You could be making a whole range of mistakes when doing your laundry, but have absolutely no idea that you're making them. Here are certain laundry mistakes to be aware of and avoid

G. Study

1. Clean Your Computer  

Did you know that giving your computer a good clean can actually make it run better? What's more is that using a computer that has a clean mouse, keyboard, and screen is far more pleasant to use than a dirty one. 


J. Things You Can Use to Help You With Your Cleaning

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1. Bleach

Bleach has many more uses than are immediately apparent. This guide will show you no less than 11 unexpected uses for bleach

2. Borax

Borax, also known as sodium borate, has a ton of different uses for cleaning around the home. It's time for you to learn some 26 of them right here

3. Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

I'm sure you know that liquid detergent can be quite pricey to buy, but what I bet you didn't know is that there's a way to make a gallon of it using just three cheap ingredients! Here's how you can make your very own

4. Vinegar 

Vinegar is often thought of just in terms of a condiment and nothing else, but it actually has numerous cleaning (and other uses) that could benefit you as you go about your domestic chores. 

5. Toothpaste

Toothpaste can do a whole lot more than just keep your teeth clean. This video will show you the whole myriad of uses that it has for cleaning in the home

6. Baking Soda

Baking soda, also known as sodium bicarbonate, is somewhat of a miracle substance, and this is also true when it comes to cleaning. Learn all that it can do here

 

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