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Effective Tips for Cleaning the Most Difficult of Things

Edited By: Natalie Smith

 We all know how to clean our house in the most efficient and convenient way for us, but we often give up on cleaning areas and objects that are hard to reach, and as a result, we are exposed to the accumulation of harmful bacteria in our environment. The following simple tips will help you polish and clean all the places and objects that you’ve probably neglected to this day. Not only will you enjoy a neat and pleasant home, and clean items that look like new, but you’ll also learn great cleaning methods that you can share with family and friends.

1. Polishing window rails

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A lot of dirt can accumulate on window railings, especially during the summer, however, this is probably one of the more difficult areas to clean. The good news is that there is a simple and effective action you can adopt, easing the cleaning process altogether. All you have to do is sprinkle a little baking soda on the window rail, then pour a few drops of vinegar until the paste starts bubbling. Wait a minute and scrub the railing with an old toothbrush or a cotton swab. Finally, pour a little warm water over it all to completely wash away the debris and wipe it down with a rag.

2. Cleaning your ice machinecleaning tips

If you have a refrigerator with an ice machine in your house, it’s important to know that the machine should be cleaned periodically to prevent bacteria from accumulating causing an unpleasant smell that may ruin your drinking experience. Stop ice production, then carefully disconnect the refrigerator from the power source and the water supply. Now remove the ice tray and clean it thoroughly with a cloth dampened with two tablespoons of vinegar. To complete the clean, thoroughly dry the ice tray, place it back in its compartment, plug the refrigerator back in and resume ice production.

3. Disinfecting the detergent compartment of your washing machine

Sometimes, without even noticing, we produce piles and piles of dirty laundry, which can overload the washing machine if it isn’t occasionally cleaned. Therefore, you should be careful to pour a glass of bleach into the laundry detergent box or on the drum itself and then operate the machine without clothes at a temperature between 90-60 degrees Celsius every few weeks. Doing this will prevent the machine from accumulating dirt and unpleasant smells.

4. Cleaning the air vents in your carcleaning tips

Just as we are careful to clean the various air vents in the house, it is important to keep your car air vents clean as well. Take an old makeup brush and dust the air vents with it, this trick will help you reach places your vacuum never could. You can also use this tip to clean air conditioner vents and those of various electrical appliances in your home.

5. Polishing glass bottlescleaning tips

Glass bottles are a wonderful way to add some design, flare, and color to your home, as long as they remain clean. All you have to do to keep them clean is place a teaspoon of coarse salt into the bottle, add another teaspoon of dishwashing liquid and a little hot water, shake well and then rinse with lukewarm water. If the bottles around your home have been left to accumulate dust for a while, you may need to repeat the action a few times

6. Remove color stains from wooden furniturecleaning tips

When kids draw and paint, they often miss the paper and scribble on the furniture around them. When it comes to wooden furniture, the following advice will remove all heartbreak and worry because the stains can be quickly be removed using toothpaste. Apply a little toothpaste to the stain and rub well with a dry cloth until the stains are gone.

7. Removing hair from the shower drain cleaning tips

Men, women, kids and pets, we all suffer from shedding especially when washing our hair. These hairs often get caught in the drain leading to blockages and flooding. While simply picking up the hair at the end of your shower is the easiest and simplest solutions, it isn’t always the case. So, in order to clean those pesky hairs and free your drain just equip yourself with a needle or an improvised hook from a metal hanger, put the tool into the drain, and when the hair is caught in the hook, pull it out. Throw the hair into the bin and repeat again until the drain is completely cleared.

8. Cleaning your computer and its surroundingcleaning tips

There’s no doubt that it is much more convenient to work in a clean environment without crumbs and dirt scatter along our keyboard and sticky marks on the mouse and screen. The computer itself and its accessories can be cleaned efficiently and simply with the help of the following guide.

9. Cleaning behind the toiletcleaning tips

While cleaning the toilet well, we don’t usually take care to properly clean the dark side behind the toilet, since access to it is usually limited. If your broom and mop can’t thoroughly clean the floor and the tiles behind the toilet seat, mix a ¼  cup vinegar with ¾ cup baking soda, dip a cloth in the mixture, and manually scrub the inaccessible areas. Finally, wipe down and let dry.

10. Cleaning the refrigerator coilscleaning tips

In order to keep your refrigerator running efficiently over time, it is important to carefully clean the refrigerator coils every six months, and you can do so very easily. Disconnect the refrigerator from the power source and the water supply. Then, remove the part that covers the refrigerator coils (located on the bottom or back of the refrigerator). Now, you should carefully vacuum the coils and use a small paint brush to remove any stubborn dirt. Finally, cover the coils of the refrigerator and reconnect the power and water supply.

11. Remove stains from cloth, carpet, and upholstery

Although it sometimes seems that a stain on a brand-new sweater is the worst thing that can happen, it turns out that there are effective and quick ways to remove different stains before washing. So, if the deodorant left a stain on your shirt or wine left a stain on your white tablecloth, you can click here and learn the best way to remove those pesky stains!

12. Disinfecting your toilet tankcleaning tips

Although we don’t often think about cleaning our toilet tank, when you open its lid you might be surprised to discover the amount of dirt you’ll find. The most effective way to thoroughly clean the tank is by doing the following; Get a pair of rubber gloves, pour a liter of vinegar into the tank, wait 5 minutes and flush twice in a row. Then disconnect the water supply to the toilet by closing the faucet in the toilet area, remove the water, scrub the tank with any detergent you want and a cloth, connect the water supply and remove the water for the last time until the next use.

13. Remove dust and dirt from carpets, toys and morecleaning tips

When we use the vacuum cleaner to thoroughly clean our house, we often quickly sweep beforehand to make sure the vacuum doesn’t pick up any objects that could damage it. The good news is that there is a simpler and more efficient method of preventing unwanted objects from being sucked up by your vacuum cleaner. All you have to do is take a pair of used (but not too worn) tights, cut the top and leave the foot part. Place it over your vacuum’s nozzle, keep it in place with a rubber band, and start vacuuming. All the small pieces will be blocked by the stocking fabric.

14. Cleaning hairs from your brushcleaning tips

Anybody who brushes their hair knows how hard it is to really clean their brush of hairs. This is why you should learn this unique and highly effective method; Take scissors and carefully cut the hairs without damaging the brush, so you can remove them easily. If there is a need for additional cleaning, take a rough blanket or similar cloth, and rub the brush until the hairs are released.

15. Cleaning hard to reach corners on the floorcleaning tips

When we really put an effort in and thoroughly clean our floor tiles, it isn’t always easy to reach the corners of the rooms, whether it is uncomfortable to bend over or whether your mop doesn’t reach those areas. This is why you should know the next great tip, however, please make sure to be careful as to avoid slipping. Wear a pair of old socks and spray a little cleaning product on the toe area of the sock. Now just use your foot to reach those inaccessible corners!

 
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