41 quick and easy home cleaning hack with simple tools

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41 quick and easy home cleaning hack with simple tools
41 quick and easy home cleaning hack with simple tools

Want to clean your house to a shine? We have collected all working methods in one article for your convenience. Now you will know all the subtleties of easy and fast cleaning.

Cleaning with natural products. All the tricks at once: 41 life hacks for home

Baking soda

  • Grease splashes on the wallpaper in the kitchen can be cleaned with a paste of soda. Mix a quarter cup of baking soda with a little water (the mixture should be like toothpaste in consistency). Use a soft cloth to wipe off dirt in a circular motion and wipe the wallpaper with a clean cloth.
  • Table silver can be restored to its original shine by plugging the sink with a cork, lining the bottom with foil, and then putting cutlery on it, pour boiling water over it and add 1 incomplete glass of soda. The dullness will come off, and the remaining spots on the silver can be rubbed with soda paste and it will shine like new!
  • Create a cleaning solution by diluting 1.5 cups of baking soda? glass of water at room temperature. Using a brush, rub the solution into the stain until it disappears, blotting up excess moisture with a dry cloth.
  • Before putting cat litter in the tray, sprinkle baking soda on the bottom to neutralize bad smells.
  • To get rid of unpleasant odors on old furniture, sprinkle it with dry baking soda, leave for 1-2 hours, and then vacuum thoroughly.
  • White deposits in flower vases can be removed by wiping the inside with a sponge and baking soda.
  • The black crust of burnt fat on the outside of a cast iron skillet can be limed by placing the skillet in a large container with a solution of soda ash (100 g per 1 liter) for 2 hours.

White table vinegar, vinegar essence

  • The seams between the tiles in the shower stall are well cleaned with an old toothbrush dipped in vinegar essence.
  • Patent leather can be polished to a shine with a soft cloth dipped in vinegar.
  • Use vinegar solution to clean mirrors, window panes and car windows: fill a 1.5 liter plastic soda bottle with water, add 1 tbsp. spoon of vinegar and put on the spray cap.
  • You can get rid of the stains and unpleasant smell of cat or dog urine by rubbing the contaminated area on the floor with a solution of vinegar and water (1x1). To clean the carpet, rub the solution into the stain, then wipe off any remaining liquid with a dry cloth.
  • Yellow coating on the surface of the toilet bowl can be easily removed by pouring diluted vinegar on it and leaving it overnight without flushing. In the morning, all that remains is to walk along the walls with a brush and the toilet will shine white again.
  • Scaling is a hard coating of calcium and magnesium carbonates, formed on the inner wall of the dishes, in which water is repeatedly boiled and heated. The best way to remove scale is to attack the deposits with acid. Add a glass of vinegar to the kettle or saucepan, add water to the maximum mark and boil. Scale will come off easily.
  • Vinegar can be used to soften used brushes. Heat an incomplete glass of vinegar in the microwave, soak the brushes in it overnight. You can use them again in the morning.
  • Place the shower head clogged with lime for several hours in hot water with vinegar, then clean with a brush - the water will flow with the same pressure.
  • S alt

    • Remove yellowish sweat stains on light-colored T-shirts by soaking them in saline before washing.
    • To "soften up" new jeans, add 1/3 cup of s alt along with the powder when washing.
    • You can also get rid of dark deposits on the inner wall of the coffee pot with s alt. Add 4 teaspoons of s alt, 1 cup of crushed ice (crush the ice cubes in a food processor) and 1 cup of water to the coffee pot. Shake the mixture in a circular motion, then scrub the coffee pot with a regular sponge.
    • Fresh wine stains are easily removed by sprinkling s alt on the fabric and then soaking for 30 minutes before washing.

    Tooth Powder

  • Using an old toothbrush and powder, you can successfully clean the darkened jewelry made of silver and cupronickel.
  • White plaque on the chrome surfaces of faucets and fittings in the bathroom and in the kitchen can be removed by sprinkling a sponge with toothpowder. After cleaning, rinse off the remaining powder and wipe the surfaces with a dry cloth.
  • Belt buckles and iron buttons on clothing will shine like new when rubbed with a damp cloth and toothpowder.
  • Piano keys that have become unsightly over the years can be cleaned with a damp cloth and toothpowder, and then polished.
  • Fresh lemon

    • If you mix 2x1 olive oil and lemon juice, you get a polishing liquid. A few drops of this mixture on a soft velvet cloth will make your furniture shine. To remove excess oil, wipe the furniture after polishing with a dry soft cloth.
    • Pour lemon juice over the ink stain, leave overnight, then wash. If the stain is not completely removed, repeat the procedure.
    • To freshen up the white color of the fabric, soak it in boiling water with lemon wedges.
    • To clean rust stains from home tools and kitchen fittings, use a paste of s alt diluted with 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Rub the rusted areas with the paste, then wipe off any residue with a dry cloth.
    • To get rid of kitchen countertop stains, squeeze fresh lemon juice onto stained areas, leave for 30 minutes, then sprinkle with baking soda and scrub well with a kitchen sponge. Rinse off the remaining soda and lemon.
    • Cut the lemon into slices, put in a pot of water and bring to a boil, turn off. After about an hour, the citrus scent will freshen the air in your home.

    Mustard Powder

    • Place dirty dishes in a bowl of water, then wash with mustard powder. This detergent washes off much faster and easier than any dishwashing liquid.
    • Add some mustard powder when washing wool and silk items, they wash much better.


    • Gold-plated items can be cleaned with soapy water.
    • Soap solution (1 pack of soap per bucket of water) - spray fruit bushes and roses before flowering, remove aphids from apple leaves.
    • Polished furniture can be wiped with a solution of heart soap, then wiped with suede
    • Bronze items are easy to clean with soapy water. After that, they must be rinsed, dried and wiped with chalk, and then polished with a piece of suede.

    And also:

    Mineral water. Pour a little mineral water on a fresh stain, let it soak a little, and then clean everything with a cloth.

    Ammonia. If the tile has become dull, wipe it with ammonia and it will shine again.

    Rubber eraser. If there are marks left by rubber heels on the wooden floor, use a regular eraser to erase them.

    Beeswax. This is the best care product for softwood furniture.

    Vaseline. You can lubricate door hinges with it so that they do not creak.

    Talc. If furniture drawers get stuck over time, sprinkle some talcum powder on the guide rails.

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