Quick And Safe House Cleaning Hacks For Loners

Adulting is easy, said no one ever because it is not! With adulating comes the responsibility of so many house chores including the dreaded cleaning. Well, you must have guessed that this piece of writing is dedicated to the most annoying job of the world house cleaning. It becomes even more troublesome when you live alone. It is difficult, it is boring, it is time taking, and it makes us go nuts. This is the one job we’ll all be delighted to know the hack and tricks to get it done so, let’s not waste any more time and see what can be done.

Stinky Garbage

Guests coming over and your garbage disposal stink? You know you can hide every other thing under the bed or shove the mess in a cupboard but what to do about this disgusting smell. You fear someone might call the cops because your place stinks like rotting bodies.

There is an easy to add a fresh scent to the kitchen. All you need is some lemons and a knife. Cut up the lemon and run a couple of small slices through the garbage disposal. You’ll be amazed at the results.

Filthy Sponge

Sponges pick up a lot of bacteria, so it is good to clean them often. To be honest, this is not the reason we have included sponge cleaning hacks here. We’ve included it because we know how lazy you are (no offense we are all in the same boat).

For the easiest cleaning throw it in the dishwasher but if you want to get it clean and kill 100% bacteria then pop it in the microwave for only thirty seconds. Considering you are a loner we thought to share a quick tip with you ‘wait for a minute or two before you pull out the sponge’ because it will be hot duh.

Dirty Laundry

You wonder why the clothes don’t shine like your mum’s even when they are just out of the laundry. Trust us we all do think about that, but we have found a trick recently that’s called ‘my mama’s laundry hack’ (just kidding, there’s no such thing). Anyways, the trick is to add a cup of baking soda with the wash, and the clothes come out cleaner and brighter.

Grubby Couch

The couch potato’s couch is a telltale. The lingering smells and many stains on the fabric of a sofa is a nightmare when you have to clean it. The easy way out is to brush the surface of a sofa and then sprinkle baking soda like sparkles on it. Wait, there’s more… you can’t just leave the soda it needs to be vacuumed with brush attachments after 20 minutes.

Dusty Blinds

If you haven’t noticed lately that your house also has blinds, then there is a chance they are pretty filthy by now. However, the smart thing to do is clean them if they are not worn already. Take an equal amount of water and vinegar in a bowl and put a sock over your hand. No, we are not kidding or pulling your leg, you need to put a sock over hand to dip it in the mixture of water and vinegar. Now, you just have to run your hands over the slates of blinds and dirt will be removed.

Cloudy Glasses

Sometimes while binge-watching ridiculous shows and drinking you suddenly realize how cloudy these glasses are (if you are drinking from a glass by any chance). Don’t die a little inside thinking that you have to throw them away and buy a new set. Just use a small amount of vinegar on a paper towel and rub the glasses to get them clean and shiny again.

Cabinet Gunk

Mix vegetable oil and baking soda and take the used toothbrush. Dip the toothbrush in the mixture and scrub the unpleasant gunk away. The fibers of toothbrush even get to the corners and make them clean.

Burnt Pans

These can be found in every home so no shame. To clean a burnt pan fill it with water and a cup of white vinegar. Put it on the stove and bring the ingredients to boil then take it off the burner. Add two tablespoon of baking soda and leave to cool it down. Once cooled down wipe the mixture from the pan and it is ready to be burnt again.

Shards Of Glass

Broken glass? No issue just don’t try to use bare hands. Take out a piece of bread and press it over the area where the glass pieces are. It is the safest trick to pick up the tiny glass pieces without hurting your hands or feet.

Clogged Drains

Bought expensive cleaning products but still struggling with the clogged drain? What you need is vinegar, baking soda, and boiling water and you’ll be sorted.

Unclean Microwave

Microwaves can get messy, but they can be cleaned easily. Use a microwave safe bowl and put water and vinegar in it in equal amount along with a toothpick to avoid boiling. Set the microwave for 5 to 10 minutes and after that wait until it cools down. Open the microwave and wipe the insides a sponge and voila! Add lemon in the mixture for a fresh scent.

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