We all have things we know we should clean more often but don’t. How many of us are really diligent about washing our sheets every week? Then, there are the things we think we should clean but don’t know how. How many people are actually sure how to clean a sofa? There are also things we don’t even consider cleaning.
Often, these are items used for cleaning other things, like dishwashers, but sometimes they aren’t. When was the last time you cleaned your car keys? Read on for instructions on how to get dozens of much-needed cleaning jobs done.
Running a cycle with vinegar instead of soap (and no dirty dishes) will help keep all the dishwasher’s internal parts clean and gunk free.
It’s pretty hard to keep a keyboard really clean for long with all the nooks and crannies that dust and dead skin can fall into. Check this tutorial for a safe way to give your keyboard a thorough (and probably much needed) cleaning.
Help increase the performance (and the life) of your fridge by cleaning these regularly.
Light switch Plates
Light switch plates are easy to overlook in your cleaning routine, but even if you wipe them down occasionally, they can still benefit from a thorough wash.
Although your washing machine spends its time getting your clothes clean, it can still benefit from cleaning itself. Run two full cycles with your washing machine empty, one mixing bleach with the water and one mixing vinegar, for a clean machine.
Dead skin and hair build up in hair brushes with alarming speed.
Yes, we put toothpaste on them every day, but these are not only used to remove germs in our mouth, but they also sit in one of the most germ-infested rooms in our house.
Stove Drip Pans
Stove drip pans often get overlooked because they are such a pain to deal with. However, baking soda, dish soap, and a little elbow grease work wonders to clean the burnt in gunk that accumulates on the drip pans.
You absolutely should be washing your pillows to remove all the dead skin, germs, and dirt that can sink into their interior. Just be sure you dry them thoroughly afterward.