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5 DIY cleaning hacks for a sparkling home

Published on Jan 26, 2023 09:09 PM IST

A clean and tidy home is not only a source of pride but also a sanctuary that provides a sense of calm and serenity. However, the task of keeping a home sparkling clean can be overwhelming, time-consuming, and sometimes, downright frustrating.  These cleaning hacks may help.

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The constant dusting, scrubbing, and vacuuming can be exhausting, and often leave us feeling like there's never enough time in the day. But what if we told you that there's a way to make cleaning a breeze? With a few simple tricks and hacks, you can turn cleaning into an effortless task and have a sparkling home in no time. So, whether you're a busy working professional or a stay-at-home parent, these 5 cleaning hacks will make your life a lot easier:(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 26, 2023 09:09 PM IST

The constant dusting, scrubbing, and vacuuming can be exhausting, and often leave us feeling like there's never enough time in the day. But what if we told you that there's a way to make cleaning a breeze? With a few simple tricks and hacks, you can turn cleaning into an effortless task and have a sparkling home in no time. So, whether you're a busy working professional or a stay-at-home parent, these 5 cleaning hacks will make your life a lot easier:(Unsplash)

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Lemon juice and baking soda for a fresh-smelling drain: Simply mix equal parts lemon juice and baking soda, pour it down the drain, allow it to sit for 5 minutes, then run hot water. This hack can be repeated once a month to prevent clogs and keep the drain smelling fresh.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 26, 2023 09:09 PM IST

Lemon juice and baking soda for a fresh-smelling drain: Simply mix equal parts lemon juice and baking soda, pour it down the drain, allow it to sit for 5 minutes, then run hot water. This hack can be repeated once a month to prevent clogs and keep the drain smelling fresh.(Pinterest)

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White vinegar and baking soda for a sparkling oven: Mix a paste of equal parts white vinegar and baking soda, spread it inside the oven, let it sit for 30 minutes, then scrub and wipe clean with a damp cloth. This hack can be repeated every few months for a spotless oven.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 26, 2023 09:09 PM IST

White vinegar and baking soda for a sparkling oven: Mix a paste of equal parts white vinegar and baking soda, spread it inside the oven, let it sit for 30 minutes, then scrub and wipe clean with a damp cloth. This hack can be repeated every few months for a spotless oven.(Pinterest)

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Cornstarch and lemon juice for cleaning silverware: Mix equal parts cornstarch and lemon juice, dip a soft cloth in the mixture and rub it onto silverware, rinse and dry. Repeat as needed for a polished, tarnish-free finish.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 26, 2023 09:09 PM IST

Cornstarch and lemon juice for cleaning silverware: Mix equal parts cornstarch and lemon juice, dip a soft cloth in the mixture and rub it onto silverware, rinse and dry. Repeat as needed for a polished, tarnish-free finish.(Pinterest)

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Vinegar and water for a streak-free window clean: Vinegar and water can be mixed in a spray bottle for a streak-free window-cleaning solution. Spray the solution on the windows and wipe with a clean, dry cloth. Repeat as needed for a streak-free shine.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 26, 2023 09:09 PM IST

Vinegar and water for a streak-free window clean: Vinegar and water can be mixed in a spray bottle for a streak-free window-cleaning solution. Spray the solution on the windows and wipe with a clean, dry cloth. Repeat as needed for a streak-free shine.(Pinterest)

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Salt and lemon juice for cleaning cutting boards: Lastly, salt and lemon juice can be used to clean cutting boards. Sprinkle salt on the cutting board, cut a lemon in half and rub it over the salt, scrub with the lemon and salt mixture, and rinse with hot water. Repeat as needed for a sanitized and refreshed cutting board.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 26, 2023 09:09 PM IST

Salt and lemon juice for cleaning cutting boards: Lastly, salt and lemon juice can be used to clean cutting boards. Sprinkle salt on the cutting board, cut a lemon in half and rub it over the salt, scrub with the lemon and salt mixture, and rinse with hot water. Repeat as needed for a sanitized and refreshed cutting board.(Pinterest)

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