There are some parts of our homes that get neglected even by the most diligent cleaners. Even if you are a cleaning freak, you probably never thought of cleaning your pillows that often, for instance. Don’t get disappointed, because this article will help you deep-clean every single corner of your home. Some of us avoid the deep cleaning, but nothing can erase that feeling after you clean everything to perfection. Get the job done quickly and easily with these deep cleaning tricks, courtesy of Homehacks.
1. Vent covers
Don’t ever try to reach up high to clean them as all the dust will be down on the floor. Just remove it completely, wipe it down with a paper towel, and toss them into your dishwasher. Use the short cycle with water only. Nice and clean!
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2. Toilet siphons
If you want your toilet to be perfectly clean, you’ll have to clean its siphon. First, turn off the water supply and flush it until the bowl is empty. Next, cover your siphons with duct tape and pour vinegar into the toilet tanks. Now, flush and let it sit overnight. Then, remove the tape and turn the water back on in the morning.
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You pillows can get really dirty after some time. Use the hot cycle in the washing machine with one cup of bleach and regular detergent. Also, run them with an extra rinse cycle and place a tennis ball in the dryer so as they don’t lose their shape.
4. Porcelain sink
Cover your sink with a layer of baking soda and scrub using a sponge. Also, pour some more hydrogen peroxide on your sponge and scrub the sink down again. Then, let it sit for about 20 minutes and you’re done! Rinse with hot water afterwards.
5. Area rugs
Lay your rug on a flat surface and hose it down so that it’s soaking wet. Next, pour some laundry detergent on the stains. Spray the hose over it once again. Then, use a bristle brush to scrub your stains. After that, let it sit in the sun for a few hours. Next, rinse the run out with the hose again. Squeeze the excess water out and let it dry.
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6. Electric stove burners
First, you need to remove them and wipe them down with some dish soap and a damp cloth. Then, you need to run a paste made from baking soda and water onto your burners. Next, let it sit for about 20 minutes. Scrub off and dry!
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These can get pretty gross over some time. To clean them, just soak them in a buck of warm water and dish soap. You can also spray your brooms with disinfectant after each use.
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8. Glass cooktop
Soak a rag in hot, soapy water and sprinkle a thick layer of baking soda on your glass cooktop. Squeeze out the water from the rag on the cooktop. Then, let this it for 15 minutes and scrub afterward!
9. Cloth couches
Simply use a stiff brush to brush the couch fabric after sprinkling it with some baking soda. After you sprinkle, let it sit for 20 minutes and then vacuum up.
10. Stainless steel
Mix a few drops of water with cream of tartar. Then, use a sponge to scrub your stainless steel appliances until they shine like new.
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