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Cleaning your house is certainly a time-consuming affair. And, with the exception of those who truly enjoy dusting their baseboards and scrubbing their ovens, most people are likely eager to use that time for more enjoyable activities.
If you live a busy life, it’s hard to find time to do what you enjoy and you would not want to waste a lot of time cleaning your house.
These brilliant yet simple cleaning hacks will make your home twice as clean in half the time. So, Keep your house in order and your sanity intact with these amazing cleaning tips.
Time-Saving Cleaning Tips
1. Use Lemon Pledge to Prevent Soap Scum In Your Shower
Keeping your shower scum free is a tedious task and takes a lot of time. Do you want to keep shower scum-free for weeks at a time? Well, it’s easy!
All you need to do is once you clean the shower, spray some lemon pledge and wipe clean. The oils in the lemon pledge will prevent soap scum and water stains. This will keep the shower clean for weeks. (Kissed by a Frog)
Looking for bathroom cleaning tips, these bathroom cleaning tips will make cleaning easy.
2. Vacuum The Right Way
You’ve been vacuuming the carpet wrong way and this method is sure to work wonders. Start at the corner farthest from the door and vacuum horizontally first then vertically until you reach your door. This will ensure that you are removing dirt and dust from all the fibers of your carpet. (Via I Dream of Clean)
3. Turn on AC Before Dusting
The best and faster way to dust your home is under air conditioning. Why? If you turn your AC on before dusting, any floating dust particles that get knocked up into the air will be sucked into the filter, making your task faster and also leave you with cleaner air to breath. (Via The Krazy Coupon Lady)
4. Keep A “Catch-All” Bin In High Traffic Rooms
A faster way to keep your house clean is to keep an ‘”all-in-one” bin to all rooms which are most used. So, you can simply toss items in a bin to keep your rooms clutter-free. Set a time to put things away but definitely don’t stress about it. (Via One Crazy House)
5. Microwave Sponge to Disinfect and Clean Microwave
Need a faster and easier way to clean microwave ovens? Microwave a few sponges on high for 1 minute. The water in the sponge is released and moistens the dried food on the sides of your microwave which makes it easier and faster to clean microwave ovens. (Via The Krazy Coupon Lady)
6. Put A Jar Of Vinegar In Your Toilet’s Water Tank
Cleaning a bathroom is gross and time-consuming. But, it will become easier and faster with this method as you don’t need to scrub your bathroom to clean again. How?
Fill a jar with white vinegar and place a few holes in the lid. Place this container inside of your water tank and this will keep your toilet clean for weeks! No scrubbing required and a major time-saver! (Via The DIY Guinea Pig)
Vinegar is an amazing cleaner, check out these clever vinegar cleaning hacks.
7. Clean Your Baseboards With A Broom
Cleaning baseboards are tiring and time-consuming, but no more. Simply wrap a cloth around your broom and secure it with a rubber band. Spray with your favorite cleaner and easily clean your baseboards and walls. A much faster and easier way to clean’ em. And say goodbye to the back pain! (Via House Tipster)
You can also use a magic eraser to clean the baseboards easily. Magic eraser is an incredible cleaner.
I hope these hacks help you hate cleaning your home a little less. Nobody likes doing it, but at least we can shave off some hours when house cleaning with these cleaning hacks.
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