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12 Unique Home Cleaning Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money!

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12 most unusual cleaning hacks that work

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When it comes to cleaning, there are a lot of cleaning tips and tricks to clean your house be it using borax for cleaning or trying vinegar cleaning hacks. But there are some cleaning hacks which are totally weird and make you think, ‘that works?’

While they might sound a bit strange but it’s worth giving them a try as they can work wonders for cleaning around your home. These cleaning hacks come most handy when you run out of cleaning supplies before your trip to the supermarket.

12 Unique Cleaning Hacks That Work

Here are 12 most unusual Cleaning Hacks that actually work:

1. Clean Electric Kettle with Cola

unusual cleaning hacks- cleaning kettle with cola

Want to clean your kettle but don’t have any cleaning aid handy? Just empty a can of coke in the kettle and bring it to boil. After 5 minutes, empty the contents of the kettle in a sink and you have a shining clean kettle. Weird, but cool!

2. Clean your Toilet with a can of Cola

Unusual cleaning hacks - cleaning toilet with cola

Yup, that’s right. Using cola to scrub your toilet apparently removes tough stains. If you don’t want to scrub, just leave cola on the stain for 5-6 hours and then flush. Your toilet will be shiny clean. Weird, but true!

3. Remove Rust using Coke

unusual cleaning hacks - cleaning rust using cola

Wanna remove rust from a wrench or anything? Just keep it dipped in coke for 15-20 mins and wash it clean. Now, it’s rust-free and like new. Amazing, isn’t it?

4. Easiest Way To Save A Pan

Unusual cleaning hacks- easiest way for cleaning a pan

Burnt a pan? Don’t worry it’s not hard to clean it. Just add some dish soap, a glass of hot water and a dryer sheet. Let it sit for 1 hour and wash it, you get shiny clean pan without even scrubbing. Easy!

5. Quick Stain Removal With WD 40

Unusual cleaning hacks - Quick Stain cleaning using WD 40

Your favorite rug got stained? Don’t worry, just soak the stain for 5 mins by spraying some WD-40 on it. Wipe it with a clean cloth. Voila! it’s clean again. WD-40 can even remove blood stains if you catch them early enough. WD 40 is a must-have in every home. Why? Well, check out our post on WD 40 hacks to know more.

6. Easy Way To Clean Cutting Board

unusual cleaning hacks - cleaning cutting board

Take a lemon and rub it all over the board so the entire board gets covered in lemon juice. Then cover the entire area by sprinkling some salt on it. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash off. You get a refreshingly clean chopping easy way.

7. Revive Tarnished Silver

Wanna restore shine to tarnished silvers? It’s easy! Boil some water in a pot along with a crumpled ball of aluminum foil. Add 1 tablespoon baking soda to it. Now, drop silverware in the pot for 10 seconds (longer if it’s very tarnished), then remove using kitchen tongs. Magic!

Related: 13 Simple Ways to clean Silver and remove tarnish naturally

8. Clean Keyboard with Slime

Use slime to clean up your keyboard. It looks odd but it helps to gather gunk and dust from between your keys giving you a cleaner keyboard.

9. Easy Clean Burnt-on Grease

unusual cleaning hacks- cleaning burnt on grease

Make a thick paste of baking soda with water. Then, cover the entire area with the paste and spray vinegar all over it. Let it sit for 10 mins. Wipe it off with a sponge. Easy clean!

Vinegar is an amazing cleaning agent and has some really amazing cleaning hacks.

10. Clean Taps using Toothpaste

Toothpaste is a handy cleaner to restore shine to your taps. Just cover tap with toothpaste, give it a good scrub and wash it off with water. Your taps will be shiny clean in no time.

11. Clean your blender in next to no time

Unusual cleaning hacks - easy cleaning the blender

The easiest way to clean your blender. Pour 3 cups of warm water followed by a few drops of liquid soap in the jar and whizz for 10-15 seconds. You’ll never have to perilously stick your hand into that jug again!

12. Clean fiddly shaped bottles with rice

Unusual cleaning hacks - cleaning bottles with rice

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Bottles can be tricky to clean, but if you have some rice on hand it’s an easy game. Pour a handful of rice in the bottle followed by a bowl of warm water and a teaspoon of detergent. Screw the lid back on and give it a vigorous shake. Rinse out to reveal a sparkling clean bottle.


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