Spring is starting to extend its limbs and conquer everything so this means one thing: spring cleaning is here. Psychologically and physically, cleansing our homes bodies an minds is a beneficial process we all have to go through each year in order to purify ourselves and reboot our lives once more.Our busy schedules have turned us into robots who drag the idea of spring cleaning and postpone the process as much as possible. Thus we have come up with a series of Cleaning Hacks That Will Speed Up The Spring Cleaning Process. The ideas include tips and tricks of cleaning those awful blinds or easier methods of getting the shine on back to your stove. You are being invited to stop spending so much money on chemical cleaning supplies and start searching for natural products you can even make yourself at home, in order to preserve a clean safe environmental friendly home.
1. Cleaning Hacks That Will Speed Up The Spring Cleaning Process-Get rid of greasy buildup with oil
Hard to believe as it may seem, you can actually remove greasy buildup from the stove hood and stove-top with oil. All you have to do is add a few drops of oil to a table cloth and rub it until the buildup is removed. It prevents future buildup and makes the entire process easier, without chemically damaging the surfaces. At the end take an universal cleaner or alcohol and finish the process, leaving the stove shiny and brand new.
DIY Instructions and Project Credit – Onegoodthingbyjillee
2. Use Alcohol to remove microfiber stains
Rubbing alcohol can remove stains from your chairs or couch. Choose a white bristle brush and white sponge to clean the surface. Spray the alcohol on the fabric and use the brush to remove the stain. Do not choose a colored brush and sponge in order to prevent color transfer.
DIY Instructions and Project Credit – 551eastdesign
3.Use car wax to treat your stove tops
Use your favorite car wax to pre-treat your stove top. Apparently using a thin cote ow wax will help you remove future stains and leave your stove shiny and grease free.
DIY Instructions and Project Credit – Realsimple
4. Use vinegar to clean up your blinds
You can use the new method involving the dishwasher but the vinegar sock trick works just fine, without having to take the blinds down. Mix equal parts of water and vinegar and then use an old sock to wipe the dust and dirt out of your blinds.At the end just let the blinds dry or use another sock to remove the excess water.
DIY Instructions and Project Credit – Keephomesimple
5. Create a homemade cleaner for your greasy oven
Combine 5 tablespoons of baking soda, 4 tablespoons of white vinegar and 5 drops of Dawn dish-washing liquid in a bowl and turn them into a paste which you will spread with a sponge all over the oven. After at least 15 minutes you can remove the grease away. In the end, after removing the solution with a clean sponge, use a lemon and some salt to really finish the cleaning.
DIY Instructions and Project Credit – Cleverlyinspired
6. Ammonia can be used to clean stove grates and burners
¼ cup of ammonia in a large Ziploc bag and then add your burner. Leave it over night. This way you will not have to deal with the ammonia smell and you can really clean those greasy buners. The next day all you have to do is use a sponge with some water to remove the buildup.
DIY Instructions and Project Credit – Thevspotblog
7. A blow dryer can remove water rings from your furniture
Water is known to stain furniture and not using a coaster on those hot days when you enjoy a cold drink can become a problem. The most simple solution to remove those water rings is by using a blow drier until the stain disappears. To finish the process use some wax to treat the wood and make it shine.
DIY Instructions and Project Credit – Homemademamas
8. Use an iron to remove carpet stains
Living a busy life, stains are difficult to avoid in your home. The fastest best way to remove them is a mix of vinegar, an iron, a little water,a spray bottle and a clean rag. 2 parts water and one part vinegar mixed into the spray bottle and then applied to the stain. Use the clean rag which you have previously dampened and leave it over the stain after the spot has been saturated with vinegar. iron the rag for a few seconds to remove the stain. You can also use vinegar to refresh the smell of your carpet and other fabrics.
DIY Instructions and Project Credit – Homemakerchic