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An old toothbrush can be a really handy cleaning tool for the home. So, don’t throw away your unused toothbrushes without seeing these hacks!

Toothbrush Cleaning Hacks

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1. Clean the lint from your hair dryer’s filter.

Use an old toothbrush to clean the lint from your hair dryer.

Snappy Living

Keep your hair dryer working it’s best by cleaning the filter when needed. When it’s covered in lint, it can greatly reduce its efficiency. For more cleaning tips for your hair and makeup tools, you might enjoy this post.

2. Clean dirt and grime from small toys such as Legos. 

Clean small toys such as legos with a toothbrush and soapy water.

Of the Hearth

Small toys can collect dirt and grime easily and are often neglected. A toothbrush works wonderfully to clean these small items.

3. Use an old toothbrush to maintain your computer’s keyboard. 

Clean your keyboard with an old toothbrush. Works really well!

The Buzz Digger

Food and dirt can get wedged between the spaces of your keyboard boards, so a soft bristle toothbrush is a great tool to have on hand.

4. Use an old toothbrush to clean dirt from your hair combs and brushes. 

Clean your hairbrushes monthly!

The Tidy Mom

Hair combs and brushes should be cleaned at least once a month. Use a toothbrush to clean away grease and grime.

5. Clean around faucets to remove hidden dirt. 

Clean around faucets with a toothbrush.

Ravings by Rae

It’s easy to forget the small crevices around your sink faucet, door handles and light switches. Use your favorite cleaning solution and a brush to clean hidden filth.

6. Easily clean dirt and grime from your window sills and tracks.

Don't forget to clean those window tracks with an old, unused toothbrush

Stay at Home Mum

Window sills and tracks can easily collect dust. When you don’t have a tool that small enough to fit in these areas, a toothbrush will always do the trick.

7. Remove crumbs and dirt from your car ‘s seat seams.

Use an old toothbrush to clean the seams of your car's seats.

The Krazy Koupon Lady

Dirt and food crumbs can fall into the seams of your car seats, so it’s best to clean these tiny areas with a toothbrush. For more car cleaning hacks, you might enjoy this post. 

8. Use a toothbrush to clean inside your toaster oven.

Clean your toaster with a toothbrush!

VRip Master

A simple toothbrush can be used to clean crumbs from your toaster with ease.

9. Clean hair and dirt from your shaving razor. 

Clean razor blades with toothbrush to remove hair.


When shaving, keep a toothbrush around. When your razor becomes lodged with hair, simply use a toothbrush to clean it away.

10. Clean frequently used kitchen utensils.

Clean kitchen utensils with toothbrush! Works great for your can opener.

Smart School House

Kitchen utensils such as can openers and cheese graters can collect dirt and grime over the years when not cleaned properly.

I hope you enjoyed these toothbrush cleaning hacks! Hopefully, these tips will make your life easier.

For more cleaning hacks, you might enjoy: 7 Secret Cleaning Hacks from Hotel Maids That are Borderline Genius

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