In this post, you will learn about a few genius housekeeping tips that’ll keep your home cleaner for longer.

Save time and effort by checking out these creative ways to keep your home nice and tidy.


Housekeeping Tricks

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1. Steam stains out of your carpet. 

SHE SPRINKLED BAKING SODA ON HER OLD CARPET STAIN NOW HER FLOORS LOOK LIKE NEW AGAIN!

Make Space

Set in stains do not stand a chance with this carpet cleaning trick. Spray the stain with a solution of water and vinegar. Place a clean, dry towel over the stain and with a warm iron set to the steam setting place it over the towel and steam the carpet for 3 seconds. Repeat until stain lifts to towel. Click here for more ways to remove common carpet stains.

2. Use windshield cleaner on your shower doors. 

SHE USES THIS ON HER SHOWER DOORS ONCE A MONTH TO KEEP THEM CLEAN! I GOT TO TRY THIS LATER! REPIN IF YOU AGREE!

 Unoriginal Mom

Rain-x is not only the best cleaner for your car’s windshield, it’s also an excellent cleaner for glass shower doors! Using it will help repel future water stains and prevent soap scum build up. Check out this post for more shower cleaning hacks. 

3. Make hidden air fresheners for your air vents. 

I CANT BELIEVE WHAT SHE JUST DID WITH THESE! AMAZING!

Make It or Fix It

Make magnetic air fresheners that you can soak with your favorite fragrance and hide in the air vents of your home. Click here for more sneaky ways to keep your home smelling good.

4. Use travel-sized containers to store small items around the home. 

OMG THIS ORGANIZING IDEA IS BRILLIANT WHY DID I NOT THINK OF THIS SOONER!

I Heart Organizing

Use a travel sized cotton-swab container to store and organize small items such as your earbuds, nails, hair pins, etc. Check out this post for more ways to store and organize the small random items in your home. 

5. Use toothpaste to polish and shine chrome fixtures. 

SHE CLEANED HER CHROME FAUCETS WITH TOOTHPASTE AND NOW THEY ARE SHINIER THAN EVER! GOTTA TRY THIS LATER! REPIN

The Little Things

If you are in a pinch, toothpaste works really well to shine and polish the chrome fixtures around your home. Check out this post more genius toothpaste cleaning hacks!

6. If you have ink on your couch, soak it with hydrogen peroxide first. 

Soak couch stains with hydrogen peroxide before attempting to clean it. This will prevent the stain from spreading.

Hunker

Soaking the ink stain with hydrogen peroxide will help prevent it from spreading during the removal process. The next step would be to blot the stain with a small amount of rubbing alcohol and a clean cloth. For more brilliant ways to clean your furniture, check out this post. 

7. Save your back and use a broom to clean your baseboards.

NEW cleaning HACK! Must try later! REPIN

House Tipster

Spray your favorite cleaner on a cloth wrapped around the bristles of your broom and use it to clean your baseboard and other hard to reach areas. This will save time and prevent back pain! For more time-saving cleaning tips, check out this post. 

8. Offensive smell coming from your kitchen? Check your garbage disposal. 

Don't forget to clean your garabage disposal! REPIN FOR LATER!

Practically Functional

The garbage disposal is often neglected. You would be amazed at all the gunk and grime that collects under the flanges. Give them a good scrub at least once a month if not more. For a collection of house cleaning tips that’ll soothe your inner neat freak, check out this post.

9. Use fabric softener to clean your windows. 

USE WOOLITE TO CLEAN YOUR EXTERIOR WINDOWS ON YOUR HOME

Pine Creek Style

Woolite fabric softener can used as a gentle and effective cleaner for the windows outside of your home. Due to the fabric softener’s ingredients, it can make your windows shine and your window cleaning efforts last a lot longer. For more amazing window cleaning hacks, check out this post. 

I really hope you enjoyed these housekeeping tricks! I think you would enjoy: 10 Simple Tidy Tips for a More Clean and Organized House

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