The clear skies and warm ambiance that come with springs offers a lot of opportunities. Don’t let a moldy and dusty house spoil the fun. Put your working pants on and follow these expert-proven tips to welcome the season right.
A simple mixture made of soda and water can do the trick in refrigerator cleaning. The soda’s acidity will loosen the grime and the salt’s abrasive texture will breakdown sticky buildup.
Sometimes we touch the faucet with oily hands. This results to grime buildup around the faucet. You can solve this little problem by simply wrapping the fixture with paper towels that were soaked in vinegar. Leave the paper towels for at least an hour, just enough time to loosen the grime.
Do you know that a scrap of carpet can be used to clean screens? The texture and the fine strands can remove dirt efficiently.
Let the sunshine in! Make your windows sparkle using a clean rag and some soapy water. After cleaning, dry the windows using another clean rag. A squeegee can also clean well. You can get from the nearest auto parts supplier or hardware store.
Now that the weather is warmer, you won’t be needing those thick drapes. Take out the dingy-looking drapes and replace them with fresh-smelling sheers. Put them in the cycle and run them on air-fluff cycle for 15 minutes. Don’t forget to throw a wet towel that will pull off the dust with it. To feel that it’s really springtime, use a floral-scented detergent.
Wipe off the dust from your ceiling fan blades using a damp rag. Once they are completely dried, coat them with a furniture polish. This is to make them shine and to prevent stubborn buildup.
After a spending several weeks in a closed-up space, blankets, pillows and comforters may have collected moist. Take them outdoors and have them aired and sun-dried.
Use a hard-bristled brush to remove dirt and mold on your tiles. Dip it on a soapy water first. But if your tiles look particularly dingy, use a stronger detergent.
Always dust before you vacuum. It is advised to use extendable lamb’s wool or feather dusters so you can reach far places.
Invest in a high-quality pair of rubber gloves to protect your hands from strong chemicals. A mop with a squeeze mechanism can also help get things done faster.