Spring cleaning is usually about zeroing in on those areas that don’t get our attention when we do the general housework. Here are some great cleaning hacks from around the internet for those tricky spots:
Blinds can be a nightmare to keep clean, particularly venetians. Rather than battling with rags or special blind dusters, using a sock to clean the slats is a great hack from Keep Home Simple. Put the sock on your hand like a glove to easily clean both sides of the slat. You can use a mixture of vinegar and water if you need some extra oomph than just dusting.
Cleaning fans is never a fun job, with dust often going everywhere. Check out this awesome idea using a pillow case! Simply put the open pillow case over the blade and wipe the dust off. The dust falls into the pillow case which can then go in the wash. Genius!
Interior walls can take a battering, especially in homes where there are little people! Stay at Home Mum has some great tips on how to clean walls and get rid of certain types of stains.
The bedbugs certainly won’t bite after you’ve given your mattress a good clean using this baking soda method. And it will help you get a good night sleep too!
Many cleaning gurus around the interwebs attest to this magic mixture for cleaning windows: A bucket with hot water, a teaspoon of dish soap, and one cup of white vinegar. Used with a double sided squeegee, it is apparently the answer to a streak-free clean.