10 Cleaning Hacks That Will Change Your Life

10 Cleaning Hacks That Will Change Your Life

It's always a good time to freshen up your life, but moving off that sofa and doing a deep cleaning doesn't sound nearly as fun as catching up on a backlogged DVR. Luckily, cleaning doesn't have to be a chore with these genius hacks to solve all of your grit, grime, and dust problems.


Shower Head Saver

Source: Distractify

I bet you don't even think about the hard water build up in your shower until you're standing right underneath the shower-head cringing. Regular scrubbing didn't do the trick? Fill a plastic bag with distilled white vinegar and place over the shower head. Secure with a rubber band. Remove after an hour and magically wipe away stubborn grime.


Coffee Maker Cleaner

Source: Buzzfeed

Can't figure out how to clean your coffee maker? Simply brew one part water, one part white or apple cider vinegar. Follow by brewing with water to take away the smell of vinegar.


Clean Your Mattress

Source: Make it Do

Who knew cleaning a mattress was this easy? Simply pour baking soda (essential oil optional) into a sieve from your kitchen and sprinkle over the mattress. Let sit for at least an hour, then vacuum baking soda to remove, dust mites and leave behind a cleaner, fresher smelling mattress.


Clean Out Your Purse

Source: Real Simple

YES! Run a lint roller through your purse to pick-up dust and dirt.


Blender Cleaner

Source: The Burlap Bag

Just blend soap and water and rinse.


Bathtub Cleaner

Source: Apartment Therapy

Pour coarse salt on a halved grapefruit and scrub your tub to remove grime.


Water Stain Remover

Source: Complex

Rub a lemon over faucets and shower heads to remove water stains.


Sneaker Cleaner

Source: Cool Needs

This is almost genius!


Microwave Cleaner

Source: Practically Functional

Microwave a bowl of water with a 1-2 tablespoons of vinegar for 5 minutes. After the timer goes off, leave door shut for an additional two minutes. Wipe clean with a sponge.


Clean Your Hairbrush

Source: Anithanallya's Blog

Fill up the sink with water and shampoo, scrub with a toothbrush and let soak before rinsing to reveal a sparkling clean hairbrush.


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