Deep Cleaning Tips

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“Deep cleaning” are two words that inevitably evoke association a lot of efforts and sufferings. Maybe, you were doing it all wrong. Although you cannot omit it completely, you can make your life far easier. Get a thorough cleaning while saving times and money.

The Faucet

You can take care of the whole sink including the drains with green cleaning products. You will need baking soda, white vinegar, lemon, sea salt and a liquid dish washing soap. Bleach and strong acid, as well as abrasive cleaners may damage the stainless steel. Sprinkle the baking soda over the area, with a small amount of water running until you create paste. Place paper towels soaked in vinegar and let it sit for 20 minutes. Remove them and wash the sink with hot soapy water. Grab your old toothbrush and rub the difficult to reach parts. To clean the drain, put half a cup of baking soda and vinegar. Then pour boiling water. Finish by putting sliced lemon that will sanitize and aromatize the area.

The Oven

Haven’t cleaned your oven in while? Are you afraid to open it and see the damages? You can deal with the persistent stains, by placing a bowl filled with half a cup of ammonia in the cold oven. Leave for the night and rinse it the next day. You will find it a lot easier.

The Carpet

Use iron to remove very deep stains like the wax spots from your carpet. Put a clean cloth over the stain and then go over with the appliances. Not all of the stains can be removed with the iron, especially the oil one. Fear not! In this case you can use a completely green, efficient and cheap ingredient – baking soda. Sprinkle it over the spill and wait for about 10 minutes. The baking soda will soak the oil. Remove it with a vacuum cleaner. Then make a solution of two tablespoons of vinegar, two cups of hot water and a tablespoon of liquid dishwasher. Apply the mixture over the stain and let it stay for a couple for minutes. Wipe it up with a damp cloth or sponge. You can basically use it on any type of fabric. Say goodbye to the carpet steam cleaning.

The Blinds

This is quite a difficult area for cleaning and requires a lot of patience. Get a sock and soak it in a solution of equal parts and vinegar and water. Use the sock as a glove and clean the space between the window blinds.

The Shower

If you are sick and tired of rubbing the hard water deposits from your shower heads, you can now breathe a sigh of relief. Fill a plastic bag with distilled vinegar and fix it on the shower head with a rubber band.


Clean the annoying bathtub rings with a grapefruit juice and salt. Apply the salt over a wet tub and to scrub the surface until it’s clean.

House cleaning is a reoccurring task on your agenda and weather you like it or not you need to take care of it. Al least you can now do it the easy way.

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