Cleaning Home Ideas and Tips You Should Know About

Here you’ll find various cleaning home ideas and tips. Choose the housekeeping ideas that will be helpful to you and your family and visit the corresponding links for each idea.

Cleaning Home Ideas and Tips

15 Things You Should Clean More Often

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Having a whole household to clean, sometimes items that should be clean get ignored. Cleaning might not be most people but certain things at home that are often forgotten, should also be added to your cleaning routine.

You can see the list of those 15 items at the link below from the How To Nest For Less blog….15 Things You Should Clean More Often.

32 Things You Should Not Forget to Clean at Home

32 Things You Should Be Cleaning at Home

When was the last time you cleaned out your hairbrush or–gasp!–your toothbrush? There are a lot of things inside our home that we take for granted.

Buzzfeed lists 32 things in our house that we aren’t cleaning as we should have, including reusable bags, pillows, and even door locks! To see what these 32 things are that you should not forget to clean, check out: 32 Things You Should Be Cleaning But Aren’t.

The Easiest and Best Way to Clean Your Dirty Bathtub


Dirty bathtubs are a pain in the backside to clean. Sometimes, no matter what you do the stain remains. You may have tried using soap, bleach, baking soda, and vinegar. If none of these work, do what the blogger behind Finely Ground did. She bought a box of Borax 20 Mule Team and was amazed that it worked really well! Yes, it’s a detergent but apparently works well to clean bathtubs too.

I also use the Mr. Clean magic erasers  to clean my bathtub and find that it works really well too without any major scrubbing. It has to be the Mr.Clean brand to work well. I talk about it also in my best bathtub scrubber post.

Two simple items that works well to clean your bathtub: borax and magic erasers.

If you want to read about the original blogger who used the borax to clean her bathtub, you can go to her blog post here.

How To Make Your Stainless Sink Shine

Have you ever met someone that was obsessed with cleaning the stainless steel sink? There are actually a lot of people like that so not to worry if you are one of them. It feels great to go to bed and wake up to an empty, clean, and, shiny sink. Getting it to shine is not always easy.

At the ‘Happy Home’ blog, Mallorie shares how she gets her stainless steel sink nice and shiny. It looks like her secret is using ‘Goo-Gone’ along with a few other products you probably already have at home (vinegar, baking soda, and olive oil). You can get the Goo-Gone from Amazon here. Click the link below to see exactly what you need to do to get that stainless sink shine…How To Make Your Stainless Sink Shine.


The Painless Way To Wash Your Walls


Cleaning the walls should be part of your cleaning home routine, at least a few times a year. You may have your own method of cleaning your walls right now but its always good to learn how others do it too.

Sarah from the Life Should Cost Less blog explains her method of washing walls that saves time.  At the link below, you can get all the details on how it can be done…The Painless Way To Wash Your Walls.

How To Clean Your Microfiber Couch

Clean Your Microfiber Couch

If you own a microfiber couch this tip on how to clean your couch effectively could prove very useful if you have stains on it. The method is quite simple and explained by the 551 East blog. Below, the link to full instructions is provided…How To Clean Your Microfiber Couch.

How To Make Toilet Bombs That Deodorize and Kill Bacteriatoilet bombs

Once you make these toilet bombs, you just drop them in your toilet and they will fizz up, deodorizing your bathroom and killing bacterial at the same time.

These DIY toilet bombs are simple to make, requiring only five ingredients and you can keep them in a decorative jar:) See the instructions on making these toilet bombs at the link below from the blog…DIY Toilet Bombs.

How to Remove Wallpaper the Easy Way

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Do you have a room with wallpaper you need to remove? Sometimes stripping a wall is such a time-consuming and messy task that we would rather put it off indefinitely than face it head-on. It’s a good thing then that the blog In My Own Style has shared a very helpful post on how to remove a wallpaper, because it turns out that stripping a wall can be really easy if you know what to do.

Take a look at the tutorial from the link below on how to strip a wallpaper…How to Strip Wallpaper the Easy Way

How To Get Rid of Mold


There may be different methods for getting rid of mold but here is how Karah over at The Space Between blog was successful at removing mold. Apparently you don’t have to spend time scrubbing away and it can be done inexpensively. You won’t believe how simple it is to do.

See the link below to view the tutorial on how to get rid of mold…How To Get Rid of Mold.

How To Clean Shower Mold Permanently


Melissa over at the Sun Lit Spaces blog shares how to clean shower mold permanently.

Sometimes it can be difficult to get rid of shower mold but with a little help with some handy tips, you can have your shower free of mold and then maintain it easier.

To get Melissa’s tips on how to clean shower mold permanently, read how she does it here: How To Clean Shower Mold Permanently.

4 Routine Cleaning Checklists To Keep A Home Clean

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Cleaning a home is one thing but maintaining it clean is another. There are certain things that could and should be done either daily, weekly, monthly, annually, and maybe even quarterly or semi-annually.

Checklists are great to help keep you organized and having checklists to schedule your cleaning are so ideal and will give you more of a sense of control and peace of mind that everything gets done! Cheryl over at the blog shares a cleaning series on her blog and includes 4 routine cleaning checklists for free! See all the details and access the printable checklists at the link here: 4 Routine Cleaning Checklists.

How To Clean Oil Stains On Your Driveway clean oil from your driveway

At one time or another you may get an oil stain on concrete. Specifically, the Instructables website demonstrates how to clean oil stains on your driveway in an easy two step manner.

You will need to get a product called Pour-N-Restore to complete this procedure as the best solution to clean your driveway. See more about how to clean oil stains on your driveway at the link here: How To Clean Oil Stains On Your Driveway.

How To Remove White Heat Stains On Wood Table

How To Remove White Heat Stains On Wood Table

You can remove heat stains from wood tables that are caused by placing hot plates and mugs directly on wood. Instead of getting rid of the table altogether, try removing the stains by following certain steps.

Tipnut has the details on how you can remove these stains at the link below…How To Remove White Heat Stains On Wood Table.

How To Make Your Own Disinfecting Wipes

DIY wipes

If you’re like any homemaker, you must buy disinfecting wipes in bulk. Why not, right? You need it–your kids all need it, and it gets used up fast. If you have a big family, wipes can burn a hole in your budget. A good solution is to make your own!

Megan Fenno has shared her DIY tutorial on making disinfecting wipes. The supplies you need can easily be found in your home or bought in the groceries. You will have weeks’ worth of wipes from just one go. Check out the tutorial and the recipe for the solution in the link here…Make your Own Disinfecting Wipes + More.


How To Clean Your Glass Cooktop

Baking soda is used for so many things and using it to clean a ceramic glass cooktop works quite effectively.

There is no need to buy a separate cleaner just to clean your glass cooktop. You do have to be careful to not just use anything to clean it because you could end up scratching the surface. This simple baking soda method of cleaning from the Behind The studio blog, is a good one to use. To see how to do it, click the link below…How To Clean Your Glass Cooktop.


How To Deep Clean a Laptop

It is easy to neglect cleaning our laptop from our weekly cleaning but so essential to do it once in awhile. Angela over at the Ang Says blog, shares how to deep clean a laptop. Our laptops can get really infested with germs and food particles from everyday use so it is important to get it properly cleaned.

Click the link below to see the tutorial on how to deep clean a laptop…How To Deep Clean a Laptop


For more cleaning home tips, check out the best tub and tile scrubber and tips on how to speed clean.

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