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5 home cleaning hacks you have to try

Want to keep your house clean with minimal effort? Read on to see how easy these 5 cleaning life hacks are.


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We all love having a clean home, but some tasks can take a long time or be a bit fiddly. Not to worry, we’ve got some easy cleaning life hacks for every area of your home. Whether it’s a microwave cleaning hack or a quick fix for your shower. Cleaning hacks are the answer to your cleaning concerns.

Always take care when using bleach products. Wear protective clothing, do not mix bleach with any other products and only use it in well-ventilated areas.

A handy microwave cleaning hack

Cleaning hacks: bathroom

Safety warning

Always make sure to test any new product or method on a small inconspicuous area first and read instructions on the products’ labels before use.

Laundry cleaning hacks

The bedroom cleaning hack for a fresher mattress

Kitchen cleaning hacks

This great kitchen cleaning hack can make light work of any greasy microwave interiors. Place a medium size, microwave safe bowl filled with 50% water and 50% distilled white vinegar into your microwave and turn it on for three minutes. When your microwave is finished, carefully remove the bowl with oven mitts.  Then simply wipe its inside with a cloth.

One easy bathroom cleaning hack for your shower curtain only needs cool water and Domestos Thick Bleach. Let it soak in a tub of this mixture for an hour and you’ll have a mildew-free shower curtain.

The best cleaning life hacks are the ones you can use for a quick fix.  You can use your dishwashing detergent to clean any small stains in a hurry.  Wet the stained area and apply some dishwashing detergent.  Gently rub in the detergent then rinse the area and continue your day without worrying about needing to change your outfit.

Are you missing that clean-bed feeling? Washing your duvet can only do so much. A cleaning hack for your mattress is to sprinkle baking soda on it and let it sit for a couple of hours. Then vacuum the baking soda off and you’ve got one fresh bed.

To make sure your chopping boards are perfectly hygienic and avoid cross contamination, this five-minute kitchen cleaning hack requires minimal effort and will help you keep your kitchen germ-free. Wipe your chopping boards down with Domestos Bleach to sanitise them in the blink of an eye. Always read and follow the safety instructions on the label. Make sure you rinse the chopping boards thoroughly after using this efficient cleaning hack.

home cleaning hacks

Use these cleaning life hacks for a cleaner and tidier home without much effort. If our cleaning hacks have you completely on top of your home, why not look at how to clean any hidden areas you might have missed.

  • Sterilize your scourers and sponges. Put them in your microwave for 3 minutes, the high temperature should kill any bacteria. But be careful, your scourers and sponges will be hot immediately afterwards.

  • Keep your scourers in between the arms of an office clip to so that it can air dry and stay clear of any stagnant water.

  • Get the most out of your vacuum cleaner. Empty the filter and clean it with a dry brush for more efficient dust busting.

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