Spring cleaning can be a burdensome chore. Paying for cleaning supplies can also be a financial burden. Fortunately, some common household items can be used to save both time and money.
To clean out a microwave, fill a measuring glass with one and a half cups of vinegar and half a cup of water. Heat for five minutes. Wipe down the microwave with a wet cloth.
Use Glad Press’n Seal sheets to line the refrigerator shelves. Simply toss the liner when a mess occurs.
For moldy bathtub grout soak cotton beauty coils in bleach. Press the coils onto the grout with Q-tips and leave them overnight.
Dirty burner grates can be dealt with by soaking them overnight in a sandwich bag with 2 to 3 tablespoons of ammonia.
Pour Coke into filthy toilet bowls. Be sure to pour over the rim to reach all stains. Let it soak for an hour. Flush.
Sliding glass doors sometimes leave tracks. White vinegar, Q-tips and paper towels can clean them up.
Muffin cups and egg cartons can be used to organize drawers.
A lemon can remove remove hard water stains from shower handles.
Use a cheap sponge brush and some white vinegar to clean out car vents.
Dusty window blinds can be cleaned with an old sock. Just add vinegar to handle any grime.
Spray carpet stains with window cleaner. Lay down an old cloth on top. Iron the cloth.
Air vents can be cleaned with a butter knife, a cloth and some cleaning spray.