Place your utensils in different directions in the dishwasher. You may not even think about it but when your spoons are all facing the same direction they end up ‘spooning’ and not getting as clean as they could.
Wash windows on a cloudy day or after the sun has set. Glass cleaner dries quicker in direct sunlight, which results in streaks. Make life easier on yourself and clean windows only once by washing them when the sun isn’t shining directly on them.
Treat liquid stains on carpet with a towel and club soda. When you start cleaning up your pet’s accident, a coffee spill or your child’s juice spill you would normally grab a wet paper towel, but you should rethink your method. Grab a dry towel first and sop up the liquid as much as possible. Next, douse the area with club soda or if you don’t have any on hand use ice water. And finish by blotting until all of the liquid is absorbed.
Vacuum pet hair with an attachment. Standard vacuuming is not the best way to clean up pet hair – it actually ends up blowing more hair around than collecting it. Rather than vacuuming, try using a broom first to collect as much as you can and then use the wand attachment to remove the rest. Read More