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Spring is here and that means one thing.... it's cleaning season. From the bathroom to the bedroom to the kitchen, it's time to get every room in your house glistening in time for warmer days.
Yes, those things you sleep on every night do need to be washed. The type of pillow you have will affect how you wash it.
You might think you're sleeping on a clean mattress, but that's not necessarily the case. Even with a fitted sheet or mattress pad over it, things get a little dusty down there, and it's important to clean your mattress.
Thanks to your duvet cover, you only need to clean your actual duvet every five to 10 years.
Sure you wash your sheets, but did you know there's actually a right way to clean your bedding? In order to get rid of all the sweat, body oil and skin cells we leave behind in our bed, everything from water temperature to drying time matters.
Cleaning out your closet can be stressful. It's never easy deciding what to keep and what to toss. However, in just a few minutes you can actually make a dent in the cleaning process.
Whether you have 15 minutes or an hour, there's really no excuse not to clean your room. We've broken down the cleaning process to fit you time constraints, so that you have no reason not to get the job done.
No one wants to do it, but someone has to get the job done. The good news is cleaning the toilet doesn't have to be a terrible task if you know what you're doing.
Yes, that thing that lives in the bath needs its own scrub every once in a while. A little mildew doesn't mean your shower curtain needs to be chucked. Instead all it needs is a good cleaning.
The place that you get clean every day could use its own wash every once in a while. Shampoo, soap, body wash and shaving cream can build up scum and mold and it's important to get rid of it.
You definitely don't want to put a dirty brush on your face, as we all know what that can lead to when it comes to our skin. Try cleaning your makeup brushes once a month.
As much as you hate cleaning your bedroom, the idea of cleaning the bathroom is worst. However, it doesn't have to be.
It might seem like a hard task, but we promise it's not. In fact, you can clean your oven overnight.
That thing that's responsible for cleaning your dishes, pots and pans actually needs its own good cleaning. However, cleaning your dishwasher is easier than doing the dishes. All it takes is three steps.
There's no denying that the thought of having to stick your hand down the garbage disposal to clean it is slightly terrifying. However, you don't have to resort to your bare hands to get the job done.
If you notice your cup of morning joe tastes funny, a dirty coffee maker might be to blame. Give it a thorough cleaning once a month for better tasting coffee. Your taste buds will thank you!
We all know what happens when you microwave a saucy dish. It splatters everywhere, leaving the microwave looking like a mess. Give your microwave a wipe down once a week to keep things clean.
Dish brushes are said to be better than a sponge when it comes to trapping in bacteria, but that doesn't mean they don't need to be cleaned. In fact, in just three steps you can clean your dish brush, giving you even cleaner dishes.
A dirty fridge can be quite yucky and smelly. However, it doesn't take long to get it looking and smelling clean thanks to this step-by-step guide.
Dirty stove grates shouldn't be a hassle to clean. Skip the endless scrubbing all together with this hack that cleans them overnight.
We promise no amount of time is too little when it comes to cleaning the kitchen.
From the blinds to the fan to remote control to even the floor, cleaning your living room can be done in minutes. This guide breaks down all of the cleaning tasks, so you can figure out what's feasible depending on how much time you have.
The washing machine might be what gets your clothes clean, but after a while all of the laundry soils, detergents and hard water minerals start to build up and the machine could use its own good washing.
Rest of the house
A Simple cleaning might be standing between you and glistening hardwood floors. The type of finish your floors have will determine how you clean them and it's important to take care of them accordingly.
A fingerprint on a painted wall is certainly nothing to cry about thanks to these cleaning tricks that will leave your walls looking like they have a fresh coat of paint.
Cleaning your vents once a month could get rid of those dust halos that never seem to leave air conditioning or heating vent covers. Who knew it was that easy to get rid of them?
Grab a sock, white vinegar and water and you're on your way to having dust free blinds.
A dirty window is enough to make a sunny day seem suddenly cloudy, but even this isn't always enough motivation to get you cleaning. However, cleaning your windows isn't necessarily as daunting as a task as it might seem.
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