Wow, there’s nothing worse than having a problem area to clean, working for hours and ending up with it only looking a tiny bit better. That was the way it was with our shower head.
In fact, we only had a trickle of water coming out of it. I thought I would have to buy a new one. The alternative was to take off the old one and soak it for hours in vinegar and then put it back up in the shower.
This list has a hot cleaning tip that took care of the problem, and it only took minutes and equipment that cost a few cents. I say, “YOWZA, that’s just too perfect for words!”
Cleaning your shower head may not be your priority, but there are 25 others in the list, and one of them might be perfect for you. From cleaning the gunk off the cupboard doors to making your George Forman grill presentable again, there’s something for everyone on this list.
Best of all, you won’t spend a fortune, and these tips are all natural and non-toxic. You’ll be helping your family stay healthier, making your budget healthier, saving time and cleaning all those hard to clean areas at the same time. You couldn’t ask for anything more.
① Want those old cookie sheets to sparkle like new again?
Take a mixture of 1/4 cup baking soda and add enough hydrogen peroxide to make a paste. Next, rub the paste all over your sheet in small little circles. Let it sit for 2-3 hours and then rinse. Like new again.
② How to Clean a Shower Head
A quick way to clean and de-clog shower heads is to grab a small plastic bag and fill it with white vinegar. Get a twisty tie and wrap it around your shower head. Leave it there for 2 hours and then wipe down with water after you remove the bag. Your shower head should be off-the-shelf new again.
③ Use Cheese Grater for Hashbrown
Instead of destroying a perfectly good sponge, grab a potato. The oxalic acid in potatos quickly grabs onto and dislodges the gunk and residue. You can use the shredded potatoes for hash browns.
④ Got a Grimy Microwave
Simply fill a bowl with 1 part water and 1 part vinegar and microwave at high for 2 minutes. This will steam clean the microwave from the inside. Then simply wipe down and the grime will come right off.
⑤ Coffee Maker
Fill your coffee maker’s chamber with equal parts white vinegar and water. Brew, using a paper filter until half of the chamber is empty. Turn off the machine for 30 minutes and let sit. After 30 minutes, finish brewing. Use a new paper filter to brew a pot of clear water. Then repeat this step. That’s all you need to enjoy mold free coffee.
Forget the vacuum attachement. Simply take an old but clean sock and dip it in a mixture of 1 part vinegar and 1 part water. Then wipe down each individual slat. Use another sock to dry off. It’s a perfect way to use those old socks with holes in them that you were going to throw away.
⑦ How to Clean a Painting
Rubbing half a bagel over a painting removes the dust and lint that settles on it.
⑧ How to Clean your ToothBrush
Pour 1/2 cup or 120 ml of water into a glass. Next, add 3-4 tablespoons of white vinegar and 2 tsp or 10 mg of baking soda and mix well. Place your toothbrush (es) into the glass and leave for 30 minutes. Rinse well. Do this routine 2 or 3x a week.
⑨ You’ve Been Cleaning Your Oven The Wrong Way
Here’s the natural way to clean your oven and the glass oven. if you’re not doing this before, you’ve been doing it the wrong way. Click this link for the instructions
⑩ How to Clean the Tile Grout
Mix together 3/4 cups of baking soda together with 1/4 cup of bleach to create a thick paste. Then using the brush, apply the paste to the dirty grout and let sit for about 10 minutes. After that, work the cleaner deeper into the grout with the brush. Allow to sit for another 5-10 minutes, then rinse the cleaner off of the grout. Once the grout has completely dried, you’re sure to be stunned by the effectiveness of this cleaning technique!
⑪ How to Clean Jewelry Naturally
If your jewelry is looking tarnished, I recommend you should try this all natural jewelry cleaner idea. Bring your old rings, necklaces, bracelets and other jewelry piece back to their former, shiny glory with these 5 simple ingredients – no scrubbing required!
⑫ How to Clean Cutting board
To get all those pesky food particles on cutting boards halve a lemon and sprinkle some kosher salt to rub along the board. This works magic getting those deep lodged in particles to dislodge. After, take a little warm water and dish soap to rinse your board off.
⑬ How To Clean your Mattress
One simple tip for cleaning mattresses is to first vacuum everything on the surface and then sprinkle baking soda over the top. Let it sit for 2 hours and come back and vacuum off the baking soda.