Life is busy, and everyone ALWAYS wants to make life easier plus owning a home is expensive. Fortunately, household woes don’t have to involve spending huge amounts of time and money to solve them. Take a look at some of these great home hacks that will blow your mind.
Clean dishes faster with the wraparound design of this tool sold on Amazon.com. Cleans both sides of dishes at once, which can really save on time!
Polish copper with ketchup: squirt some ketchup on a rag and then sprinkle with salt, rub, rinse and repeat to get tarnished copper shiny again.
Restore white sneakers with baking soda. Take a look at the full article here. The before and after pictures will astound you!
Use foil as a scrub brush. Believe it or not, it works. Ball up and use as a dish scrubber or to polish silver.
Use towel bars as a lid rack. Instead of cluttered towels, make a polished and streamlined look with pot and pan lids.
Make your cleaners smell fresh. White vinegar is a superstar when it comes to cleaning but make it even better by infusing it with citrus or herbs to not only have an inexpensive cleaner but one that smells great too!
Clean brass with ketchup, vinegar or lemon. Brass is one of the easiest metals to polish with what you have on hand. Don’t believe me – just watch this!
Use stick up led lights to illuminate dark cabinets. Don’t install pricey under-cabinet lighting; a few stick-up LEDS can illuminate with very little money.
Use towel wrapped tongs to clean binds. Have a hard time getting all of the dust of your blinds? Simply wrap dish towels around a set of tongs, secure with rubber bands and voila! The best blind duster ever!
Put down masking tape before nailing into plaster walls. Do this trick to avoid flake and dust spread when you nail into plaster; it may even prevent future cracks down the line.
Remove small scratches on furniture with toothpaste. Use a pea-sized amount of non-gel paste, rub the scratch in a circular motion until it buffs out and then clean with a damp towel.
Clean a cooktop with a Magic Eraser. Get caked on messes off your ceramic cooktop with just one swipe!
Put mini furniture sliders on the bottom of flowerpots so they don’t damage furniture or floors. You can bring green indoors and keep surfaces scuff-free.
Fix a hole in a window screen with clear nail polish. A hole in your screen renders it useless – add a swipe of clear polish, and it’ll be as good as new in the time it takes to dry.
Get pet fur off furniture with a squeegee. Get all the pet furniture off without investing in lint rollers in a single swipe.
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