You will never clean your house the same after seeing these amazing house cleaning tips and tricks from the some of the world’s greatest house cleaning pros.
This post includes little-known ways to clean every room of your house.
Keep scrolling below to check out these wonderful, budget-friendly ways to clean your home from top to bottom.
31 House Cleaning Tips
1.Use homemade hardwood floor cleaner for sparkling floors.
Take your hardwood floors from dull to “oh la la!” with this homemade hardwood floor cleaner. This eco-friendly cleaner is made with a few cups of vinegar, castile soap as well as a few other ingredients. Mix them all together and you will get these beautiful shining floors. | via My Cleaning Solutions
2. Use a lint roller to clean screen doors.
Use a lint roller to remove debris such as pet hair and cobwebs from your screen doors. Try attaching the lint roller to a pole if the screen door or window is tall or hard to reach. | via Handyman Magazine
3. Use a vinegar solution or an Angry Mama to clean your microwave (no scrubbing required).
If you are looking for an easier, scrub-free way to clean your microwave then this is it. You can use a vinegar and water solution in a microwave safe bowl to steam clean your microwave or you can purchase an Angry Mama which will conveniently help steam away hardened food and other microwave junk in seconds.| via Practically Functional
4. Clean your bathroom vents in under 10 seconds.
Next time you’re in the bathroom take a look up at your bathroom vents. If they are filled with dirt and debris it’s time for some cleaning ASAP! Use warm soapy water to scrub the vent and a vacuum to suck away dirt inside the container.
Tip and photos courtesy of Practically Functional
5. Clean a Microfiber Couch the easy way.
Looking for ways to get rid of water and grease stains on your microfiber couch? Grab a spray bottle, some rubbing alcohol, and a hair dryer to make your couch oh so spotless. Scrub the spots until they are damp using baby wipes and voila! you have a nice clean couch to sit on.
6. Deep clean your faucet handles.
Let your sink handles sparkle like brand new! Grab a screwdriver, soapy water, and some q-tips to clean all of the dirt and grime from underneath your sink knobs.
7.Clean your oven glass without harsh chemicals.
Use wet and dry Magic Erasers to clean all the grease and grime from your oven glass. Start scrubbing in small sections until the entire glass is clean. You will love the results!
8. Here’s the easiest way to clean your stove burners.
Remove burnt on food and other messes from your store burners with this simple cleaning hack. Using a cup of ammonia and zip lock bags, allow the burners to soak overnight. In the morning you will have shiny, clean and like-new stove burners!
9. Clean out your garbage disposal crud with a toothbrush.
Funny smell coming from your garbage disposal? Try lifting up the splash guard of your disposer to expose all the leftover food crud and use a toothbrush to brush away the grime.
10.Clean your oven range hood filter with a degreaser.
Use a water based degreaser from the auto parts store to clean your hood filter. This will save so much time versus placing the filter in a dishwasher or any other method.
11.Use Pine-Sol in the bottom of your toilet brush container.
Keep your bathroom and toilet brush smelling lemony fresh by using a few splashes of Pine-Sol in the bottom of the brush container. Not only will it help to deodorize your bathroom, it will also help as a convenient disinfecting cleaner for your toilet brush.
12.Clean your bathroom walls with a Swifter or dust mop.
Your bathroom walls can get pretty dirty after a while. Use a Swifter or dust mop along with your favorite cleaning solution to get those hard to reach places?
13.Clean your air vents using a butter knife and a piece of cloth.
I don’t think there is a better method around to clean your air vents! Using just a butter knife wrapped in cloth you can get in between those tiny spaces in your air vent and get rid of all of that nasty accrued dirt and dust.
14. Clean your glass stovetop with 3 ingredients.
All you need is baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, and Dawn dish soap to make your stovetop like new again. Layer on the mixture, add a little “elbow grease” and let it sit for 3 minutes before wiping it all clean. Amazing!
15. Prevent future spills on your glass stovetop by using car wax.
Use a little bit of car wax on your stovetop to prevent future spills and messes. Plus your stovetop will always look new and shiny!
When was the last time you actually deep cleaned your washing machine? Jilleeshows you how with her amazingly simple 4 step method to cleaning hers.
First, she completes one full cycle using only bleach to clean and sanitize. Then she runs a second cycle with vinegar to help dissolve soap scum and grime. Next she uses scrubbing pads to clean around the washer’s drum.
17. The way she cleans this baseboard will blow your mind.
Use q-tips to get in the small nooks and crannies of your baseboard. After cleaning your baseboards, use a dryer sheet to repel future dirt and dust.
18.Use a homemade cleaner for your tub, tile, and grout.
All you need is baking soda, peroxide and dish soap to make this budget-friendly tub, tile and grout cleaner. Your bathroom or kitchen will sparkle!
19. Clean and polish your stainless steel sink using baking soda and cream of tartar.
Have unsightly stains in your sink? Use a paste of baking soda, cream of tartar and peroxide to get your sink stunningly clean.
20. Use vinegar and baking soda to clean your window tracks.
Using baking soda, white vinegar and a toothbrush you can get rid of all that nasty build up of dirt and grime in your window tracks. You’ll be amazed by how clean your window tracks will be!
21. Clean out your dishwasher with bleach, vinegar, and baking soda.
In this 4 step cleaning process, you will use baking soda, bleach, and vinegar in a separate washing cycle to get your dishwasher smelling and looking like new.
22. Clean out your toaster using a paintbrush.
Don’t forget the paintbrush when you are getting ready to clean out your toaster! Grab some dish soap, vinegar, and an old dirty toothbrush to get rid of all the food crumbs in and around your toaster.
23.Use a flat head screwdriver and disinfecting wipe to clean the crevice under your toilet’s water tank.
Remove your entire toilet seat to get in and under all the crevices you miss when cleaning regularly. Use a flathead screwdriver and disinfecting wipes to really get those icky areas super clean.
Tip and photo courtesy of Ask Anna
24. After cleaning your glass shower doors, use Rain-X to repel future water scum, stain, and streaks.
Rain-X is not only for car windows! Use it on your glass shower doors to help repel future water scum, stains and streaks.
25. Clean your blinds by using kitchen tongs wrapped in microfiber cloth.
Is your feather duster not doing it for you anymore? Use tongs wrapped in microfiber cloth to rid your blinds of dust and dirt.
26. Vacuum a handful of Downy Unstoppables to get rid of weird smells coming from your vacuum.
If you have some weird smells coming from your vacuum, sucking up a handful of Downy Unstoppables should freshen it up really quickly.
**Update- It has been brought to my attention that this could be problematic for certain vacuum cleaners, so please proceed with caution. A reader suggested to use a cotton ball lightly soaked with your favorite fragrance placed inside the chamber to get the same long lasting effect**
27. Wash and whiten yellowed pillows using 4 simple ingredients.
If your pillows are turning yellow, here’s what you need to do to get them bright, white and smelling fresh again: Wash your pillows with a few cups of Borax, bleach, powdered laundry, and dish detergent.
28. Clean your shower head overnight with white vinegar.
Fill a sandwich bag with white vinegar and place your shower head in the solution overnight. In the morning you should have a dirt and grime free shower head.
29. Easily clean your grout with Clorox Cleaning Gel.
Get your grout stunningly white and clean using Clorox Cleaning Gel. The gel sticks in place so it makes for a very easy to use cleaning product for your floors.
30. Use dryer sheets to clean chrome faucets.
Use dryer sheets to clean and make your chrome faucets shine like they are brand new. This trick also helps repel future water stains and grime.
31. Deep clean your mattress using baking soda, peroxide, and dish soap.
If you have children who wet the bed or just a dirty mattress in general, you will want to sprinkle baking soda over your entire mattress, let it sit for few minutes before vacuuming to get rid of any smells. Next, you will want to use a mixture of peroxide, dish soap and salt to get rid of stains from blood, sweat and urine.