25 Mind-Blowing House Cleaning Tips

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.

25 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.

Tip and photo courtesy of Dengarden

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.

Tip and photo courtesy of Dengarden

3.  Use A Vinegar Solution Or An Angry Mama To Clean Your Microwave

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.

Tip and photo courtesy of shablyng

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 photo courtesy of todayshomeowner

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.

Tip and photo courtesy of tersebar

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.

Tip and photo courtesy of brightside

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!

Tip and photo courtesy of fabartdiy

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!

Tip and photo courtesy of Raincitymaids

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.

Tip and photo courtesy of Instructables

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.

Tip and photo courtesy of todayshomeowner

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.

Tip and photo courtesy of homehacks

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?

Tip and photo courtesy of endzonepubngrill

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.

Tip and photo courtesy of aceaironline

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!

Tip and photo courtesy of yummymummyclub

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!

Tip and photo courtesy of food-hacks.wonderhowto

16.  Fill Your Washing Machine With Hot Water And Add A Quart Of Bleach

When was the last time you actually deep cleaned your washing machine? Jillee shows you how with her amazingly simple 4 step method to cleaning hers.

Tip and photo courtesy of onegoodthingbyjillee

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.

Tip and photo courtesy of thecountrychiccottage

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!

Tip and photo courtesy of Decoist

19.  Clean And Polish Your Stainless Steel Sink

Have unsightly stains in your sink? Use a paste of baking soda, cream of tartar and peroxide to get your sink stunningly clean.

Tip and photo courtesy of Stain-removal

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!

Tip and photo courtesy of theintentionalmom

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.

Tip and photo courtesy of tapizadosraga

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.

Tip and photo courtesy of One Good Thing

23.  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.

Tip and photo courtesy of lifehacker

24.  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.

Tip and photo courtesy of theladiescorner

25.  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.

Tip and photo courtesy of homedit